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