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15th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit 2020

Date: 26th February 2020 - 27th February 2020 Location: Orlando - Florida - USA

ACI’s 15th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit will follow on from our successful series of conferences focusing on the re-use of greenhouse gas CO2 and converting this into profitable sustainable materials.

The conference will bring to light the latest challenges and developments currently being faced in the industry and what is foreseen in the future. The two day conference brings together senior experts from various industries discussing the sustainable, technological a commercial aspects of CO2 Utilization in North America and across the globe. With technology comparisons focusing on economic, environmental and social indicators, our panel of speakers will highlight knowledgeable insights into commercial developments and application.


26th February 2020
27th February 2020
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Timothy Rowley-Evans – Delegate Sales
+44 20 3141 0614
Rohan Baryah – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 48 (0)61 646 7022
Daniel Bramley – Sponsorship
+44 20 3141 0628
Ladan Hersi – Content
+44 20 3141 0647
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney Springs Area
2305 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista
Orlando, FL 32830-2811 United States

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1 407-934-1000
  • Government Policy & Its impact on CO2 Utilization
  • Emerging CO2 Utilization Technology in the Industry
  • Carbon Utilization by Micro-Algae Cultivation – Long-Term Realities & Near-Term Opportunities
  • Beneficial CO2 Utilization: Turning CO2 into CO2Concrete
  • The Conversion Processes of CO2
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Moving from Start-ups to a Commercially Viable Company
  • Gas Fermentation & its application to an Industrial Low Carbon Future
  • CO2 Utilization in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Financing: Moving from Government Grants, to Venture Capital, to Project Finance
  • KS Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Task Force

Bruce Dannenberg, President  & Chief Executive Officer, Phytonix- Chairman

Christophe Mihalcea PhD, Director of New Applications, Lanzatech

Matt Lucas, Associate Director for Carbon Capture, Center for Carbon Removal

John Benemann, CEO, Microbio Engineering Inc

Amishi Kumar, Program Manager, USDOE HQ

Gabriel Falzone, Ph.D. Assistant Project Scientist, UCLA

Timothy J Skone, Technical Lead, National Energy Technology Lab

Eugene Holubnyak, Petroleum Engineer, Kansas Geological Survey

Gunar Holen, CEO, Nordic Blue Crude

Kevin C OBrien PhD, Director, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)

Ann Banks, CCO, Commerical Solution Pro

Tryg Lundquist, CTO, MicroBio Engineering Inc

Patricia Loria, Senior Client Engagement Lead, Global CCS Institute

Dai-Yeun Jeong, Director, Asia Climate Change Education

Paul-Emile McNab, Director, Business Development & Strategic Initiatives, Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business

Robert Zeller, VP Low Carbon Venture, Occidental Oil & Gas Corp

John Gibson, CEO, Flotek Industries

Ron Kent, Advanced Technologies, Strategy& Development, Southern California Gas Company

Betar M. Gallant PhD, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Ladan Hersi

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0647

Email: [email protected]

This conference invites senior representatives from Chemical, Construction, Oil and Gas companies, Technology Developers and Providers, Algae Production companies, Petro- Chemical Manufactures, Research Organizations, Non- Governmental Organizations and Market Representatives.

Exclusive Site Visit:

During the afternoon of the 25th of February a limited number of attendees will have the opportunity to visit Orlando Utilities Commission – Stanton Energy Center.

The OUC- Stanton Energy Center is a new project by Microbio Engineering and this is an on-going DOE funded Algae CO2 Utilization project.

This is a very unique site visit due to the fact that it’s really at the forefront of what’s happening and what can happen for the forefront of this industry.

Site Visit Itinerary: 25th February 2020

13:00: Registration at hotel

13:30: Departure from Hotel

14:00: Arrival at OUC- Stanton Energy Center

14:00 -14:30: Introductory talk & PPE

14:30-15:00: Tour of Algae Site Visit

(The participants will be split up into two small groups to ensure a better experience)

15:30: End of Tour, Q&A and networking Refreshments

16:00: Departure from the plant and back to the conference venue

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We specialize in:

Market knowledge to generate business leads efficiently
Project support to find solutions
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Market intelligence to support our clients’ growth
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With its headquarter in Rome, Italy, and with a representation in London and Brussels, on a national level the Association is a member of the Employers Association Energy Group and sits on the Board of Directors of the Fuel Experimental Station of Milan (a leading fuel research entity within the Ministry of Industry and Trade ). On an international level, Assocarboni is member of Euracoal (European Association for Coal and Lignite), of CAG (Coal Advisory Group) – a European Commission working group involved in coal research grants – of WCI (World Coal Institute) in London, of CIAB (Coal Industry Advisory Board) – a section of the International Energy Agency of Paris, which brings togethmore than 40 companies (both energy producing and electric generation companies) from 14 different countries – and of the “Working Party on Coal” of the ECE-UN Energy Committee in Geneva.

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Chemical Industry Digest India’s leading chemical and engineering monthly is read by engineers, scientists and technical personnel from top management to plant levels. Industry coverage: oil & gas, refineries, petrochemicals, fertilizers and other agrochemicals to all downstream like drugs & pharma, other fine chemicals, colorants etc apart from EPC & equipment companies.

Features articles and write-ups on current developments, state – of – the – art technologies, process improvements, equipment design and operation, chemical plant engineering and operations, maintenance, energy management, environment and safety. Additionally, there are news features, company and people profiles, interviews, in fact a diversity of features making the journal very interesting and readable. Mini directories of manufacturers of various process equipment and providers of services are published regularly which facilitates sourcing.

Chemical Industry Digest is particularly known for its qualitative content with practical relevance for readers in process industries. Also organizes the Calibre workshops on operational topics of the chemical industry like Mixing, Separations, Energy Management etc. Those who want to promote their products and services in India can reach a very targeted top level technical audience who influence decisions, through Chemical Industry Digest. ”


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PROMAPLAST srl publishes also The International edition of MACPLAS that is scheduled in local languages concurrently with specialized fairs taking place in several areas all over the world on the occasion of collective Italian participations.



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Bioenergy International

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ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Daniel Bramley

Tel: +44 (0)203 141 0628

Email: [email protected]

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