Wed, 06/23/2010 - 15:00
09/17/2010 - 15:13

February 2, 2010:  Funding for the Biomaterials and Chemicals Strategic Research Network is officially announced by Industry Minister Tony Clement. http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Media-Media/NewsRelease-CommuniqueDePresse_...

Wed, 11/17/2010 (All day) - Thu, 11/18/2010 (All day)
10/07/2010 - 08:42

Conference on Chemicals from Lignin, Toronto ON (more details to follow).

Tue, 01/11/2011 (All day)
10/07/2010 - 08:38

Board of Directors meeting at NRC Institute for Chemical Process and Environmental Technology, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON

Tue, 03/22/2011 - 15:18 - Thu, 03/24/2011 - 15:18
03/01/2011 - 15:22

The 3rd Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference will be held March 22-24, 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden. Further details are available on the conference web site.

Sun, 03/27/2011 - 15:22 - Thu, 03/31/2011 - 15:22
03/01/2011 - 15:35

The ACS Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division is sponsoring two sessions related to lignin at the ACS Spring meeting in Anaheim CA: "New Lignin-Based Materials" and "New Approaches to Lignin as a Chemical Feedstock".

Tue, 04/26/2011 - 16:55 - Wed, 04/27/2011 - 16:55
03/01/2011 - 17:06

The conference will be held at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay Ontario and is sponsored by the Canadian Bioenergy Association (CanBio), the Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bioeconomy (CRIBE) and the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. The technical program and other information is available at the conference web site.

Wed, 05/11/2011 - 14:53 - Fri, 05/13/2011 - 14:53
03/01/2011 - 15:15

Lignoworks 1st Annual General Meeting will be held May 11-13 at the Hockley Valley Resort in Orangeville, Ontario. The meeting will emphasize presentations by the graduate students in the Network. A Board of Directors meeting will be held as part of the AGM, on May 13.

Thu, 06/02/2011 - 14:54 - Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:54
06/02/2011 - 14:58

The 1st International Congress on Catalysis for Biorefineries will take place October 2 - 5, 2011 in Torremolinos, Spain. More information on the Scientific Program is available at the Congress web site.

Mon, 06/06/2011 - 16:10 - Fri, 07/15/2011 - 16:10
06/06/2011 - 16:13

The workshop will start with an overview of the challenges and opportunities for nanotechnology in general and nanofibre technology in specific. This will be followed by three sessions covering challenges and opportunities of nanofibre technology in energy and electronics, environmental & biomaterials, and health care & biomedical devices. The last day of the workshop will include a session on the manufacturing technology of nanofibres featuring nanofibre spinning machine manufacturers. The workshop will conclude with a planning session that establishes a Canada unique R&D blue-print to over comes the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities provided by nanofibre technology.

For further information about the workshop contact Professor Frank Ko at frnk.ko@ubc.ca

Wed, 06/08/2011 - 15:37 - Fri, 06/10/2011 - 15:37
03/01/2011 - 15:42

The 16th International Symposium on Wood, Fibre and Pulping Chemistry will take place in Tianjin, China, June 8-10, 2011.

Wed, 06/29/2011 - 13:31 - Sat, 10/01/2011 - 13:31
06/29/2011 - 13:37

International Conference on Thermochemical Conversion Science, September 28-30, 2011, Chicago USA.

Agenda and registration information is available at the conference web site.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 15:15 - Wed, 10/17/2012 - 15:15
10/06/2011 - 15:32

To be held in Fukuoka (Acros Fukuoka), Japan

 Please find the Symposium details @ http://www.congre.co.jp/lignobiotech-2/

Tue, 10/25/2011 - 21:31 - Sat, 10/27/2012 - 21:31
10/25/2011 - 21:40

The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference will occur October 23 - 26, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland.

The conference will feature papers on the following topics:

Industrial wood biorefining projects, including pulp mill modifications

  • Emerging new wood biorefineries and biorefinery products
  • Key research programmes and projects
  • Socio-economic aspects of wood biorefining
  • Policy issues relevant to biorefining
  • Market aspects

Information on the deadlines is available at the conference web site.

Mon, 11/14/2011 - 16:03 - Wed, 05/16/2012 - 00:00
11/14/2011 - 16:07

The Biorefining Research Initiative (BRI) at Lakehead University is pleased to announce the Biofor Conference, a new international forum for those working or interested in the emerging bio-industry and bio-economy.

Deadline for abstract submission: November 30, 2012.

Further information is available at the conference web site.

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 21:00 - Sat, 02/25/2012 - 21:00
12/12/2011 - 21:05

The International Conference on Bio-based Materials and Composites will take place February 22 - 24, 2012 in Marrakech, Morocco. Details are available at the conference web site.

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 15:35 - Mon, 02/06/2012 - 15:35
01/12/2012 - 15:47

The annual meeting of the Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC) will take place January 30 - February 3, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. Prominent in the program are symposia on the Forest Biorefinery, including a joint symposium with CRIBIQ, an organization that promotes and funds research on industrial bioprocesses in Quebec.

 

Program details are available at the conference web site.

Thu, 04/12/2012 - 15:11 - Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:11
04/12/2012 - 15:28

LIgnoworks will hold it's 2nd Annual General Meeting on May 2 - 4, 2012, at Whistler, BC.

This will be our premier opportunity for Network Investigators to interact with each other and with the Industrial Partners.

Part of Lignoworks mandate is to train the next generation of scientists who will carry these new biorefinery technologies to industry. To fulfill this mandate, the AGM will also include training for our graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in soft skills such as writing, presentation and entrepreneurship that will be given by Mitacs.

Tue, 07/31/2012 - 19:24 - Mon, 02/11/2013 - 19:24
07/31/2012 - 19:31

The Third International Forest Biorefinery Symposium will be held in conjunction with Paper Week Canada February 3 - 4, 2013 in Montreal.

The purpose of the symposium is to offer to the professionals and scientists working in the field of pulp and paper, biofuels and biochemicals industries in Canada and abroad, a platform for the presentation of recent advancements and technological breakthroughs.

Proposals for communications from industry, academia and governments are welcome.

Please send your abstract of 300 words maximum before September 3, 2012 to m.marinova@polymtl.ca

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 20:32 - Sun, 06/16/2013 - 20:32
08/31/2012 - 20:41

The 2013 International Symposium on Wood Fibre and Pulping Chemistry will be held in Vancouver,British Columbia, June 12 - 14.

A pre-symposium on production and applications of nanocrystalline cellulose will be held in Victoria, British Columbia on June 9 - 10.

The deadline for abstract submission is October 1, 2012.

Further information is available at the conference web site.

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 19:17 - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 19:17
03/13/2013 - 19:22

A Call for Papers for the 5th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference has been made. The NWBC is the leading conference to focus on wood-based biorefinery technology. The conference will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, March 25-27, 2014. Deadlines for abstract submissions are September 2, 2013 for oral presentations and November 4, 2013 for poster presentations. More information is available at the conference website.

Thu, 07/31/2014 (All day) - Sun, 08/31/2014 (All day)
07/31/2014 - 20:11

A conference on lignin biosynthesis and utilization will occur at the Umea Plant Centre in Umea Sweden August 24 - 28, 2014. Further information is available at the conference web site.