63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Forest Biorefinery

Monday PM

FOR1Pt. St. Anne A

Biochemical Processes

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Kecheng Li; Jean Paris; Paul Stuart; Theo van de Ven

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00110 Chemical and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass Fang Z.
13:40 00111 Development of a Two-stage Chemimechanical Pretreatment for the Production of Cellulosic Ethanol from Softwood Biomass Fougere J.D., Zhao Y., Lei X., $Li K.
14:00 00112 Structural and Chemical Investigations on the Delignification and Hydrothermal Pretreatment of Forestry Biomass Nanda S., Dalai A.K., *$Kozinski J.A.
14:20 00113 Lignin Demethylation by Boreal Forest Wood-decay Fungi Venkatesagowda B., Ylijoki K.E.O., Little B.D., Barbosa A.M., *$Dekker R.F.H., Malek L.
15:00 Coffee Break
Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00114 New Pretreatment Technologies with Using a Wood Chip Refiner Process for Energy Savings in Downsizing and Improved Substrate Digestibility Li K., Fougere D., Zhao Y.
16:10 00115 A Kinetic Model for the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Lignocellulose for Ethanol Production Rosales O., Trajano H., Dusko P., Sheldon D.
16:30 00116 Bacteriophages as Alternative Antimicrobials Against Bacterial Contaminants in Yeast Fermentation Processes Bertozzi Silva J., $Sauvageau D.
16:50 00117 Multi-objective Optimization of a Fed-Batch SSCF Process for Lignocellulosic Ethanol from Wood Chips Zhang Y., Sharbahr J.
17:10 00118 Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Forces between Cellulase and Biomass Substrates utilizing Atomic Force Microscopy *$Clarke K., Lei X., Li K.
17:30 End of Session

FOR2Pt. St. Anne B

Biorefinery Business Strategy

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Patrice Mangin; Kevin Shiell

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00119 Key Success Factors for Designing the Sustainable Biorefinery: Delivering Added-Value Products Via a Unique Supply Chain Mansoomejad B., *Stuart P.
13:40 00120 Assessing Business Strategies for the Forest Biorefinery Chambost V., Clerc F., Stuart P.
14:00 00121 Design and Analysis of a Novel Thermochemical Biomass to Butanol Process Okoli C., Adams II T.
14:20 00122 Techno-economic Evaluation of Butanol Production from Softwood Melin J.K., *van Heiningen A.
14:40 00123 Retrofit Design and Strategic Decision-Making Methodology to Identify Sustainable Integrated Forest Biorefinery Strategies Sanaei S., *Stuart P.R.
15:00 End of Session

FOR-PPt. St. Anne Foyer

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00124 Extraction Hemicellulose Prior to Sugarcane Bagasse Organosolv Pulping by Dilute Sulfite Acid *Wang Q., Liu S., Ni Y.
17:30 00125 Hemicellulose Extraction and Hydrolysis Using a Partial Flow Steam Pretreatment System *Yu Y., Vithanage N., Barbosa A., Rupasingha G., Li Y., Santavy G., Brey S., Benech R., $Dekker R.
17:30 00126 Industrial Scale Cultivation of Bakers Yeast on Acid Hydrolysed Biomass *$Crowtz T., Lalander C., van der Meulen T., Pettersson L., Tango M.
17:30 00127 Twist of Cellulosic Materials predicted by Molecular Orbital Theory Conley K.M., van de Ven T.G.M., Whitehead M.A.
17:30 00128 Role of Process Intensification/Hybrid Systems for the Forest Biorefinery in Analysis of Separation Processes Rohani N.M., *Ruis C.P., $Legros R., Stuart P.
17:30 00129 Fundamental Rheological Studies of Cellulose Nano-Fibril Water Suspensions *$Jowkarderis L., Hill R.J., van de Ven T.G.M.
17:30 00130 Characterization of Oxidized Dialdehyde Cellulose (DAC) Nanofibers Chen D., van de Ven T.G.M., Hill R.J.
17:30 00131 Improving Water Vapour Resistance in Superhydrophobic Fibre Networks Containing Precipitated Calcium Carbonate Filler Mirvakili M.N., *Hatzikiriakos S.G., $Englezos P.
17:30 00132 Kinetic for the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Pretreated Wheat Straw Rosales O., Trajano H., Posarac D., Duff S.
17:30 00133 Experience Curve Methodology for Biorefinery Evaluation Mohammadi S.S., Mariano A., Diffo C., Stuart P.
17:30 00134 Assessing Environmental Priorities for the Forest Biorefinery Jean S., Sarshar Z., Lebel L., Stuart P.
17:30 00135 Experimental Study of Steam Gasification of Torrefied Biomass *Raut M.K., Basu P., Acharya B.
17:30 00136 Environmental and Economic Analysis of Alternative Applications of Lignin from Bio-ethanol $Pourhashem G., *Spatari S.
17:30 00137 Poplar Bark Phytochemicals as a Value Added Co-products from Wood and the Bioethanol Industry Devappa R.K., Luckai P.W., *$Dekker R.F.H., Rakshit S.
19:00 End of Session


