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MONDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2017 

1730-1900

REGISTRATION for WOBIC 2017 presenters, exhibitors and participants

WOBIC2017 LIST OF PROGRAMMES 

DAY 1: TUESDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2017

0730-0900

REGISTRATION for WOBIC 2017 presenters, exhibitors and participants

0900-1010

OPENING CEREMONY

1010-1100

PHOTO SESSION, EXHIBITION, POSTER VISIT & REFRESHMENT

SESSION A- BALLROOM

1100-1200

A1-

KEYNOTE

Keynote Session I

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Mohd Ali Hassan

 

Lignocellulose in a Sustainable Bioeconomy

Speaker: Professor Emeritus Dr. Derek Gray, McGill University, CANADA

1200-1245

A2-

PLENARY

Plenary Session

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Paridah Md. Tahir

 

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

Speaker: Professor  Dr. Hyun-Joong Kim, Seoul National University, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

SPECIAL SESSION: PLATINUM SPONSOR

1245-1300

A3-

SPONSOR

Title: Next Generation of Green: Revolutionizing Paper Industry through Oil Palm Residue

Speaker: Ms. Kelly Lim Kah Yen, R&D Director, Nextgreen Global Berhad, MALAYSIA

1300-1415

LUNCH

 

 

ROOM 1

(Ballroom)

ROOM 2

(Melati 1&2)

ROOM 3

(Melati 3)

 

 

SESSION:

Biocomposite Technology

SESSION:

Bioproducts

SESSION:

Bioresource Management & Economics

1415-1445

AA1-

SESSION INVITED SPEAKER

Session Invited I

 

Moderator:

Prof.  Dr. Mohd Sapuan Salit

 

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

Prof. Dr. -Ing. Hairul Abral
(AU, Indonesia)

Session Invited II

 

Moderator:

Dr. Vijaya Subramaniam

 

 

Oil Palm Biomass Biorefinery for Future Bioeconomy

Prof. Dr Mohd Ali Hassan
(UPM, Malaysia)

Session Invited III

 

Moderator:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaiton Samdin

 

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

Prof. Dr. Mohd Shahwahid Othman (UPM, Malaysia)

 

 

 

1445-1500

AAA1-

PARALLEL SESSION

Conveners:

Dr. Zaihan Jalaludin

Dr. Noor Ida Amalina Ahamad Nordin

Conveners:

Prof. Dr. Guang Yang

Dr. Mohd Shaiful Sajab

 

Conveners:

Dr. Sheriza Mohd Razali

Ms. Norfaryanti Kamarudin

Development of High Strength Green Nanocomposites Reinforced with Nanocrystalline Cellulose and Epoxy Resin Polymer

Dr. Zaihan Jalaludin (FRIM)

Conversion of Oil Palm Trunk to Valuable Materials by Sub-Critical Water Hydrolysis Reaction

Ms. Hazwani Ishak (UPM)

Network Analysis to Investigate Complex Strategies: The Case of Economic Behaviour of Agroforest Corporations

Ms. Norfaryanti Kamarudin (UPM)

1500-1515

Thermal Properties of Coir and Pineapple Leaf Fibre Reinforced Polylactic Acid Hybrid Composites

Ms. Ramengmawii Siakeng (UPM)

Extraction of Sago Bark Using Sub-Critical Water Treatment

Ms. Nurhusni M. Amin (UPM)

 

The Role of GIS in Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) for Assessing Human Domination in Forests: A Review

Dr. Sheriza Mohd Razali (UPM)

1515-1530

Characteristics of Alkaline Treated Fiber / Polypropylene Biocomposite

Dr. Noor Ida Amalina Ahamad Nordin (UMP)

Biochemical Methane Potential (BMP) from Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Sewage Sludge and Decanter Cake

Ms. Norshafiqah Khairul Anuar (UPM)

Induction of Somatic Embryogenesis in Explants of Young Seedlings of Gonystylus bancanus (Miq) Kurz

Mr. Grippin Akeng (UPM)

1530-1545

Surface Modification of Nano-scale Oil Palm Mesocarp Fibers (OPMF) via Vapor-Phase Assisted Surface Polymerization

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yoshito Andou (Kyutech, Japan)

Removal of Potential Inhibitors in Bioconversion of Lignocellulose using Fenton Oxidation and Adsorption Techniques

