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Dr. Hiroyuki Yano will make a keynote presentation at the 2010 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry. This event is sponsored by TAPPI along with programming partner VTT. It will take place September 27-29, 2010 at the Dipoli Congress Centre in Espoo, Finland. The theme of this year's event is "Getting Down to Business with Nanotech Products."

Hiroyuki Yano Featured Keynoter at TAPPI Nanotechnology Conference

Norcross, GA | Posted on July 22nd, 2010

Dr. Yano will present "Potential of Cellulose Nanofiber-Based Materials" on Monday, September 27, 2010. He is a Professor at the Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University. He received his Ph.D. in wood science from Kyoto University in 1989. He joined Kyoto Prefectural University as assistant professor in 1987 and later moved to the Wood Research Institute at Kyoto University as associate professor in 1998. During 1997-1998 he was a Visiting Scientist at the Forest Products Laboratories at CSIRO in Australia.

Yano received the Young Scientist Award from the Japan Wood Research Society in 1989, Hayashi Jisuke Award from the Cellulose Society of Japan in 2005, and the Japan Wood Research Society Award from the Japan Wood Research Society in 2009. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science. A link to Dr. Yano's photo appears at www.tappi.org/content/media/SpeakerYANO.jpg.

His research involves extraction of nanofibers from biomass resources such as wood, plant fibers, and crab and shrimp shells, and their utilization as a component of nanomaterials for optical and structural purposes.

This Nanotechnology Conference brings together leading researchers, industry experts, government representatives and other stakeholders. In technical sessions and face-to-face meetings, they share developments, perspectives and discuss new ideas and breakthrough concepts on nanotechnology-based advances. Visit www.tappi.org/10nano for additional keynoters and presentation updates.

Registration information is available online, by phone through TAPPI's Member Connection Center, 1-800-332-8686 (US), 1-800-446-9431 (Canada), +1-770-446-1400, and by email at

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About TAPPI
TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries and publisher of Paper360° and TAPPI JOURNAL. Through information exchange, trusted content, and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster, and more cost-effective ways of doing business. Visit www.tappi.org.

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multi-technological contract research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services. Its aim is to increase the competitiveness of its customers' businesses, promote the creation of new business, and improve and speed up the productivity of R&D.

VTT offers access to the cross-disciplinary expertise of 2,900 professionals, unique research infrastructure, and comprehensive partnership networks. Its technological focus areas are applied materials, bio- and chemical processes, energy, ICT, industrial systems, microtechnologies and electronics, services and the built environment, and business research. Visit www.vtt.fi.

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