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Friday, September 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM IST
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Victor Menezes Convention Centre 
Infinite Corridor, Academic Section
Mumbai 400076

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Vikram Vishal, PhD, Assistant Professor,Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

Karl Jeffery
Publisher, Carbon Capture Journal



Carbon capture, storage and re-use in India  
How do we get carbon capture, storage and re-use technology implemented in India?

Videos of the talks are online - see links in the agenda below

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Could there be a CO2 capture, storage and utlisation industry in India?

Our conference in Mumbai on Friday Sept 30th explored the current possibilities.


9.10 Inauguration

9.15 Chairman's introduction
Dr. Vikram Vishal, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay co-editor Geologic Carbon Sequestration
-  pros and the cons of various types of geologic storage, including offshore storage
- why government and industry should support more research and development to understand potential for Indian reservoirs
- views about the best way to get carbon capture started in India

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 9.30 Professor Amit Garg, IIM Ahmadabad. Member of the UN body Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (2007); Commemoration by the Prime Minister of India for outstanding contributions to climate change research (2007). Home page

10.30 Coffee

11.00 Dr Ajay Kumar Singh, Sr. Scientist, CSIR - Central Institute of Mine and Fuel Research, Dhanbad, one of the lead authors of the  2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories that was awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2007. LinkedIn Page
Big picture on feasibility of geologic carbon storage in India

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11.30 Thomas Weber, president, Jupiter Oxygen, Chicago Illinois
A Low-Carbon Growth Strategy for India: synergies from Oxy-Combustion, Carbon Capture, and ECBM (Enhanced Coal Bed Methane Recovery)

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[please note - the video of Thomas' talk at the conference is not released due to poor recording quality]

12.00 Professor Amitava Bandyopadhyay, PhD,  Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Calcutta,  Author, "Carbon Capture and Storage CO2 Management Technologies
Co-benefits of carbon capture in flue gas desulphurisation
- What happens when both flue gas desulphurisation and carbon capture technology are required and planned on coal and gas power stations in India
- What are the barriers to implementation

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12.30 - Panel discussion for morning speakers, chaired by 
Prof. T. N. Singh, co-editor Geologic Carbon Sequestration

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1.00 Lunch

1.45 Anand B. Rao, Associate Professor,  Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA), Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay (IITB) Home page

CCS: Is it relevant for India?

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(note: Professor Rao would like to state that views expressed are those of his own and not of his organisation)

2.15 Munish K. Chandel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor,  Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Suitability of CO2 capture technologies for carbon capture and storage in India

2,45 Dr Amit Verma, Assistant Professor, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
Status of CCS in India and its related Policy Framework

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3.15 Ramesh Kumar, team lead, Carbon Clean Solutions
Commercializing CO2 capture for Reuse
How Carbon Clean Solutions is aiming to reduce the cost of carbon capture 

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3.45 Discussion

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4.15 Close

Companies sending delegates include Abhirutu Consultants; CarbonCapture Technologies; CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research; CSIR-NCL Pune; CSIR-NEERI Nagpur; CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad; Embio Ltd; ESSAR OIL LIMITED; Govt of India; Hiro Energy-Tech Ltd; IIT B - Monash Research Academy; Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai; Jawaharlal Nehru University; MITAS; National Aquaculture Group. Saudi Arabia; National Institute of Technology Durgapur, W.B.; PDPU, Gandhinagar; R Analytics; SGS Technologies; Sherubtse College, Royal Govt. of Bhutan; SIT Tumkur; Southern Company; Stelog Limited; TNO; University of Calcutta; University of Delhi.