International Conference of the European Chitin Society 2013

Dear Colleague,



The European Chitin Society (EUCHIS) is happy to announce the 11th International Conference of the European Chitin Society, that will take place in Porto, Portugal, from 5 to 8 of May, 2013, which is one of the most important scientific meetings related to chitin/ chitosan science held in the Europe, with the contribution of the most prominent and expertise scientists and professionals involved in this field.


The topics to be covered during this symposium include:


- Production, modification and characterization of chitin and chitosan

- Enzymatic synthesis, modification and degradation of chitin and chitosan

- Biomedical applications

- Agricultural, food and other applications

- Industrial applications and regulatory issues



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Sunday - May 5, 2013


17:00 > Registration (Alfândega Congress Centre)

18:30 > Welcome party with Porto Wine / (Alfândega Congress Centre – front the River Douro)


Monday May 6, 2012, Morning


Plenary session – Auditorium 1

9.00 - 09.15 > Welcome (Bruno Sarmento, Manuela Pintado, Sevda Senel, National Science Authorities)

9.15 - 10.00 > Kjell Varum - Norway

“Title to be defined"


Parallel Sessions


Auditorium 1


P1 Production and Modification of Chitin and Chitosan via Chemical reactions


10.10 - 10.40 > Keynote:

Speaker: José Lopes da Silva, Portugal


10.40 - 11.00 > Selected presentation


11.00-11.30 > Coffee Break


11.30 - 11.55 > Selected presentation

11.55 - 12.20 > Selected presentation

12.20 - 12.40 > Selected presentation

12.40 - 13.00 > Selected presentation


Auditorium 2


C1 Characterization of Chitin and Chitosans


10.10 - 10.40 > Keynote:

Speaker: Sérgio Campana, Brasil


10.40 - 11:00 > Selected presentation


11:00-11:30 > Coffee Break


11.30 - 11.55 > Selected presentation

11.55 - 12.20 > Selected presentation

12.20 - 12.40 > Selected presentation

12.40 - 13.00 > Selected presentation


13.00 - 14.00 > Lunch


14.00 - 15.30 > PO1 Poster session


Parallel Sessions


Auditorium 1


E1 Enzymatic synthesis, modification and degradation of chitin and chitosan


15.30 - 16.00 > Keynote:

Speaker: Se-Kwon Kim, South Korea


16.00 - 16.25 > Selected presentation


16.25 - 16.55 > Coffee Break


16.55 - 17.20 > Selected presentation

17.20 - 17.40 > Selected presentation

17.40 - 18.00 > Selected presentation

18.00 - 18.25 > Selected presentation


Auditorium 2


B1 Biomedical applications


15.30 - 16.00 > Keynote:

Speaker: Carla Caramela, Italy


16.00 - 16:25 > Selected presentation


16:25 - 16:55 > Coffee Break


16.55 - 17.20 > Selected presentation

17.20 - 17.40 > Selected presentation

17.40 - 18.00 > Selected presentation

18.00 - 18.25 > Selected presentation


Tuesday May 7, 2012, Morning


Plenary session > Auditorium 1


9.00 - 9.45 > João Mano, UM, Portugal

“Applications of chitosans”


Parallel Sessions


Auditorium 1


B2 Biomedical applications


9.50 - 10.20 > Keynote:

Speaker: Cato Laurencin, USA


10.20-10.45 > Selected presentation


10.45-11.15 > Coffee Break


11.15 - 11.40 > Selected presentation

11.40 - 12.00 > Selected presentation

12.00 - 12.20 > Selected presentation

12.20 - 12.40 > Selected presentation

12.40 - 13.00 > Selected presentation


Auditorium 2


A1 Agro-Food and other Applications


9.50 - 10.20 Keynote:

Speaker: Fereidoon Sahidi, Canada


10.20 - 10.45 > Selected presentation


11.45 - 11.15 > Coffee Break


11.15 - 11.40 > Selected presentation

11.40 - 12.00 > Selected presentation

12.00 - 12.20 > Selected presentation

12.20 - 12.40 > Selected presentation

12.40 - 13.00 > Selected presentation


13.00 - 14.00 > Lunch


14.00 - 15.30 > PO2 Poster session


Parallel Sessions


Auditorium 1


E2 Enzymatic synthesis, modification and degradation of chitin and chitosan


15.30 - 16.00 Keynote:

Speaker: Bruno Moerschbacher, Germany


16.00 - 16.25 > Selected presentation

16.25 - 16.45 > Selected presentation


16.45 - 17.15 > Coffee Break


Auditorium 2


A2 Agro-Food and other Applications


15.30 - 16.00 Keynote:

Speaker: Maria Vargas, Valencia


16.00 - 16.25 > Selected presentation

16.25 - 16.45 > Selected presentation


16.45 - 17.15 > Coffee Break


17.15 - 18.00 > EUCHIS Annual meeting

18.30 - 19.00 > Douro River Cruiser

19.15 - 20.00 > Visit to Port Wine Cellars and Degustation

20.00 - 23.00 > Social dinner


Wednesday May 8, 2013, Morning


Plenary session > Auditorium 1


9.00 - 9.45 > Michael Dornish (Norway), Director of FMS

“Specifications of chitosans for each industrial application”


Auditorium 1


I1 Industrial Applications and Regulatory Issues


9.50 - 10.20 Keynote:

Speaker: Torsten Richter, Germany


10.20 - 10.45 > Selected presentation


11.45 - 11.15 > Coffee Break


11.15 - 11.40 > Successful industrial case study

11.40 - 12.00 > Successful industrial case study

12.00 - 12.20 > Successful industrial case study

12.20 - 12.40 > Successful industrial case study


12.40 - 13.30 > Lunch


13.30 - 14.30 > PO3 Poster session


14.30 - 15.00 > Auditorium 1 > Closing session


15.00 - 18.00 > Social Visit



5 May - 8 May 2013

Portugal
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