The Biobased Solutions international conference and exhibition
25-27 April 2017
Lille Grand Palais - France

Co-organised by

ASSOCIATION CHIMIE DU VÉGÉTAL (ACDV) Infopro Digital

In partnership with

IAR - THE FRENCH BIOECONOMY CLUSTER

Detailed program

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Tuesday 25 April Wednesday 26 April

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Plenary conference

Opening plenary

Welcome address : François Monnet, President ASSOCIATION CHIMIE DU VEGETAL
Keynote speech: Rodney Irwin, managing Director, Redefining Value & Education, WORLD BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Global Context

Bioeconomy – the EU policy environment to boost market demand

Panel discussion, supported by the European Bioeconomy Alliance

Moderator : Agnes van Ardenne, Board member, BIC

  • Taking stock of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy
    Agnes van Ardenne, BIC
  • Sustainable production of EU-grown renewable raw materials – the foundations of the European bioeconomy
    Liisa Pietola, Chairwoman of the working partyon environment, COPA-COGECA
  • The concept of an integrated biorefinery – a real-life example of the Bazancourt - Pomade biorefinery
    Yvon Le Henaff, Managing Director, ARD
  • The EU’s bioeconomy strategy – way forward
    Waldemar Kutt, DG Research, Bio-based products Head of Unit, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • The policy-driven innovative markets - the example of biobased plastics in French law
    John Persenda, CEO, SPHERE
  • Vision on the value chain on boosting markets for bio-based products at EU level
    Philippe Diercxsens, Environment Manager, DANONE WATERS

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Personal Care

Biobased and sustainable sourcing in cosmetics

Moderator : Anne Dux, VP Science and Regulatory Affairs, FEBEA

  • Developing production processes for cost-competitive and sustainable carotenoids
    Emmanuel Petiot, CEO, DEINOVE
  • Argan program: sustainability as a key driver for innovation
    Florence Trombini, R&D Support Manager BASF Beauty Creations, BASF
  • Quinoa husk extract, a natural and sustainably sourced cosmetic ingredient
    Anaïde Agha, Sales and Marketing Director, CHIMEX
  • Botanical sustainable development policy and eco-design processes for cosmetic actives
    Alex Saunois, Technical Director, Sederma & Delphine Gély, Marketing Manager, CRODAROM
  • Luiz Gustavo Martins, Prseident, MAPRIC

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Automotive

Biobased materials bringing new performance and alternative sourcing

Moderator: Alexia Roma, Biomaterials Referent- Materials innovation Leader, RENAULT

  • Bio-sourced materials: a future for the car industry?
    Alexia Roma, Biomaterials Referent- Materials innovation Leader, RENAULT
  • A new solution for automotive parts, "DURABIO"
    Kenji Miura, ISP Business Group, Sustainable Resources Dept., MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORP.
  • Leveraging Bio-based Performance from the Ground Up Across Automotive Applications
    Denis Burlaud, EMEA Sales Manager, DUPONT TALE & LYLE
  • Ford vision to integrate bio-based materials in automotive
    Maira Magnani, Advandec Materials & Processes, FORD RESEARCH & INNOVATION CENTER AACHEN
  • Assessment of the integration of bio-source materials in automotive interior topcoats
    Henri Planeix, R&D Director, MÄDER

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Construction

Architecture and interior design – new materials and technologies driving innovation

  • Towards bionic wood
    Timothée Boitouzet, CEO, WOODOO
  • Cool, modern and trendy biomaterials, the Touch of Nature cas
    Philippe Willems, Founder and Director, ORINEO
  • Biobased construction materials: market trends and legislation
    Florian Rollin, Co-founder, KARIBATI
  • Biobased Products - Innovation made in New Zealand
    Dawn A. Smith, Research Leader, Polymers & Composites, SCION

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Global Context

Sustainable sourcing, a driver and a must-have of biobased product development

Moderator: Dominique Debecker, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, SOLVAY

