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Montemagno keynotes conference on nanotechnology for forest products


February 19, 2009
By Pulp & Paper Canada

“Unlocking the Potential of Nano-Enabled Biomaterials” will be the theme of the 2009 International Conf…

“Unlocking the Potential of Nano-Enabled Biomaterials” will be the theme of the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry, which will be held June 23-26, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta.

Dr. Carlo Montemagno, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Cincinnati, will make a keynote presentation, “Nano-Enabled Biomaterials for Sustainable Living,” on Thursday, June 25. 

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In addition to Dr. Montemagno’s presentation, the Conference’s technical program will include more than 40 presentations focusing on: manufacture and characterization of nanostructured cellulose; managing environmental risks and concerns; nanocomposites; global challenges; nanotechnology and paper; novel nanotechnology applications; cellulose nanofiber synthesis; emerging markets; nanoscale characterization.

This internationally known event brings together leading researchers, industry experts, government representatives, and other stakeholders. More details are available at www.tappi.org/09nano.


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