Energy Breakfast | Take-Off Time for Biofuels: A Sustainable Future for Aviation?

Do biofuels represent the only realistic prospect for decarbonizing aviation?

This event will highlight Finnair’s experience of using biofuels, together with Neste their primary fuel supplier, and link this to Aalto’s existing and foreseen research in the use of biofuels in different applications.



08:00 Breakfast is served
08:15 Introduction & Welcome
Yrjö Neuvo | Chair, Aalto Energy Platform
Sam Cross | Manager, Aalto Energy Platform
08:20 The Research Group of Energy Conversion – the Importance of Scientific Support for Sustainable Future
Martti LarmiProfessor, Department of Mechanical Engineering | Aalto University
08:40 Sustainability in the Air
Arja SuominenSVP, Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility | Finnair
09:00 Neste Aviation Solutions
Kati SandbergSenior Associate, Aviation Fuels | Neste
09:20 The End-Use Performance of Sustainable Fuels, Current Accomplishments, and Future Scope
Yuri KroyanDoctoral candidate, Department of Mechanical Engineering | Aalto University
09.40 Discussion: What are the challenges and opportunities for using biofuels in aviation?
  • Technical issues
  • Economic issues
  • Regulatory issues
  • Decarbonization outcomes – what are alternatives to biofuels?
10:00 End


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