Confirmed Speakers 
 
Keynote plenary talks by: 
 
                      
 
Marc Mascal                                       Gadi Rothenberg  
University of California, Davis, USA    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
 
 
Invited talks by:  
  • Costin Sorin Bildea – University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Ewellyn Capanema – RISE Bioeconomy, Sweden
  • Jeff Eaves – Circa, UK
  • Klaus Kümmerer – Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
  • Bernd Nidetzky – Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Till Opatz  Mainz University, Germany
  • Peter Styring – The University of Sheffield, UK
               
 
Confirmed Session Chairs 
  • Wout BoerjanVIB, Flanders Life Sciences Research Institute), Belgium
  • Ugis Cabulis Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry, Latvia
  • Marjan De Mey – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Tom Desmet – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Sofie Dobbelaere – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Pedro Fardim – Åbo Akademi University, Finland and KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Juan Garcia Serna – University of Valladolid, Spain
  • James Clark – University of York, UK
  • Tony Kiss – University of Manchester, UK
  • Erik Meers – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Korneel Rabaey – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Wim Soetaert – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Christian Stevens – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Philippe Tavernier – Development Agency of West Flanders (POM), Belgium
  • Thierry Talou – University of Toulouse, France
  • Erick Vandamme – Ghent University, Belgium