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26 May 2019, Sunday

17:00 – 18:00

Registration and Welcome reception

27 May 2019, Monday

8:30 – 9:00



Dr. Zsuzsanna Czégény

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome address

Dr. András Tompos (director of Institute of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)

Prof. Akio Kamimura (president of Association for Feedstock Recycling of Plastics, Japan)

9:10 – 9:25

in Memoriam Prof. Alfons Buekens

Prof. Akio Kamimura (president of Association for Feedstock Recycling of Plastics, Japan)

Dr. Zdenek Hruska (public affairs director of VinylPlus, Belgium)

Vinyl Environmental Council

Plastic Waste Management Institute

9:25 – 10:05

Keynote lecture 1

David P. Serrano

Recent advances in the design of catalysts for biomass pyrolysis and bio-oil upgrading

10:05 – 10:35

Coffee break


Dr. Marianne Blazsó

Prof. Shigeru Yao

10:35 – 11:25

Session 1: Pyrolysis of plastics

10:35 – 10:55

Roberto Palos

Yield and nature of the products obtained in the pyrolysis of waste plastic

10:55 – 11:10

Ki-Bum Park

Activator-assisted pyrolysis of PP and kinetic study of PET

11:10 – 11:25

Andreas E. Lechleitner

Kinetic modeling of pyrolysis within the scope of industrial plastic feedstock recycling

11:25 – 12:20

Session 2: Characterization of products from plastics

11:25 – 11:45

Shogo Kumagai

Analytical pyrolysis of ultraviolet deteriorated ethylene–vinyl acetate copolymer

11:45 – 12:05

Michael Soll

Detection of relevant RoHS regulated contaminations in various products made from recycled materials by pyrolysis GC/MS

12:05 – 12:20

Bahmed Fekhar

Comparison of different aging test for the investigation of the long-term properties of pyrolysis oils

12:20 – 13:50



Dr. Thallada Bhaskar

Dr. Jie Liu

13:50 – 14:30

Keynote lecture 2

Joo-Sik Kim

Staged pyrolysis and gasification of biomass and waste plastic

14:30 – 15:30

Session 3: Gasification of plastics

14:30 – 14:45

Yong-Seong Jeong

Air and steam gasification of PE in the UOS staged gasification process with in-situ regeneration of activated carbon used as tar removal agent

14:45 – 15:00

Mohammed Al-asadi

Effect of metal/catalyst ratio to the syngas production from real waste plastics

15:00 – 15:15

Rayed Alshareef

Hydrogen-rich syngas from waste polyethylene terephthalate using three-stage pyrolysis / catalytic steam reforming / CO2-adsorption

15:15 – 15:30

Isabel Cañete Vela

Thermo-chemical recycling of automobile shredder residue in DFB gasifier 

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break


Dr. Norbert Miskolczi

Dr. Shogo Kumagai

16:00 – 16:50

Session 4: Biomass recycling

16:00 – 16:15

Mohammad Musaab Jaffar

Methane production from biomass by COX methanation

16:15 – 16:35

Noemi Gil-Lalaguna

Production of antioxidant additives from residues with high lignin content

16:35 – 16:50

Bence Babinszki

Comparative study of torrefaction oils of rape straw and black locust waste

16:50 – 17:50

Poster session Download

Chairperson: Dr. Zoltán Sebestyén

Flash presentations of posters (15), 3 min each

17:50 – 19:20

Continuing Poster Discussions

accompanied by Hungarian wine selection and bites

28 May 2019, Tuesday


Prof. David P. Serrano

Prof. Hideyuki Tagaya

9:00 – 9:40

Keynote lecture 3

Thallada Bhaskar

Opportunities and challenges in thermo-catalytic conversion of biomass

9:40 – 10:40

Session 5: Recovery of valuable products from plastic waste I.

9:40 – 10:00

Anja Oasmaa

Role of thermolysis in material recycling

10:00 – 10:20

Muhammad Saad Qureshi

Plastic to wax – Thermolysis of post-consumer plastic waste

10:20 – 10:40

Wolfgang Hofer

The ReOil® process: plastic recycling to valuable synthetic crude in a pilot plant in the field

10:40 – 11:10

Coffee break


Prof. Joo-Sik Kim

Dr. Patricia Pizarro

11:10 – 13:05

Session 6: Recovery of valuable products from plastic waste II.

