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Welcome Party of the 11th European Wood-based Panel Symposium 2018 | Photo: P. Lux, Hamburg
5 p.m. Registration
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
8.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m. Presentations in the large conference room of the Grand Elysée Hotel
|8:30||Bo Kasal and
|Fraunhofer WKI / EPF||Welcome and Opening|
|8:45||N.N.||Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg||Greetings|
|9:00||Paolo Fantoni||Chairman of EPF||Development of the wood-based panel industry in Europe|
|Kopp-Assenmacher & Nusser Lawyers||VOC emissions from wood-based panels – Barrier to trade due to national regulations|
|10:00||Philipp Sauter||AFRY Management Consulting||Margin volatility in wood-based panel production – how resilient is this industry towards an economic downturn?|
|Leibniz Research Centre, TU Dortmund||Additivity or Synergism: Are the chemosensory effects of VOC mixtures emitted from oriented strand board (OSB) more potent than those emitted from pine wood?|
|11:45||Thomas Walther and Jean-Pierre Mouton||IKEA Industry / Light Approach Engineering||Beyond the "Norm" – Finding the Relevant Parameters for Board and Furniture Optimization|
|12:15||Peter Nilges and Reinhard Schlager||APOS GmbH / Andritz AG||Stabilize, optimize and speed up the MDF production with online spectroscopy measurement prior to refining process|
|12:45||Simone Passera||Turboden SpA||Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology for WBP industry: reference cases and developments of new high-temperature ORC
13:15 Lunch Break
|14:45||Norbert Rüther||Fraunhofer WKI||Insulation materials from renewable raw resources – additional benefits of ecological insulation|
|15:15||Carola Tretner||ROMONTA Bergwerks Holding AG||Highly efficient water-repellent agents based on montan wax – some case studies for lab development & upscale|
M. G. Becker
|PUR HotCoating – Creating high valueable surfaces in the wood-based panel industry|
|17:00||Torsten Kolb||Fraunhofer WKI||Non-combustible wood – Is this possible?|
|17:30||Jan Van Mierloo||SUEZ Trading Europe||Beetlemania, regulations and Eastern Europe – what’s next for the wood waste market?|
|18:00||Milomir Mihailovic||Pallmann Maschinenfabrik||EcoPulser – Revolution in size reduction. Chances and limits|
7:30 p.m. Evening reception at the invitation of Sasol Wax GmbH
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||Mathias Fischer||Fagus-GreCon||Is the fire and explosion protection in your factory still up to date?|
|9:30||Michael Schöler||Siempelkamp||Environmental protection and resource efficiency by utilization of rice straw for the MDF production|
|10:00||Yves-Marc Schade||Stela Laxhuber||New technology in panel board production: Low-temperature belt dryer for PB or OSB drying|
|10:30||Jochen Kamm and Daniel Schwartze||Dieffenbacher||Mastering waste wood use in the wood-based panel industry requires individual solutions|
|11:00||Coffee Break and Poster Session|
|12:00||Tino Schulz||IHD Dresden||Dry defibration of previously unused waste paper types and use of these for the production of white low-formaldehyde MDF|
|12:30||Frauke Bunzel||Fraunhofer WKI||Formaldehyde-free and bio-based adhesives for the production of wood-based materials|
|13:00||Ali Shalbafan||Tabiat Modares University||Chitosan: a Novel Bio-based and Bio-degradable Formaldehyde Scavenger|
|13:30||Konrad Solbrig||Elctronic Wood Systems||Capability analysis of measuring systems for acceptance tests and reliable process qualification|
|14:00||Bo Kasal and Kris Wijnendaele||Fraunhofer WKI / EPF||Closing words|
2.30 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.