Algaculture Conference 2017

The event offers the unique opportunities to participate in seminars and conferences dedicated to the algaculture sector.

AQUAFARM 2017 hosts the leading experts of the algaculture sector. During the event they will discuss about the new developments of the sector and they will share their competences and technologies.


Algaculture

The Algaculture session will be held in Italian

Friday, January 27

12. Algae cultivation and technology
9.30 – 11.30

Chairman
Mario Tredici – Professor, Università degli Studi di Firenze and Vice President, EABA

Algaeculture systems for industrial scale plants
Niccolò Bassi – Microalgae culture expert

How to exploit the physiological and environmental stress to produce useful substances from microalgae
Grazziella Chini Zittelli – Researcher, CNR -ISE

Cultivation of photosynthetic microorganisms in continuous steady state reactor towards a large scale industrial production
Alberto Bertucco – Professor of Chemical plants Engineering at Department of Industrial Engineering, Università degli Studi di Padova

Algae and architecture: from myth to reality
Cesare Griffa – Architect

Panel
Microalgae and aquaculture: revolution is here

Microalgae biomass as ingredients in aquafeeds
Francesca Tulli – Professor, Università degli Studi di Udine

Marine algae omega-3’s ensuring sustainable aquaculture growth**
Evy Vikene – Marketing Manager Global Salmon and Fish feed Southern Europe, Skretting

Agriculture beneath the sea
Pier Antonio Salvador -President, API

Microalgae and aquaculture: experiences from a big Italian producer Greta Garbarino – Product Manager, Archimede Ricerche srl

People, Technology, Innovation
Marco Gratta – Innovation Specialist, Regional Management of Veneto-Friuli Venezia Giulia- Trentino Alto Adige, Intesa Sanpaolo

** in English with a consecutive translation in Italian

13. Algae for animal feed and human food: need, fashion, convenience?
11.45 – 13.00

Chairman
Mario Tredici – Professor, Università degli Studi di Firenze and Vice President, EABA

Keynote Speech
Microalgae in food: state of art and future perspectives
Vincenzo Fogliano – Head of the Department Food Quality & Design, University of Wageningen

Microalgae and Macroalgae as a source of supplements and ingredients for the food industry
Chiara Orsetti – Nutritional Biology

Mass production of spirulina algae in photobioreactors for food applications: the EcoLogic GreenFarm project
Thomas Caltarossa and Giacomo Sampietro – Project Manager EcoLogic GreenFarm

“Microalgae: the new sushi”, from the niche to the mainstream
Andrea Moro – Microalgae culture and applications expert and entrepreneur

14. Algae and industrial chemistry: applications in the field of energy, waste management and beyond
14.00 – 15.15

Chairman
Mario Tredici – Professor, Università degli Studi di Firenze and Vice President, EABA

Panel:
Microalgae and biofuel production: where do we stand? – Experiences in Italy and Europe

FUEL4ME: Future European league for microalgal energy**
Dorinde Kleinegris – Principal Investigator microalgae, Uni Research Bergen

FP7 BIOFAT and H2020 Photofuel Projects
Natascia Biondi – Fixed term reasearcher at Agrofood and Environment Sciences Department, Università degli Studi di Firenze

The depuration of agricultural and farming wastewater

The Microgate project: using microalgae to treat agricultural wastewaters
Elena Ficara – Professor at Civil and Environment Engineering Department, Politecnico di Milano

The project “Il Polo delle Microalghe” – Microalgae for the treatment and exploitation of livestock wastewater and dairy products
Katia Parati – Chief of Aquaculture Sector, Istituto Sperimentale Italiano Lazzaro Spallanzani

Increased production of biomass, biofuels and high value-added products improving photosynthetic efficiency in microalgae cultures: goals and methodologies of Solenalgae project
Matteo Ballottari – Professor Associate of Plant Physiology, Università degli Studi di Verona

** in English with a consecutive translation in Italian

15. Algae makes you healthy and beautiful: applications in wellness and cosmetics
15.30 – 17.00

Chairman
Mario Tredici – Professor, Università degli Studi di Firenze and Vice President, EABA

Microalgae: biological activites relevant for cosmetics
Silvia Buono – Researcher, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Spirulina platensis as a promising source of functional foods for the control of dyslipidemias
Cristina Luceri – Researcher, Università degli Studi di Firenze

Microalgae and Nutraceutics
Fabio Barbato – Researcher, ENEA

Microalgae in cosmetics: emerging source of functional ingredients
Silvia Cenadelli – PhD Researcher, Istituto Sperimentale Italiano Lazzaro Spallanzani

Conclusion by the Chairman