XXVI International Conference - Forest Biobased Materials - TECNICELPA 2023

11 to 13 October 2023  |  Coimbra



Introduction / Invitation

We are pleased to announce that TECNICELPA will organize, the XXVI TECNICELPA International Conference - Forest Biobased Materials - 2023, between 11th and 13th October 2023, in the University city of COIMBRA - Portugal, Hotel Vila Galé.

The Organizing Committee of the XXVI TECNICELPA - International Forest Biobased Materials Conference 2023 have the honour to invite all Scientists, Papermakers, Technicians, Manufacturers and Suppliers who work in the area, to participate in this event.

The venue of the event will be the Vila Galé Hotel, at COIMBRA, allowing the Participants and Exhibitors to contact actively and to enjoy the same space for both the Conference and the Exhibition - EXPOCELPA.

Considering the international character of the conference, the official languages will be Portuguese and English. This conference is expected to join Academics, Scientists, Technicians and Manufacturers from all over the world working in the Forestry, Pulp, Paper and Biorefinery field and is therefore an event you should not miss. The program will include technical visits to portuguese plants. 

The Organizing Committee of the XXVI TECNICELPA International Conference invites authors to submit an abstract of their work, as for Oral or Poster presentation, addressing one of the following specific topics:

  • Forest
  • Pulp Production
  • Papermaking (including P&W papers, Tissue, Packaging, Recycling, Converting and Printing)
  • Energy, Environment and Sustainability
  • Biorefinery processes and technologies
  • Novel forest biobased products, materials and fuels
  • Other support activities 

Other subjets related, will be included in the above topics mentioned, according to the contents.

The General Program includes invited plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations, debates, Expocelpa and Networking moments. 

The best oral presentation and the best poster of the conference will be recognized. The traditional “TECNICELPA Award", created in order to stimulate the production of technical and scientific works carried out in Portugal (Companies, Universities or Research Institutes) by Portuguese or foreign authors working in the forestry, pulp and paper fields, will also be delivered in a ceremony to be held during the event.

We thank in advance all the contributions for making this year’s conference a fruitful and enjoyable event, and look forward to welcome all participants at COIMBRA, next October.

Yours sincerely

The Organizing Committee


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