  • Sustainability informed decisions for better business
    Dominique Debecker, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, SOLVAY
  • Integrated approach of sustainable sourcing, production and technologies
    Stefano Facco, Director New Business Development, NOVAMONT
  • Making sustainable palm oil the norm
    Ashwin Selvaraj, Asst. Technical Manager Europe, ROUNDTABLE ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL
  • Jointly towards sustainable solutions – palm in our cosmetic portfolio
    Jutta STUTE, Global Sustainability Palm Products Home & Personal Care, BASF Personal Care and Nutrition

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Personal Care

Plant-based and natural ingredients - a drive for product development

Moderator: Carmen Esteban, Technical Director, STANPA

  • Plant-based ingredients for the development of naturalness and sustainability
    Michel Philippe, Sustainable Innovation Manager, L’ORÉAL
  • Naturality in cosmetics, a key driver for a new economical ecosystem model
    Frédérique Lafosse, Head of Active Cosmetic Ingredients, GIVAUDAN
    Claude Fromageot, Head of sustainability, GROUPE ROCHER
  • Sandrine Milesi, Directrice Recherche Actifs, CLARINS

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Automotive

Light weight solutions, renewable and reducing emissions

Moderator: Karim Behlouli, General Manager, ECOTECHNILIN

  • Flax fibres thermoplastics composites: products, implementation and applications
    Tristan Mathieu, Responsable développement applications techniques et composites, TERRE DE LIN
  • New biobased & lightweight solutions for interior automotive
    Laurence Dufrancatel, Materials Global Domain Manager, FAURECIA
  • Plant fibres-based composite material for the automotive sector - the use of LCA in a continuous improvement process
    Alice Guedet , Engineer in charge of biobased products and LCA topics, ADEME

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Construction

How might paint become greener ? parameters to boost or break biobased ingredients in the coating industry

Moderator: Jan van der Meulen, Managing Director, CEPE

  • Coming to a sustainable supply of bio-based binders
    Ward Mosmuller, Director EU Affairs, DSM
  • The mass balance approach in leveraging more bio-based coatings
    Wolfgang Hoffmann, Head of Product Management, CAPAROL
    Nikolaus Raupp, Global Sustainability Manager Dispersions & Pigments, BASF
  • Towards pre-painted steel using bio-based & low voc emission coating
    Eric Chevet R&D Manager, ArcelorMittal, Fanny Langevin, Product Development, ArcelorMittal,
    Fanny Langevin, Product Development, ARCELORMITTAL
    Frank Cogordan, Business Development & Innovation Manager, ARKEMA
  • PPG

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Global Context

Financing emerging biobased business in a time of low oil price

Moderator: Benoît Leguet, Managing Director, INSTITUTE FOR CLIMATE ECONOMICS

  • A venture capital view on biobased product developments, learning from the past
    Rob Van Der Meij, Investment Manager, CAPRICORN VENTURE PARTNERS
  • Building profitable renewable chemistry startups
    Josko Bobanovic, Partner, SOFINNOVA
    Benoît Leguet, Managing Director, INSTITUTE FOR CLIMATE ECONOMICS
  • After COP21, opportunities for plant-based contributions
    Frédéric BALLIGAND, Director Renewable Chemicals, TECHNIP FMC
  • Commercialising your process technologies

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Automotive

Coming next, new intermediates and materials

Moderator: Alexia Roma, Bbiomaterials Referent - Materials Innovation Leader, RENAULT

  • Renewable isobutene – a platform molecule with applications in rubber and plastics
    Thomas Buhl, Head of Business Development, GLOBAL BIOENERGIES
  • Plant based PE and its (potential) applications in the automotive industry
    Martin Clemesha, Renewable Chemicals Technical Sales Manager for Europe, BRASKEM
  • High performance biobased self-reinforced composites from polylactid acid
    Orkun Kaymakci, Research and Development Specialist, ARCELIK

