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Forest Products - Into the Future Conference: Structural wood tech, bioproduct derivatives, cellulosic fibre

Join us for Forest Products – Into the Future, the two-day conference and annual meeting of the Forest Products Society Eastern Canadian Section, being held October 31 to November 1, 2012 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. For those who can’t join onsite - we will have live web streaming. Come and learn about the latest structural wood product technologies; what is coming from bioproduct derivatives; and how work at the molecular level will affect the future use of cellulosic fibre. Topics include: CNC and Robotics, Automation for the Wood Manufacturing Industry Biorefining of Kraft Lignin Biological Demethylation of Kraft Lignin Naturally Versatile: Use of Engineered Wood Product - Trends for Glulam, CLT, SIP Designing with Wood Biorefinery and Lignin Opportunities Nordic CLT Opportunities and Barriers to First Nation Participation in the Forestry Businesses
When Oct 31, 2012 08:00 AM to
Nov 01, 2012 05:00 PM
Where Days Inn Thunder Bay North, 1250 Golf Links Rd Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada ; Online
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Join us for Forest Products – Into the Future, the two-day conference and annual meeting of the Forest Products Society Eastern Canadian Section, being held October 31 to November 1, 2012 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. For those who can’t join onsite - we will have live web streaming.

Come and learn about the latest structural wood product technologies; what is coming from bioproduct derivatives; and how work at the molecular level will affect the future use of cellulosic fibre. Topics include:

  • CNC and Robotics, Automation for the Wood Manufacturing Industry
  • Biorefining of Kraft Lignin
  • Biological Demethylation of Kraft Lignin
  • Naturally Versatile: Use of Engineered Wood Product - Trends for Glulam, CLT, SIP
  • Designing with Wood
  • Biorefinery and Lignin Opportunities
  • Nordic CLT
  • Opportunities and Barriers to First Nation Participation in the Forestry Businesses

The first day will wrap up with a student poster contest and networking reception.

 

Day two is a tour of three facilities: two Resolute plants - a state of the art sawmill and a lignin biorefinery; and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Transportation and box-lunch will be provided. Only 20 seats are available for this tour, so register now.

 

Live Streaming

. If you can’t be there in person, day one will be live-streamed on the web. You can submit your comments and questions online for consideration during the panel discussion sessions.

 

Find the program, hotel information, and how to register here

. There is limited seating at the onsite conference, so register today!

 

We look forward to welcoming you in Thunder Bay!

 

Register today

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