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Meetings Congress Report/Meetings Congress Report COCVER-UNESCO Expert Council for Rational Utilization of Renewable Vegetable Materials ' August 31-September 5,1992, St. Petersburg, Russia The second meeting of the UNESCO appointed expert Council took place at the St. Petersburg Forest Academy. The Council was formed in September 1991. The international Council consists now of 14 members chosen from experts in varied fields of utilization and conversion of renewable celiulosic materials. The membership consists of the Professors Akim (Russian Pulp and Paper Institute), Chen (South China University of Technology), Crescenzi (University of Rome), Gandini (National Polytechnic Institute, Grenoble), Gellerstedt (STFI, Stockholm), Gratzl (North Carolina State University, Raleigh), Higuchi (Ninon University), Holmbom (Abo Academy), Karlivan (Institute Wood* Chemistry, Riga), Kingson (UNESCO), Paszner (University of British Columbia), Schurz (University of Graz), Wegener (University of Munich) and Zarubin (Chair, St. Petersburg Forest Academy). The mandate of the Council was initially defined as providing expert guidance for policy making, furthering of advanced research and world-wide cooperation in the selection of raw materials, promotion and development of conversion technologies and widespread utilization of renewable-based chemicals and products to replace fossil-based materials in the future. The mandate of the Council is part of the Botany 2000 program, a much broader effort of UNESCO. The result of four days of presentation and discussions during this year's meeting was a three point resolution encompassing aspects of 1) biosynthesis, structure and properties of raw materials 2) chemical processes, bioprocesses, biotechnology and ecology 3) substances and materials from vegetal resources outlining areas, needing detailed attention at the present time. Council members are requested to publicize these activities of the. Council, foster cooperative research and solicit support worldwide. The Council identified pressing problems in the areas of pulping, bleaching, wood hydrolysis, biological conversion and polymer and minor wood components (extractives) utilization.These resolutions have now been approved by UNESCO assuring continued activity by the Council. All further inquiries should be directed to: Prof. Y.A. Zarubin, Vice-Rector (Chairman, COCVER), St. Petersburg Forest Academy, 5 Institutskii per, St. Petersburg 194018, Russia, Phone (812) 550 2574, Fax (812) 550 0756. L. Paszner (Vancouver) Ligna Hannover, Deutsehe Messe AG Messegelände, D-3000 Hannover 82, Fed.Rep. of Germany Tel. (0511) 89-0, Fax (0511) 89-32630 Seventh International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry May 25-28,1993, Beijing/People's Republic of China The 7th ISWPC will be organized by the China Technical Association of the Paper Industry (CTAPI) and cosponsored byTAPPI, EUCEPA, the Technical Section, CPPA, Japan TAPPI, APPITA, IPPTA and the Russian Technical Society of the Paper arid Timber Industry. Topics to be included are as follows: -- Biosynthesis and chemical structure of wood and wood components -- Chemistry of high yield pulping -=· Chemistry of pulping and bleaching -- Chemistry and chemical processing of nonwood fibres - Chemical modification of wood and pulp -- Biological treatment of wood and pulp -- Photochemistry of lignocelluiosics - Modern analytical methods in wood, pulping bleaching chemistry - Biological and chemical aspects of effluent treatment. For detailed information please contact: 7th ISWP,The Secretariat Attn. Prof. Xiang-Ju Zhong, c/o CTAPI 12, Guanghua Road, Beijing 100020, P.R. of China Pacific Coast-Western Branches Joint Conference May 27-29,1993, Whistler, 3.C./Canada For detailed information please contact: Miss Lüde Veilleux, Technical Section, CPPA Sun Life Building, 19th Floor, 1155 Metcalfe Street Montreal, Quebec H3B 4T6, Canada Phone (514) 866-6621, Fax (514) 866-3035 International Mechanical Pulping Conference June 15-17,1993, Oslo/Norway Further information on the conference can be obtained from: Congress-Conference P.O. Box 7609 Skillebekk, N-0205 Oslo, Norway Fax 2-56 05 41 1993 International Environment Symposium ,,Pulp and Paper Technologies for a Cleaner World" April 27-29,1993, Paris/France Further information can be obtained from: M.I. Brignone, Centre Technique du Papier B.P. 251, F-38044 Grenoble Cedex 9, France Fax 76447138 Forest Products Society's 47th Annual Meeting June 20-23,1993, Cleanvater Beach, FL/U.S.A. For detailed information please contact: Forest Products Society 2801 Marshall Court> Madison, WI 53705-2295, U.S.A. Phone (608) 231-1361, Fax (608) 231-2152. Ligna Hannover '93 May 19-25,1993, Hannover/Federal Republic of Germany For detailed information please contact: Holzforschung /Vol. 47 / 1993 / No. 2 ZELLCHEMING General Meeting and Expo '93 June 28-July 1,1993, Hamburg/Federal Republic of Germany For detailed information please contact: ZELLCHEMING Berliner Allee 56, D-6100 DarmstacJ^ F.R. of Germany Phone (06151) 33261/65, Fax (06151) 311076 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Holzforschung - International Journal of the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Wood de Gruyter

