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Steering Committee Working Lunch

21 Mar.2018 ,

Recent advances in cellulose nanotechnology research

21 Mar.2018 ,

EPW 2017 Presentations

Below you can find speaker presentations from European Paper Week 2017.

Tuesday, 28/11

Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Europe

Aron Tysen, RI.SE Bioeconomy Infrared assisted drying of tissue
Jerzy Latka, Delft University of Technology House of Cards
Marcelo Melo, Chemistry Department - University of Aveiro (CICECO) Valorization of Eucalyptus globulus byproducts by supercritical fluid extraction: from lab to exploitation
Samuel Pendergraph, Research Institutes of Sweden, Bioeconomy Model Cellulose Spheres for Contact Adhesion
Elina Pääkkönen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd How to replace non-renewable packaging materials?
Tero Tervahartiala, Technical University of Darmstadt Plafco-process - Production of all-cellulose composites on a paper machine
Jahan Golestani, Grenoble Institute of Technology, INP Pagora Using enzymes to purify cellulose fibres and to produce hemicellulosic oligomers
Jennifer Marcon, Fiber Line, Fibre Excellence Tarascon Innovative approaches for chemical pulp bleaching with lower environmental impact

 Wednesday, 29/11

Energy markets – 2017 & beyond

Elie Bellevrat, Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency World Energy Outlook 2017: an IEA perspective
Rønnaug Sægrov Mysterud, Vice President, Head of EU Affairs, Norsk Hydro ASA World Energy Outlook 2017: Perspectives from a power intensive industry

Market projections 2018 (in collaboration with RISI)

Alejandro Mata Lopez, Economist, European Forest Products, RISI European Graphic Market: Operating Conditions Are Improving
Alejandro Mata Lopez, Economist, European Forest Products, RISI European Boxboard Market. Challenges ahead
Gleb Sinavskis, Associate Economist, Economic Analysis, RISI Paper for Recycling Market Outlook
Gleb Sinavskis, Associate Economist, Economic Analysis, RISI Containerboard Market Outlook
Ville Henttonen, Senior Product Manager, RISI Containerboard Competitiveness
Esko Uutela, Principal Economist, Tissue, RISI European Tissue Market Outlook


CEPI High-Level session

Sylvain Lhôte, Director General, CEPI A one-year journey: transformation and innovation


Thursday, 30/11

The global forest products industry’s performance – creating solutions to global challenges (ICFPA)

Bernard de Galembert, Innovation and Bioeconomy Director at CEPI
Jane Molony, Executive Director, Paper Manufacturers' Association of South Africa
Donna Harman, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Forest & Paper Association
Elizabeth de Carvalhaes, CEO & Executive President, Brazilian Industry Trees
Masataka Hayama, President, Japan Paper Association
The global forest products industry’s sustainability performance (all speaker presentations)


Thursday, 30/11

Enabling the digitalisation of the forest supply chain


Jens Nordenberg

Erasmus Pachta

Papinet enabling the digitalisation of the forest chain


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21 Mar.2018 ,

Environment and Safety Committee meeting

21 Mar.2018 ,

The forest-based sector’s vision for growth - A revised Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for 2020

The event is restricted to invitation-only.

Hosted by Maria da Graça Carvalho MEP ITRE Committee

Seven years ago, the European forest-based sector set out a bold vision for its development to 2030. A Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) was also developed, to provide a roadmap for achieving this vision. The sector has now renewed its Vision 2030, which supports the EU’s Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. It reflects the fact that the forest-based sector is a key actor in and enabler of the biobased society and identifies four Strategic Themes: the forest-based sector in a biobased society, responsible management of forest resources, creating industrial leadership and fulfilling consumer needs.
The Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) represents the European forest-based sector. It works on behalf of more than 350,000 small, medium and large-sized companies with a turnover of 8% of the EU GDP, as well as forest owners, both public and private, who together sustainably manage more than two thirds of European forest land.
The objective of this event is to debate the potential of research and innovation in the European forest-based sector to create economic growth and to provide solutions to societal challenges.


12:30-12:45 Welcome drink

12:45-12:50 Opening remarks - Maria da Graca Carvalho, MEP ITRE Committee

12:50–13:05 Introduction – Antonio di Giulio, Head of Unit, DG Research & Innovation

13:05–13:15 Overview of FTP SRA – Johan Elvnert, Manager FTP

13:15-13:30 Keynote speeches from:
Franco GASTON, MEP ITRE Committee
Vittorio PRODI, MEP ITRE Committee

Lunch – first course

13:30-13:40 Industry-Research intervention I
Christer Segersteen, President Södra

13:40-13:55 Discussion moderated by Teresa Presas, Director General CEPI

Lunch – main course

13:55-14:05 Industry-Research intervention II
Risto Päivinen,Director EFI

14:05-14:20 Followed by discussion
Moderator: Teresa Presas, Director General CEPI

Lunch – dessert & coffee

14:20-14:30 Wrap-up and close – Teresa Presas, Director General CEPI

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