Cellulose Valley Launches its 1st webinar « Cellulose Science »

Cellulose Valley Chair is organizing its 1st Webinar on cellulose science. It will take place on December 6 from 1:30 to 5:30 pm. This international event is free and accessible online. Several speakers will present the applications of cellulose in different fields.

Program

Part I : Multiple types of cellulose

• Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) : characteristics, production and potential application – Eduardo ESPINOSA
BioPren – University of Cordoba (Spain)
• What are Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) ? – Gilberto SIQUEIRA
Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Switzerland)
• What is Bacterial cellulose ? – Carmen FREIRE
CICECO – University of Aveiro (Portugal)

Part II : Multiple cellulose characterizations

• Cellulose characterization techniques – Benoit DUCHEMIN
Université du Havre (France)
• Surface analysis and modification of cellulose – Wim THIELEMANS
KU Leuven (Belgium)
• NMR characterization for cellulosic materials – Alistair KING
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Finland)

Part III: Multiple cellulose applications

• Various application of nanocellulose in packaging – Heli KANGAS
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Finland)
• Paper for barrier properties – Martti TOIVAKA
Abo Akademi University (Finland)
• Thermoformed Cellulosic Pulp Packaging – Tarik JABRANE
Cégep de Trois-Rivières (Canada)
• Cellulose for high added-value products – Orlando ROJAS
The University of British Columbia (Canada)

Registration

If you are interested in learning more about cellulose science, please register by filling out the following form. A Zoom link will be sent to you by e-mail. We are waiting for you !

Link to the webinar

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