11:10 – 11:30

Akio Kamimura

Application of recent organic synthesis helps chemical recycling of polymers

11:30 – 11:50

Jie Liu

Evaluation of recycled carbon fibers from different recycling technologies

11:50 – 12:10

Chuan Ma

Influence of reaction conditions for the property of carbon fiber recovered from carbon fiber reinforced plastic

12:10 – 12:25

Yosuke Nakaji

Catalytic degradation of polyethylene to liquid fuels

12:25 – 12:45

Masazumi Tamura

Catalytic transformation of polyolefins to valuable chemicals over a heterogeneous Ru/CeO2 catalyst

12:45 – 13:05

Hideyuki Tagaya

Recovery of polymer from laminated film wastes containing Al

13:05 – 14:20



Prof. Masao Yukumoto

Prof. Toshiaki Yoshioka

14:20 – 15:00

Keynote lecture 4

Shigeru Yao

Basic research about physical properties of recycle plastics based on physical degradation theory

15:00 – 16:15

Session 7: Waste management

15:00 – 15:20

Akihiro Izumi

LCA on the reduction effect of environmental load by recycling and recovery of plastic packaging waste

15:20 – 15:40

Hajime Ohno

Comprehensive quantification of potential benefits from plastic recycling

15:40 – 16:00

Zdenek Hruska

Chemical recycling of specific plastics waste streams – Case PVC

16:00 – 16:15

Selina Möllnitz

Grain size dependent distribution of different plastic types in coarse-shredded mixed commercial and municipal waste

16:15 – 16:40

Coffee break


Dr. Emma Jakab

Prof. Joon Weon Choi

16:40 – 18:35

Session 8: Plastic waste and biomass recycling techniques

16:40 – 17:00

Kazutoshi Ikenaga

Microwave degradation of polyester-cotton blended fibers

17:00 – 17:20

Mehmet Akalin

Online catalytic pyrolysis of chestnut wood sawdust using tandem µ-reactor-GC/MS

17:20 – 17:35

Nanta Sophonrat

Pyrolysis of cellulose and PVC mixture: simultaneous absorption of HCl and upgradation of biooil using calcium oxide

17:35 – 17:55

Patricia Pizarro

Thermochemical valorization of polyethylene and lignocellulose mixtures via catalytic co-pyrolysis over HBeta zeolite

17:55 – 18:15

Patchiya Phanthong

Inner structure transition of low-density polyethylene by physical treatment

18:15 – 18:35

Beatriz Paredes Martínez

Evaluation of polyethylene waste streams to increase its recycling on pipes manufacture

19:00 – 22:00

Gala Dinner

29 May 2019, Wednesday

Social program

Guided tours in the Parliament and in the St. Stephen's Basilica with a short organ concert

Parliament 1st group (entry at 10:15)

Meeting at 9:10 at the lobby of the Mercure hotel, or be at 9:50 at the visitor center of the Parliament.

St. Stephen’s Basilica with a short organ concert (from 11:45)

If you visit the Parliament with the 1st group: we will walk to the Basilica from the Parliament.

If you visit the Parliament with the 2nd group: please be in front of the St. Stephen’s Basilica at 11:30. If you need help, ask us at the registration desk.

Parliament 2nd group (entry at 17:00)

Meeting at 16:40 at the visitor center of the Parliament. If you need help, ask us at the registration desk.

POSTER SESSION – 27 May 2019, Monday 17:10-18:10


Teresa Schubert

Influence of temperature, pressure and residence time on the continuous LDPE co-pyrolysis


Ki-Bum Park

Production of phenolic compounds through two-stage pyrolysis of wood


Vilaysit Thithai

Ion exchange resin treatment of bio-oil to improve fuel quality during Pt/C based hydrodeoxygenation


Xuanjun Jin

Lignin derived hierarchically porous carbon under various reaction parameter for high performance supercapacitor electrode


Daisuke Yamashita

The effects of solvents on the liquid phase decomposition of waste tires


Itsuki Oyama

The liquid phase decomposition of silicone rubber


Hajime Yasuda

Observation inside fixed bed gasifier


Aitor Arregi

Performance of Ni/Al2O3 and Ni/La2O3-Al2O3 catalysts in the in-line reforming of polypropylene pyrolysis volatiles


Itsaso Barbarias

Regeneration of a Ni supported catalyst during the steam reforming of HDPE pyrolysis volatiles


Blanka Szabó

Degradative extraction of lignocellulosic materials in hexadecane solvent


Ayaka Sawakami

Thermal decomposition of polymeric compounds containing sulfide bond


Yusuke Miyoshi

New type pelletizer with molten resin reservoir for recycle plastic


Noemí Gil-Lalaguna

Gasification of polyurethane for the production of NH3 as a way of recovering nitrogen


Masao Yukumoto

Study of wet sorting system on waste plastics by a vertical tank


Toshiaki Yoshioka

Optimization of economics for small-mass waste materials for recycling – a case of recycling wastes generated at wallpaper hanging sites