63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Emerging Technologies in Lignocellulosic Products and Materials

Monday AM

ET1Pt. St. Anne B

Honouring Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen's Life Time Achievements

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - Omar Ali

08:00 Intoductory Remarks: Murray Douglas

08:10 Introduction of Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen, Jian Li

08:25 Achievements of Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen in Pulp & Paper, Xuejun Zou

09:10 Achievements of Dr. Adriaan van Heiningen in Biorefinery, Yonghao Ni

09:55 End of Session

Monday PM

ET2Pt. St. Anne B


Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - E. Xu

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00095 Advancement in Cellulosic Nanotechnology *$Sain M.
16:10 00096 Production of Furfural by the Catalytic Subcritical Water Gasification of Flax Straw Jaafari L., Idem R.
Keynote Lecture:

16:30 00097 Latest Developments in Chemical Mechanical Pulping of Hardwoods *Xu E.C.
17:10 00098 Kenaf Simultaneous Biodegradation by Basidiomycetes and Actinobacteri Brzonova I., Kozliak E., Kubatova A., Seames W., *$Ji Y.
17:30 End of Session

ET-PPt. St. Anne Foyer

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00099 Enzymatic Treatment of Prehydrolysis Kraft-based Hardwood Dissolving Pulp for Rayon Viscose Process Miao Q., Tian C., Stavik J., *Ni Y.
17:30 00100 In-depth Examination of the Antimicrobial Features of Comb-like Ionenes Colpitts M., Xu X., *Xiao H.
17:30 00101 Effect of NaOH/Urea-Treated Fibres on Enhancing Grease and Water Vapor Resistance of Paper Song Z., Ma J., *Xiao H.
17:30 00102 A Novel Fly Ash Based Calcium Silicate Paper Filler: Its Retention, Drainage and Particle Size Effects *$Song S., Zhang M., Ni Y.
17:30 00103 Hydrolysis of Potato Peel Using Subcritical Water to Obtain Value-added Products Ciftci D., Saldaņa M.D.A.
17:30 00104 Study on Two Mechanical Treatments for Improving the Reactivity of Dissolving Pulp *$Tian C., Zheng L., Miao Q., Ni Y.
17:30 00105 Application of Sodium Alginate in Improving Grease Resistance Property of Paper Song Z., Ma J., *Xiao H.
17:30 00106 High Water Vapor Barrier Packaging from Wood Cellulose and Soybean Oil Derivate Lu P., Zhang W., *Xiao H.
17:30 00107 Fluorochemical- and Organic Solvent-free Superhydrophobic Paper Coated with Mixture Green-based Wax Latex Zhang W., Lu P., *Xiao H.
17:30 00108 Effect of Lignocelluloses Adsorption from Prehydrolysis Liquor of Kraft Based Dissolving Pulp Production on NSSC and Kraft Pulp Yield Gain $Afrousheh M., Jahan M.S., *Ni Y.
17:30 00109 Effects of Pretreatment Methods on the Environmental Impacts of Lignocellulosic Ethanol from Wood Chips Shadbahr J., Zhang Y., Khan F.
19:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

ET3Pt. St. Anne B

Pyrolysis and Gasification of Black Liquor and Biomass

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - Y. Ji

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00226 Commercial Status of Gasification Technologies Zhuang Q.
08:40 00227 Pyrolysis and Gasification Characteristics of the Major Organic Components of Wheat Straw Black Liquor Guo D., Wu S., Yin X., Wu C., Yuan H., Wang G.
09:20 00228 Exergy and Energy Analysis of Switchgrass Production and Conversion to Bio-oil Using Fast Pryolysis Prymak E., *Macken N., Pourhashem G., Spateri S., Boateng A., Mullen C.
09:40 00229 Thermodynamic Analysis of Straw Black Liquor Gasification with Direct Causticization Yuan H., Wu S., Yin X., Wang G., Guo D., Zhou Z., Wu C.
10:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

ET4Pt. St. Anne B


Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - R. Farnood

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00284 The Effect of Dilute Acid Pretreatment on Forage Sorghum and Sunn Hemp Biomasses in the Production of Bio-Fuels and Value Added Chemicals through Bio-Chemical Conversion Process Kamireddy S., Li J., Abbina S., Berti M., Tucker M., *$Ji Y.
13:40 00285 Impact of Coproducts in Cellulosic Bioethanol Production from Poplar *Pourbafrani M., $Maclean H.L., Saville B.A.
14:00 00286 Economics and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of Lignocellulosic Ethanol - Future Options *$Rakshit S.K., Yokota G.N., Diniz M.R.
14:20 00287 Environmental and Economic Analysis of Alternative Applications of Lignin from Bio-ethanol $Pourhashem G., *Spatari S.
14:40 End of Session

ET5Pt. St. Anne B

Pulping, Bleaching and Papermaking

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - M. Paleologou

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00288 Advances in Optical Properties of Paper and Prints *$Farnood R.
16:10 00289 Ozonolysis Bleaching (Delignification) of Wheat Straw Al jibouri A.K.H., *Turcotte J., Wu J., Cheng C.-H.
16:30 00290 Catalytic Hydrothermal Gasification of Glycerol at Subcritical Condition of Water for Production of Fine Chemicals Jaffary B., Idem R.
16:50 00291 Biotechnology in the Pulp & Paper Industry Coil G.
17:10 00292 Empirical Modeling of Oxygen Delignification Pretreatment of Wheat Straw Li S.L.
17:30 End of Session

Wednesday AM

ET6Pt. St. Anne B

Developing Green Barrier Packaging Products

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - H. Xiao; Z. Yuan

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00359 Challenges in Enhancing Barrier Properties of Paper Products *$Zou X.
Keynote Lecture:

08:40 00360 Technologies for Improving Barrier and Grease Resistance of Paper: An Overview *$Xiao H.
09:20 00361 Water Diffusion Coefficient in Hydroxypropyl Xylan Films Bayati F., Choi P., Boluk Y.
09:40 00362 Rendering Cellulose Fibres Antimicrobial using Functional-modified Latex *Pan Y., Xiao H., Tong Z.
10:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

ET7Pt. St. Anne B

Advances in Mechanical Pulping/High-Yield Pulps (HYP)

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - Z. Yuan

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00412 Addressing Optical Property Issues of Papers Containing High-yield Pulps - Recent Advances in Developing New Insights and Cost-effective Solutions *Liu H., Yuan Z., Zou X., Zhou Y.
13:40 00413 Modification of Precipitated Calcium Carbonate Filler by Deposition of Starch/Oleic Acid Complexes with the Aid of Excess Calcium Ions as an Approach to Improve its Use in Papermaking Huang X., Shen J., Xueren Q., Ni Y.
14:00 00414 Energy Savings through Low Consistency Refining of Mechanical Pulp Elahimehr A., Rajabinasab N., Martinez M., *Olson J.
14:20 00415 Optimum Ozone Inter-stage Treatment in TMP Compared with Oxygen Sun Y., *Lanouette R., Pelletier E., Cloutier J.-N., Epiney M.
14:40 00416 Characteristics and Water Vapor Barrier Properties of Exfoliated PHBV Nanocomposites Coated on Paper Farmahini-Farahani M., *Xiao H.
15:00 End of Session

ET8Pt. St. Anne B

Dissolving Pulp - Panel Discussion

Organizer(s) - H. Xiao, X. Zou, R. Farnood, Y. Ji
Chair(s) - Y. Ni; Q. Miao

15:30 Panelists: Michel Paleologou, Suresh Pai, Jaroslav Stavik, Yonghao Ni

17:30 End of Session

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