TAPPI Nano: Spotlight on Applications

TAPPI Nano: Spotlight on Applications

The theme of this year’s conference – Cellulose Materials Will Contribute to Everyday Life – emphasizes the growing number of applications using these unique materials.  This year’s program is filled with applications, from enhancing the performance of drilling fluids, improving barrier properties of paper and board coatings to reinforcing composites and scaffolds for tissue engineering.  Download the full technical program

Nano 2017 will also feature:

Keynote Lunch Speaker John Kozij, Director of General Policy, Economics and Industry, Canadian Forest Service presenting “Canada’s Innovation System: Producing Nanoproducts with a Macro Effect”

Learn how Canada’s innovation system helped to support the forest industry’s shift to developing renewable nanomaterials and what is now required to advance the commercialization of these new products.  Canada’s success was facilitated by the strong partnerships involving federal, provincial, academia and industry in pooling resources and targeting research that aligns with industry needs.  Thursday, 8 June 2017 at 12:00pm.  Learn more about this presentation and the other Keynote Speakers.

Networking Events: Young Professional Mixer, Hosted by TAPPI's Young Professionals Division

Network with a diverse group of young professionals in a relaxed environment while attending the 2017 TAPPI Nano Conference.  Enjoy drinks, appetizers and the rare opportunity to get to know your peers as well as Nano Division representatives.    Geared toward those who are 30 and under, this event is open to all conference attendees.  Monday, 5 June, 2017, 6:30-7:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Montreal’s Roof Top Terrace.  Learn more.

Just for Students: Focus on Your Career - Meet a Mentor

Want to know what is beyond grad school? Sign-up for the mentoring program at the TAPPI Nano 2017 Conference! Work with global leaders in both academia and industry to jump-start your career. Be sure to sign-up during registration!  Learn more about the Mentoring Program and other activities for students.   


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