Preliminary program

Below, the preliminary program for 27-28 November 2019 is given. This program is still subject to changes. Please check the program regulary for the latest updates.

On 29 November, the site visits are organised. As soon as the sites to be visited are verified, this will be communicated.

 

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Time 

Session

Location

8:00 - 9:00

Registration and welcome coffee

PXL Congress, Binnenstraat

9:00 – 9:45

Official opening of ManuREsource 2019 and welcome speeches by:

  • the organizing committee
  • Deputy of Agriculture, Province Limburg
PXL Congress, Pacioli

9:45 – 10:15

Keynote lecture by Wim Debeuckelaere, DG ENVI

Preliminary results of the SAFEMANURE projects

PXL Congress, Pacioli

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break and poster session

PXL Congress, Binnenstraat

10:45 – 12:30

Panel debate ‘Manure as a sustainable resource

  • Oene Oenema, WUR, expert sustainable soil use (NL)
  • Ludovic Peter, FEBA (BE)
  • Marina Ettl, YARA
  • Luca Zucchelli, Lombardia region, Italy
  • Paul Bol, GroentenFruitHuis (NL)
  • Viooltje Lebuf, Fertikal (BE)
PXL Congress, Pacioli

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch and poster session

PXL Congress, Binnenstraat

14:00 – 15:15

Flash presentations by our sponsors

PXL Congress, Pacioli

15:15 – 16:30

Parallel sessions

Parallel Session 1-3: program will soon be online!

Parallel Session 4:
Belgian Biogas Week workshop (Dutch/French)

PXL Congress, different rooms

16:30 – 16:45

Coffee break and poster session

PXL Congress, Binnenstraat

16:45 – 18:00

Parallel sessions

Parallel Session 1-2: program will soon be online!

Parallel Session 2:
R&D Impact : moving from innovation to capitalization

  • Evi Michels (Ghent University / Biorefine Cluster Europe, BE)
    Clustering EU projects towards joint output & communication
  • Annika Eskusson (European Commission, EU)
    Developing a research strategy for an integrated and sustainable management of nutrients
  • Lars Stoumann Jensen (University of Copenhagen, DK)
    LCA as guidance for selecting environmentally optimal options and scenario’s towards nutrient & carbon cycling
  • Oscar Schoumans (Wageningen University, NL)
    Stimulating market uptake for biobased fertilisers by investing in demonstration and outreach – lessons from the SYSTEMIC project
  • Victor Rau Arenas (IRTA, ES)
    Closing nutrient & carbon loops – comparison on investigated innovations between CIRCULAR AGRONOMICS and NUTRI2CYCLE projects

Parallel Session 4: 
Belgian Biogas Week workshop (Dutch/French)

PXL Congress, different rooms

19:00 – 20:30

Visit to Jenevermuseum

Witte Nonnenstraat 19, 3500 Hasselt

20:30 – 23:30

Conference dinner at Theatercafe

Kunstlaan 5, 3500 Hasselt

 

 
 

Thursday 28 November 2019

Time 

Session

Location

8:00 - 9:00

Opening with welcome coffee

PXL Congress, Binnenstraat

9:00 – 9:30

Keynote lecture Theodora Nikolakopoulou, DG GROW

Presentation of the Fertilising Products Regulation

 

9:30 – 10:00

Keynote lecture An Derden, VITO

The development of an updated BAT document for manure processing in Flanders

 

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote lecture Henning Lyngsø FOGED, Organe

Synthesizing best practices and technologies for nutrient recovery and circular economy in the Baltic Sea Region

 

10-30 – 11:00

Coffee break and poster session

 

11:00 – 13:00

Round table discussions on the transition towards a circular economy and manure as a sustainable resource:

  1. End-user demands: how to make the products they need.
     
  2. Legislation aspects in terms of future manure treatment
     
  3. Outreach locations Systemic share their experiences
     
  4. How to evaluate the existing and emerging manure processing techniques
     
  5. Financial instruments to get the transition to nutrient recovery going
     
  6. Nutrient recovery in wastewater treatment: lessons to be learnt?
     
  7. How to organize the recycling of food system nutrients effectively and efficiently?
     
  8. Biochar as a tool for manure treatment: fact or fantasy?
     
  9. The question of scales: is (pre)treatment on the farm the way to go?
     
  10. Mineral Fertilizer 4.0
     
  11. Managing manure to curb greenhouse gas emissions
     
  12. Is cooperation between farmers the way to go to make nutrient recovery feasible?
     
  13. From Manure to Duckweed: an alternative for imported protein
 

13:00– 14:30

Lunch and poster session

 

14:30 – 15:45

Parallel sessions

Parallel session 1-2: program soon online

Parallel session 3: Ivan Tolpe Award (with a presentation of all nominated projects from the 2019 edition, the presentation of the winner of the 2017 edition and the call for the 2021 edition)

Parallel session 4: To be confirmed...

 

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break and poster session

 

16:15 – 17:30

Plenary conclusions in the presence of the press

  • ManuREsource 2019 Poster Award
  • Concluding remarks of the debate and round table discussions
 

17:30 – 18:30

Closing drink

PXL Congress, Binnenstraat

 

Friday 29 November 2019

On Friday, two manure treatment installations will be visited.