Dr. Mohd Shaiful Sajab (UKM)

Evaluation of Selected Physical and Mechanical Properties of Two Bamboo Species

Ms. Lee Pay Chiann (UPM)

1545-1600

Fabrication and Mechanical Properties of Cellulose Nanofiber Reinforced Polyvinyl Alcohol Composites

Dr. Noor Hisyam Noor Mohamed (UMS)

The preparation of Activated carbons from Fir bark for hydrogen storage

Mr. Luo Lu (FAFU)

Natural Fiber for Green Technology in Automotive Industry : A brief Review

Ms. Natasha Ramli (UPM)

1600-1615

REFRESHMENT

 

 

SESSION:

Biocomposite Technology

SESSION:

Environment and Life Cycle Analysis

SESSION:

Biopolymer and Derivatives

1615-1630

AA2-

SESSION INVITED SPEAKER/

AAA2-

PARALLEL SESSION

Conveners:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Khalina Abdan

Dr. Noor Hisyam Noor Mohamed

Session Invited IV

 

Moderator:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasmina Halis

 

Carbon Footprint Reduction Practices in the Malaysian Oil Palm Industry

Dr. Vijaya Subramaniam (MPOB, Malaysia)

 

 

 

 

Session Invited V

 

Moderator:

Prof. Dr. Luqman Chuah Abdullah

 

Biopolymer Innovations and Products Development in the Netherlands

Dr. Jan E.G. Van Dam
(Wageningen UR, Netherlands)

 

Concurrent Improvements in Crosslinking Degree and Interfacial Adhesion of Hemp Fibers Reinforced Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil Biocomposites

Mr. Fei Ming-En (FAFU)

1630-1645

Kenaf/CNTs/PP Hybrid Composites – Evaluation of Mechanical Properties and Water Absorption

Mr. Zakaria Razak (UKM)

 

 

1645-1700

 

 

AAA2- PARALLEL SESSION

Simulation Study for the Compressed BMC Materials of Kenaf/Coir Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester: Flow Behavior and the Effects of Charges Shapes Studies

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Khalina Abdan (UPM)

Convener:

Dr. Ahmad Muhaimin Roslan

 

Conveners:

Dr. Min Min Aung

Dr. Tye Ying Ying

 

 

Life Cycle Assessment for Bioethanol Production from Oil Palm Frond in an Oil Palm based Biorefinery

Ms. Siti Jamilah Hanim Mohd Yusof (UPM)

 

Seaweed – A Potential Renewable Resource for Biopolymer Film Production

Dr. Tye Ying Ying (USM)

1700-1715

Physical Properties of Treated Sugar Palm Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane

Ms. Atiqah binti Mohd Afdzaluddin (UPM)

Production of Liquefied Alternative Heavy Crude Oil and Micro-Particle Charcoal from Oil Palm Trunk Waste using Sub-Critical Water Technology

Ms. Noor Azura Muda (UPM)

Synthesis and Characterisation of Vegetable Oil-Based Biopolymer surface Coating

Dr. Min Min Aung (UPM)

1715-1730

Preparation and Characterization of Red Seaweed/Calcium Carbonate Composite Films

Ms. Eunice Chong Wan Ni (USM)

 

Characterizations of Palm Oil Mill Boiler Ashes as part for Road Material

Mr. Shaifuudin Mohd Natzri (UPM)

Performance of Polyurethane Acrylate Doped Lithium Iodide Gel Polymer Electrolyte

Ms. Marwah Rayung (UPM)

2000-2230

CONFERENCE DINNER

(Glasshouse)

 

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2017

SESSION B- BALLROOM

0900-1000

B1-

KEYNOTE

Keynote Session II

Moderator: Dr. Mohammad Jawaid


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

Speaker: Professor Dr. Sabu Thomas, Mahatma Gandhi University, INDIA

 

1000-1015

REFRESHMENT, POSTER VISIT & POSTER EVALUATION

 

 

ROOM 1

(Ballroom)

ROOM 2

(Melati 1&2)

ROOM 3

(Melati 3)

 

 

SESSION:

Biocomposite Technology

SESSION:

Wood Technology and Applications

SESSION:

Bionanomaterials

1015-1030

BB1-

SESSION INVITED SPEAKER/ BBB1-

PARALLEL SESSION

Conveners:

