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International Conference “Bast Fibrous Plants on the Turn of Second and Third Millennium”

Posted on November 28, 2000

September 18-22, 2001, Shenyang City, China

Organized by:

  • Coordination Centre of the FAO European Cooperative Research Network on Flax and other Bast Plants and the Institute of Natural Fibres, Pozna, Poland
  • World Hemp Center
  • Shenyang Government
  • Tong Xin Intelligent Engineering Co.Ltd.
  • Shenyang Institute of Natural Fibres
  • Shenyang, China
  • Hemptex Trading Inc. Sp. z o.o. Poland

Under the Patronage of Liaoning Provincial Government

  • Uniford Enterprise Sp. z o.o Warsaw, Poland Liaoning University, Shenyang, China
  • Shenyang University, Shenyang, China
  • Liaoning Institute of Cotton & Bast Fibres

General Information

Conference Language: The language of the conference is English. The simultaneous translations English/Chinese will be provided.

Call for papers: Experts working in scope of bast fibrous plants (especially hemp in the field of bast fibres) agrotechnology, extraction and processing, textile and non-textile applications, marketing and trade are cordially invited to attend the event and submit proposals for oral or poster presentations.

Registration: Preliminary registration should be made with the enclosed registration by December 30. Please indicate whether and on which topic you intend to present a paper or poster.

The 3rd circular with an outline of the programme and final registration forms will be mailed in May 2001. The deadline for submission of abstracts by e-mail to the Institute of Natural Fibres is January 30, 2001.

Conference fee: US$200; for students: US$50

The special tourist sightseeing for guests and accompanying persons is predicted. The Shenyang is the capital of Liaoning Province PRC and the economic, cultural and commercial centers also the hub communications of the Northern China.

September is a Special Month for the Shenyang City “International Friendly Activities Month,” devoted to the events promoting the culture, economy, trade etc. So you will come to the Shenyang in a very special Period, being able to note the presentation of the abilities of this City and Province. (See www.shenyang.gov.cn)

Preliminary Programme

International Conference “Bast Fibrous Plants on the Turn of Second and Third Millennium”, Shenyang City, China

18 September, 2001
Registration

19 September, 2001
Opening Ceremony, Scientific Sessions, Poster Session, Exhibitions
Fashion Show and Conference banquet

20 September, 2001
Scientific Sessions, Poster Session, Exhibition

21 September, 2001
Scientific Sessions, Poster Session, Exhibition
Summing up, Closing Ceremony

22 September, 2001
Study Tour and Chinese Royal Parade

Scope

  • Agrotechnology, Extraction and Processing of Bast Fibrous Plants (Especially Hemp and Flax) in West and East, Relationship between Cultivation and Processing of Hemp (and other Bast Plants) and Environmental Protection
  • Area of Applications of Bast Fibrous Plants:
    • Textile and Apparel Industry
    • Advanced Materials and Composites for e.g. Building and Automotive Industry;
    • Pulp Technologies and Equipment;
    • Food, Nutritive, Medical and Cosmetic Products on the Basis of Bast Plants
  • Economical Aspects

We invite you to attend the event in China.
Let’s joint us in Shenyang!
www.sytour.com/syjj.htm

Proposals of the key-note lectures’ topics:

  • Newest Achievements in Hemp Breeding
  • The Long History of Harvest of Bast Plants – from Hand Harvest to Modern Machines
  • Hemp, Silk Blended Fabrics for Modern Apparels
  • Long Term Experience in the Usage of Bast Fibre Plants (Hemp) for Pulp and Paper in China
  • Hemp and other Bast Plants as a Source of Fibre for Reinforcing Environmentally Friendly Composites.
  • Hemp and other Lignocellulosic Raw Materials as a Source of Energy
  • Tropical Natural Fibres and their By-Products as a Source of Fine Chemicals

Central Organization

Institute of Natural Fibres (INF)
Coordination Centre of the FAO European Cooperative Research Network on Flax and Other Bast Plants
ul. Wojska Polskiego 71b
60-630 Pozna_, Poland
Phone: +48 61/ 84 80 061
Fax: +48 61/ 84 17 830
E-mail: netflax@iwn.inf.poznan.pl

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. R. Kozowski – Network Coordinator, International Conference Chairperson
  • Mr.Chen YongXing,Vice Director Generul of Agriculture Department of the Government of Shenyang City
  • Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk, MSc – Network Secretary, INF, Poznan, Poland
    Wu Wei, World Hemp Center, Shenyang Tongxin Intelligent Engineering Co. Ltd., Shenyang, China
  • Mr. Tian Xin, Shenyang Tongxin Intelligent Engineering Co. Ltd., Shenyang, China
  • Chairmen of the FAO Network: Dr. M. Pavelek –AGRITEC, Czech Republic; Dir. M. Tubach – IAF, Germany; Dir. Albert Daenekindt – ABV, Belgium; Prof. Dr. S. Sharma, QUB, UK; Dr. C. Morvan – University of Rouen, France

Honorary Organizing Committee

  • Mr. Xu Wen Cai, The Secretary of Shenyang Committee of the Communistic Party of China
  • Mr. Yang Xin Hua, Vice-Governor of Liaoning Province Mr. Mu SuiXin, Mayor of Shenyang, The Government of Shenyang City
  • Mr. Li Bao Quan, Vice-Mayor of Shenyang, The Government of Shenyang City
  • Mr. Liu He, President of Han Dan Fa Da Textile Group Co. Ltd.

Conference Address

Hotel accommodation at Phoenix Hotel

Phoenix Hotel
109 South Huanghe Street
Shenyang City, China
URL: www.phoenixhotel.com.cn

The hotel has been specially selected for Conference attendees at special rates. The booking orders should be send to:

Tong Xin Intelligent Engineering Co.Ltd.
Fax:+86/24 82900311
E-mail:hemptex@hotmail.com

Preliminary Registration Form

International Conference “Bast Fibrous Plants on the Turn of Second and Third Millennium”, September 18-22, 2001, Shenyang City, China

Please return before January 30, 2001 to:

Institute of Natural Fibres
60-630 Poznan, Poland
Fax:+48 61 84 17 830
E-mail: netflax@iwn.inf.poznan.pl

and simultaneously to:

Tong Xin Intelligent Engineering Co., Ltd.
7/F. No. 8A ReNao Road
Shen He District, Shenyang, China PC:110014
Fax: +86/24-82900311
E-mail: hemptex@hotmail.com

I intend to participate in the conference
I would like to give an oral presentation
I would like to give a poster presentation

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