ACEME 2018 Program




Sunday, March 11, 2018

3:00 PM 6:00 PM Registration/ Badge Pick-Up Venue: Rydges (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle)
7:00 PM 9:00 PM Welcome Reception Venue: McIntyre Theatrette, Newcastle Museum

Monday, March 12, 2018

8:00 AM 8:30 AM Registration and Coffee Venue: Concert Hall and Cummings Room, Newcastle City Council
8:30 AM 8:40 AM Welcome ACEME 2018 Chairs
8:40 AM 9:20 AM Keynote Presentation 1: Design of a Hybrid Leaching Process for Mineral Carbonation of Magnesium Silicates: Learnings and Issues Raised from Combined Experimental and Geochemical Modelling Approaches  Carine Julcour-Lebigue, Laboratoire de Génie Chimique de Toulouse
9:20 AM 10:20 AM Principles I
9:20 AM 9:40 AM Kinetic Study on Accelerated Mineral Carbonation Curing of Cement-Based Materials Xutao Hu, Zhejiang University
9:40 AM 10:00 AM Accelerated Carbonation of Stainless Steel Slag Compacts at Low pCO2 Pressure – Microstructure and Strength Development As a Function of Temperature and CO2 Content Mieke Quaghebeur, VITO
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Si29 Solid State MAS NMR Study on the Fate of Silicon in Mineral Carbonation of Serpentine: A Journey from Mining to End Products Emad Benhelal, The University of Newcastle
10:20 AM 10:40 AM Break  
10:40 AM 11:40 AM Principles II
10:40 AM 11:00 AM Dissolution Mechanism of Serpentine and the Re-Precipitation of Silica Under Constant pH Conditions Faezeh Farhang, The University of Newcastle
11:00 AM 11:20 AM Kinetic Modelling of CO2 Degassing from Magnesium Bicarbonate Solutions and Resultant Precipitation Timothy K. Oliver, The University of Newcastle
11:20 AM 11:40 AM Carbonate Microbialites Gordon Southam, The University of Queensland
11:40 AM 12:20 PM Accelerated Carbonation of Alkaline Materials Including Industrial Wastes, Lime, Cement and Concrete I
11:40 AM 12:00 PM Accelerated Carbonation and Granulation for Treatment of Mine Tailings Using MgO/GGBS Binder Tae Yoo Kim, Pusan National University
12:00 PM 12:20 PM An Acid Recovery and Mineral Carbonation Process for the Nickel Industry Lauren Zappala, The University of Queensland
12:20 PM 1:40 PM Lunch and Poster Presentations  
1:40 PM 2:20 PM Keynote Presentation 2: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) via Innovative Mineralization Pathways Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park, Columbia University
2:20 PM 3:20 PM Accelerated carbonation of Alkaline Materials Including Industrial Wastes, Lime, Cement and Concrete II
2:20 PM 2:40 PM The Utilisation of Victorian Brown Coal Fly Ash in Mineral Carbonation Tahereh Hosseini, Monash University
2:40 PM 3:00 PM Mineral Carbonation Curing of Wollastonite-Blends Paste: Feasibility of Low Lime Calcium Silicate Ruonan Guo, Zhejiang University
3:00 PM 3:20 PM Mg-Isotope Signatures for Tracing of Natural Carbonation Reactions Hans C. Oskierski, Murdoch University
3:20 PM 3:40 PM Break  
3:40 PM 5:40 PM CO2 Capture and Storage by Mineral Carbonation I
3:40 PM 4:00 PM A Review on the Mechanical Activation of Ultramafic Rocks for Mineral Carbonation Jiajie Li, University of Science and Technology Beijing
4:00 PM 4:20 PM Greener Pervious Concrete Incorporating Surface Modified Activated Carbon Heba Hamad, University of Cambridge
4:20 PM 4:40 PM Microwave Treatment of Mine Wastes for Improved Mineral Carbon Sequestration Huichao Chen, University of New South Wales, Southeast University
4:40 PM 5:00 PM Dissolution of Heat Activated Lizardite for Direct Aqueous Carbonation at Elevated Pressures and at Low Temperatures Ammar Abu Fara, University of Newcastle
5:00 PM 5:20 PM Integration of MEA-Based Absorption with Fly Ash-Baesd Mineralisation for CO2 Sequestration from Flue Gas with Low Energy Penalty Long Ji, CSIRO
5:20 PM 5:40 PM Mineralogical Study of Thermally Activated Serpentine Dissolution Process for Direct Flue Gas CO2 Abatement By Mineral Carbonation Clémence Du Breuil, INRS-ETE, University of Quebec
       

