FIBRA - Fibre Crops as sustainable source of biobased material for industrial products in Europe and China

Summer School

Catania-Italy

21-27 July 2013

 

“From Production to the Final Use”


Organished by

Dipartimento di Scienze delle Produzioni Agrarie e Alimentari University of Catania

Prof. S. L. Cosentino

Work package leader of WP4

 

           

Monday, July 22nd


Wednesday, July 24th


Friday, July 26th

9:00

Welcome - registration

9.00

Promising feedstock for bio-based industry and energy/fuels production in a biorefinery concept, S. Kyritsis 

9.00

Friendly to the environment biomass production from kenaf and fiber sorghum, F. GEMTOS 

10:00

Climatic conditions, soil properties and crop physiology of fiber crops, S.L. Cosentino  

10:00

Wastewater reuse in the irrigation of fibre crops as a strategy for combating desertification, A. FERNANDO 

10:00

Fibre crops in a cascade biorefinery concept, A. Zatta 

11:00

Coffee break 

11:00

Coffee break

11:00

Coffee break

11:15

Aspects of conventional flax breeding, S. Jankauskiene 

11:15

Bast fibre crops harvesting, L. PARI & A.SCARFONE 

11:15

Environmental Impact assessment of fiber crops cultivation and use,  A. Fernando 

12:15

Jute breeding and new variety extension in China, Fang Pingping 

12:15

Post-harvest fibre processing and use, J. VAN DAM 

12:15

Economic evaluation of fibre crops,  P. SOLDATOS 

13.15

Lunch

13.15

Lunch

13.15

Lunch

14:30

Kenaf breeding and development in China,Li Defang 

14:30

Value added industrial products from bast crops, E. PAPADOPOULOU 

14.30

Certificate delivery

15:30

Kenaf – A bast fiber crop with high yields in both Greece and China, E. Alexopoulou   

15:30

National and European support systems to hemp and flax industry, S. Bertucelli 

15:00

Visit to Catania

16:30

Crop management of fibrous flax in Europe,  K. Heller 

16:30

Bast fibre crops for lignocellulose markets, J. VAN DAM 

17:30

End of day

17:30

End of day

19:00

End of day


Tuesday, July 23rd


Thursday, July 25th


Saturday, July 27th

9.00

Giant reed – Agronomy and Yields in Europe, M. Christou 

9.00

Sustainable products from bast fibrous for European Knowledge-based economy, P. Baraniecki 

9.00

Visit to Taormina

10:00

Large scale cultivation of Cynara cardunculus L. in Portugal for biomass production—A case study, H. PERREIRA 

10:00

Biogas production from fibre crops,  Ch. Zafeiris  

11:00

Coffee break

11:00

Coffee break

11:15

Crop Management of hemp in Europe,

S. L. Cosentino 

11:15

Bast fibre crops as feed cropsT. Vafeiadakis & E. KIPRIOTIS 

14.00

End of the summer school and transfer to airport

12:15

The key techniques for hemp cultivation in South and North part of China, Liu Feihu 

12:15

High-throughput evaluation of biomass routes, A. KOKOSSIS 

13.15

Lunch

13.15

Lunch

14:30

Cultivation techniques for high quality and yields of flax in southern China, Zhu Xuan 

14.30

Presentation of the students papers Evaluation of Sessions I, II, III

15:30

Stinging nettle: a neglected species with a high potential as multi-purpose crop, N. Di Virgilio 

16:00

Presentation of the students papers Evaluation of Sessions VI, V, VI

16:30

End of day

17:30

End of day