Universities in Karlstad and Umeå to host international cellulose conference in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden; Nov. 13-14

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Universities in Karlstad and Umeå to host international cellulose conference in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden; Nov. 13-14

October 08, 2012 - 22:00
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ÖRNSKOLDSVIK, Sweden, Oct. 9, 2012 (Press Release) -On 13-14 November the universities in Karlstad and Umeå arrange, "The Fifth Workshop on Cellulose, Regenerated Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives". This international conference, that brings together researchers from industry and universities, takes place in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. In addition to twenty lectures in the areas of cellulose, regenerated cellulose and cellulose derivatives, study visits to MoRe Research and Domsjö Biorefinery are also organized.

"As key note speaker, we have managed to engage PhD Patrick Navard from Center for Materials Forming in Sophia Antipolis in France. The title of his lecture is "Processing Cellulose at Elevated Pressures," which will be an interesting start to the conference days," says Ulf Germgård, professor at Karlstad University and one of the organizers.

"The International Programme Committee has put together an interesting conference programme of lectures in the areas of; dissolution of cellulose or dissolving pulp, characterization of cellulose and fibres, cellulose carbamate processes, pulp activation and new cellulose raw material, coagulation of celluloses as well as of cellulose for viscose materials."