- Conference Information

The International Symposium on Alcohol Fuels (ISAF) is a non-profit international organization which gathers together specialists, technologists, executives and technical experts from alcohol, alcohol fuels, methanol, ethers and bio-fuel industries. It is one of the oldest world-wide conferences on alcohol fuels as an alternative fossil fuels, 1st and 2nd generation biofuels, anaerobic digestion, power generation, emission and sustainable issues. It has been held successively every 2 years.

Theme Sustainable Alcohol Fuels Promoting Mobility and Climate Stabilization
Date March 10 ~ 14, 2015
Venue KDJ Convention Center in Gwangju, Korea
Official Language English
Hosted by Chonnam National University (CNU)
Korean Society of Automotive Engineers (KSAE)
Organized by Automobile Research Center (ARC)
  • 1. Production technology for sustainable first and second generation alcohol fuels
    • - Innovative, energy efficient and sustainable 1st generation alcohol fuels production
    • - Pretreatment and conversion of lignocellulosic and algal biomass
    • - Biomass derived hydrocarbons and biorefineries
  • 2. Sustainable oxygenated biofuels
    • - Bioethanol, methanol, bio-butanol, biodiesel, pyrolysis oil technology, Bio-DME
  • 3. Alcohols and other biofuels for transport
    • - Fuel consumption, power and emission for transportation fuels (ground transportation, aviation)
    • - Fuel additives, alcohol-fossil dual fuel technologies
    • - Impact on lubrication and engine oil durability
    • - Hydrogen production from biofuels for transport application
    • - After-treatment system
  • 4. Environmental impact of alcohol fuels
    • - Emissions of controlled substances, CO2 other GHG emissions, catalysts
    • - Effects of alcohol on the corrosion of materials
  • 5. Strategies, policies, barriers and markets
    • - Biofuels/biochemicals economics and commercialization
  • 6. IEA group meeting
    • - Liquid Bio-fuels
    • - AMF (Advanced Motors Fuels)
Others A free ticket for SWEET 2015 provided to the Participants who completed registration.
* SWEET 2015 : March 11~13, KDJ Convention Center

* At the 21st ISAF, IEA members are those who attend representatively at the Task 39(biofuels) or AMF(advanced motor
fuels) during the conference (Caution: They do NOT include any laboratory members or students working with the IEA
members of Task 39 and AMF).