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8th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference
– NWBC 2018



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WELCOME to NWBC 2018 - 8th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

Dear colleagues,

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

More details about the conference will be available soon!

Regards,

Eemeli Hytönen, Chairman of the NWBC 2018 Organising Committee


PROUDLY PRESENTING OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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IT´S TIME TO DE-FOSSILISE OUR ECONOMY

Bernard de Galembert

Innovation and Bioeconomy Director
CEPI - Confederation of European Paper Industries



 

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FORESTS: DEALING WITH DESIRE AND GREED IN A TRANSFORMING ENVIRONMENT

Berry Wiersum

Chief Executive Officer
Sappi Europe









 

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WOODY BIOMASS AS A SUSTAINABLE FEEDSTOCK FOR BIOBASED CHEMICALS

James Clark

Professor (Department of Chemistry)
Director of Green Chemistry Centre
University of York







 

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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:

15th February, 2018     Submission of abstracts for oral presentation
15th March, 2018
        Notification of acceptance for oral presentation
29th March, 2018
        Submission of abstracts for poster presentation
30th April, 2018
          Notification of acceptance for poster presentation
9th September, 2018
   Submission of manuscripts to preprint

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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
Dr.    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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Map

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The conference venue

The conference venue will be Scandic Marina Congress Center in Helsinki City Centre.

Marina Congress Center has a fantastic location in Helsinki city centre by the sea in Katajanokka, just a couple of minutes walk from Kauppatori market square and a short walk from Helsinki railway station.

Address Katajanokanlaituri 6, 00160 Helsinki
 

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Organisers and previous NWBC events

NWBC is organised by VTT, Finland and RISE, Sweden

Previous events have attracted participants from over 30 countries and there have always been more than 200 participants. Below you can find links to previous NWBC event programs and proceedings.

NWBC 2008, Stockholm    Program
NWBC 2009, Helsinki         Program
NWBC 2011, Stockholm    Program, Oral presentations & Posters
NWBC 2012, Helsinki         Program, Proceedings
NWBC 2014, Stockholm    Program
NWBC 2015, Helsinki         Program, Event page, Proceedings
NWBC 2017, Stockholm
    Program, Event page

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CONTACT INFORMATION

NWBC2018 Organising committee:
Eemeli Hytönen, Principal Scientist
John Kettle, Vice President, Sales and business development
Jessica Vepsäläinen, Assistant

Email address: NWBC2018@vtt.fi