December 5 – 7, 2017
The Westin Grand Hotel, Frankfurt

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Session 1:

Welcome and Opening Remarks – Methanol to Energy – Challenges and Opportunities
Mark Berggren, Managing Director, MMSA

Methanol – A Corner Stone in Sustainable Energy Systems
Dr. Robert Schlögl, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Department of Inorganic Chemistry

Synthetic Fuels – Future Mobility in Accordance with CO2 and Pollutant Reduction
Dr. Christian Beidl, Chair of the Institute for Internal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems, University of Technology Darmstadt

Methanol as a Precursor for Future Fuels
Dr. Michael Bippes, Volkswagen AG, Energy Carrier Development

Session 2:

Methanol Economy Israel
Gil Dankner, Dor Group, Israel

Green Methanol – A Path Forward to Replace Fossil Fuel
Christopher Frank – Vice President Sales Methanol, Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Fuel Cell Technology Update
Kai Steckmann, Head of Customer Service, SFC Energy AG

Session 3:

Methanol Derived Synthetic Fuels for Diesel and Spark Ignited Engines – Functional Characteristics and Emission Potential
Dr. Martin Härtl, Senior Engineer. TU Munich – Chair of Internal Combustion Engines

Methanol as Key for Industrial Symbiosis Between Chemistry and Steel
Dr. Günter Harp, Harp Process Chemistry Consulting

From CO2 and Hydrogen to Base Chemicals and Liquid Fuels
Dr. Ingo Krossing, Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Session 4:

OME – Development Update
Dr. Jakob Burger, TUM

The Role of Renewable Fuels in the Future Energy System
Stephan Stollenwerk, Innogy SE – Energy Systems and Storage (AES-E)

First Steps Towards the Market Launch of OME Diesel
Dr. Thomas Wilharm, ASG Analytik-Service Gesellschaft mbH

Session 5:

Methanol as Shipping Fuel – Update
Per Stefenson, Technical Director, Stena Rederi AB

ROI Boost for Formaldehyde Production The Novel Alantum NOBILOX Catalyst Platform
Dr. Robin Kolvenbach, Director Research & Development, Alantum Europe GmbH

Elektrolysis to Methanol; Methanol as Battery for Green Electricity
Dr. Edgar Harzfeld, Professor, University Stralsund

Session 6:

The Case for Methanol Fuel in Developing Economies—Cooking, Heating and Power
Harry Stokes, Executive Director, Project Gaia, Inc.

Policy Playing Field – Problems or Opportunities?
Eelco Dekker, Chief Representative Europe, Methanol Institute

The Global Methanol Market
Mark Berggren, Managing Director, MMSA

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