IMPORTANT NEWS

 

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 30 JUNE 2017

 

We are excited by the substantial number of good quality submissions that have already been submitted. 

 

Nevertheless, in order to maximize the opportunity for both professional staff and academics working in our field to share the latest developments across the range of topics represented at WOBIC2017, we are pleased to extend the deadline for abstract submission to Friday 30 June 2017.

 

Do not miss this opportunity!

 

SELECTED PAPERS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN IOP CONFERENCE SERIES: MATERIALS AND SCIENCE ENGINEERING JOURNAL (SCOPUS INDEXED PUBLICATION) with a minimal manuscript charges of RM260/USD60.

 


 

SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR WOBIC2017

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

 PROF. DR. SABU THOMAS

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Presentation Title:

Engineering at the Nanoscale: A Strategy for Developing High Performance Functional Bio-Materials Based on Nanocellulose

 

PLENARY SPEAKERS

 

PROF. DR. AMAR MOHANTY

University of Guelph, Canada

Presentation Title:

Biorefinery and Products Sustainability

PROF. DR. HYUN-JOONG KIM

Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

Presentation Title:

Issues and Challenges of Bio-based Resin Commercialization in the 21st Century

 

SESSION INVITED SPEAKERS

 

PROF. DR. MOHD ALI HASSAN

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

 Presentation Title:

Oil Palm Biomass Biorefinery for Future Bioeconomy

DR. VIJAYA SUBRAMANIAM

Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia

Presentation Title:

Carbon Footprint Reduction Practices in the Malaysian Oil Palm Industry

DR. SATOSHI HIRATA

Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

Presentation Title:

R&D and industrialization of cellulose nanofibrils in Japan

 

 

 

DR. JAN E.G. VAN DAM

Wageningen UR, Netherlands

 Presentation Title:

Biopolymer Innovations and Products Development in The Netherlands

PROF. DR. MOHD SHAHWAHID OTHMAN

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Presentation Title:

Economic Assessment of Kenaf Cultivation for Producing Fiber Utilized in Automotive Components

PROF. DR. LIJUN WANG

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology/National Eng. & Tech. Research Center for Paper Chemicals, China

Presentation Title:

Pulp and Paper Technology

 

   
 

PROF. DR. -ING. HAIRUL ABRAL

Andalas University, Indonesia

Presentation Title:

Vibration Duration Effect of Ultrasound Applied to Gelatinized Biocomposite on Its Mechanical Properties
 


 

 IMPORTANT DATES

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION:

 

Abstract Submission Starts:

1st February 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline:

2nd June 2017 30th June 2017

Notification of Abstract Acceptance:

31st July 2017

 

 

REGISTRATION:

 

Registration Starts:

1st February 2017

Deadline of Early-bird Registration:

31st August 2017

Deadline of Registration:

10th November 2017

 

 

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