Prof. Dr. Hazizan Md. Akil

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abu Bakar Sulong

 

Session Invited VI

 

Moderator:

Dr. Hamdan Husain

 

 

Cross Laminated Structures from Tropical Bioresources

Prof. Dr. Paridah Md. Tahir (UPM, Malaysia)

Session Invited VII

 

Moderator:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hidayah Ariffin

 

R&D and industrialization of cellulose nanofibrils in Japan

 Dr. Satoshi Hirata

(AIST, Japan)

Improvement of Pultruded Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Composites via Heat Treatment Process

Prof. Dr. Hazizan Md. Akil (USM)

1030-1045

Unidirectional Kenaf Polypropylene Composite at Various Temperatures and Orientations: Tensile and Flexural Properties

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abu Bakar Sulong (UKM)

1045-1100

BBB1-

PARALLEL SESSION

Developing Hybrid Biocomposites Reinforced. Thermoset Moulding Compounds

Mr. Md. Najip Talibin

(Politeknik Seberang Perai)

Conveners:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Edi Suhaimi Bakar

Dr. Tanveer Ahmed Khan

 

Conveners:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Nonaka

Dr. Sharmiza Adnan

Cross Laminated Timber: FRIM Experience

Dr. Hamdan Husain (FRIM)

Properties of Thin Film from Nanofibrillated Cellulose

Dr. Latifah Jasmani (FRIM)

1100-1115

One-pot Nanofibrillation of Oil Palm Biomass Cellulose and Polypropylene / Cellulose Nanofiber Composite Production in a Twin-Screw Extruder      

Mr. Mohd Nor Faiz Norrrahim (UPM)

 

The Effect of the Modified Phenolic Resin on Its Aging Performance, Mechanical and Formaldehyde Emission Properties of Bonding Mix light hardwood (MLHD) Plywood Production

Dr. Yeoh Beng Hong (MTIB)

Potential of Oxidative Polymerization Coating of Cellulose Nano-fiber by Dopamine

Prof. Dr. Haruo Nishida (Kyutech)

1115-1130

Physical and Flammability Properties of Kenaf and Pineapple Leaf Fibre Hybrid Composites

Mr. Mohammad Asim Khan (UPM)

Super Fast Drying Process for Oil Palm Wood by modified press drying method

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Edi Suhaimi Bakar (UPM)

Lignocellulosic Nanofiber: Its Properties and Utilization

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Nonaka (Mie Univ)

1130-1145

Mechanical and Thermal Resistance Properties of Injection Molded Kenaf/Polypropylene Composites

Mr. Mohd Khairul Fadzly Md Radzi (UKM)

Effects of Radial Sections and Veneer Thickness on the Properties of Rubberwood Veneers Produced from Spindleless Lathe

Ms. Khoo Pui San (UPM)

Current Trends of Bacterial Cellulose Based Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Prof. Dr. Guang Yang (UST)

1145-1200

Thermal and Physicochemical Properties of Sugar Palm Fibre Treated with Sodium Bicarbonate

Mr. Isma'ila Mukhtar (UPM)

Physical Properties of Treated Oil Palm Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) - TopLVL

Mr. Khairul Masseat (FRIM)

Spherical Nanocellulose: Synthesis and Properties

Dr. Ferial Ghaemi (UPM)

1200-1215

Effect of Sodium Silicate on the dimensional stability and mechanical behaviour of Nonwoven Flax Reinforced Acrylic based Polyester Composites

Mr. Mohd Fadli Ahmad Rasyid (USM)

Effectiveness of Acetic, Propionic and Butyric Anhydrides to Protect Rubberwood From Decayed by White Rot Trametes Versicolor

Ms. Nuraishah Hassan (UPM)

Effect of Fiber Orientation on the Mechanical Properties of Polyethylene Composite Reinforced with Cellulose Nanofiber

Ms. Tengku Arisyah Tengku Yasim Anuar (UPM)

1215-1230

Mechanical Behaviour of Pultruded Kenaf Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Composite with Different Fiber Volume Ratio in Moisture Condition

Mr. Khairul Zaman Zakaria (USM)

Tensile Shear Strength of Natural Wood Decorative Plywood from Lesser Known Sungkai (Peronema canescens) Tree

Mr. Nik Ahmad Farizan Nik Lah (UMS)

Properties of Paper Incorporated with Nanocellulose Extracted using Microbial Hydrolysis Assisted Shear Process

