Program: 2nd Finnish-Brazilian Workshop on Biomass Conversion

Workshop – Program – 31.10.2013 –

2nd Finnish-Brazilian Workshop on Biomass Conversion: Actions in Science, Innovation and Education to Create a Sustainable World

Place: Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
R. Pio XI, 1500 - Alto da Lapa - CEP 05468-901 São Paulo

8:30 am – Coffee and registration

9:00am-9:30am-Opening of Workshop-
Welcome from FAPESP
Welcome from Nobre
Welcome from Sao Paulo Government officials
Finnish Minister of Education

9:30am – Keynote – Bioeconomy and the forest sector – Luiz Cornacchioni, ABRAF PDF

10:00am-11:20am Session 1 – Assessing climate impacts of energy and chemicals

10:00am Escape Routes for a Moderate Energy and Feedstock Transition in a Carbon Constrained Economy, Ofélia Araujo, UFRJ, Brazil

10:25am - Strategy of sustainable development in Finland – Sauli Rouhinen, MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, Finland

10:50 Actions to tackle climate change – Talk show
Rubens Maciel, UNICAMP, mediator
Ofélia Araujo, UFRJ
Christiano Pires de Campos, PETROBRAS,
Luiz Cornacchioni, ABRAF

11:20am-12:30am Session 2 – Biomass to Chemicals & Materials

11:20am - Green Chemicals and Polymers Roadmap, Augusto Morita, BRASKEM, Brazil

11:45am – Industrial Biotechnology for production of chemicals and materials, Merja Pentillä, VTT, Finland PDF

12:10 Roadmap to Sustainability, Talk show
Ofélia Araújo, UFRJ, mediator
Augusto Morita, BRASKEM
Merja Penttilä, VTT
Song Won Park, USP
Pedro Fardim, Åbo Akademi

12:40-2:00pm Lunch

2:00pm-5:00pm Session 3 - Biomass to renewable energy

2:00pm-2:30pm Biomass to Fuels, Rubens Maciel, UNICAMP PDF

2:30pm-3:00pm Photonic Materials in the Generation of Sustainable Energy. Jorma Hölsä, UNIVERSITY OF TURKU

3:00 Renewable Energy: What is needed? Talk show
Pedro Fardim, Åbo Akademi, mediator
Rubens Maciel, UNICAMP
Nilson Boeta, VTT Brasil
Glaucia Souza, USP

3:30 Coffee break

4:00pm-5:20pm Session 4 - New trends in education in biomass and renewable energy

4:00pm-4:25pm - An International Master in Biomass and Bioenergy for Sustainable Development, Prof. Osvaldo Chiavoni, UFRN PDF

4:25pm-4:50pm -”Mobility of scientists and students – Finnish Perspectives” , Juha Ketolainen, CIMO PDF

4:50 Education in a Sustainable World , Talk show
Claudio Oller, USP, mediator
Osvaldo Chiavoni, UFRN
Juha Ketolainen, CIMO,
Ofelia Araujo, UFRJ

5:20pm – Summary of the workshop and next steps

5:30pm – Closing of the workshop