Dear Colleague,

You are warmly welcome to join the Fibre Value -seminar/webinar organised by VTT ForestTech on Tuesday 17.04.2012. The seminar/webinar is free of charge. You only need to register to attend.

To join the seminar on-the-spot, register here by Wed. 4th April 

To join the webinar on-line via internet connection, register here 

For the webinar you can pre-register at any time. By pre-registering you can also check the web connection and webinar compatibility in advance.
 Fibre value seminar 17.04.2012 – programme
Place: VTT Auditorium, Tekniikantie 2, Otaniemi, Espoo (or via web)
GMT +02:00 Helsinki time
09:30 Registration
10:00 Opening of the seminar and the webinar
10:15 Resource-efficiency and added value with novel technologies
- Renewal by rethinking technologies, Dr Erkki Hellén
- Efficient piloting: next generation fibre products with foam forming, Dr Janne Poranen
- Toward industrial roll-to-roll production of nanofibrillated cellulose film, Vesa Kunnari
- Versatile surface treatment with foam technology, Karita Kinnunen
- Ultrathin barriers with ALD, Jenni Sievänen
- Active paper, Tomi Erho
11:45 Lunch break
12:30 Changing Raw Material Supply
- Global fibre resources, Dr Jari Sirviö
- Recycled fibre – a part of bioeconomy, Dr Elias Retulainen
- European biomaterial potential, Lauri Kuutti
13:15 Media Use
- How to benefit from user information, Dr Peter Ylen
- Social reading, Timo Kuula
- Co-creation with users – case studies, Aino Mensonen
14:00 Sustainable and Smart Performing Package
- Packaging Research – focus on applications, Jouni Lattu
- Packaging that delivers convenience & customized service, Elina Rusko
- Active and intelligent features in packaging, Tomi Erho
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 Environmental footprints and fibre product's life cycle
- Sustainability Assessment, Helena Wessman
- Examples of environmental impact assessment applications
   - Case Media Products of Alma Media, Catharina Hohenthal
   - Carbon footprint of UPM ProFi wood plastic composite, Mari Ovaskainen
16:00 Novel Fibre products
- Forest-based material biorefinery, Dr Prof. Ali Harlin
- Non-woven and tissue, Dr Pirjo Heikkilä
- Fibre Composites, Kirsi Immonen
16:50 Closing of the webinar
17:00 Cocktails
More information about VTT’s activities related to fibre-based value chains at ForestTech industrial platform at www.vtt.fi/foresttech

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