Tuesday AM

FOR3Pt. St. Anne A

The Lignin-Based Biorefinery

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Theo van de Ven; Charles Xu

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00230 Advanced Approaches for the Biorefining of Lignin *$Chen A.
08:40 00231 Extraction, Modification and Application of Lignin: A Review Inwood J., *Fatehi P.
09:00 00232 Economically-viable Lignin-based Biorefinery $Diffo C., *Stuart P. R.
09:20 00233 Understanding the Link Between Lignin Sources and Lignin Derivatives *$Bontems P.O., Stuart P.
10:00 End of Session


Tuesday PM

FOR4Pt. St. Anne A

Biorefinery Products and Productions

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Kecheng Li; Theo van de Ven; Joul Bergerson; Sabrina Spatari

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00293 Design Rules for Cellulose Adhesive Microgels Pelton R., Wen Q.
13:40 00294 Production of Next Generation Ethanol and Butanol from Forestry and Herbaceous Biomass Nanda S., *$Kozinski J.A., Dalai A.K.
14:00 00295 Production of Bio-based Phenol Formaldehyde Resole Resins by Substituting Phenol with Liquefied Bark at High Substitution Ratios Feng S., Yuan Z., Leitch M., *$Xu C.
14:20 00296 Value-adding of Poplar Hemicellulose Prehydrolysates: Production of Xylitol by the Yeast, Candida guilliermondii FTI-20037 *Vithanage N., Barbosa A.M., Rupasingha G., Sun Y., Yu Y., $Dekker R.F.H., Kodekalra R., Rakshit S.K.
14:40 00297 Production of Furfural from Pretreated Prehydrolysis Liquor (PHL) of Kraft-Based Dissolving Pulp Production Process Baktash M.M., *Sarwar Jahan M., $Ni Y.
15:00 Coffee Break
Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00298 Environmental Evaluation of Bio-composites using LCA - Comparison of Two Different Applications Hermansson F., Gellerstedt F., Janssen M.
16:10 00299 Life Cycle Evaluation of Forestry Feedstocks for Fast Pyrolysis Products *$Spatari S., Pourhashem G., Macken N., Keedy J., Benjamin J., Boateng A., Mullen C.
16:30 00300 Chemi-mechanical Pretreatment to Increase the Digestibility of Softwood in Bioconversion Zhao J., Zhao Y., Fougere D., Lei X., Zheng Y., Li K.
16:50 00301 Alternative Energy Input Fuels into Oil Sands Operations: Life Cycle Environmental and Techno-Economic Evaluation of Hydropower and Nuclear Power Chan J., *$Bergerson J.
17:10 00302 Techno-Economic Evaluation of Biomass Biodrying Integrated to Thermochemical Processes Hamidian A., Sarshar Z., *Stuart P.R.
17:30 End of Session

