ICNF 2019 - 4th International Conference on Natural Fibers

Call for Abstracts

All submissions will be peer-reviewed based on originality, technical quality and scientific merit, and those accepted will appear in a book which will be available to delegates of ICNF2019 during the event.

The submissions period will end on 31st January 2019.

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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 published in Materials Today Proceedings.

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Keynote Speaker Annoucement

Thomas Scheibel

Thomas Scheibel
University of Bayreuth, Germany
“Processing and Applications of Biomimetic Spider Silk”

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Xungai Wang

Xungai Wang
Deakin University, Australia
“Functionality and Sustainability of Natural Fibre Materials”

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Invited Speakers Annoucement

Alain Dufresne

Alain Dufresne
Université Grenoble Alpes, France
“Preparation and Applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials”

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Febi Varghese

Febi Varghese
Government of Kerala, India
“The Intrinsic Charecteristics and Idiosyncratic Application of Natural Coir Fibre”

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Holmer Savastano

Holmer Savastano
University of São Paulo, Brazil
“The use of lignocellulosic fibers in cement based materials – challenges and achievements”

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Miguel Gama

Miguel Gama
University of Minho, Portugal
“Bacterial NanoCellulose: Last but not the least”

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Mohammad Jawaid

Mohammad Jawaid
University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
“Potential of Natural Fibers on the Ballistic Performance of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites”

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Tobias Maschler

Tobias Maschler
German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research (DITF), Germany
“Development of Biomimetic Simulation-based Textile Structures for Novel Solutions for Moisture Evaporation, Separation and Supply of plants in Greenhouse Horticulture”

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Grants for young researchers

Five grants are available for PhD students to attend ICNF2019 with free registration.

Expressions of interest should be sent to secretariat@icnf2019.fibrenamics.com, after abstract submission, along with PhD student certificate.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Send us your application to secretariat@icnf2019.fibrenamics.com

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Welcome

It is a great pleasure to invite you to attend ICNF2019 - 4th International Conference on Natural Fibers – Smart Sustainable Solutions, to be held in the vibrant city of Porto (Portugal), from 1st to 3rd July 2019.

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. 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 ICNF2019. The Members of the Scientific and Organizing Committees look forward to meeting you in Porto!

CALL FOR PAPERS

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AWARD APPLICATION

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

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission

31st January 2019

Communication of acceptance

15th February 2019

Early Bird registration

31st March 2019

Award Application

31th May 2019