ICNF 2021 - 5th International Conference on Natural Fibers

Registrations are open!

The ICNF2021 registrations are open!

Register now to interact online with international attendees, speakers and poster presenters during the live conference sessions. 

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Online Conference

The ICNF2021 will be held as an online event: you will be able to watch the live talks and visit the poster sessions, ask questions about the research presented, chat with other attendees and follow up directly with the authors.

We will guarantee all the technical conditions for you to be able to present your work remotely.

Papers - Scientific Journals

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of Journal of Natural Fibers - Impact Factor for 2019: 2.62.

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Selected papers will be published in a special topical collection on "Materials Circular Economy", Springer.
The journal’s articles are freely accessible until end 2021.

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Selected papers will be published in a special of "POLYMERS", MDPI (Impact Factor 3.426).
“Natural Fibers: high performance sustainable materials" — Raul Fangueiro, Jörg Müssig, Diana Ferreira 

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Keynote Speaker Annoucement

Sabu Thomas

Sabu Thomas
Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Interfacial Modification in Green Nanocomposites to Tailor Functionalities

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Seeram Ramakrishna

Seeram Ramakrishna
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Fibers and Circular Economy & Sustainability

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Sofiane Amziane

Sofiane Amziane
Institut Pascal, Université Cermont Auvergne/CNRS/Clermont-Ferrand, France
“Recent advances on the multiscale uses of vegetal biomass in the building material construction industry”

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Invited Speakers Annoucement

Alain Dufresne

Stanislav Gorb
Kiel University, Germany
Gecko- und Insect-Inspired Fibrillar Adhesives: Where Are We Now?

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Febi Varghese

Steve Eichhorn
University of Bristol, UK 
Probing the structure and properties of natural fibre composites using spectroscopy

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Grants for young researchers

Five grants are available for PhD students to attend ICNF2021 with free registration.

Expressions of interest should be sent to secretariat@icnf2021.fibrenamics.com, after abstract submission, along with PhD student certificate.

Deadline for Applications: 24th January 2021

Sponsorship Opportunities

Send us your application to secretariat@icnf2021.fibrenamics.com

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Welcome

It is a great pleasure to invite you to attend ICNF2021 - 5th International Conference on Natural Fibers – Materials of the Future, that will be held online, from 17th to 19th May 2021.

The conference is being organized by the University of Minho, through the Fibrenamics International Platform, and is focused on the latest scientific and technical advances in natural fibers and fiber-based materials. The conference will bring together various universities, research and technological centers, companies and all those interested in these amazing materials called natural fibers. The conference aims to represent a forum for exchanging ideas, presenting the latest developments and trends, proposing new solutions and promoting international collaborations.

You are warmly invited to join us and enjoy ICNF2021. The Members of the Scientific and Organizing Committees look forward to meeting you!

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AWARD APPLICATION

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  • - Application form (doc, pdf)
  • - Cond. of entry (pdf)

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission

24th January 2021

Communication of acceptance

15th February 2021

Early Bird registration

19th March 2021

Award Application

2nd May 2021