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Preliminary Program The Second Bioeconomy Course 2017

Preliminary Program The Second Bioeconomy Course - May 22 - 26, 2017

Day 1 (May 22, 2017)

Introduction of the main ideas of bioeconomy – Theoretical lectures providing introduction to Bioeconomy from economic, political and environmental point of view


9:00 – 16:20 – location: building F – room F3

  • 9:00 – 9:30 – Official opening the course – Assoc. Prof. Ing. Ladislav Rolínek, Ph.D. – Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia, PhDr. Miloslav Lapka, CSc. – Vice-dean for Science and Research of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia
  • 9:30 – 10:00 – Bioeconomy a Perspective for Europe – Dr. George Sakellaris – Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia
  • 10:00 – 10:30 – Scientific and political background and history of Bioeconomy – Assoc. Prof. Eva Cudlínová, CSc. – Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia
  • 10:30 – 11:15 – Economic regulations in the frame of Bio-economy – Prof. Philippe Gay – Professor of Economy, Université Haute Alsace

 

11:15 – 12:45 Lunch

  • 12:45 – 13:30 – State of the art technology for the production of advanced biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass –  Ing. Jozef Mikulec, Ph.D – Biorafineria sk, a.s.
  • 13:30 – 13:50 – Aquaponics as an example of long term sustainable food production – Ing. Jan Mráz, Ph.D. – director of the Institute of Aquaculture and Protection of Waters, Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, University of South Bohemia
  • 13:50 – 14:20 – Potential of biomass for energy production, the perspective of biomass for Europe – Assoc. Prof. Ing. Jaroslav Knápek, CSc –  Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague 
  • 14:20 – 14:40 – Project DanuBioValNet – cross–clustering partnership for boosting eco–innovation by developing a joint bio-based value–added network for the Danube Region – PaedDr. Pavla Břusková – president of National Cluster Association, Mgr. Zuzana Polová – National Cluster Association
  • 14:40 – 16:00 – Life Sciences and Biotechnology: A solid background for a Sustainable Bioeconomy and proof of merit – Prof. Konstantinos Vorgias, Ph.D. – Biochemistry professor in Athens University, Head of Bioeconomy course
  • 16:00 – 16:20 – Summary closing discussion

 Social programme: Students Evening at Kampa students’ club – Campus of the University

 

Day 2 (May 23, 2017)

Policy programs and support measures focused on Bioeconomy

9:00 – 14:20 – location: building F – room F3

  • 9:00 – 9:30 – Opening speech – Representatives of University – Assoc. Prof. Ing. Ladislav Rolínek, Ph.D. – dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia; PhDr. Miloslav Lapka, CSc. – Vice-dean for Science and Reseach of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia


Strategy and support for Bioeconomy within EU – presentation of international experts

  • 9:30 – 10:00 – Funding research and innovation for Bioeconomy development from H2020 – Ing. Naďa Koníčková – Technology Center Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 10:00 – 10:30 – Strategy and practice of Bioeconomy in Italy – Prof. Fabio Fava – Italian representative – H2020 European Bioeconomy challenges, Research Editor of Microbial Cell Factories
  • 10:30 – 11:00 – Bioeconomy in Poland – national and regional level – Monika Rzepecka – Counsellor to the Minister, Delegate to Project Committee Societal Challenge 2 (PC SC2) and Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR), Department of Innovation and Development, Ministry of Science and Higher Education
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Lodz declaration of bioregions – Dr. Ing. Andrzej Siemaszko, Ph.D.  – Polish Institute of Technology, Centre of Technology – Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 11:30 – 12:00 – Bioeconomy in Slovakia – (speaker to be proposed)
  • 12:00 – 12:30 – Strategy and practices for Bioeconomy in Germany – The Bioeconomy Science Center as an example – Dr. Heike Slusarczyk – Executive director BioSC, BioSC Office at Forschungszentrum Jülich.


12:30 – 13:15 – Lunch 

Possibilities for Bioeconomy in Czech Republic and the South Bohemian Region

Representatives of Ministries of the Czech Republic and South Bohemian Region

  • 13:15 – 13:25 – Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic – (to be confirmed)
  • 13:25 – 13:35 – Ministry of The Environment of the Czech Republic – JUDr. Hana Dvořáková – Regional Department of State Administration II, České Budějovice, Ministry of The Environment of the Czech Republic
  • 13:35 – 13:45 – Representatives of South Bohemian Regional Authority – (to be confirmed)
  • 13:45 – 14:05 – Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic – Ing. Marcela Příhodová –  Head of Unit ESIF/Horizon 2020 support, Department of Financial Instrument Support and Project, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
  • 14:05 – 14:20 – Summary closing discussion

 

Social afternoon program for speakers: Visit of Budvar (Budweiser) Brewery


Day 3 (May 24, 2017)

One – day excursion – Bioeconomy in practice

  • Development of biologically active preparations from algae and cyanobacteria –  Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Jiří Masojídek, CSc. – Institute of  Microbiology, Czech Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, town of Třeboň location: Opatovický mill
  • Biogas plant Třeboň – Ing. Miroslav KajanCzech Biogas Association
  • Pyrolysis of wood chips – EVIKO, s.r.o. – Alexandr Orosz  – Sv. Jan nad Malší 

 

Day 4 (May 25, 2017)

Regional dimension of Bioeconomy

9:00 – 11:30 – location: building F – room F3

  • 9:00 – 9:30 – Biogas stations – practical examples from Czech Republic –  Ing. Miroslav Kajan – Czech Biogas Association
  • 9:30 – 10:00 – Biogas plant in biorefinery concept – Assoc. Prof. Lukáš Krátký, Ph.D. – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
  • 10:00 – 10:30 – The possibilities for biotechnologies in Svalbard – Assoc. Prof. Josef Elster, CSc. – Centre for Phycology, Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 10:30 – 11:00 – Biomass based Chemicals Production - Grass Silage Biorefineries in rural Areas – M. Sc. Dominik Schwarz – Chair of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources, Technical University of Munich
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Present stage of Bioeconomy in Europe – Ing. Nikola Sagapova – Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia

 

11:30 – 13:00 – Lunch

Afternoon program for students: Excursion to labs with an expert guide

13:00 – 15:00 – location: building ZR – Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters

  • 13:00 – 15:00 – Testing of bio-preparations for plant preservation and soil enrichment – Ing. Andrea Bohatá, Ph.D. –  Faculty of Agriculture, University of South Bohemia


Social evening programme: Official dinner for invited speakers


Day 5 (May 26, 2017)

Presentation of students' teamwork results

9:00 – 15:00 – location: building F – room F3

  • 9:00 – 15:00 –  Analysis of the Bioeconomy product – Prof. Philippe Gay – Professor of Economy, Université Haute Alsace

The students will have to analyse the case of a new product based on Bioeconomy industry, and then have to define how to reassure the consumers on an innovative product even though such risks cannot be known, because the product bases itself on a new technology all the aspects of which are not known. The main topics would be marketing, risk management and ethics.

One hour for the lecture, two hours with students to present the case and to explain how to work on it, and then 30 minutes per group of students (20 minutes of presentation and 10 minutes of questions) to evaluate their works

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch

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