WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
AM
8:30 - 10:00
RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT & INNOVATION
Room: TBD
Session Chair: Dr. Marzouk Benali, Natural Resources Canada
8:30
“TBD"
Jussi Manninen, Vice President, Solutions for Natural Resources and Environment, VTT, Finland
9:30
''Principles of recycling deep eutectic solvents (DES): Case choline chloride - boric acid in wood delignification''
Eemeli Hytönen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
ALL DAY
(8:00 - 17:00)
PAPERWEEK Canada - Hosted in conjunction with BIOFOR International
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Room: TBD
10:00 - 10:30
Networking coffee break in Innovation Alley
Room: TBD
10:30 - 12:00
RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT & INNOVATION
Room: TBD
Session Chair: Minh Tan Ton-That , National Research Council, Canada
Panel 2: Advanced Biomaterials and Nanomaterials
This panel will walk us though the most important progress made in science and technology of bio-based materials and nanomaterials in the last decade. The panel will also address the issues and challenges associated with entering new markets and a competitive time-to-market. How best to address the policy challenges emerging from this in the interests of assisting the development of a new markets for the forest industry?

PANELISTS:
Heli Kangas, VTT, Finland
Julien Bras, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
Sebastien Corbeil, CelluForce, Canada
Other panelists TBA
12:00 - 13:00
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
Keynote Speaker: Pierre Gabriel Côté, CEO, Investissement Québec
Room: TBD
PM
13:00 - 13:30
Coffee and Dessert in Tradeshow
Room: TBD
13:30 - 15:00
RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT & INNOVATION
Room: TBD
Session Chair: Prof. Lew Christopher, Lakehead University, Canada
13:30
“TBD"
14:30
''New insights in the valorization of pulping black liquor components''
Youssef Habibi, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg
15:00 - 15:30
Networking coffee break in Innovation Alley
Room: TBD
15:30 - 17:35
RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT & INNOVATION
Room: TBD
Session Chair: Prof. Lew Christopher, Lakehead University, Canada
15:30
''Furfural production with lignin recovery in a dissolving pulp mill: techno-economic evaluation of alternative process designs''
Olumoye Ajao, NRCan/CanmetENERGY, Canada
15:55
''Fungal bioconversion of triterpenoids''
Narimene Fradj, UQTR, Canada
16:20
''Environmental strategic evaluation and planning for your biorefinery: Fast pyrolysis case study''
Stéphanie Jean, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
16:45
''Potential of Pyrolysis Process and encapsulation on the stabilization of heavy metals in charcoal''
Mouna Gmar, UQAT, Canada
17:10
''Bioconversion of Primary Sludge to Fermentable Sugars for Biofuel Applications''
Vasudeo Zambare, Lakehead University, Canada
17:35 - 18:30
NETWORKING RECEPTION in tradeshow
Room: TBD