Biomass Quality Network Canada - Open Information Session

Event Date

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 09:00 to 10:30


National Research Council Canada (NRC) – Boucherville
75 de Mortagne Boulevard
Boucherville, QC, Canada

This open session will provide information on the BQNC and the work that is currently underway in each of the sectors. There will be an opportunity to discuss the current state of the bioproducts industry in relation to your organization and to provide input on quality standards required to facilitate commercialization of industrial bioproducts.


This information session is intended for all of those interested in quality standards around agricultural biomass.


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3rd International Conference on Natural Fibres

Event Date

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to Friday, June 23, 2017


Meliá Braga Hotel & Spa - Av. General
Carrilho da Silva Pinto, Nr. 8
Braga Portugal
41° 33' 23.76" N, 8° 23' 47.76" W

Following up the great success of ICNF2013 and ICNF2015, covering the topics, “Sustainable materials for advanced applications” and “From nature to market”, ICNF2017 will focus on “Advanced Materials for a Greener World”, aiming to explore the potential of natural fibres to build a Greener World for the future generations. To fulfil this important goal, along with the scientific sessions, Natural Fibrenamics Award contest will be organized to promote and show new innovative natural fibre based products from all over the world.


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Canadian Society for Bioengineering AGM 2017

Event Date

Sunday, August 6, 2017 to Thursday, August 10, 2017


Canad Inns Polo Park
1405 St Matthews Ave
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3G 3P7

Food, Fuel and Fibre for a Sustainable Future


On behalf of the Local Arrangements Committee of the Canadian Society for Bioengineering 2017 Annual General Meeting and Conference, it will be our great pleasure to welcome you to Winnipeg, Manitoba next summer. Next year’s 4-day conference which will include technical presentations, poster presentations, plenary sessions, workshops and technical tours, will also host the national gathering of the CIGR Section VI Bioprocesses (Postharvest Technology and Process Engineering). The conference will provide the opportunity to share professional research, experience and insights with colleagues from Canada and beyond, and will coincide with Winnipeg’s famous Folklorama Festival, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world.


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