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Innovation

New processes

Moderator: Claudine COLIN, RDI Project Manager, TRIMATEC Cluster

  • Process intensification in biobutanol production
    Heleen De Wever, Project Manager Biotechnology, VITO
  • Deep by phytoreveal™: an innovative way to obtain eco extracts
    Grégoire Pithon, Head of The New Technologies Laboratory, CHIMEX
  • Next step in functionalized biobased aromatics
    Joop Groen, Sr Manager Business Development, TNO
  • Algae applications overview: a blue biorefinery concept
    Maud Benoît, R&D Project Manager, Algae Product Innovation, CEVA
  • SITECH Innovative Technologies and applications for biobased ingredients - A joint workprogram set up by Trimatec - Example of two start-ups using innovative technologies for the development and production of high added value molecules or polymers from plants or algeas
    Ghislaine Tissot-Lécuelle, CEO, ALGANELLE & Philippe Lavoisier, CEO, ERANOVA

Tuesday
25 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Innovation

Solvents

Moderator: Tine Schaerlaekens, Sr. Advisor Innovation Policy, ESSENSCIA VLAANDEREN

  • Inkemia green chemicals: driving innovative performance and function through the transformational power of green chemistry
    Lorenzo Herrero Davila, Senior Researcher, INKEMIA & Carles Estévez, Co-founder and VP of R&D, INKEMIA
  • Process intensification in biobutanol production
    Heleen De Wever, Project Manager Biotechnology, VITO
  • Biolife, laying the foundations of a new chemistry of renewable fluids
    Clarisse Doucet, Innovation & Development - Head Of Biosourced Projects, TOTAL FLUIDES

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Plenary conference

Market Perspective plenary - Industrial perspective on Biopolymers

Moderator : Olivier Jan, Associate, DELOITTE
Panel with leading consumer brand companies.

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Packaging

Consumer and market uptake of biobased packaging

  • The beautiful mind of a consumer
    Henna Poikolainen, Senior Consultant, PÖYRY MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
  • Innovative flexible packaging film from 2nd generation raw material
    Emanuela Bardi, Junior Product Manager, TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES SPA
  • Tetra Pak fully renewable packages reduce the environmental impact on the whole life cycle
    Heloïse Gouriten, environment Manager for processing & packaging, TETRA PAK
  • Bio-based content certification based on EN-16785-1
    Harmen Willemse, Consultant Bio-based Economy, NEN

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Construction

Innovation in wood, fibers and composites

Moderator: Xavier Le Fur, Technical Sales & Development Support Manager, SONAE ARAUCO

  • Innovative use of Medium Density Fibers boards (MDF) in construction, furniture & automotive sectors
    Xavier Le Fur, Technical Sales & Development Support Manager, SONAE ARAUCO
  • Biobased/Formaldehyde Free Resins for Wood Composites
    Catherine Tredway, CEO, WHITECLOUD
  • Automotive Biocomposite Technical Scraps End of Life (RECYTAL)
    Karim Behlouli, DG, ECOTECHNILIN
  • Fabrice Garrigue, CEO, EVERTREE

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Innovation

New platform molecule for different biobased products formulation

Moderator: Aldric TOURRES, Exec. VP – Head of Sales & Marketing, SPECIALCHEM

  • New isosorbide based solutions for safer coatings
    René Saint-Loup, Polymer Chemistry Research Department Manager, ROQUETTE
  • Beyond pulp and paper: stora enso’s biomaterials transition
    Arno Van De Ven , Svp Innovation, Biomaterials, STORA ENSO
  • Functional gels of cellulose – an innovative green product for different industrial sectors
    Stéphane Laurent, Innovation Manager, J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE (JRS)
  • A new range of biobased addtives for large scale market
    Carine Alfos, Innovation Director, ITERG
  • Unfold Innovation: original hyperbranched lipidic polyesters
    Caroline Hillairet, Head of Industrial Partnerships, PIVERT

