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October 2015

Thu. 1 Oct, 2015

Bio4Gasification Autumn Meeting, Umeå, Sweden (Tue. 29 Sep, 2015 10:00 - Thu. 1 Oct, 2015 10:00)

Hi,

Preliminary dates of Bio4Gasification autumn meeting will be on 29-30th September at Umeå.

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Preliminary agenda:

29th September

  1. 30-12.00 Steering group meeting
  2. 00-13.00 Lunch
  3. 00-16.30 Consortium meeting
  4. 00- Dinner

30th September

  1. 30-11.30 Researchers meeting/workshops
  2. 30-12.30 Lunch
  3. 00-16.00 Study visit to Umeå Energi (CHP plant) and Bioendev (torrefaction plant)

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Best regards/ Med Vänlig Hälsning,

Kentaro

Thu. 8 Oct, 2015

Popular Science Talk: Skogen, Sveriges bästa förnybara energikälla, Umeå, Sweden (Thu. 8 Oct, 2015 12:15 - 13:00)

Bio4Energy Scientific Lunch: Bio4Energy - a possibility to improve the forest industry in Sweden

Vetenskapsluncher på Kafé Station

Umeå universitet bjuder in allmänheten till vetenskapsluncher på Kafé Station. Alltid på torsdagar – alltid klockan 12.15. Fri entré. Köp lunch eller fika i god tid. Föredragen tar cirka 20 minuter, efteråt finns tid för frågor.

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Program höstterminen 2015

1/10 Läkemedel och vitaminer för äldre – bra eller rentav farligt? Peter Nordström, geriatrik

8/10 Skogen, Sveriges bästa förnybara energikälla Stellan Marklund, kemi

15/10 Pandemier och tillit. Om lärdomar från svininfluensan Britta Lundgren, etnologi

22/10 Rättsmedicin – inblick i en okänd värld Anders Eriksson, rättsmedicin

2/10 Invandrares integration på arbetsmarknaden Olle Stjernström, geografi och ekonomisk historia

5/11 Kommer klimatförändringar att ge oss ett brunare hav? Agneta Andersson, marin ekologi

12/11 Strukturellt och kulturellt våld: Majoritetssamhällen och urfolk Kristina Sehlin MacNeil, etnologi

19/11 Barns matvanor – behöver vi oroa oss? Maria Waling, kostvetenskap


Mon. 12 Oct, 2015

Thu. 15 Oct, 2015

Scientific seminar: Eco-hydrological optimality explains global patterns in plant hydraulic traits, Umeå, Sweden (Thu. 15 Oct, 2015 16:00 - 17:00)

Scientific seminar: Eco-hydrological optimality explains global patterns in plant hydraulic traits, Umeå, Sweden, by professor Stefano Manzoni – Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University

Fri. 16 Oct, 2015

Research seminar: Proteomics to Understand & Alter Plant Biomass Composition, Umeå, Sweden (Fri. 16 Oct, 2015 12:00 - 13:00)

Simon Hawkins from the University of Lille will give a seminar on Friday 16th October at 10:00 in room KB3B3 on his current work on proteomics and hemi-cellulose on flax to understand and alter plant biomass composition.

Thesis Defence: Cellular Aspects of Lignin Biosynthesis in Xylem Vessels of Zinnia and Arabidopsis, Umeå, Sweden (Fri. 16 Oct, 2015 15:00 - 16:00)

Thesis Defence: Cellular Aspects of Lignin Biosynthesis in Xylem Vessels of Zinnia and Arabidopsis, Umeå, Sweden

Tue. 20 Oct, 2015

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, Helsinki, Finland (Tue. 20 Oct, 2015 11:00 - Thu. 22 Oct, 2015 19:00)

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, Helsinki, Finland, October 20 - 22, 2015

Wed. 21 Oct, 2015

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, Helsinki, Finland (Tue. 20 Oct, 2015 11:00 - Thu. 22 Oct, 2015 19:00)

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, Helsinki, Finland, October 20 - 22, 2015

Conference: Toward a Sustainable Bioeconomy, Barcelona, Spain (Wed. 21 Oct, 2015 6:00 - Sat. 24 Oct, 2015 6:00)

Programme

The conference will take place on 21-23 October 2015.

