Conference Program

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Welcome Party of the 11th European Wood-based Panel Symposium 2018 | Photo: P. Lux, Hamburg

 

Wednesday, 12 October 2022

17:00 Registration

19:30 Welcome Party in the Grand Foyer of the Grand Elysée Hotel Hamburg at the invitation of EPF, iVTH and companies from the industry

 

Thursday, 13 October 2022

7:30 Registration 

8:30 - 17:45 Presentations in the large conference room of the Grand Elysée Hotel

  Session I | Keynotes Chair: Clive Pinnington (EPF)
8:30 Bo Kasal and
Kris Wijnendaele
Fraunhofer WKI / European Panel Federation EPF Welcome and Opening
8:45 Michael Pollmann Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg Greetings
9:00 Martin Brettenthaler Chairman of EPF / CEO Swiss Krono Group (CH) Global development of the Wood-based Panel Industry with special regard to the Russia-Ukraine-Conflict
9:30 Edi Snaidero Chairman of the European Furniture Industries Confederation EFIC Current and future developments in the  furniture industry and collaboration with wood-based panels suppliers
10:00 Jori Ringman General Director of the Confederation of European Paper Industries CEPI Three ways we can mitigate climate change;  how to grow this climate impact of the forest-based industries?
10:30 Coffee Break    
  Session II | Product Flows Chair: Harald Schwab (Fraunhofer WKI)
11:15 Martin Langen B+L Marktdaten, Bonn (D) European Construction Industry in Change - Outlook for New Construction and Renovation until 2024
12:00 Matthias Dieter Thünen-Institut für Waldwirtschaft, Hamburg (D) Wood Market Analysis
12:30 Goran Schmidt AFRY Management Consulting (Deutschland) GmbH (D) More sustainability, but fewer raw materials - how the panel industry can cope with changing sourcing conditions and new regulations
13:00 Uwe Kies InnovaWood (BE) Towards EU Green Deal and Circular Economy goals though an innovative research, industry and trade union partnership: the  Wood4Bauhaus Alliance

13:30 Lunch Break

  Session III | Material Chair: Dirk Berthold (Fraunhofer WKI)
15:00 David Türp BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (D) BASF´s contribution to sustainability in wood based panels
15:30 Manfred Dunky Xylo Technologies AG, Niederteufen (CH) Chemistry in Wood-based panels: actual situation, achievements, and challenges
16:00 Fabian Meinker Hywax GmbH, Hamburg (D) Hydrophobic agents in the wood-based panel industry - wax dispersions as hydrophobic agents
16:30 Coffee Break    
  Session IV | Process Technology Chair: Alen Bukvić (Hywax)
17:15 Emma Pates Metalube, Manchester (UK) Evaluating chain and belt oil lubricants; the relevance of test data from lab to field
17:45 Yves-Marc Schade Stela Laxhuber, Massing (D) New technology in panel board production: Low-temperature belt dryer for PB or OSB drying
18:15 Allessandro Guercio Turboden SpA, Brescia (I) Application of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and Industrial Heat Pump for energy efficiency and CO2 reduction in WBP industry

From 19:30 Evening reception at the invitation of Hywax GmbH
20:00 Welcome Speech

 

Friday, 14 October 2022

8:30 Registration 

9:00 - 14:00 Presentations in the large conference room of the Grand Elysée Hotel

  Session V | Requirements Chair: Rainer Marutzky (iVTH)
9:00 Tunga Salthammer Fraunhofer WKI, Braunschweig (D) A critical review of the TVOC value
9:30 Manuel Fleisch Fagus-GreCon, Alfeld (D) How Laser Spectroscopy Can Make an Innovative Contribution to Optimizing HCHO Emission Testing in Factory Production Control
10:00 Bettina Meyer Fraunhofer WKI, Braunschweig (D) WKI calculation model 2.0 - Formaldehyde emission of particleboards
10:30 Rainer Marutzky Internationaler Verein für technische Holzfragen e.V. iVTH, Braunschweig (D) National and European Requirements for VOC Emissions from Construction Products: Current State of Art for Wood-based Panels
11:00 Carsten Aßhoff / Tobias Krenn / 
Christopher Pöhler
Fraunhofer WKI, Braunschweig (D) 3 x Doctoral Thesis (3 x 5 min)
11:15 Coffee Break and Poster Session    
  Session VI | Developments Chair: Kris Wijnendaele (EPF)
12:00 Heiko Thömen Wood Composite Simulations GmbH, Evilard (CH) The State-of-the-art of Computer Simulations in the Wood-based Panel Industry
12:30 Peter Nilges APOS GmbH, Wedel (D) 3 new systems for process monitoring in wood-based materials production using continuous spectroscopic inline measurement
13:00 Martin Direske Institut für Holztechnologie IHD Dresden (D) Combination of convection and microwave drying to increase the drying and energy efficiency of cement-bonded particleboard (CBPB)
13:30 Martin Benfer Karlsruher Institut für Technologie KIT (D) Towards intelligent and sovereign use of data – Optimising wood-based panel production via data exchange along the supply chain
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.