3rd Algae World Australia – Who will lead the race to commercially produce algae to biofuels?

Hailed as an industry with immense potential, Australia’s algae sector is expected to grow fervently with local projects spanning from Western Australia to South Australia steering the industry towards more biofuels, pharma and food discoveries.

CMT’s algae series, the 3rd AlgaeWorld Australia, moves to Adelaide this August 26-28, with distinguished researchers and leaders of local projects that are fueling the entire algae industry joining the speakers‘ panel. Here is the line-up of speakers and their not-to-be-missed project update sessions:

  • Muradel Project Update – Microalgae biomass to biofuel – is hydrothermal liquefaction the solution? | Associate Prof. David Lewis, Chief Technology Officer, Muradel Pty Ltd, Leader, Microalgal Engineering Research Group
  • Algarythm Project Update | Stephen Bedford Clarke, General Manager, Technical Director, Algarythm Pty Ltd
  • SARDI’s microalgal research and the facilities and services of the NCRIS PBR Facility/Algal Biofuels Facility | Dr. Sasi Nayar, Subprogram Leader & Phytoplankton Biologist, Algal Production Group, SARDI Aquatic Sciences
  • Towards high efficiency photo bioreactor systems | Prof. Dr. Ben Hankamer, Director, Solar Biofuels Consortium, Queensland, Prof at Institute of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland

Aurora Algae – Scaling and commercializing algae production for food, pharma, and supplements markets | Dr. James D. Astwood, Senior Vice-President – Innovation, Aurora Algae

Click here to download the Program Agenda and access more details on the Summit as well as site visits to University of Adelaide’s Chemical Engineering Lab and SARDI Aquatic Sciences.

Source: 3rd Algae World Australia