ICNF 2017 - 3rd International Conference on Natural Fibers

Call for Papers

The online abstract submission is now open till 30th January 2017,

Submit your abstract HERE

Papers - Scientific Journal

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of Journal of Natural Fibers.

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Selected papers will be included in a book entitled "Advances in Natural Fibre Composites: Raw Materials, Processing and Analysis"published by Springer. 

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Selected papers will be published in Procedia Engineering by Elsevier

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Keynote Speaker Annoucement

Alain Dufresne

Alain Dufresne
Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
“Cellulose Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites”

Sabu Thomas

Sabu Thomas
Mahatma Gandhi University, India
"Manufacturing of Nanomaterials from Agro-Wastes and Production of
Eco-Friendly Bio-Nanocomposites"

Alexander Bismark

Alexander Bismarck
Polymer and Composite Engineering (PaCE) Group, United Kingdom
"Are Hierarchical Composite Structures the Route to Improve Properties
of Truly Green Composites?"

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Müssig
University of Applied Sciences, Germany
"Bio-inspired and bio-based fibre-reinforced composite"

Ryszard Kozlowski

Prof. Dr. Ryszard Kozlowski
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poland
"Bast Plants – Flax and Hemp Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow"

Rajesh Anandjiwala

Dr. Rajesh D. Anandjiwala
CSIR Materials Science and Manufacturing, South Africa
"Natural Fibres for Technical Applications in Value-added Products"

Henry Li

Dr. Henry Yi Li
School of Materials, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
"Natural Fiber Based Nano Functional Materials and Applications"

Henry Li

Leonardo Simon
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
"Natural Fiber for Automotive Applications - Case Studies"

Grants for young researchers

Five grants are available for PhD students to attend ICNF2017 with free registration.

Expressions of interest should be sent to secretariat@icnf2017.fibrenamics.com, after abstract submission, along with PhD student certificate.

Visit Braga

 

Welcome

It is a great pleasure to invite you to attend ICNF2017 - 3rd International Conference on Natural Fibers – Advanced Materials for a Greener World, to be held in the historical city of Braga (Portugal), from 21st to 23rd June 2017.

The conference is being organized by the University of Minho, through the Fibrenamics International Platform, and is focused on the latest scientific and technical advances in natural fibers and fiber-based materials, for advanced applications towards a greener world. The conference will bring together various universities, research and technological centers, companies and all those interested in these amazing materials called natural fibers. The conference aims to represent a forum for exchanging ideas, presenting the latest developments and trends, proposing new solutions and promoting international collaborations.

You are warmly invited to join us and enjoy ICNF2017. The Members of the Scientific and Organizing Committees look forward to meeting you in Braga!

Braga

CALL FOR PAPERS

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AWARD APPLICATION

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  • - Application form (docpdf)
  • - Cond. of entry (pdf)
  • - Jury (doc, pdf)

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission

30th January 2017

Communication of acceptance

11st February 2017

Early Bird registration

31st March 2017

Award Application

31th March 2017