THE INTERNATIONAL PANEL PRODUCTS SYMPOSIUM IS THE LEADING TECHNICAL CONFERENCE ON WOOD BASED PANELS. IT IS AN IDEAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY REPORTING DEVELOPMENTS IN PARTICLEBOARD, OSB, MDF, PLYWOOD AND FIBREBOARD.

Provisional Programme: IPPS Master Class 2014

16 - 17th September 2014

IPPS Master Class 2014
The event will be held at the Alun Roberts Building & Reichel Hall, Bangor, UK

Tuesday 16th September

Venue:

Alun Roberts Building, Deiniol Road, Bangor, LL75 2UW

13:00 Registration (tea& coffee provided)
14:00 - 14:30

EU instruments and prospectives for research and innovation in the wood-based panel sector
Mr Gus Verhaeghe, Secretary General, InnovaWood, Belgium

14:30 - 15:30

VOC emissions from wood products: a state of the art report.
Dr Martin Ohlmeyer, Thünen Institute of Wood Research, Germany

15:30 - 16:30

Practical Demonstration of micro chamber testing.
CMS analysis Prof Ray Marriott, Bangor University.
Operation of a micro chamber Ms Gee-Sian Leung, Bangor University

Anniversary Lectures sponsored by BEACON and LIMNET

Venue: Neuadd Reichel, Ffriddoedd Road, Bangor, LL57 2TR
17:00 Registration (tea & coffee provided)
17:30 - 18:00

Developing the Bio-based economy: The Bio Base NWE project and IB Catalyst Funding
Dr Adrian Higson, Lead Consultant Biobased Products, NNFCC, UK

18:00 - 18:30

Overview of research at BC: from early days and into the future
Dr Mark Lawther, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark

18:30 - 19:30 Wine reception sponsored by CRC Chemicals Ltd, UK
19:30 Gala Dinner with speaker Mr Andrew Carpenter of the Structural Timber Association, UK

Wednesday 17th September

Venue: Neuadd Reichel, Ffriddoedd Road, Bangor, LL57 2TR
08:30 Registration (tea & coffee provided)
09:00 - 10:00

EU regulations and market expectations on formaldehyde emissions and their potential impacts on the wood based panel sector
Dr Mark Irle, Research Director, Groupe École Supérieure du Bois, France

10:00 - 11:00

Non Added Formaldehyde Adhesives based on MDI
Dr Dirk Grunwald, Technical Manager Composite Wood Products, Huntsman

11:00 - 11.30 Coffee
11:30 - 12:30

LCA, EPD, PEF, BREAM, LEED – is it really possible to compare the environmental performance of products?
Prof Callum Hill, JCH Industrial Ecology Limited, UK

12:30 - 14:00 Buffet lunch
14:00 Close

CONTACT US
The Conference Organiser, The BioComposites Centre, Bangor University, Deiniol Road, Bangor,
Gwynedd, LL57 2UW, United Kingdom
• Tel: +44 (0) 1248 370588 • Fax: +44 (0) 1248 370594 • email: ipps@bangor.ac.uk