Wednesday 21 October - the science day

The science day of the conference focuses on scientific methods and assessments which can help achieve these goals.

The scientific sessions at the conference are:

  1. Transition towards bioeconomy: changing production systems and consumption patterns
  2. Innovative climate change mitigation strategies for the forest-based sector
  3. Assessing sustainability in forestry, agriculture and related bioenergy systems
  4. Optimal forest operations for a sustainable biomass supply
  5. Environmental challenges for the bioeconomy
  6. Economic and social challenges for the bioeconomy

Thursday 22 October - the science-policy-practice day

The science-policy-practice day includes workshops which bring together scientists with invited policy makers and industry representatives to discuss and exchange information on the implementation challenges of a sustainable bioeconomy. These interactive sessions will contribute towards developing science-based decision support for policy and practice.

Friday 23 October - the solutions day

The solutions day will discuss the compelling solutions from the previous sessions, and formulate key messages and recommendations for stakeholders from policy and practice to be published immediately following the conference.

Thu. 22 Oct, 2015

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, Helsinki, Finland (Tue. 20 Oct, 2015 11:00 - Thu. 22 Oct, 2015 19:00)

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference, Helsinki, Finland, October 20 - 22, 2015

Conference: Toward a Sustainable Bioeconomy, Barcelona, Spain (Wed. 21 Oct, 2015 6:00 - Sat. 24 Oct, 2015 6:00)

Programme

The conference will take place on 21-23 October 2015.

Wednesday 21 October - the science day

The science day of the conference focuses on scientific methods and assessments which can help achieve these goals.

The scientific sessions at the conference are:

  1. Transition towards bioeconomy: changing production systems and consumption patterns
  2. Innovative climate change mitigation strategies for the forest-based sector
  3. Assessing sustainability in forestry, agriculture and related bioenergy systems
  4. Optimal forest operations for a sustainable biomass supply
  5. Environmental challenges for the bioeconomy
  6. Economic and social challenges for the bioeconomy

Thursday 22 October - the science-policy-practice day

The science-policy-practice day includes workshops which bring together scientists with invited policy makers and industry representatives to discuss and exchange information on the implementation challenges of a sustainable bioeconomy. These interactive sessions will contribute towards developing science-based decision support for policy and practice.

Friday 23 October - the solutions day

The solutions day will discuss the compelling solutions from the previous sessions, and formulate key messages and recommendations for stakeholders from policy and practice to be published immediately following the conference.

Fri. 23 Oct, 2015

Conference: Toward a Sustainable Bioeconomy, Barcelona, Spain (Wed. 21 Oct, 2015 6:00 - Sat. 24 Oct, 2015 6:00)

Programme

The conference will take place on 21-23 October 2015.

Wednesday 21 October - the science day

The science day of the conference focuses on scientific methods and assessments which can help achieve these goals.

The scientific sessions at the conference are:

  1. Transition towards bioeconomy: changing production systems and consumption patterns
  2. Innovative climate change mitigation strategies for the forest-based sector
  3. Assessing sustainability in forestry, agriculture and related bioenergy systems
  4. Optimal forest operations for a sustainable biomass supply
  5. Environmental challenges for the bioeconomy
  6. Economic and social challenges for the bioeconomy

Thursday 22 October - the science-policy-practice day

The science-policy-practice day includes workshops which bring together scientists with invited policy makers and industry representatives to discuss and exchange information on the implementation challenges of a sustainable bioeconomy. These interactive sessions will contribute towards developing science-based decision support for policy and practice.

Friday 23 October - the solutions day

The solutions day will discuss the compelling solutions from the previous sessions, and formulate key messages and recommendations for stakeholders from policy and practice to be published immediately following the conference.

Sat. 24 Oct, 2015

Conference: Toward a Sustainable Bioeconomy, Barcelona, Spain (Wed. 21 Oct, 2015 6:00 - Sat. 24 Oct, 2015 6:00)

Programme

The conference will take place on 21-23 October 2015.

Wednesday 21 October - the science day

The science day of the conference focuses on scientific methods and assessments which can help achieve these goals.

