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Posted: November 18, 2008

Speakers sought for nanotechnology conference for the forest products industry

(Nanowerk News) TAPPI is seeking presenters for the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry. The conference will be presented by TAPPI and co-sponsored by Alberta Ingenuity Fund, and is scheduled for June 23-26, 2009, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry will cover topics such as NanoComposites: processing and properties, new generation bioproducts, nanoscale characterization, global challenges and opportunities, as well as future directions.
Authors interested in submitting presentations for consideration may contact Colleen Walker at cwalker@tappi.org or by phone at 1 770-209-7349. Presentation titles and abstracts are due December 5, 2008. Abstracts for the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry can be sent to nano@tappi.org. See www.tappi.org/09Nano for abstract requirements.
TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industry and co-publisher of Paper360. Through information exchange, trusted content, and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster, and more cost-effective ways of doing business.
Alberta Ingenuity Fund supports science and engineering research excellence and is engaging Albertans in building a strong science culture in the province. Ingenuity aligns with provincial priorities to increase the quality of research in Alberta by helping recruit and support top talent and by creating dynamic partnerships. These connections help commercialize technologies that solve Alberta problems, and that can be shared abroad.
Source: TAPPI