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

8:00 AM 8:50 AM Registration and Coffee  
8:50 AM 9:30 AM Keynote Presentation 3: Metal Mobility during Passive and Accelerated Carbonation of Ultramafic Mineral Wastes Siobhan A. (Sasha) Wilson, Monash University
9:30 AM 11:50 AM Accelerated Carbonation of Alkaline Materials Including Industrial Wastes, Lime, Cement and Concrete III 
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Reducing of CO2 and H2S for Biogas Upgrading Using Accelerated Mineralization Bastian Alexander Sakowski, TU Dresden
9:50 AM 10:10 AM Carbonation Kinetics of Waste Concrete Johannes Tiefenthaler, ETH
10:10 AM 10:30 AM Break  
10:30 AM 10:50 AM Integrated Carbon Mineralization and Air Pollutant Emission Reduction Via a High-Gravity Process Using Alkaline Wastes Tse Lun Chen, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University
10:50 AM 11:10 AM Utilization of Industrial Wastes and CO2 in Construction Materials - an Estonian Perspective Hakan Berber, Tallinn University of Technology
11:10 AM 11:30 AM Analysis of the Effects of Slurry Phase Carbonation on the Leaching Behaviour of Different Types of Waste Incineration Bottom Ash Giulia Costa, University of Rome Tor Vergata
11:30 AM 11:50 AM Factors controlling the dissolution of thermally activated serpentinite under high pressure and temperature carbonic acid Jason P. Mann, University of Sydney
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Special presentation: University of Aachen, together with IASS Potsdamm and HeidelbergCement three year research program, funded by the German Ministry of Education Pol Knops
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch and Poster Presentations  
1:00 PM 3:00 PM CO2 Capture and Storage by Mineral Carbonation II
1:00 PM 1:20 PM Serpentinite Carbonation Using the ÅBo Akademi Routes – Status Update Ron Zevenhoven, Åbo Akademi University
1:20 PM 1:40 PM Factors Affecting the Formation of Magnesite and Hydromagnesite from Direct Aqueous Carbonation of Thermally Activated Lizardite Ammar Abu Fara, The University of Newcastle
1:40 PM 2:00 PM Development of Grinding Media for Aqueous Mineral Carbonation Applications Muhammad Imran Rashid, The University of Newcastle
2:00 PM 2:20 PM CO2 Capture and Mineralization By Direct Semi-Dry Gas-Solid Carbonation Using Pre-Hydrated Fly Ash Rong Liu, China Huaneng Clean Energy Research Institute
2:20 PM 2:40 PM Exploring the Metastability Field for Precipitates Formed from Degassed Serpentinite Leachate Timothy K. Oliver, The University of Newcastle
2:40 PM 3:30 PM Break  
3:30 PM 6:00 PM Optional site visit of MCi Pilot Plant (ticketed)  
7:00 PM 9:00 PM Conference Banquet (Ticketed)  
       

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

8:00 AM 8:30 AM Registration and Coffee  
8:30 AM 9:10 AM Keynote Presentation 4: The Potential of Carbon Storage in the Ocean as Bicarbonate Phil Renforth, Cardiff University
9:10 AM 11:30 AM CO2 Capture and Storage by Mineral Carbonation III
9:10 AM 9:30 AM Scrubbing CO2 from a Simulated Three Component Flue Gas Via the Dissolution of Heat-Activated Serpentinite Todd W. Hodgins, The University of Newcastle
9:30 AM 9:50 AM Augmenting the Magnesite Yield Produced during Aqueous Mineral Carbonation of Dunite Rock Muhammad Imran Rashid, The University of Newcastle
9:50 AM 10:10 AM Break  
10:10 AM 10:30 AM Dynamic CO2 Sequestration in an Industrial-Scale Chrysotile Mining Waste Pile Georges Beaudoin, Université Laval
10:30 AM 10:50 AM Chemical and Crystallographic Controls on Wollastonite Carbonation Luis Monasterio-Guillot, University of Granada
10:50 AM 11:10 AM Methane As a Potential Byproduct of in Situ Carbon Mineralization: A Natural Analog in the Semail Ophiolite, Oman Daniel Nothaft, Columbia University
11:10 AM 12:10 PM Pilot- and Full-Scale Applications, Utilization of the Carbonated Materials & Other I
11:10 AM 11:30 AM Scale up Of the Wet Route Carbonation of Steel Slag in a Rotary Kiln Pilot-Scale Reactor Renato Baciocchi, University of Rome Tor Vergata
11:30 AM 11:50 AM Isoconversional Kinetic Modelling and In-Situ Synchrotron Powder X-Ray diffraction analysis for Dehydroxylation of Antigorite Sana Zahid, Murdoch University
11:50 AM 12:10 PM Economic Studies of Carbonation Processes, Turning Feasibility into Reality Louis Cesar Pasquier, INRS-ETE, University of Quebec
12:10 PM 1:10 PM Lunch and Poster Presentations  
1:10 PM 1:50 PM Keynote Presentation 5: Carbon Mineralization as One of the Main CO2 Utilization Strategies - Report on the Mission Innovation CCUS Experts’ Workshop Giulia Costa, University of Rome Tor Vergata
1:50 PM 4:10 PM Pilot- and Full-Scale Applications, Utilization of the Carbonated Materials & Other II
1:50 PM 2:10 PM Improving Energy Efficiency of the Inrs Mineral Carbonation Process Using Pinch Analysis Ilies Tebbiche, INRS-ETE, University of Quebec
2:10 PM 2:30 PM Study of the Potential of Carbonated Solid Foams As Acoustic Insulation Instead Using Sustainable Blowing Agents Oscar Arturo Duque Muñoz, EAN University
2:30 PM 2:50 PM Break  
2:50 PM 3:10 PM Accelerated Mineral Carbonation Technology for Land Reclamation: A Bridge to Link Mitigation and Adaptation Actions Jie Bu, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES - A*Star)
3:10 PM 3:30 PM Synthesis and Characterisation of Reactive Silica Residues from Mineral Carbonation Process Emad Benhelal, The University of Newcastle
3:30 PM 3:50 PM Influence of Mineralogy and Process Parameters on Microstructure Development and Mechanical Properties of Carbonated Compacts Renato Baciocchi, University of Rome Tor Vergata
3:50 PM 4:20 PM Break  
4:20 PM 4:45 PM Presentations (best poster, student presentation & presentation), Announcement of Next ACEME Location, & Closing Remarks