27 Nov 2019 - 28 Nov 2019 | Antwerp, Belgium

Agenda

Wednesday
27 Nov 2019
09:00 – 17:00
Various meeting rooms - Radisson Astrid Hotel
Closed Biorizon Project Meetings (Invitation Only)

Internal Biorizon project meetings.

18:30 – 21:00
Dinner at Aurora Room - Radisson Astrid Hotel
Drinks & Dinner

Please note that this is not accessible for journalists.

21:00 – 23:55
Hotel Room with Promotional Code > Please Book at one of the Hotels

For your convenience, we've made reservations for hotel rooms in close proximity of both the event location and Antwerp Central Station.

Please note that you cannot book a hotel room via Biorizon; you have to make a reservation at one of the hotels by yourself, following the instructions below:

1. Radisson BLU Astrid Hotel (where the Biorizon event takes place)

          • Special rate for a limited number of hotel rooms: Single à € 169,- Double à € 185,- incl. breakfast & VAT, excl. city tax
          • Reservations: click here.

          2. Park Inn Hotel (within walking distance of the event location)          

          • Special rate for a limited number of hotel rooms: Single à € 139,- Double à € 155,- incl. breakfast & VAT, excl. city tax
          • Reservations: click here.

          3. Leonardo Hotel (within walking distance of the event location)

          • Special rate for a limited number of hotel rooms: € 95,- incl. breakfast & VAT, excl. city tax. Double room for single use. 
          • Reservations via: info.antwerpen@leonardo-hotels.com + mention: DVS271119

            Cancellation Policy for All 3 Hotels: 

            • Until Nov 23 2019: free of charge
            • Nov 24 2019 thru Nov 27 2019 or no show: the hotel will charge your credit card for the full amount.
            Thursday
            28 Nov 2019
            09:00 – 12:30
            Esperanza 3 & 4 - Radisson Astrid Hotel
            Arrival & registration + Plenary program part I


            09.00 – 09.45 Arrival & Registration

            • 09.50 – 10.00 Welcome & Opening by Joop Groen - VITO / Biorizon
            • 10.00 – 10.20 Biorizon: Results, Scaling Up & Applications by Ludo Diels, Chairman of Biorizon’s Advisory Board
            • 10.20 – 11.10 Scaling Up: Challenges & Opportunities
              • 10.20 - 10.40 Unique integrated approach for green industries by Rui Amorim - New Technologies Business Manager at Technip Benelux
              • 10.45 - 11.05 The Value of Stabilizing Lignin by Jean Behaghel - CSO at Bloom Biorenewables
            • 11.10 - 11.20 Biopen Platform: Accelerating & Supporting Business Development of Biobased Industries and Downstream Sectors by Willem Sederel - Member of the Board at Biobased Delta

            11.20 – 11.40 BREAK

            • 11.45 – 11.50 Intro 3 Biorizon Horizons by Joop Groen - VITO / Biorizon
            • 11.50 – 12.10 Biorizon's Thermochemical Horizon, Industry Presentation on “Circularity with Aromatics Enabled” by Pieter Imhof - CEO at BioBTX
            • 12.10 - 12.15 Intro Stands, Samples & Matchmaking by Joop Groen - VITO / Biorizon

            12:30 – 14:00
            Aurora - Radisson Astrid Hotel
            Matchmaking + Lunch + Sample presentation
            1:1 Meetings
            14:15 – 16:05
            Esperanza 3 & 4 - Radisson Astrid Hotel
            Plenary program part II

            1. 14:15 - 14.45 Keynote Speech on the Use of Bio-Aromatic Building Blocks in Adhesive Polymers by Luc Peeters - R&D Manager at Kaneka
            2. 14.45 – 15.05 Biorizon's Lignin Horizon, Industry Presentation on “Search for Highly Bio-Renewable Ink Resins: Lignin as a Building Block” by Maarten Maesen - R&D chemist at Lawter
            3. 15.05 – 15.25 Biorizon's Carbohydrates/Furans Horizon: Scale-Up Novel Functional Bio-Aromatics by Roger Blokland - Business Development Manager at TNO / Biorizon
            4. 15.25 - 15.55 Panel Discussion led by Joop Groen - VITO / Biorizon
              • Jean Behaghel - CSO at Bloom Biorenewables
              • Luc Peeters - R&D Manager at Kaneka
              • Geert Reyniers - Sr Director Process and technology at Worley Belgium
              • Jan van Havenbergh - Managing Director at Catalisti
              • Willem Sederel - Member of the Board at Biobased Delta
            5. 15.55 – 16.05 Wrap Up of the Day by Joop Groen - VITO / Biorizon
            16:15 – 17:45
            Aurora - Radisson Astrid Hotel
            Matchmaking + Drinks + Sample presentation
            1:1 Meetings
            The event agenda's time zone is CET.