Following the success of its previous editions, ACI’s 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit will explore the ongoing developments of turning waste CO2 into profitable, commercially viable opportunities. With insights from key industry players from pilot stage to full scale entities, the conference will address both the technical and commercial aspects of CO2 Utilisation in Europe and across the globe.
This edition of the summit will highlight the different projects in place or expected to happen in the CO2 utilisation, across the various segment (fuels, chemicals, renewables, building…).
The two days event will propose an in-depth look into these various projects, as well as challenges & opportunities but also policy & regulation, framing the industry. The participants will also have the chance to discuss how to keep the industry thriving as a whole and the potential role of CO2 utilisation in the future.
Exclusive Site Visit:
During the afternoon of Tuesday 17th October, prior to the conference, a limited number of attendees will receive the unique opportunity to visit CRI’s George Olah Renewable Methanol Plant in Svartsengi.
Spaces for the site visit are of no extra charge and are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Please confirm your interest upon registration. See below for further details.
Previous Conference Testimonial
“The audience was very diversified; as a speaker, I experienced great interest and in-depth questions concerning the topic, also at the visit at the Audi e-gas-plant in Werlte. In terms of content, administration and “networking usefulness”, the conference was really outstanding.”
Hermann Pengg, Head of Renewable Fuels, Audi AG
If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:
Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0632
Carbon Recycling International’s George Olah Renewable Methanol Plant
Svartsengi, Iceland – Tuesday 17th October 2017
The George Olah Plant has an annual production capacity of 4000 tons per year of methanol and is fully owned and operated by CRI. It is the first plant in the world to produce renewable liquid fuel from a source of renewable electricity and CO2. It uses CRI‘s proprietary Emissions-to-Liquids (ETL) technology and was designed and constructed using a modular subsystem approach.
There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. Please register your attendance for the site visit when booking for the conference.
Site visit Schedule:
12:30 Site visit registration at conference hotel/ venue
13:00 Bus departs conference hotel/ venue
14:00 Arrival at CRI’s George Olah methanol plant
14:10 Welcoming Address by CRI representative(s)
14:30 First group departs for the tour
15:15 Return of the 1st group & depart of the 2nd group to the tour
16:00 Return of the 2nd group – End of tour & closing remarks
16:30 Bus departs CRI’s George Olah methanol plant
17:30 Arrival at the conference hotel/venue
UPDATE: ACI is sorry to announce that the site visit participant list is now full. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, in case spaces free up closer to the event, please let us know when registering for the event.
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