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Monday 14th - Session C

- 11:10-12:40
Anaerobic degradation of agro-industrial waste
Chair / Presidente: L. Alibardi (GB)
Z. Zahan, M. Z. Othman, T. H. Muster (AU)
Characterization of agro-industrial wastes and their anaerobic digestion / co-digestion kinetic potential: a comparative batch study
F.M. Pellera, E. Gidarakos (GR)     
Chemical pretreatment of agroindustrial waste for methane production
A. Kopsahelis, C. Zafiri, M. Kornaros (GR)    
High-rate anaerobic digestion of three-phase olive mill wastewater (OMW) in a two-stage anaerobic filter
I. Moukazis, F.-M. Pellera, E. Gidarakos (GR)     
Semi-continuous anaerobic co-digestion of slaughterhouse waste and agroindustrial waste
F. Fantozzi, V. Pistolesi, S. Massoli, A. Pugliese, G. Bidini, G. I.B.Mandolini (IT)
On the use of fresh and stored olive mill wastes as a substitute for silage in biogas plants
G.N. Ijoma, M. Tekere (ZA)
Increased production of ligninolytic enzymes using dual cultures of fungi on corn cob and sugarcane bagasse media


SESSION C2 - 14:00-15:40

AD - Processes
Chair / Presidente: M. Nelles (DE)
U. Gonzalez-Miranda, S. Gonzalez-Martinez, R. Campuzano (MX)    
Methane production from organic solid waste components
A. Schievano, A. Colombo, A. Cossettini, V. d'Ardes, S. P. Trasatti, P. Cristiani (IT)    
A novel Microbial Electrochemical Sensor for on-line monitoring anaerobic biodegradation processes
S. Nuchdang, J.C. Frigon, C. Roy, G. Pilon, C. Phalakornkule, S.R. Guiot (CA)
Maximizing the biomethane yield from algal biomass by integrating hydrothermal posttreatment of the anaerobic solid digestate
F. Lü, K.J. Guo, J. Cai, L.M. Shao, P.J. He (CN)
Loop the bioenergy production and carbon sequestration of polymeric waste by integrating biochemical and thermochemical conversion process 
A.A. Akindele, M. Sartaj (CA)
The toxicity effects of ammonia on anaerobic digestion of organic fraction of Municipal Solid Waste
T. Garoma, R. E. Yadzi, C. Chin (US)
Anaerobic digestion of lipid extracted algae

15:40 - 16:10     Coffee break and Poster discussion

SESSION C3 - 16:10-17:50
AD - Pretreatment
Chair / Presidente: W. Clarke (AU)
F. Girotto, W. Peng, R. Rafieenia, R. Cossu (IT)
Effects of aeration on AD - A review
P. S. Calabro’, E. Catalán, A. Folino, A. Sánchez, D. Komilis (IT)    
Effect of three pretreatment techniques on the chemical composition and the methane yields of the opuntia ficus-indica (prickly pear) biomass
R. Rafieenia, F. Girotto, W. Peng, R. Cossu (IT)
Effect of pre-aeration in a two-stage AD process
R. Barrena, J.E. Traub, C. Rodriguez Gil, J.A.S. Goodwin, A.J. Harper, N.A. Willoughby, A. Sánchez, T.J. Aspray (ES)    
Physicochemical characterisation and batch anaerobic digestion of malt whisky pot ale following a high efficiency deproteination pre-treatment process 
T. Garoma, D. Pappaterra (US)
An investigation of ultrasound effect on digestate solubilization and methane yield
F. Demichelis, M. F. E. Onofrio, S. Fiore (IT)
Enhancement of anaerobic digestion of waste materials generated by a cosmetics industry by means of physic-chemical pre-treatments 







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