Wednesday, December 6 2017
In the prestigious setting of the Nancy Palais du Gouvernement

Nancy Palais


To all forestry professionals: chemistry receives you with open arms!
Everything that you may wish to know about wood chemistry. More than ever, wood is at the heart of a national bio-economy, a driver of sustainability and global competitiveness.
The meeting is organized in partnership with Fibois, Valeur Bois and Gipéblor

  • Introduction by André Rossinot (subject to availability), president of Grand Nancy
  • Oral intervention by a forestry professional and a chemist:
  • Antoine d’Amécourt, president of Fransylva
  • Eric Firtion, Director of Innovation at Union des Industries Chimiques and General Delegate of the French Green Chemistry Association
  • Presentations of young start-ups developing wood-based innovations
  • Biolie
  • Pearl
  • Followed by a cocktail-dinner:
    An evening bringing forestry professionals together with partners, sponsors and speakers of Woodchem®


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Comité Scientifique

Président du comité scientifique : Professor Philippe GERARDIN

Pr. Luc Averous, Université de Strasbourg, France

Pr. Nicolas Brosse, Université de Lorraine, France

Dr Julien Bourlier, Pôle Fibres Energivie, France

Pr. Alain Celzard, Université de Lorraine, France

Dr. Christine Chirat, Grenoble INP-Pagora, France

Dr. Francis Colin, INRA, France

Dr. Erwin Dreyer, INRA, France

Pr. Meriem Fournier, AgroParisTech, France

Pr. Christine GérardinUniversité de Lorraine, France

Pr. Stéphane Grelier, Université de Bordeaux, France

Pr. Bjarne Holmbom, Abo Akademi, Finland

Mr Armand Klem, Norske Skog Golbey, France

Dr. Bernard Kurek, INRA, France

Ms Marina Lopez-Guia, Pôle Xylofutur, France

Pr. Marie Pierre Laborie, University of Freiburg, Germany

Pr. Holger Militz , University of Göttingen, Germany

Pr. Jack Saddler, University of British Columbia, Canada

Pr. Lennart Salmen, Innventia, Sweden

Pr. Tatjana Stevanovic Janezic, Université Laval, Canada

Pr. Wasrin Syafii, Bogor University, Indonesia

Mr Jacky Vandeputte, Pôle Industrie & Agro-Ressources

Mr. Pascal Xanthopoulos, Polybridge, France

Mr Rémi Perrin, SOPREMA, France

Pr. Tony Pizzi, Université de Lorraine, France

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the meeting for forestry professionals
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Sébastien Duprat De Paule (SEPPIC) will present the latest preparation molecules to emerge on the beauty market as well as the growth prospects for the sector.


To all forestry professionals:
chemistry receives you with open arms !
Everything that you may wish to know
about green chemistry.

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