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Congress Report/Meetings Congress Report COCVER-UNESCO Expert Council for Rational Utilization of Renewable Vegetable Materials ' August 31-September 5,1992, St. Petersburg, Russia The second meeting of the UNESCO appointed expert Council took place at the St. Petersburg Forest Academy. The Council was formed in September 1991. The international Council consists now of 14 members chosen from experts in varied fields of utilization and conversion of renewable celiulosic materials. The membership consists of the Professors Akim (Russian Pulp and Paper Institute), Chen (South China University of Technology), Crescenzi (University of Rome), Gandini (National Polytechnic Institute, Grenoble), Gellerstedt (STFI, Stockholm), Gratzl (North Carolina State University, Raleigh), Higuchi (Ninon University), Holmbom (Abo Academy), Karlivan (Institute Wood* Chemistry, Riga), Kingson (UNESCO), Paszner (University of British Columbia), Schurz (University of Graz), Wegener (University of Munich) and Zarubin (Chair, St. Petersburg Forest Academy). The mandate of the Council was initially defined as providing expert guidance for policy making, furthering of advanced research and world-wide cooperation in the selection of raw materials, promotion and development of conversion technologies and widespread utilization of renewable-based chemicals and products to replace fossil-based materials in the future. The mandate of the Council is part of the Botany 2000 program, a much broader effort of UNESCO. The result of four days of presentation and discussions during this year's meeting was a three point resolution encompassing aspects of 1) biosynthesis, structure and properties of raw materials 2) chemical processes, bioprocesses, biotechnology and ecology 3) substances and materials from vegetal resources outlining areas, needing detailed attention at the present time. Council members are requested to publicize these activities of the. Council, foster cooperative research and solicit support worldwide. The Council identified pressing problems in the areas of pulping, bleaching, wood hydrolysis, biological conversion and polymer and minor wood components (extractives) utilization.These resolutions have now been approved by UNESCO assuring continued activity by the Council. All further inquiries should be directed to: Prof. Y.A. Zarubin, Vice-Rector (Chairman, COCVER), St. Petersburg Forest Academy, 5 Institutskii per, St. Petersburg 194018, Russia, Phone (812) 550 2574, Fax (812) 550 0756. L. Paszner (Vancouver) Ligna Hannover, Deutsehe Messe AG Messegelände, D-3000 Hannover 82, Fed.Rep. of Germany Tel. (0511) 89-0, Fax (0511) 89-32630 Seventh International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry May 25-28,1993, Beijing/People's Republic of China The 7th ISWPC will be organized by the China Technical Association of the Paper Industry (CTAPI) and cosponsored byTAPPI, EUCEPA, the Technical Section, CPPA, Japan TAPPI, APPITA, IPPTA and the Russian Technical Society of the Paper arid Timber Industry. Topics to be included are as follows: -- Biosynthesis and chemical structure of wood and wood components -- Chemistry of high yield pulping -=· Chemistry of pulping and bleaching -- Chemistry and chemical processing of nonwood fibres - Chemical modification of wood and pulp -- Biological treatment of wood and pulp -- Photochemistry of lignocelluiosics - Modern analytical methods in wood, pulping bleaching chemistry - Biological and chemical aspects of effluent treatment. For detailed information please contact: 7th ISWP,The Secretariat Attn. Prof. Xiang-Ju Zhong, c/o CTAPI 12, Guanghua Road, Beijing 100020, P.R. of China Pacific Coast-Western Branches Joint Conference May 27-29,1993, Whistler, 3.C./Canada For detailed information please contact: Miss Lüde Veilleux, Technical Section, CPPA Sun Life Building, 19th Floor, 1155 Metcalfe Street Montreal, Quebec H3B 4T6, Canada Phone (514) 866-6621, Fax (514) 866-3035 International Mechanical Pulping Conference June 15-17,1993, Oslo/Norway Further information on the conference can be obtained from: Congress-Conference P.O. Box 7609 Skillebekk, N-0205 Oslo, Norway Fax 2-56 05 41 1993 International Environment Symposium ,,Pulp and Paper Technologies for a Cleaner World" April 27-29,1993, Paris/France Further information can be obtained from: M.I. Brignone, Centre Technique du Papier B.P. 251, F-38044 Grenoble Cedex 9, France Fax 76447138 Forest Products Society's 47th Annual Meeting June 20-23,1993, Cleanvater Beach, FL/U.S.A. For detailed information please contact: Forest Products Society 2801 Marshall Court> Madison, WI 53705-2295, U.S.A. Phone (608) 231-1361, Fax (608) 231-2152. Ligna Hannover '93 May 19-25,1993, Hannover/Federal Republic of Germany For detailed information please contact: Holzforschung /Vol. 47 / 1993 / No. 2 ZELLCHEMING General Meeting and Expo '93 June 28-July 1,1993, Hamburg/Federal Republic of Germany For detailed information please contact: ZELLCHEMING Berliner Allee 56, D-6100 DarmstacJ^ F.R. of Germany Phone (06151) 33261/65, Fax (06151) 311076

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