Dr. Sharmiza Adnan (FRIM)

 

1230-1245

Evaluation of Water Absorption of Polyvinyl Alcohol-Starch Biocomposite Reinforced with Sugarcane Bagasse Nanofiber: Optimization using Two-Level Factorial Design

Ms. Maimunah Asem Shehadeh Saleh Ali (IIUM)

The Glueline Shear Strength of Peronema canescens and Acacia hybrid Wood

Ms. Emilia Enggoh (UMS)

Preparation of Hydrophobic NCC Modified by PMHS

Ms. Yingying Sun (FAFU)

1245-1300

A Review on Date Palm Fiber and its Polymer Composites

Mr. Syed Waheedullah Ghori (UPM)

Synthesis of Carbonaceous Material by Pyrolysis of Hevea Brasiliensis Fiber: Influence of Carbonaceous Material on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Particleboard

Dr. Tanveer Ahmed Khan (SNU)

Preparation of Different Lignin Percentage Nanocellulose Produce from Kenaf Core and Its Effect upon Thermal Properties

Ms. Fatimah Athiyah Sabaruddin (UPM)

1300-1415

LUNCH, POSTER VISIT & POSTER EVALUATION

                      

 

SESSION:

Biocomposite Technology

SESSION:

Wood Technology and Applications

SESSION:

Pulp and Paper Technology

1415-1430

BB2-

SESSION INVITED SPEAKER/

BBB2-

PARALLEL SESSION

 

Conveners:

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan

Dr. Ahmad Adlie

Conveners:

Dr. Khairun Anwar Uyup

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohana Hassan

Session Invited VIII

Moderator:

Dr. Rushdan Ibrahim

 

Design of Total Chemistry Management System for Paper Mills in China

Prof. Lijun Wang
(National Eng. & Tech. Research Center for Paper Chemicals,
China)

Physical Characterization of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite with Blended Epoxidized Jatropha Oil (EJO) Resin

Mr. Mohd Hafiezal Mohd Radzi (UPM)

Shear Strength Performance of Timber Joist Hanger from Balau Species for Difference Depth and Width

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohana Hassan (UiTM)

1430-1445

The Effect of Different Fibre Loading on Flexural Properties of Banana/Pineapple Leaf (PALF)/Glass Hybrid Composite

Mr. Mohd Hanafee Zin (UPM)

Properties of Water-Borne Coating Incorporate with Nanoclay

Dr. Khairun Anwar Uyup (FRIM)

1445-1500

BBB2-

PARALLEL SESSION

Effect of Fiber Loading and Water Absorption on Mechanical Properties of PLA/PHBHH/Kenaf Composite

Ms. Nur Izzati Ismail (USM)

Fibrillation of Lignocellulose from Micro-Scale to Nano-scale after Vapor-Phase Assisted Surface Polymerization

Dr. Kubra Eksiler (Kyutech)

Convener:

Dr Mehdi Rahmaninia

Bioremediation of Soda and Kraft pulping effluents using Oxyporus latemarginatus

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasmina Halis

1500-1515

Degradation and Water Barrier Properties of Sugar Palm Starch-Based Nanocomposites Reinforced with Sugar Palm Nanocrystalline Cellulose

Mr. Ahmad Ilyas Rushdan (UPM)

Improvement of UV-resistance of Oak Wood by using Nano TiO2-modified UV-curable Coating

Dr. Mojtaba Soltani (UPM)

Exploring of Sudanese Agricultural residues as alternative lignocellulosic fibres for pulp and paper manufacturing

Dr. Mohamed Saeed Haroon Abdelrahman (QUT)

1515-1530

REFRESHMENT

                      

 

SESSION:

Biocomposite Technology

SESSION:

Wood Technology and Applications

SESSION:

Bionanomaterials

1530-1545

BBB3-

PARALLEL SESSION

 

Conveners:

Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan

Dr. Ahmad Adlie

Conveners:

Dr. Khairun Anwar Uyup

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohana Hassan

Conveners:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasmina Halis

 Dr. Mohamed Saeed Haroon Abdelrahman

 

 

Effect of Compatibilizer on Morphological, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Starch-Grafted-Polypropylene/Kenaf Fibres Composites

Ms. Nur Hayati Eszer (USM)

 

