2016 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials

13-16 June 2016 – Grenoble, France

Conference Snapshot:

Over 300 delegates from 31 countries participated in Grenoble, France for the 2016 International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials.   This set a record attendance for the conference now in its 11th year.  The program highlighted over 110 technical presentations on production, characterization, applications and functionalization of renewable nano materials.  We are also pleased to announce this conference included a three track program throughout the event.   

A Buzz of Activities:  3 Keynotes, 1 lunch sponsorship talk, Tour of Tec 21 and Institute Carnot PolyNat, 5 table top displays, 2-NanoDivision Awards were presented, Fundamentals of Cellulose Workshop and Leveraging International Public-Private Partnerships Workshop, Panel Discussion, Young Professional Mixer, our first Application Roundtable Discussion and Product Sample Showcase, student poster session, conference dinner at the La Bastille, etc.

Quotes from the Conference:

Product showcase was a great idea!

Plenty of time for networking.

2016 Conference Documents:
Conference Highlights:
  • NanoDivision Technical Award & Imerys FiberLean ™ Prize was awarded to Alain Dufresne, Professor, Grenoble Institute of Technology

  • NanoDivision Leadership & Service Award was awarded to Theodore H. Wegner, Assistance Director, USDA Forest Service, Forest Product Laboratory