The presentations will be held in English, except for the 20th afternoon session which is in French with simultaneous interpretation available in English and French.
NOVEMBER, 20th 2019
SESSION 1 – THE FORREST RESSOURCE
The session is dedicated to the participants of the Woodchem scientific conference and to forestry professionals. For forestry professionals (forest owners, forestry operators, wood transformers), it’ll offer the opportunity to know more about wood chemistry, opportunities it offers, and meet those who make it possible
3 pm – 4 pm: How should wood chemistry structured as a sector?
- Wood chemistry must form part of an industrial strategy. Connections must be made between upstream and downstream in order to support its emergence, Francis Colin, Coordinator of the ExtraForEast project
- From wood co-products to innovative sustainable bioactives : a whole value chain to build !, Martine Bortolotti, Strategic Projects and CSR Manager at Norske Skog Golbey
- Presentation of innovations and markets that may emerge from a new wood chemistry sector, Andreas Kleinschmit, Head of Innovation & Research and International Affairs at the FCBA
4 pm – 4.30 pm Coffee break and poster session
4.30 pm to 6.00 pm: Round table
Chaired by Claude Roy
Chair of Le Club des bio-économistes
Lecturer and Director of the LERMAB
Director General of the Forêts & Bois de l’Est cooperative
Jean-Luc David Vaudrey
Chief Commercial Officer at Savoie Pan
Technical and R&D Director at Alban Muller
Open Innovation & Sustainable Innovation Manager
SEPPIC – Air Liquide Healthcare Specialty Ingredients
NOVEMBER, 20th 2019 (Evening)
Gala diner – bringing together scientific conference participants and forestry professionnals
From 7.30 pm: Gala reception
Come along to continue the discussion and meet all participants from the WOODCHEM scientific conference.
Venue: Salle d’honneur des Universités
NOVEMBER, 21st 2019
SESSION 2 – MOLECULES DERIVED FROM WOOD FOR USE IN COMMODITY CHEMICALS
This session is dedicated to the fractioning, biorefinery and development of new bio-sourced platform molecules derived from lignin and polysaccharides (C5 and C6 compounds).
08.30 am – 10.10 am : Keynotes
- The steam explosion pretreatment for wood fractionation : a versatile process, Nicolas Brosse, University of Lorraine, France
- Combined production of second-generation ethanol and lignin pellets, Xavier Duret, Résolve Energie, Canada
Resolve Energie is a Quebec-based start-up which started life in Université Sherbrooke. Its aim is to develop an industrial pilot for the production of cellulosic ethanol and lignin pellets for applications in the energy sectors from forest by-products.
- Looking for Advanced Ingredients for Beauty Care. Knock on wood!, Régis Marchand, Seppic Air liquide, France
SEPPIC is a chemical group that produces high-performance, innovative speciality ingredients manufactured using eco-friendly methods and following the 12 principles of green chemistry with applications in numerous sectors including beauty care, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, animal health and materials.
- Wood as a source of chemical building blocks for functionnal compounds, Christine Charbonnier Gérardin, University of Lorraine, France
10.10 am – 10.45 am : Coffee break and poster session
10:45 am – 12.45 pm : Oral communications
- Bio3 : A bio-refinery to valorize hardwood sugar without degrading cellulose, to produce bio-based ingredient for food and chemical industries, Marie Chauve, Eurodia, France
- Lignocellulosic biorefinery : Case studies, Pierre-Yves Pontalier, LCA CATAR Toulouse INP, France
- Economic and Environmental sustainability dimensions assessment of a biorefinery to obtain value-added products using Poplar (Populus sp.) as raw material, Javier A. Arrieta-Escobar, University of Lorraine, France
- Enzymo-mechanical production of nanocellulose from paper pulp: a way to diversify the pulp and paper industry., Pierre-Louis Bombeck, Valbiom, Belgium
- Alkaline enzymes for lignin valorization, Antoine Mialon, Metgen, Finland
- Extremozymes for wood-based building blocks: from pulp mill to board and insulation products – WoodZymes European Project, Susana Camarero, CIB-CSIC Madrid, Spain
- In-situ extraction of phenolic compounds by membrane filtration against lignin repolymerization: a first proof of concept, Virginie Steinmetz, University of Strasbourg, France
- Lignin-based hydrogel as adsorption material for metal Ions, Johanna Phuong Nong, TU Dresden, Germany
12.45 pm – 2.00 pm : Lunch and poster session
SESSION 3 – MOLECULES DERIVED FROM WOOD FOR USE IN SPECIALITY CHEMICALS
This session is dedicated to the extraction, characterisation and uses of secondary metabolites derived from wood. Uses may include antioxidants, antiseptics, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics or any other applications.
2.00 pm – 04.05 pm : Keynotes
- Innovative wood extracts on their way towards the markets : product innovation pathway, Ekaterina Antova, Business Developer, Norske Skog, France
- Le Bol d’air Jacquier, Marie Laure Delanef, Holiste, France
Holiste is developing an innovative process that promotes cellular oxygenation to improve the organism’s response to various pathologies. The process uses an active ingredient derived from the hydro-distillation of pine resin in Les Landes region of France.
