31 May - Workshop PhD

1 June - Conference day 1

2 June - Conference day 2

3 June - Conference day 3

31 May 2022

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee/tea & registration

10:30 - 10:45

Welcome and opening (dr. G. van Erven - Wageningen Food & Biobased Research/dr. M.A. Kabel - Wageningen University)

10:45 - 11:40

Lignin synthesis in plants (prof. W. Boerjan - University of Ghent, Belgium)

11:40 - 12:35

Overview lignin analytics (dr. M.A. Kabel - Wageningen University)

12:35 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 14:25

Molecular weight determination of lignins (prof. A. Potthast - BOKU, Austria)

14:25 - 15:20

Lignin quantification & structural fingerprinting by pyrolysis-GC-MS (dr. G. van Erven - Wageningen Food & Biobased Research)

15:20 - 15:45

Coffee/tea break

15:45 - 16:45

Lignin molecular structure characterization by NMR (prof. P. Bruijnincx - Utrecht University, the Netherlands)

16:45

Drinks & registration (in WICC)

01 June 2022

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome and opening (dr. R.J.A. Gosselink - Wageningen Food & Biobased Research)

09:15 - 10:15

Keynote - Lignin monomers from beyond the canonical monolignol biosynthetic pathway (prof. J.C. del Rio - IRNAS-CSIC, Spain)

10:15 - 10:40

Coffee/tea break

10:40 - 12:30

Abstract presentations

12:30 - 13:15

Poster Session & Lunch

13:15 - 14:15

Keynote - Tuning the lignin structure for effective conversion (dr. P. Deuss - University of Groningen, the Netherlands)

14:15 - 14:30

Group picture with the participants

14:30 - 14:45

Coffee/tea break

14:45 - 16:15

Abstract presentations

16:15 - 17:30

Keynote - (prof. K. Barta - University of Graz, Austria)

17:30 - 18:30

Poster Session

19:00

Start buffet/dinner

02 June 2022

08:45 - 09:35

Keynote - Bacterial enzymes for lignin degradation: enzymatic and microbial conversion of lignin to high-value products (prof T. Bugg - University of Warwick, United Kingdom)

09:35 - 10:20

Abstract presentations

10:20 - 10:45

Coffee/tea break

10:45 - 11:40

Keynote - Challenges and opportunities in biological/ chemical routes from lignin to end-products (dr. G. Beckham - NREL, USA)

11:40 - 12:35

Abstract presentations

12:35 - 13:30

Poster Session & Lunch

13:30 - 14:20

Keynote - Towards application of specific lignin production (prof. B. Sels - KU Leuven, Belgium)

14:20 - 15:15

Abstract presentations

15:15 - 15:40

Coffee/tea break

15:40 - 16:30

Keynote - Lignin structure - function relationships with industrial perspectives (dr. K. Vanbroekhoven - Vito, Belgium)

16:30 - 17:30

Abstract presentations

17:30 - 18:30

Poster Session

19:00

Start buffet/dinner

03 June 2022

08:45 - 09:35

Keynote - LCA of lignin based products (prof. M. Junginger - Utrecht University)

09:35 - 10:25

Abstract presentations

10:25 - 10:50

Coffee/tea break

10:50 - 11:40

Abstract presentations

11:40 - 12:30

Keynote - Application of Lignin & Future Perspectives (dr. R.J.A. Gosselink - Wageningen Food & Biobased Research)

12:30 - 12:45

Closing Session + Poster award uitdelen (Scientific Organization)

12:45 - 13:30

Lunch