6 - 8 DECEMBER 2016    ·    HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Post-Conference Workshops

Asia-Pacific Conference on Biotechnology for Waste Conversion (BioWC2016)

Workshop on Anaerobic Digestion and Plant Operations

 

The workshop will provide the insightful and useful information about the anaerobic digestion and plant operations. Topics covers four main fields: Fundamentals of Anaerobic Treatment; Operation of High Solids Anaerobic Digesters; Management of Anaerobic Digestion Products and Byproducts; and Case Studies of Anaerobic Digestion of High Solids Feedstocks. This workshop is designed to enlighten the participants on the available strategies and technologies for anaerobic digestion and plant operations.

 

Date: 8th December 2016, Thursday

Time: 08:50 am - 18:00 pm

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Workshop Fee: USD200

Speaker: Dr. Pratap Pullammanappallil, Associate Professor

                 Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida

 

Biography: Dr. Pratap Pullammanappallil is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fl. His expertise is in the areas of bioprocess design, modeling and optimization for production of biofuels, and management of organic wastes and wastewater. Over the years he has acquired extensive experience in anaerobic digestion plant design, implementation, construction and operation,and the management of these projects from design to operation. Experience includes scale up from bench scale apparatuses to pilot and commercial scale systems, preparation of design documents, process flow diagrams, P&IDs, plant layout diagrams, and equipment list and suppliers. He has worked feedstocks like sugarbeets and its processing residues (tailings, spent pulp and molasses), food waste, dairy manure, organic fraction of municipal solid waste, brewery wastewater and sewage sludge.

To Register: Please download the application form from "Download" section and return to us via email. Only limited seats available!

 

Programme

0850-0900

Welcome and Opening Address

0900-1015

Fundamentals of Anaerobic Treatment

1015-1030

Open Discussion and Questions

1030-1045

Coffee Break

1045-1230

Operation of High Solids Anaerobic Digesters

1230-1300

Open Discussion and Questions

1300-1400

Lunch Break

1400-1530

Management of Anaerobic Digestion Products and Byproducts

1530-1545

Open Discussion and Questions

1545-1600

Coffee Break

1600-1730

Case Studies of Anaerobic Digestion of High Solids Feedstocks

1730-1750

Open Discussion and Questions

1750-1800

Closing Remarks