- Black locust : an example of metabolite derived from wood for cosmetics used and phytopharmaceutical applications, Valérie Serrano, Alban Muller International, France
Alban Muller International specialises in the production of high-quality plant extracts for use in cosmetics, particularly natural beauty products.
- Different approaches for the valorization of extractives of French Guyana wood species, Nadine Amusant, CIRAD, French Guiana
- French Guiana forest biomass, a sustainable source of highly bioactive compounds for various added-value markets. Economic model of integration and circular economy approach, Mariana Royer, Bio Stratege Guyane, French Guiana
Bio Stratege Guyane is a start-up specialising in the development of natural, eco-friendly products from French Guiana. The company specialises in plant eco-extraction with the aim of developing natural ingredients for a range of high added-value markets including cosmetics.
4.05 pm – 04.30 pm : Coffee break and poster session
04.30 pm – 06.00 pm : Oral communications
- Biomass from Apricot Tree (Prunus Armenica L.), Olive Tree (Olea europaea L.) and Orange Tree (Citrus sinensis L.): new materials for the bioeconomy., Maria Roberta Bruno, University of Basilicata, Italy
- Fir bark extract (VegaMn): Natural source of bioavailable Manganese (Mn2+), Fayçal Ounnas, Biolie, France
- Selective extraction of high-value molecules from forest products processing residues to use in the speciality chemicals sector, Kelly Peeters, InnoRenew, Ireland
- Evaluation of teak knotwood as a potential source of extractives, Stéphane Dumarcay, University of Lorraine, France
- Phytohemical assessment of Polynesian sandalwood (Santalum insulare), Phila Raharivelomanana, University of French Polynesia, France
- Maritime pine resin from south west of France new developments and opportunities, Bertrand Charrier, University of Pau, France
NOVEMBER, 22nd 2019 (Morning)
SESSION 4 – NEW MATERIALS DERIVED FROM WOOD
This session is dedicated to the development of new materials derived from wood. It will cover solid wood modification, new composites from wooden biomass as well as new resins or polymers obtained from molecules or macromolecules extracted from wood.
08.30 am – 10.10 am : Keynotes
- Tannins as new, green, precursorsof mesoporous carbons, Vanessa Fierro, University of Lorraine, France
- Innovative macromolecular architectures from aromatic building blocks extracted from wood: Our overview, Luc Averous, University of Strasbourg, France
- From lignin to PU insulation foams: An industrial success story, Alexandru Sarbu, SOPREMA, France
SOPREMA is one of the world’s leading players in the waterproofing, insulation and building protection sectors. Supported by a particularly active R&D department, SOPREMA has developed various waterproofing and insulation products based on the use of biosourced, wood-derived molecules.
- Suitability of mono-phenols from lignin for wood treatment, Vladimirs Biziks, Georg-August University Goettingen, Germany
10.10 am – 10.45 am : Coffee break and poster session
11.00 am – 12.30 pm : Oral communications
- Wood treatments by lignin to improve durability, Sandra Tapin-Lingua, FCBA, France
- Flame retardant phenolic compounds derived from chestnut in epoxy resin, Clément Lacoste, Mines Ales, France
- Development of immobilized microcrystalline cellulose as an effective adsorbent for methylene blue dye removal, M. Hazwan Hussin, University of Science, Malaysia
- Lignin-based and Multiphase Bio-Inks for Direct Ink Writing, Lisa Ebers, University of Freiburg, Germany
- Homogenization of Maritime pine wood color, Jeremy Mehats, University of Bordeaux, France
- Isocyanate-Free Synthesis and Characterization of Renewable Polyurethanes from Catechin, Firmin OBOUNOU AKONG, University of Lorraine, France
12.30 pm – 2.00 pm : Lunch
: Success stories presented by companies which innovate with wood-based chemistry
Chairman of WOODCHEM® 2019: Professeur Philippe GERARDIN, Professor, Director of LERMAB, University of Lorraine
Pr Florent Allais, AgroParisTech, France
Pr. Luc Averous, University of Strasbourg, France
Pr. Nicolas Brosse, University of Lorraine, France
Pr. Alain Celzard, University of Lorraine, France
Pr. Christine Chirat, Grenoble INP-Pagora, France
Dr. Francis Colin, INRA, France
Pr. Christine Gérardin, University of Lorraine, France
Ms Amandine Goubert, Cosmetic Valley, France
Pr. Stéphane Grelier, University of Bordeaux, France
Pr Haswan Hussin, University Sains Malaysia, Malaisie
Mr Armand Klem, Norske Skog Golbey, France
Dr. Bernard Kurek, INRA, France
Pr. Marie Pierre Laborie, University of Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Marie-Christine Lagel, Pôle Fibres-Energivie, France
Ms Marina Lopez-Guia, Xylofutur, France
Pr. Holger Militz, University of Göttingen, Germany
Mr Rémi Perrin, Soprema, France
Pr. Arthur Ragauskas, University of Tennessee, USA
Pr. Lennart Salmen, RISE/Biorefinery, Sweden
Pr. Wasrin Syafii, Bogor University, Indonesia
Mr Jacky Vandeputte, Pôle IAR Pôle de la bioéconomie, France
Mr. Pascal Xanthopoulos, Polybridge, France
Pr. Lu Xiaoning, Nanjing Foustry University, Chine
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