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Focus Areas

  1. Biocomposites and Green Composites

  2. Bioplastics for Durable Applications

  3. Modern Biorefinery

  4. Sustainable Materials for Manufacturing

  5. Bioeconomy & Policy Development


Areas of Interest

  • Bioplastics for durable uses

  • Supply chain and logistics of natural fibres

    • Agricultural fibres
    • Wood fibres
    • Agri-residues
    • Perennial grasses
  • Biocomposites

    • Natural fibre composites with petro-based polymers
    • Synthetic fibre composites  with renewable resource-based bioplastics
  • Green Composites

    • Natural fibre composites with renewable resource-based bioplastics
  • Biobased polymer blends and their biocomposites

  • Plant oil-based bioresins, their blends and biocomposites

    • Sustainable manufacturing
    • Biobased material uses in transportation, building, packaging and consumer products
  • Current developments in nanocellulose and lignin-based carbon fibres

  • Compostability and biodegradability

  • Economic, social and environmental issues for sustainable development

  • Biobased materials that work

    • Applications and prototyping
  • Improved utilization of lignin, glycerol, DDG(S), carbon dioxide, biochars, hemicelluloses and proteineous oil seeds

  • Integrated biorefinery & forest biorefinery

  • Life cycle analysis of biobased products

  • Creating policies to boost biomaterial adoption

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission: CLOSED
  • Registration for presenters: March 21, 2014
  • Early Registration Rates: April 20, 2014 **Extended!
  • Manuscript Submission: May 24 until June 30, 2014


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