The Forest Biorefinery Summit is accepting submissions for oral and poster presentations. This international gathering attracts key players from the forest, bioeconomy and chemical sectors , as well as representatives from governments, academia and research institutes.
The Forest Biorefinery Summit is held in conjunction with PaperWeek Canada, a conference and trade show hosted by PAPTAC. It will take place during the week of February 2-5, 2015, at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal.
Organized by an international committee, the summit will feature:
- Oral presentations by industry experts;
- A panel on market access for forest-based bioproducts and biomaterials;
- Keynote presentations;
- A poster session as part of a networking event.
Abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations will be accepted until September 29, 2014. Please send an abstract of 300 words maximum to Mariya Marinova at email@example.com. Topics of interest for submission include: biorefinery resources and supply chain; biorefining technologies; bioproducts and biomaterials; market perspectives; sustainability of the forest biorefinery; building links between the forest and the chemical industry.
The organizing committee for the Summit consists of Mariya Marinova (Polytechnique Montréal), Peter Axegård (Innventia - Sweden), Marzouk Benali (Natural Resources Canada), Lyle Biglow (Tembec), Tom Browne (FPInnovations), Jamal Chaouki (Polytechnique Montreal),
Adriaan van Heiningen (University of Maine - USA).