Thursday 14.11.2013, 9.00–20.00

Chairman Michael Hagström, Environmental Director at City of Kokkola.

8.15Excursions to Ketek’s Laboratories and Research Laboratiories of Universities in Kokkola
9.00Coffee and Registration
9.30Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis over Cobalt Catalysts: State of the Art and Examples from Natural Gas and Biomass Conversion to Fuels

Edd A. Blekkan, Professor at NTNU, Norway
10.15Challenges for Silicon as Negative Electrode for Li-ion Batteries

Kristina Edström, Professor at Uppsala University, Sweden
11.00Battery Materials and Battery Recycling

Jan Tytgat, Dr., Senior Manager at Umicore, Belgium
11.45Novel Battery Designs Using Carbon Fibre Electrodes – A Route Towards Truly Structural Batteries

Simon Leijonmarck, Dr., Swerea SICOMP, Sweden
13.30Battery Research in Kokkola – Benefits of Testing Laboratory

Ulla Lassi, Professor at Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius / University of Oulu
13.30Biomaterials – The Greener Solutions for Composite Industry

Antti Ojala, Dr., Senior Scientist, Dr. (D.Sc.) at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
14.00Catalytic Purification of Industrial Wastewaters

Albin Pintar, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
15.00Insights into Surface Modifications of Adsorbents for Metals Removal from Water

Amit Bhatnagar, Postdoctoral Researcher at Linnaeus University, Sweden
15.30Water Speciation of Metals at Concentrated Solutions

Arja Sarpola, R&D Leader at Oulu Water Alliance
16.00Closing Remarks
16.30Excursion to Kokkola Industrial Park, bus leaves from Kokkola City Hall
20.00Dinner at Kokkola City Hall