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NWBC 2018 | Helsinki, Finland | October 23-25 2018

October 23, 2018 - October 25, 2018

€350 – €900

NWBC 2018 – 8TH NORDIC WOOD BIOREFINERY CONFERENCE

The next Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference will be held at Scandic Marina Congress Center in Helsinki, Finland on October 23-25 2018.

EXCLUSIVE SIDE EVENT
VISIT TO ST1 KAJAANI CELLUNOLIX® PLANT
OCT 22 2018

NWBC 2018 – 8th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference participants have a unique opportunity to visit the biorefinery of St1 Renewable Energy Oy in Kajaani.

Kajaani Cellunolix® plant is the first in the world utilizing residues of softwood in ethanol production in commercial scale. Find more information of the biorefinery & side event itinerary HERE

Registration open for the side event until 23.7.2018. from HERE

In all enquiries regarding the side event please contact NWBC2018(@)vtt.fi.

PILOTS4U WORKSHOP:
EQUIPPING EUROPE FOR BIOBASED INNOVATION

October 22nd 2018 this interactive workshop will gather together industry, researchers and experts from pilot plants to discuss the state of the open-access pilot infrastructure for the European bioeconomy. The workshop will also examine the different opportunities to improve service delivery and interconnection between open-access facilities.

If you have brought, or you are looking to bring a bio-based, biorefinery or biotechnology innovation process towards commercialisation, please register for our workshop! Read more here. Read more here.

Registration for Horizon scan workshop is open. REGISTER HERE

In all enquiries regarding the side event please contact NWBC2018(@)vtt.fi.

CALL FOR PAPERS

The contributions are expected to address scientific discovery, product and process technology developments and innovations in the value chains for Nordic wood biorefineries. More specifically the topics of the call for papers are:

  • Policies
  • Markets
  • Sustainability
  • Wood and side-stream conversion technologies
  • Chemical and material products from wood components
  • Technical and economic feasibility
  • Industrial experiences

Submission and acceptance of abstracts and papers:

Abstract submission is closed.

9th September, 2018 Submission of manuscripts to preprint
Guidelines for preparation of manuscripts (oral and poster presentations) to NWBC 2018 proceedings book.

Poster Info
The only guideline is the poster size (A0) and orientation (vertical). Other than that you are free to design your posters layout the way you like. All you need to bring is your poster (you need to print it yourself). There will be available the attachment pins (small needles) and the poster stands (hard boards in stands), onto which the paper posters are to be mounted by the poster presenter. One stand will be for two posters (one poster per side).

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Name & Affiliation

  • Prof. James Clark University of York, UK
  • Prof. Claudia Crestini Tor Vergata University, Italy
  • Dr. Alex Berg University of Concepción, Chile
  • Dr. Marzouk Benali Natural Resources Canada, Canada
  • Prof. Adriaan van Heiningen The University of Maine, USA
  • Dr. Klaus Niemelä VTT, Finland Honorary Member
  • Dr. Kristiina Kruus VTT, Finland
  • Dr. Peter Axegård RISE Bioeconomy, Sweden Honorary Member
  • MSc. Chem Eng. Per Tomani RISE Bioeconomy, Sweden
  • Dr. Elspeth MacRae Scion, New Zealand
  • Dr. Niklas von Weymarn Metsä Fibre, Finland
  • M.Sc. Mikael Hannus Stora Enso, Finland

 

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Details

Start:
October 23, 2018
End:
October 25, 2018
Cost:
€350 – €900
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Website:
http://bioeconomy.vtt.fi

Venue

Scandic Marina Congress Center
Katajanokanlaituri 6
Helsinki, 00160 Finland
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Phone:
+358 9 166 61
Website:
http://www.marinacongresscenter.com/en

Organizers

VTT, Finland
RISE, Sweden
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