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Nanocellulose Summit 2012

※ A company is add Nanocellulose Poster Exhibition (October 3, 2012)
※ Add Nanocellulose Poster Exhibition (October 1, 2012)
※ Add in Supporters' Organization and item 'Web site' (August 22, 2012)

The world's top scientists and large research project leaders involved with nanocellulose(cellulose nanofiber(CNF) and cellulose nanocrystal(CNC or NCC) ) brought together. They will talk about each country's current status and prospects concerning nanocellulose research and industrialization.

Place

KYOTO TERRSA(15 minutes walk from J.R. Kyoto Station)
http://www.kyoto-terrsa.or.jp/floormap.html

Date/time

October 15, 2012(Mon.) 10:30-17:30(Open 9:30-)

Acceptance

350 people

Admission

free
(The speeches printed material will be charged \3,000)

Simultaneous translation

English-Japanese

Program

10:30 Opening remark
10:40 Prof. A. Isogai (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
11:10 Prof. D. Gray (McGill University, Canada)
11:40 Prof. K. Oksman (Lulea* University of Technology, Sweden)
12:10‐13:30 Lunch break
13:30 Prof. L. Berglund (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
14:00 Dr. T. Zimmerman (Empa, Switzerland)
14:30 Ms. P. Qvintus (VTT, Finland)
15:00‐15:30 Break
15:30 Dr. A. Laukkanen (UPM, Finland)
16:00 Dr. R. Berry (CelluForce, Canada)
16:30 Prof. H. Yano (Kyoto University, Japan)
17:15 Concluding remark

Nanocellulose Poster Exhibition will be held at the same location.

Nanocellulose Poster Exhibition

  • Sugino Machine Limited
  • MASUKO SANGYO Corporation Limited
  • Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Corporation Limited
  • Oji Holdings Corporation・Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Asahi Kasei Fibers Corporation
  • Nippon Paper Industries Corporation Limited・Kao Corporation・TOPPAN PRINTING Corporation Limited
  • YAMAHA LIVINGTEC CORPORATION
  • AIST Chugoku
  • KYOTO MUNICIPAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE
  • The University of Tokushima
  • Tottori University
  • Osaka University
  • Technical Institute of Physics & Chemistry
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences(China)
  • CSIR Materials Science and Manufacturing(South Africa)
  • UPM (Finland)
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Kyoto University

Web site

Applications and Inquiries

E-mail: seibutukinomat*rish.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please replace the * with @.)
Nanocellulose Summit 2012 organizer
Laboratory of Active Bio-based Materials (Hiroyuki Yano Lab.)
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University

Host

  • Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University
  • KYOTO MUNICIPAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE
  • Advanced Scientific Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO
  • Grad. School of Agricultural and Life Sciences/Faculty of Agr., The University of Tokyo
  • Nanocellulose Summit 2012 Committee
  • Wallenberg Wood Science Center, Royal Inst of Technology, Sweden
  • Composites Centre Sweden, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
  • Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology,Switzerland
  • Technical Research Center of Finland, Finland

Supporters' Organization (Engagement)

The cellulose society Japan, Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry(METI) Japan, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization Japan(NEDO), Japan Bioindustry Association, Japan Association For Chemical Innovation, The Society of Polymer Science Japan, The Society of Materials Science, Japan