Welcome Party of the 10th European Wood-based Panel Symposium 2016 | Photo: P. Lux, Hamburg
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6 p.m. Registration for the conference
7.30 p.m. Welcome Party in the Grand Foyer of the Grand Elysée Hotel Hamburg at the invitation of EPF, iVTH and companies from the industry.
7.30 a.m. Registration for the conference
8.30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Presentations in the large conference room of the Grand Elysée Hotel.
|WKI/EPF||Welcome and opening|
|8:45||Jens Kerstan||Senator for Environment and Energy of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg||Greetings|
|9:00||Jan Bergmann||Sonae Arauco||Current situation of the European wood-based panels industry|
|9:30||Tunga Salthammer||Fraunhofer WKI||A critical assessment of formaldehyde sources and concentrations in ambient and indoor air|
|10:00||Torben Halbe||Dt. Forstwirtschaftsrat||How to communicate the scientific evidence that supports using forests for engineered wood|
|11:00||Silvio Mergner||Pöyry Group||Panel production trends: will the role of (waste) wood change?|
|11:30||Alfred Pfemeter||Sonae Arauco||DESIGN3D -3D wood-based composite for cost-efficient 3D shapes and surface structures|
|12:00||Jan Hassan||Pollmeier||BauBuche - Laminated Veneer Lumber from European Beech. From product idea to market information|
|12:30||Jürgen Kreiter||Meyer Schmiersysteme||Chain Lubrication - The undervalued investment|
13:00 Lunch Break
|14:30||Fabian Fischer||VW AG||Wood materials - suitable for structural automotive applications|
|15:00||Christian Ullrich||Nobilia||Process capability and performance analysis in the kitchen furniture industry|
|15:30||Venla Hemmilä||IKEA||IKEA’s step-wise approach to lowering formaldehyde emissions|
|16:30||Michael Wolff||Wolff Management Solutions||Strategic planning and execution in the wood working industry|
|17:00||Torben Marhenke||Leibniz University Hanover | GreCon||Nondestructive determination of mechnical parameters of wood-based materials|
|17:30||Stephan Weinkötz||BASF SE||Just the two of us - new hybrid binder for wood-based panels|
6:30 p.m. Departure of the busses to the evening reception.
7 p.m. Evening reception at the invitation of Sasol Wax GmbH at a very special location.
8.30 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Presentations in the large conference room of the Grand Elysée Hotel including Poster Session.
|9:00||Sven Englert||Dieffenbacher||Big Data - Boost or Bluff|
|9:30||Alessandro Guercio||ITI Engineering||The potential of biomass combined heat and power in the wood based panel production|
|10:00||Gregor Bernardy||Siempelkamp||Self-optimizing wood-based panel plants - Digitalization from the point of view of a complete plant supplier|
|10:30||Georges Francis||Advachem S.A.||A novel additive for wood panels: One product, three applications: Flame retardant, formaldehyde catcher and hardener|
|11:00||Stefan Langguth||ACE GmbH||Light Structural Panels (LSP) - Next generation building material|
|12:00||Joris Van Acker||Ghent University||Moisture dynamics as complementary factorary factor to durability for service life prediction of plywood|
|12:30||Andreas Weber||IHD||Minimizing the VOC emissions of wood fibre insulation by introducing an alternative fibre source|
|13:00||Martin Ohlmeyer||Thünen-Institut||Emissions of volatile organic compounds from materials, systems and in model houses – first results from the HoInRaLu-project|
|13:30||Mark Meder||Fraunhofer WKI||Parameters influencing the cracking resistance of direct-pressed-laminates|
2.15 p.m. End of the symposium and lunch at the hotel or packed lunch according to choice.
(Subject to change without prior notice.)
The presentations will be simultaneously translated into German and English.
The conference participants will be provided with the presentation transparencies as well as the abstracts in English together with the conference documentation.