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017

Thematic conference

Home Care

A sustainable value chain approach

  • A journey with bio-based surfactants in Europe
    Christophe Séné, Global Advisor for Regulatory Affairs, Trade Compliance and Sustainability, ERASM
  • Guidance on the use of bio-based material in the homecare industry
    Sascha Nissen, Sustainability and Communications Manager, A.I.S.E
  • Innovation@Clariant - sugar-based intermediates for the detergents industry
    Markus Rarbach, Head of Biofuels & Derivatives & Gabi Ohlendorf, Technical Application Manager, Industrial & Home Care EMEA, CLARIANT
  • Tom Domen, Director Long-term Innovation, ECOVER
  • Antonio Aulicino, Product Manager, MATRICA

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Home Care

Innovative ingredients, formulation and technologies in detergence

  • A novel range of green surfactants designed for risk free cleaning formulations
    B. Estrine, Head Chemistry Dpt, ARD
  • REWOFERM® - The Bio based Sophorolipid Surfactant Family of Evonik
    Dirk Kuppert, Head of Applied Technology Household Care Europe, EVONIK NUTRITION & CARE GMBH
  • To anticipate the Regulations and meet the new market’s expectations: Salveco technology
    Steve Hisiger, R&D Manager, SALVECO
  • Use of biologically active ingredients in detergents
    Frantz Scheirlinckx, Research & Development Manager, CHEMBO
  • A novel range of biosourced solvents for home care applications: ISANE BIOLIFE
    Benjamin Swoboda, Market Manager, TOTAL FLUIDES

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Packaging

Biobased materials becoming mainstream in packaging

  • Biobased FDCA for PEF in packaging applications
    Stephan Roest, Market Development Manager, Biobased Innovation, CORBION
  • Unlocking bio-based products across markets
    Marcel Lubben, President, REVERDIA
  • PEF, the next generation polyester, produced from the biobased building blocks FDCA and MEG
    Ed de Jong, VP Development, AVANTIUM/BASF
  • Thermoplastic Biopolymer Compounds
    Lars Ziegler, R&D Manager, TECNARO

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Construction

New biobased materials for the construction sector

Moderator: Myriam Desroches, Project Manager in Green Chemistry, CAMPUS COLAS

  • Synthesis of innovative materials based on lignins - Biobased polyurethane foams for thermal insulation applications
    Stéphane Laurichesse, R&D Development Engineer, Bitumen Pu Waterproofing Resins, SOPREMA
  • Focus on the use of bio-based molecules and matters in the production of cement, concretes and composites for the construction
    Dr Lê-Chiên HOANG, Research Engineer Natural Substances and Green Chemistry, LAFARGE
  • Vegetable based binder, R&D approach and practical results
    Myriam Desroches, Project Manager in Green Chemistry, CAMPUS COLAS

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Thematic conference

Innovation

New materials

Moderator: Flavio Benedito, Innovation Manager, Research & innovation, EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY COUNCIL - CEFIC

  • Crodatherm phase change materials – a sustainable product range for a sustainable concept
    Kevin Bozec, Marketing Coordinator, CRODA
  • Chemical and rheological characterization of bio-oil obtained from hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae residues
    Clemence Queffelec, Assistant Professor (Cq) & Emmanuel Chailleux, Dr (Ec), IFFSTAR / CEISAM
  • Bisigodos-high value-added chemicals and bioresins from algae biorefineries produced from CO2 provided by industrial emissions
    Ana Palanca, R&D Technician, AIMPLAS (ALG)
  • Hummingbird ultra selective ethanol to ethylene [E2E] dehydration
    Paul Langston, Business Development & Licensing Manager, TECHNIP FMC

Wednesday
26 Apr 2017
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Plenary conference

C-LEVEL PANEL : executives of major companies will reflect upon the economic environment of biobased products and how they fit in their companies’ strategy.

Moderator : Jacki Davis, Journalist

  • Pascal Juéry, Member of the Executive Committee, SOLVAY & President, UIC
  • Christophe Aufrère, CTO, FAURECIA
  • Frédéric Gauchet Chairman & CEO, MINAFIN
  • Mr Takimoto, MITSUBISHI (MCC)
  • Marcel Lubben, President, REVERDIA