• TOTeM 44: Gaseous fuels for industry and power generation: challenges and opportunities

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Day 1:  Tuesday 14th March
Opening Session
• Welcome – Klaus Görner, GWI
• Keynote Lecture: The changing scene of natural gas and alternative fuels – Terry Williams, Orbital Global Solutions

Session 1:  Natural Gas Quality
• CEN SFGas WG pre-normative study on gas quality parameters – context and actual status – Kris de Wit, l’Association Royale des Gaziers de Belgique (ARGB)
• Gas quality:  Impact in industrial combustion processes – Jörg Leicher, GWI
• Sustainoflame:  Control of medium- and large-scale burners using intelligent combustion control for a wide range of gaseous fuels – Berthil Slim, DNV GL
• Influence of higher hydrocarbons in LNG on natural gas flame stability under elevated conditions – Jon Runyon, Cardiff University Gas Turbine Research Centre (GTRC)


Session 2:  Hydrogen
• Power-to-gas:  Flexibility options to integrate renewable energies into existing infrastructures – Johannes Schaffert, GWI
• Premixed CH4-H2 flame behavior in pressurised generic swirl burner for power-to-gas applications – Daniel Pugh, GTRC
• Hydrogen in gas turbines – Anis Haj Ayed, B&B-AGEMA GmbH

Tour of GWI facilities
Dinner at GWI

Day 2:  Wednesday 15th March
Session 3:  Biogas and Syngases
• Utilisation of untreated biogas for glass melting – Jörg Leicher, GWI/HVG
• Deal with gas quality variations and melt glass after biomass gasification – Mathieu Ourliac, ENGIE
• Technical challenges in the use of biogas and syngas in power generation and industrial applications – Mohamed Pourkashanian, Energy 2050, University of Sheffield


Close and Lunch

If you want to participate in this very interesting TOTeM, we recommend you to register soon and take advantage of the ‘block booking’ at a local hotel at an excellent rate.  Further details and copy of the registration form can be found on the IFRF Calendar (http://www.calendar.ifrf.net/event.html?id=606).

Please note:  Sponsorship opportunities. It is also possible for companies to sponsor the TOTeM. For a sponsorship package of 3000 EUR, you will be provided with the opportunity to promote your services and products, put up a roll-up banner, distribute information and engage the delegates in discussions on the topics of the TOTeM. The sponsorship packages also comes with free participation for two delegates(for companies that are members of IFRF). For non-IFRF members, the package includes one free participation and a 2nd for the reduced price of an IFRF member.  If interested, please contact Jörg Leicher (leicher@gwi-essen.de).