Sesenduk (Endospermum Diadenum) Veneer Study and Products Development

Ms. Yanti Abdul Kadir (FRIM)

The Effect of Lignin on Processing and the Properties of Lignocellulose Material Recovered by Ionic Liquid

Dr. Amir Khosravani (TMU)

1545-1600

The Influence of Surface Modification by Silane and PVA on the Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Polypropylene Nonwoven Composite

Ms. Noor Intan Saffinaz Anuar (MTIB)

Effects of Drying Temperature and Time on The Tannin Phenol Formaldehyde (TPF) Impregnated Paper Properties

Ms. Nur Liyana Mohamad Hafiz (UPM)

Distribution of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Prepared using Hydrothermal Method on Unbleached and Bleached Pulp Via In-Situ Approaches

Ms. Zakiah Sobri (UPM)

1600-1615

The Application of 2D Woven Kenaf Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Composite in Proton Persona Automotive Interiors

Mr. Zulizudin Ibrahim (Politeknik Seberang Perai)

Physical Changes and FTIR Results of Kenaf Core Fiber Heat Treated in Air

Mr. Wan Mohamad Haniffah Wan Hussin (UPM)

Dissolving Pulps from Kenaf

Dr. Rushdan Ibrahim (FRIM)

 

1615-1630

Mechanical Properties of Laminated Kenaf Woven Fabric Composites for Below-knee Prosthesis Socket Application

Ms. Nurhanisah Mohd Hawari (UPM)

Effects of Post-treatment using Amine Compounds on Formaldehyde Emission and Properties of Urea Formaldehyde-Bonded Particleboard

Mr. Muhammad Aizat Abd Ghani (UPM)

Effect of Microcrystalline Cellulose on the Strength of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Papermaking

Mr. Faris Syahiran Ismail (UPM)

1630-1645

Mechanical, Thermal and Flammability Properties of Non-woven Kenaf Reinforced Acrylic Based Polyester Composites: Effect of Water Glass Treatment

Mr. Muhamad Saifuddin Salim (USM)

Physico-Mechanical Properties of Particleboard Made From Hydrothermally Treated Rubberwood Particles

Ms. Fatin Ruzanna Jamaluddin (UPM)

Chitosan - Bentonite as a New Wet-End Reinforcement System for Mixed Hardwood CMP pulp

Dr. Mehdi Rahmaninia (TMU)

1645-1700

Effect of Chemical Treatment of Rice Husk on Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk flour/High Density Polyethylene Composites

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdollah Najafi (IAU)

 

Blended Paper of Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch and Citronella Leaves

Ms. Nur Aqeela Mohd Yussof (UPM)

1700-1745

CLOSING & AWARD GIVING CEREMONY

 

  

DAY 3: THURSDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2017

0800 - 1700

TECHNICAL VISIT AND EXCURSION (only for registered participants)

 

OTHER WOBIC2017 RELATED PROGRAMMES (please refer to secretariat for details) 

- Pre-conference workshops (14 – 15 November 2017)

i)          Mechanical Characterization of Biofiber and Biocomposite Materials

ii)         Response Surface Methodology for Process Optimization        

- Post-conference Seminar on Nanocellulose (27 November 2017) 

 

 

 

Poster Judging Schedule 

Wood and Biofiber International Conference

WOBIC2017

Hotel Bangi – Putrajaya

21-23 November 2017

 

Slot 1
Date: 21 Nov 2017
Time: 1345-1415

Slot 2
Date: 21 Nov 2017
Time: 1730-1800

Slot 3
Date: 22 Nov 2017
Time: 1345-1415

BT1

BT2

BT5

BT6

BT7

BT8

BT9

BT10

BT11

BT3

BT4

BT17

BN1

BN3

BD2

WT2

WT3

WT5

BT12

BT15

BT16

BT18

BD1

BD6

BP10

BM3

 

BN4

BD3

BD4

BD5

BP1

BP2

BP3

BP4

BP5

BT13

BT14

BN2

BD7

BP6

BP7

BP8

BP9

 

BP11

BP12

BP13

BM1

BM2

PP1

WT1

WT4

 

 

Dear all participants, please make sure:

1. Paste your own poster correctly according to the label given during registration.

2. Be available at your poster for poster presentation

3. Stand by if there is any reschedule on your presentation time. If this happen, secretariat committee will informed on the relocated time.

 


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