Confirmed speakers: Raúl Muñoz – University of Valladolid (Spain). Expertise: Algal-bacterial processes for biogas sweetening & upgrading, Biological GHG treatment. Alfons Stams – Wageningen University (Netherlands). Expertise: Microbiology & Environmental Engineering. Luc Malhautier – École des mines d’Alès (France). Expertise: Advanced molecular biology tools, Bioengineering. Umberto Desideri – Università degli Studi di Pisa (Italy). Expertise: Renewable energy systems, Advanced power plants, Fuel cells, Carbon dioxide capture. Theo S. O. Souza – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) Expertise: Biological processes for wastewater treatment, Anaerobic digestion modelling.