The scientific sessions at the conference are:

  1. Transition towards bioeconomy: changing production systems and consumption patterns
  2. Innovative climate change mitigation strategies for the forest-based sector
  3. Assessing sustainability in forestry, agriculture and related bioenergy systems
  4. Optimal forest operations for a sustainable biomass supply
  5. Environmental challenges for the bioeconomy
  6. Economic and social challenges for the bioeconomy

Thursday 22 October - the science-policy-practice day

The science-policy-practice day includes workshops which bring together scientists with invited policy makers and industry representatives to discuss and exchange information on the implementation challenges of a sustainable bioeconomy. These interactive sessions will contribute towards developing science-based decision support for policy and practice.

Friday 23 October - the solutions day

The solutions day will discuss the compelling solutions from the previous sessions, and formulate key messages and recommendations for stakeholders from policy and practice to be published immediately following the conference.

Tue. 27 Oct, 2015

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, Brussels, Belgium (Tue. 27 Oct, 2015 9:00 - Fri. 30 Oct, 2015 9:00)

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy

Session Focus: Is the chemical industry catching up with biobased?

 

Led by CEFIC this discussion with large chemical players will explore their views on the future for biobased and chemistry and includes the following speakers:

Biobased differentiation in times of barrel price volatility - Francois Monnet, Exec. VP, Renewable Chemistry Director, Solvay
Bioeconomy - meeting changing consumer needs - Dr Henrike Gebhardt, Senior Project Manager Bioeconomy Corporate Innovation Strategy & Management, Evonik Industries AG

Forest-based chemicals for polymer materials - Dr. Stefan Lundmark, Innovation Director, Perstorp AB

  View of DG Grow - Reinhard Buescher, Head of Unit Chemicals Industry at DG Grow

Wed. 28 Oct, 2015

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, Brussels, Belgium (Tue. 27 Oct, 2015 9:00 - Fri. 30 Oct, 2015 9:00)

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy

Session Focus: Is the chemical industry catching up with biobased?

 

Led by CEFIC this discussion with large chemical players will explore their views on the future for biobased and chemistry and includes the following speakers:

Biobased differentiation in times of barrel price volatility - Francois Monnet, Exec. VP, Renewable Chemistry Director, Solvay
Bioeconomy - meeting changing consumer needs - Dr Henrike Gebhardt, Senior Project Manager Bioeconomy Corporate Innovation Strategy & Management, Evonik Industries AG

Forest-based chemicals for polymer materials - Dr. Stefan Lundmark, Innovation Director, Perstorp AB

  View of DG Grow - Reinhard Buescher, Head of Unit Chemicals Industry at DG Grow

Thu. 29 Oct, 2015

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, Brussels, Belgium (Tue. 27 Oct, 2015 9:00 - Fri. 30 Oct, 2015 9:00)

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy

Session Focus: Is the chemical industry catching up with biobased?

 

Led by CEFIC this discussion with large chemical players will explore their views on the future for biobased and chemistry and includes the following speakers:

Biobased differentiation in times of barrel price volatility - Francois Monnet, Exec. VP, Renewable Chemistry Director, Solvay
Bioeconomy - meeting changing consumer needs - Dr Henrike Gebhardt, Senior Project Manager Bioeconomy Corporate Innovation Strategy & Management, Evonik Industries AG

Forest-based chemicals for polymer materials - Dr. Stefan Lundmark, Innovation Director, Perstorp AB

  View of DG Grow - Reinhard Buescher, Head of Unit Chemicals Industry at DG Grow

Fri. 30 Oct, 2015

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, Brussels, Belgium (Tue. 27 Oct, 2015 9:00 - Fri. 30 Oct, 2015 9:00)

European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy

Session Focus: Is the chemical industry catching up with biobased?

 

Led by CEFIC this discussion with large chemical players will explore their views on the future for biobased and chemistry and includes the following speakers:

Biobased differentiation in times of barrel price volatility - Francois Monnet, Exec. VP, Renewable Chemistry Director, Solvay
Bioeconomy - meeting changing consumer needs - Dr Henrike Gebhardt, Senior Project Manager Bioeconomy Corporate Innovation Strategy & Management, Evonik Industries AG

Forest-based chemicals for polymer materials - Dr. Stefan Lundmark, Innovation Director, Perstorp AB

  View of DG Grow - Reinhard Buescher, Head of Unit Chemicals Industry at DG Grow

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