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Nano 2018: Call for Abstracts Now Open

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Recognized for its high caliber and technical expertise, the International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Nanomaterials is the only international conference dedicated specifically to the production and use of cellulose nanomaterials. This respected program will be held June 11-14, 2018 in Madison, Wis., USA and will be co-located for the first time with the Forest Products Society’s 72nd International Convention.
You’re invited to present your latest technical developments and applications to an audience of industry experts and peers from around the world. The deadline to submit abstracts is December 1. Submit title and 300-word (or shorter) abstract via TAPPI’s Speaker Management System
The theme for 2018 is "Cellulose Materials – Solutions for Industry Applications" and features topics on:
  • Industrial Production and Use
  • Industrial and Pilot Scale Production
  • Industrial Applications/End Uses
  • Technical Presentations on New Research Findings in:
  • Characterization and Metrology from the Lab to Production Plant
  • Mediated Assembly
  • Composite Processing and Testing
  • Paper and Packaging
  • Functional Materials and Soft Matter
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Nanocellulose Electronics, Photonics and Energy Technologies
Product Stewardship and Safety
NEW for 2018:
Automotive & Other Manufacturing Processing
Ligno- and Hemi-Nanocellullose Materials
Students are invited to submit oral presentations and posters and are eligible to earn grants to cover partial travel expenses, discounted registration rates, and other subsidies. All student abstracts will be reviewed by a group appointed by the Technical Program Committee.  

All submissions are peer reviewed by the Nano Division Research Subcommittees and conference co-chairs: 
  • Alan Rudie, USDA Forest Products Laboratory
  • Satoshi Hirata, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • Maria Soledad Peresin, Auburn University
Submissions must be received by the above deadline to be considered for acceptance. Due to the large number of submissions received, the organizers cannot guarantee acceptance of abstracts received after this deadline.


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