15 - 17 June 2022
Zurich & Dübendorf, Switzerland

Vehicle Display


15 June

Zunfthaus zur Saffran
Limmatquai 54, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

Workshops & Welcome

09.00-12.00 Board of Directors meeting
13.00-16.00 DME Fundamentals Masterclass
16.30-18.00 LPG-DME Blends Workshop
18.30-20.00 Welcome reception

16 June

Überlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland


07.30-08.30 Conference registration
08.30-17.30 Conference
17.30-18.30 Vehicle display
19.00-21.00 Reception and gala dinner

17 June

Empa & FPT Industrial Research & Development Center
8600 Dübendorf & 9320 Arbon, Switzerland

Conference & Site Visits
Dübendorf & Arbon

07.30 - 08.30 Conference registration
08.30 - 12.00 Conference
13.00 - 14.00 Site Visit 1: Empa Laboratories
15.00 - 17.00 Site Visit 2: FPT Industrial

Conference Program

Collaboration | Strategic Industry Perspectives

Accelerating the Use of DME in the LPG Industry
Soren Jacobsen
Chief Executive Officer
Solving Global Challenges through Innovation and Collaboration
Rebecca Boudreaux
President & Chief Executive Office
Oberon Fuels
The Technical & Strategic Foundations to Current Developments
Theo Fleisch
Chairman Emeritus
International DME Association
Methanol's Role in the Low Carbon Economy Transition
Greg Dolan
Chief Executive Officer
Methanol Institute
Facilitating the Transition to a Low Carbon Energy System with rDME
Yotaro Ohno
Director General
Japan DME Association
Perspectives on Fuels for Long-Distance Heavy-Duty Transport
Fabian Bilger
Deputy Director
Avenergy Suisse
Strategic Commecial & Policy Drivers for rDME
Ben Iosefa
Chairman Emeritus
International DME Association

Commercialization | Supply & Applications

rDME Potential in Industrial Applications: A View from Scandinavia
Thomas Edvardsen
Managing Director
Flogas Scandinavia
Delivering Blended Product to the North American Market
Douglas Dagan
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Renewable Energy
Suburban Propane

DME Production & Market Development in the Caribbean & Latin America
Donna Ramjattan
Commercial Analyst
NGC Petrochemicals
Commercial Production of DME, rDME and Hydrogen in Asia
Wonjun Cho
Chief Executive Officer
Bio Friends

Renewable DME: Enabling the Energy Transition in North America and Beyond
Cinch Munson
Vice President, Commercial Development
Oberon Fuels
Advancing Energy Together with Decentralised, Community-Scale rDME Production
Rebecca Groen
Director Sustainable Fuels
SHV Energy
Demonstrating rDME Production & Applications in India for Transport, Agriculture & Domestic Use
Anand Apte
Green Futures

Sustainable Mobility | Light-, Medium- & Heavy-Duty Diesel & Autogas Applications

Philip Scarth
Head of Open Innovation
FPT Industrial
Christian Bach
Head of Laboratory
Automotive Powertrain Technologies
Patrik Soltic
Leader Powertrain R&D
rDME as a Key for Efficient and Ultra-Low Emission Heavy Duty Missions
Daniel Klein
Senior Engineer - Powertrain Products Engineering
FPT Powertrain Technologies
DME & DME Blends - Sustainable Fuels for Transport Applications
Werner Willems
Technical Expert - Sustainable Fuels Research
Ford Motor Company
The State of the Art in DME Medium-Duty Diesel Vehicles in South Korea
Ock Taeck Lim
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering
University of Ulsan

Production | Pathways & Process Technology

Converting Renewable & Recycled Carbon Feedstock into rDME
Kamal Kalsi
Chief Executive Officer
KEW Technology
Enabling Technologies for rDME, eFuel and Carbon Reduction Objectives
Anders Olsen
Managing Director, Europe
Haldor Topsoe
Hydrogen & PtX Technologies as a Matchmaker for the Energy Transition
Ouda Salem
Head of Group Power to Liquids
Hydrogen Technologies
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

CO2 Utilisation for DME Production via 3D Printed Reactor and Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technologies
Vesna Middelkoop
Project Coordinator

Direct CO2-to-rDME Conversion
Roman Bublik
Head of Business Development

Regulation | Policy, Legislation & Specifications

Impacts of the European "Fit-for-55" Package on the Development of eFuels
Ralf Diemer
Managing Director
eFuel Alliance
European DME Standardisation Update
Klaus Lucka
Managing Director

Optional Sessions

Expertise, Education & Insight

Optional Session 1
Fundamentals Masterclass

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Optional Session 2
LPG-DME Blends Workshop

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Optional Session 3
Site Visits

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