SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE:
|May 16 All Day||Cellulose Nanocomposites Workshop|
|May 17 Morning||Plenary Session|
|May 17 Afternoon||Lunch and Concurrent Sessions|
|May 17 Evening||Poster Presentations and Networking Reception|
|May 18 All Day||Concurrent Sessions|
Plenary Sessions (Subject to change)
The symposiums’ keynote speakers will share how fiber composites are helping transform the auto industry by replacing many petroleum-based components. Dr. Sain will discuss his pioneering work on Ontario Biocar Initiative and Dr. Kiziltas will share how Ford is using cellulose-reinforced, compatibilized recycled polymer blends in its vehicles.
Dr. Nicole Stark, Chemical Engineer, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
9:15-10:00 Transformation of the Automotive Sector: Lightweighting and Biocarbon
Dr. Mohini Sain, Dean & Professor, University of Toronto, Faculty of Forestry
10:00-10:45 Driving the Automotive Industry Using Sustainable Materials
Dr. Alper Kiziltas, Research Scientist, Ford Motor Co.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm - The Continuing Rise of Wood-Plastic Composite Decking In North America
Peter D. Kotiadis, Fiberon Decking
If you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity or becoming a nonfinancial partner, please contact Scott Springmier, Executive Director, Forest Products Society at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 404-375-0464.
The scope and quality of the scientific exchange during this conference offers a chance for your company or organization to showcase product development and research to the highly targeted group of international professionals.If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, please contact Scott Springmier, Executive Director, Forest Products Society at email@example.com or +1 404-375-0464.