Programme

Key Note speakers

Day 1 Professor Thomas Rosenau, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Day 2 Denis Sens, Tech Service and Develop Manager, Tembec, France

Workshop programme.

15 November

08:15 -08:55 Registration and coffee

08:55-09:10 Welcome and introduction

Ulf Germgård, Karlstad University, Sweden

Ola Sundman, Umeå University, Sweden

Kristina Elg Christoffersson, Domsjö Fabriker AB, Sweden

09:10-09:40 Celluloses I and II-Some news from an old polymer

Invited speaker: Thomas Rosenau, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

Session 1: Cellulose dissolution

Moderator: Thomas Heinze, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

09:40-10:00 Dissolution mechanism of cellulose in tetrabutylammonium acetate/dimethyl sulfoxide

Tobias Köhnke, Swerea IVF, Sweden

10:00-10:20 Impact of non-solvents in the tetrabutylammonium acetate:dimethylsulfoxide-cellulose system

Jenny Bengtsson, Swerea IVF, Sweden

10.20-10.50 Coffee

Session 2: Cellulose chemistry and derivatives

Moderator: Patrick Navard, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, France

 10:50-11:10 Homogeneous modification of cellulose in the new solvent triethyloctylammonium chloride in combination with organic liquids.

Christian Achtel, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

11:10-11:30 Cellulose carbonates: A Platform for Promising Biopolymer Derivatives.with Multifunctional Capabilities

Thomas Heinze, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

11:30-11:50 Cellulose derivatisation – tuning and analysing the degree of substitution.  

Ute Henniges, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Austria

11:50-13:10 Lunch + posters

Session 3: Spinning of cellulosic fibres

Moderator: Ola Sundman, Umeå University, Sweden

13:10-13:30 Activation of dissolving cellulose pulp

Diana Carolina Albán Reyes, Umeå University, Sweden

13:30-13:50 Novel cellulose based fibre and fibril yarns

Marianna Vehviläinen, VTT, Finland

Session 4: Cellulose structures and composites

Moderator: Kristina Elg Christoffersson, Domsjö Fabriker AB, Sweden

13:50-14:10 Cellulose Model Probes for Unravelling the Swelling Behavior of Wood Fibres.

Pernilla Karlsson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

14:10-14:30 Changes in the supra-molecular structure of cellulose I during TEMPO-oxidation. Bringing together NMR, MD, and XRD results

Tomas Larsson, Innventia AB, Sweden

14:30-15:50 Posters + Coffee

15:50-16:10 All-cellulose composites via short-fibre dispersion approach

Tatiana Budtova, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, France

16:10-16:30 The supramolecular structure of cellulose-rich wood and wheat straw pulps can be a determinative factor for enzymatic hydrolysability

Fredrik Aldeus, Innventia AB, Sweden

16:30-16:50 Influence of the amount and position of cellulose in plant stems on the behavior of plant stem reinforced-polymer composites

Patrick Navard, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, France

16:50-17:10 Production of plasticised fibre composites (PLAFCO) with a paper machine via partial dissolution of paper

Nils C. Hildebrandt, Oulu University/Baden Württemberg Cooperative State University, Germany

END of DAY 1

18:30 Bus to the dinner event

19:00 Dinner at Hampnäs

 

16 November

08:00-08:40 Coffee

08:40-08:45 Welcome back

Ulf Germgård, Karlstad University, Sweden

08:45-09:15 Cellulose: A chemical that grows

Invited speaker: Denis Sens, Tech Service and Develop Manager Tembec, France

Session 5: Regeneration of cellulose

Moderator: Herbert Sixta, Aalto University, Finland

09:15-09:35 Cellulose II nano- and microparticles through a heterogeneous approach

Marco Beaumont, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Austria

09:35-09:55 Coagulation of cellulose-EmimAc-DMSO solutions studied in order to control properties of wet-spun cellulose fibers

Artur Hedlund, Swerea IVF, Sweden

Session 6: Nanocellulose

Moderator: Thomas Rosenau, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria

09:55-10:15 Deep eutectic solvents in nanocellulose production and functionalization

Henrikki Liimatainen, Oulu University, Finland

10:15-10:35 Production of Bacterial Nanocellulose in Submerged Cultivations Using Forest-Industrial Residues

Genqiang Chen/Guochao Wu, Donghua University/Umeå University, China/Sweden

10:35-10:55 “Single-filament fibers of cellulose nanofibers prepared by dry spinning: Influence of binder and cold-drawing on orientation and mechanical properties”

Saleh Hooshmand, Luleå University of Technolgy, Sweden

10.55-11.30 Coffee + posters

Session 7: Industrial perspectives

Moderator: Bjørn Kreutz, Borregaard, Norway

11:30-11:50 Europe’s first pilot plant for cellulose nanocrystals production – A brief description of current status and future possibilities

Martin Eskilsson, Holmen AB, Sweden

11:50-12:10 Effect from activator on dissolving pulp – dosing position and hypothesis of mechanisms

Johanna Eriksson, Domsjö Fabriker AB, Sweden

12:10-12:30 Borregaard – a modern Biorefinery

Justin Scarpello, Borregaard, Norway

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Session 8: Dissolving pulp preparation and properties

Moderator: Ulf Germgård, Karlstad University, Sweden

13:30-13:50 Lignin carbohydrate complexes in sodium sulfite dissolving pulps as a function of the pulping conditions used

Raghu Deshpande, Karlstad University, Sweden

13:50-14:10 Evaluation of the Effects of Wood Chips Quality on Pulping and Biorefining Processes

Jessica Gard Timmerfors, Umeå University, Sweden.

14:10-14:20 Information about the study visits

14:20-14:30 Summary of the workshop 2016

Ulf Germgård, Karlstad University, Sweden

Ola Sundman, Umeå University, Sweden

Kristina Elg Christoffersson, Domsjö Fabriker AB, Sweden

14:30-14:45 Best paper and poster

Hans Grundberg, Domsjö Fabriker AB, Sweden

14:45 End of workshop

15:00 Bus to study visits at Domsjö Fabriker and MoRe Research/SP Processum

17:30 End of study visits and bus transfer back to conference venue.

17:45 You are welcome to attend BioLinX sponsored networking event including buffet dinner at SP Processum. Notification in advance is needed. Link to BioLinX for more information