RRB-13 Program 
 
WednesDAY, 7 JUNE
09.00 Registration
10.15-12.00
 
 
Opening Plenary Session
 
Plenary Opening Lectures:
European Bioeconomy: Contribution of biorefineries and bioindustries
Tomasz Calikowski, European Commission
 
Biorefinery in modern agriculture and agro-industry
George Aggelis, University of Patras, Greece
12.10-13.00 Lunch 
13.00-14.30 Parallel Sessions
  1A - Biobased materials- I
  1B - Valorisation of biomass waste streams - I
  1C - Biomass fractionation
14.30- 15.15 Coffee Break and Exhibition
15.15-16.00
Keynote Lecture:
Metabolic engineering of yeast for production of fuels and chemicals 
Jens Nielsen, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
16.00-17.30 Parallel Sessions
  2A - Biobased materials - II
  2B - Bioactive compounds from biomass
  2C - Plant cell wall modification - I
   
17.45 Guid Tour followed by a Welcome Reception at the Town Hall

THURSDAY, 8 JUNE
 
09.00-10.30 Parallel Sessions  
  3A - Biocatalysis for bioresource transformation - I  
  3B - Bioproducts from woody biomass  
  3C - Chemical platform molecules - I  
10.30-11.15 Coffee and Exhibition  
11.15-12.45 Parallel Sessions  
  4A - Pretreatment and transformation of lignocellulosics - I  
  4B - Bioenergy  
  4C - Single cell oil production  
     
12.45 -13.30 Lunch  
13.30-14.30 Poster Tour 1  
14.30-16.00 Parallel Sessions  
  5A - Biocatalysis for bioresource transformation - II  
  5B - Thermochemical transformations of biomass  
  5C - Environmental protection  
16.00-16.30 Coffee Break and Exhibition  
16.30-18.00  
  6A - Biorefineries - I  
  6B - Chemical platform molecules - II  
  6C - Sustainability  
     
20.00 Conference Dinner   

FRIDAY, 9 JUNE 
 
09.00-10.30
  7A - Biorefineries - II
  7B - Downstream processing
  7C - Valorisation of biomass waste streams – II
10.30-11.30 Coffee Break, Exhibition and Poster Tour 2
11.30-13.00
  8A - Metabolic engineering of cell factories
  8B - Micro and macro algae technology
  8C - Biosurfactants
13.00-13.05
13.05-13.15
Presentation of the 6th Golden Crop Award
Closing Remarks and presentation of RRB-14
13.15 Farewell Lunch