Programme

Programme

7th Karelia Symposium – Chemicals from Wood

Place: Snellmania hall, SN100 and Teams on April 7, 2022

 

Welcome and Opening Words

09.00 – 09.10 Academic Rector Tapio Määttä, Opening of the Symposium

Session 1, Chair Reijo Lappalainen

09.10 – 9.40 Matti Toivonen (Metsä Group) Metsä Group – Bioproduct mill concept

9.40– 10.10 Tom Granström (VTT) Perspectives in conversion of wood into useful chemicals and materials

10.10 – 10.30  Coffee break

 

Session 2, Chair Reijo Lappalainen

10.30 – 11.00 Janne Jänis (University of Eastern Finland) Industrial potential of wood extractives

11.00 – 11.30 Laura Tomppo (University of Eastern Finland) Thermochemical conversion of wood and measurements for process optimization

11.30-12.30 Lunch

 

Session 3, Chair Ossi Turunen

12.30 – 13.00 Erwin Annys (ECHA) Regulatory issues in commercial utilization of wood-based chemicals

13.00 – 13.30 Olli Honkanen (Green Fuel Nordic) Development of industrial bio-oil using Fast Pyrolysis Technology

13.30 – 14.10 Students on stage: Topical PhD and MSc projects, and posters and poster award

 

Funding decisions and symposium closing

14.10-14.30 The grant receivers of 2022, Teollisuusneuvos Heikki Väänänen’s Fund, Dean Kari Lehtinen

14.30-14.40 Closing remarks, Dean Kari Lehtinen

14.40 Coffee & networking