Program

Day 1, 2 February 2022

(9:30-18:30 o'clock)

09:30 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
Conference Opening
Chairperson
Michael Carus & Asta Partanen
nova-Institut

Strategies and Market Trends

09:40 Andreas Engelhardt
The Fiber Year
Pandemic-induced Challenges and Changes for Fibre Industry
10:00 Ali Harlin
VTT Technical Research Center of Finnland
Time to Demonstrate Future Proof Loop
Abstract
10:20 Łucja Wanicka & João Cordeiro
Afry Management Consulting
Becoming Mainstream: Future Opportunities and Challenges for Novel Textile Fibres
Abstract
10:40 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
What Renewable Carbon Means for the Cellulose Fibre Industry
11:00 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and Special Panelist: Marina Crnoja-Cosic, Kelheim Fibres (DE)
11:15 Coffee Break & Networking

New Opportunities for Cellulose Fibres in Replacing Plastics

11:45 Nicolas Hark
nova-Institut
Opportunities in Policy for Cellulose Fibres
Abstract
12:05 Paula Martirez
Stora Enso
Last years Winner Papira® – an Eco-revolution in Foam Packaging
Abstract
12:25 Stefanie Schlager
Lenzing
LENZING™ Fibres for Sustainable Single Use Products
Abstract
12:55 Sascha Schriever
Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of the RWTH Aachen University
Cellulose Aerogel Non-wovens – Sustainable Insulators of Tomorrow
Abstract
13:15 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and Special Panelists: Michael Trinkaus, Mondi (AT); Jo-Ann Innerlohinger, Lenzing (AT)
13:30 Lunch & Networking

Sustainability & Circular Economy

14:30 Nicole Rycroft
Canopy
Fashion for Forests: CanopyStyle and the Hot Button Report
Abstract
14:50 Maija Pohjakallio
Metsä
Cascading Use of Wood – in Time and in Value
Abstract
15:10 Christian Schuster
Lenzing
Climate-neutral Wood-based Cellulose Fibres: The Pathway of the Lenzing Group
Abstract
15:30 Mukul K. Agrawal
Birla Cellulose
Eco-enhanced Sustainable MMCF for Fashion Industry
Abstract
15:50 Nuno Azoia
CeNTItvc - Centro de Nanotecnologia e Materiais Técnicos, Funcionais e Inteligentes
Fiber4Fiber – A New Partnership Towards an Old, but Improved, Solution
Abstract
16:10 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and Special Panelist: Sascha Schriever, ITA-RWTH Aachen (DE); Nicole Rycroft, Canopy (CA)
16:30 Coffee Break & Networking

Innovation Award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2022”

Chairpersons
Michael Carus
nova-Institut

Asta Partanen
nova-Institut

17:00 Michael Carus & Asta Partanen
nova-Institut
Introduction for the Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2022
17:10 Wolfgang Aichhorn
GIG Karasek
Sponsor Award for the Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2022
Marc Philip Vocht
DITF
Carbon Fibres from Wood
Hermann Dauser
Fibers365
Fibers365, Truly Carbon-Negative Virgin Fibres from Straw
Natalie Wunder
Kelheim Fibres
Sustainable Menstruation Panties: Application-driven Fibre Functionalisation
Enrica Arena
Orange Fibre
Tencel™ branded Lyocell Fibre Made of Orange and Wood Pulp
Anne Reboux
RBX Créations
Iroony® Hemp and Flax Cellulose
Janne Poranen
SPINNOVA
SPINNOVA, Sustainable Textile without Harmful Chemicals
18:20 Online Voting and Announcement of the Winner
18:30 - 19:00 Networking with Local Beer
20:00 Gala Dinner


Day 2, 3 February 2022

(9-17 o'clock)

9:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
Conference Opening
Chairperson
Michael Carus& Asta Partanen
nova-Institut

Recycling and Other Alternative Feedstocks

09:10 Heikki Hassi
SciTech-Service
Textile Recycling and MMCFs; Systemic Challenges, Market Opportunities and Advancing Technologies
Abstract
09:30 Valerie Langer
Canopy
The Perfect Storm – A Five Year Feedstock Shift Forecast
Abstract
09:50 Helena Claesson
Södra

Christian Weilach
Lenzing

Two is Better than One – Lenzing and Södra Together Face the Challenge of Recycling of Textiles
Abstract
10:10 Marina Crnoja-Cosic
Kelheim Fibres

Harald Cavalli-Björkman
re:newcell

Sustainable Cellulosic Fibres from Recycled Raw Materials – A Solution for Europe
Abstract
10:30 Frank Meister
Thüringisches Institut für Textil- und Kunststoff-Forschung
Lyohemp Fibres Made of Dissolving Pulp Based on Hemp Shives
Abstract
10:50 Miguel Sanchis-Sebastiá
ShareTex
Expanding Textile Recycling Beyond Cotton: Innovations to Recycle Regenerated Cellulose Fibers
Abstract
11:10 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and Special Panelists: Sascha Schriever, ITA-RWTH Aachen (DE), Michael Trinkaus, Mondi (AT)
11:25 Coffee Break & Networking

New Technologies for Pulps, Fibres and Yarn

11:45 Antje Ota
Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung (DITF)
The Versatility of the HighPerCell® Technology for Cellulose Filament
Abstract
12:05 Carlo Centonze
HEIQ
HeiQ AeoniQ – Cellulose Yarn Focused on Climate and Circularity
Abstract
12:25 Manuel Steiner
LIST Technology AG
Cellulose Dissolving Technology Platform
Abstract
12:45 Dominik Mayer
Kelheim Fibres
Functionalized Viscose Fibres for Wellbeing Textiles: How Infrared Celliant® Viscose supports a Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyle
Abstract
13:05 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and Special Panelist: Marina Crnoja-Cosic, Kelheim Fibres (DE)
13:25 Lunch & Networking
14:25 Michael Sturm
TITK
Method for the Evaluation of the Dissolution Power and Dissolution Quality of Cellulosic Raw Materials Dissolved in New Ionic Liquids
Abstract
14:45 Kaoutar Aghmih
Hassan II University
Rheology and Dissolution of Cellulose in Ionic Liquid Solutions
Abstract
15:05 Ofir-Aharon Kuperman
Weizmann Institute of Science
Material Farming and Biological Fabrication of Cellulose Fibers with Tailored Properties
Abstract
15:25 Taina Kamppuri
VTT Technical Research Center of Finnland
Chemically Modified Kraft Pulps to Improve the Sustainability of Regenerated Fibres
Abstract
15:45 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and Special Panelist: Fritz Weninger, MD Dornbirn GFC (AT)

New Technologies and Applications in Non-wovens and Composites

16:00 Thomas Weigert
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers
Cellulose Fibers – Two New Approaches to Sustainable Non-wovens
Abstract
16:20 Nina Graupner
HSB - City University of Applied Sciences
Composites Made from Regenerated Cellulose Fibres – from Durable Applications to Rapidly Degradable Materials
Abstract
16:40 Jason Finnis
Bast Fibre Technologies
Sustainable Innovation: Performance Enhanced Hemp and Linen Fibres for the Global Nonwoven Industry
Abstract
17:00 Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
17:20 Closing Remarks