FOR5Pt. St. Anne D

Biorefinery Environmental and Technology Risk

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Aicheng Chen; Matty Janssen

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00303 Matching Demand for Bio-chemicals to Materials Available from Wood *Browne T.
16:10 00304 Xylitol Production from Hemicellulose: Process Development with Life Cycle and Techno-economic Assessment *Gerbrandt K.L., Saville B.A, MacLean H.L.
16:30 00305 Mitigating Risk Through Phased Biorefinery Implementation Gilani B., *Stuart P.R.
16:50 00306 Ethylene Production Via Gasification of Wood - What Are Potential Environmental Hotspots Liptow C., Tillman A.-M., Janssen M.
17:10 End of Session


Wednesday AM

FOR6Pt. St. Anne A

Integrated Biorefining and Pulp and Paper Processes

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Robert Lanouette; Paul Stuart

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00363 The Integrated Forest Biorefinery, an Opportunity for the Canadian P&P Industry and, some Challenges *$Paris J., Marinova M., Perrier M.
08:40 00364 Transforming Canadian Pulp and Paper Mills into Green Integrated Forest Biorefinery Complex *Rafione T., Marinova M., Paris J.
09:00 00365 Increasing Mill Profitability with the Co-location of Green Power+ Biorefinery Technology Bakhtiari B.
09:20 00366 Advanced Profitability Analysis of Biorefinery Capacity at Integrated Newsprint Mills $Jeaidi J., *Stuart P.R.
09:40 00367 SO2-Ethanol-Water Fractionation as a Basis for Future Lignocellulosic Biorefineries *Iakovlev M., You X., Sklavounos E., Yamamoto M., Sixta H., $van Heiningen A.
10:20 End of Session


Wednesday PM

FOR7Pt. St. Anne A

Environmental Assessment of Biorefinery Concepts

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Jean Paris; Ilhami Yildiz

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00417 Assessing the Finnish Biorefinery Manninen J., Hytonen E.
13:40 00418 Life Cycle Assessment and Cost Analysis of Renewable Jet Fuel Production Chu P.L., *MacLean H.L., $Saville B.A.
14:00 00419 Life Cycle Assessment During Early Development Stage of a New Bio-ethanol Production Process Janssen M., Tillman A.-M.
14:20 00420 Environmental Impact Assessment Of Forest Biorefinery Product Portfolio Batsy D.R., Lesage P., Samson R., *Stuart P.
14:40 00421 Evaluating the Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Current Oil Sands Upgrading Technologies Pacheco D.M., Bergerson J.A., MacLean H.L.
15:00 End of Session

FOR8Pt. St. Anne A

Biorefinery Separation Issues

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Patrice Mangin; Paul Stuart

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00422 Separation of Chemically Modified Cellulose from Biomass van de Ven T.G.M., $Alam Md.N.
16:10 00423 Combined Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis Treatment for Recovery of Acetic Acid from Prehydrolysis Liquor of Kraft Based Dissolving Pulp Process Ahsan L., *Jahan M.S., $Yonghao N.
16:30 00424 Hemicelluloses Concentration and Recovery by Reverse Osmosis: Application to an Integrated Biorefinery for Furfural Production *Ajao O., Rahni M., Chadjaa H., $Marinova M., Savadogo O.
16:50 00425 Pyrolysis of Tall Oil Soaps for Production of Hydrocarbons Jenab E., Eining W., Mussone P., *$Bressler D.
17:10 00426 Isolation of Lignin from Spent Liquor of Thermomechanical Pulping Process Oveissi F., *Fatehi P.
17:30 End of Session

FOR9Pt. St. Anne C

Algal Biorefinery and Thermochemical Conversion

Organizer(s) - K. Li, P. Stuart, K. Shiell
Chair(s) - Kevin Shiell; Ilhami Yildiz

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00427 The Potential of Algal Biorefineries for the Mitigation of Food, Fuel and Pollution Challenges *Bassi A.
16:10 00428 Efficient Utilization of Hydrolyzed Lignocellulosic Biomasses for Production of Valuable Biochars, Bio-oils and Gases Nanda S., Azargohar R., $Dalai A.K., *Kozinski J.A.
16:30 00429 Catalytic Effect of K and Ca on Char Gasification of Spruce Wood *$Perander M., DeMartini N., Moilanen A., Konttinen J., Hupa M.
16:50 End of Session


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