The Wood Industry Summit digital is part of the LIGNA.Innovation Network.
The two-day conference program of the Wood Industry Summit digital will feature recognized industry experts on the topics of Green Material Processing - Process Technologies of the Bioeconomy.
In addition to the political framework conditions for the expansion of sustainable and circular wood use as a pillar of a sustainable bioeconomy, new ideas for the use of wood as a raw material, the promotion of start-up companies and the market launch of new products, the use of wood in construction and
the implementation of the first wood-based biorefinery in Germany will be highlighted.
Another focus is on the digitalisation of process chains in the forestry and timber industry as well as innovations in the field of sawmill technology.
Woodbased Bioeconomy – the different Perspectives
Opening Ceremony - Wood Industry Summit
Dr. Jochen Köckler, Managing Board (Chairman) | NN, Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture | Prof. Dr.-Ing. M. Zscheile, Technische Hochschule Rosenheim | KWF | Hans-Georg von der Marwitz, President of the German forest owners associations (AGDW)
Forest Bioeconomy – Contribution towards a sustainable development in NRW
Ursula Heinen-Esser, Minister for the Environment, Agriculture, Conservation and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Green Deal – opportunities and new paradigm for Europe
N.N., European Commission
Forest and Wood are a crucial part of the Circular Bioeconomy
Marc Palahí, Director of the European Forest Institute
From ideas to implementation
Philippe Mengal, Executive Director of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU)
From Research to innovation
VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland
In-house growth: Companies with own acceleration programme
From start-up to scale-up: Investing in a sustainable and circular bioeconomy
Michael Brandkamp, General Partner of the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF)
12:00 p.m.- 1 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
1 hour of flash talks of selected companies: 6 * 5 min
Topic: Green Material Processing
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
NRW/EFI Keynotes: (Bio)Regions make the forest bioeconomy happen
Rethinking wood use - perspectives on processing and product design9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Digitisation in the supply chain. How smart supply chain management makes wood use even more sustainable.
Presentation: Lisa Jensen, KWF
Moderation: Alexander Kaulen
15-minute presentations followed by discussion
Alexander Kaulen, German center of Forest Work and Technology – KWF
Magnus Deinzer, Stora Enso Paper GmbH
Dr. Ina Ehrhardt, IFF Fraunhofer
Frank Heinze, RIF - Division Robot Technology
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Forest owners digital
Presentation: German forest owners associations (AGDW) and partners
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presentation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Zscheile, Technische Hochschule Rosenheim / BCM BioEconomy Cluster Management GmbH
Themes (20 min each)
Dr. Michael Deutsch, Director UPM Biochemical Business, Leuna
Dr. Marina Crnoja-Cosic, Head of New Business Development, Kelheim Fibres
Dr. Frank Meister, Head of Chemical Research Department, Thüringisches Institut für Textil- und Kunststoff-Forschung e.V., Rudolstadt
Panel discussion with the speakers
30 – 45 min, Total time: 1:45 h
Interview with Prof. Zscheile, Chairman of the AG Potenziale von Holz in der Bioökonomie, Potentials of wood in bioeconomy, Charter for Wood 2.0)
Bauen mit Laubholz
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Details will follow
Surface Technology/Digital Printing
Separate program (information upon request)
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