We are pleased to announce the Scientific Committee of the 5th Latin American Congress on Biorefineries, which will be held on January 7, 8 and 9, 2019 in the city of Concepción, Chile. It is made up of leading researchers from around the world: https://en.biorrefinerias.cl/organization/.

The registration information is also available: early bird fee applies for those who register before October 31, 2018, the members of the organizing institutions and the Scientific Committee, as well as for undergraduate and graduate students. Online registration will be available starting on August 3 (https://en.biorrefinerias.cl/).

The Congress will bring together researchers, professionals and experts from the region and the world for 3 days: the plenary lectures, oral and poster presentations, as well as other parallel activities will highlight new processes, biobased products and industrial application opportunities. The thematic areas include:

Production, physical and chemical modification, characterization and applications of: bioplastics and biocomposites; macro, micro and nano cellulose fibers; carbon-based materials and biobased adhesives.

Special Topic: Domestic Solid Waste Processing.

The deadline for submitting papers has been extended to August 15, 2018.

Important Dates

  • Submission of short abstracts: August 15, 2018.
  • Notification of accepted papers: September 3, 2018.
  • Presentation of extended abstracts (only for oral presentations): October 12, 2018.
  • Announcement of preliminary program: October 22, 2018.
  • Announcement of final program: November 12, 2018.