The European Refining and Fuels Conference on Low-Carbon Fuels Implementation

Venue: Stanhope Hotel

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: May 27, 2008 End Date/Time: May 28, 2008
Registration Date: May 26, 2008
Early Registration Date: Apr 07, 2008
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The European Refining and Fuels Conference on Low-Carbon Fuels Implementation

Date: May 27, 2008 - May 28, 2008
Location: Stanhope Hotel * Brussels, Belgium


May 27, 2008
10:30 Registration Opens

12:00-12:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks

12:10-13:30 Delegate Networking Luncheon

13:30-15:30 Setting the Scene for Low-Carbon Fuels and E.U. Policy Drivers

13:30-13:50 Keynote: Europe's Low-Carbon Fuel Strategy

13:50-14:10 Keynote: The U.S. Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

14:10-14:50 Keynote: Ensuring Sustainability - The Way Forward

14:50-15:30 Q&A and Discussion

15:30-16:00 Networking Refreshment Break

16:00-17:30 What is the Best Low-Carbon Energy Roadmap and the Most Effective Way Forward?

16:00-16:20 Energy Keynote: Energy Feedstock Analysis - How Can We Ensure Sustainable Energy Across All Sectors?

16:20-16:40 Oil Producers Keynote: How do Hydrocarbon Feedstocks Fit in?

16:40-17:00 Oil Industry Keynote: Bridging the Gap Between Upstream & Downstream - An Integrated Carbon Reduction Approach

17:00-17:30 Q&A and Discussion

19:00 International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC) 10th Anniversary Celebration and Reception (All Conference Delegates Invited)

May 28, 2008
8:50-9:00 Opening Remarks

9:00-9:30 Policy Keynote: Methodology for GHG Emission Reduction from Fuels- The Next Steps

9:30-16:00 Balancing GHG Emission Reduction from Fuels vs. Vehicles

9:30-10:45 Panel 1: Upstream Efforts to Reduce Carbon from Fuels

Exploration Efforts for Carbon Reduction
Potential Carbon Strategies for Unconventional Fuels
Carbon Storage & Sequestration

10:45-11:00 Networking Refreshment Break

11:00-13:00 Panel 2: Downstream Product Options for CO2 Reductions

Biodiesel Producer
Renewable Diesel Producer
Ether Producer
Ethanol Producer

Bio Butenol Producer
Additives Producer

13:00-14:30 Networking Luncheon

14:30-16:00 Panel 3: Vehicle Pathways for CO2 Reductions

Fuel Efficiency Opportunities
Current & Future Fuel Opportunities for Powertrain Optimization
Heavy-Duty Pathways for CO2 Reductions
Passenger Car Pathways for CO2 Reductions

16:00-16:20 Networking Refreshment Break

16:20-18:00 Panel & Discussion: Implementing the Systems Approach - How Can We Move Forward in a Life-Cycle Analysis World?

Introduction: Overview of Available LCAs
The U.S. LCA Position
JRC/European Commission Position
U.S. Greet Model - Is it Applicable to the E.U.?

19:00 Hart World Refining and Fuels Conference's Special Program:

European Parliament Dinner Debate


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