Biorefineries are an alternative to the processing of oil and its derivatives. Their development offers new alternatives for the use of forest, agricultural and algal biomass. This in turn provides exciting opportunities to generate differentiated products with a low ecological footprint and widespread market acceptance. After years of scientific and technological research, industrial applications are becoming an attractive reality.

We are pleased to invite researchers, professionals and experts from the region and all over the world to participate in the 5th Latin American Congress on Biorefineries, which will be held on January 7, 8 and 9, 2019 in the city of Concepción, Chile.

There will be 3 days of keynote lectures, oral presentations, poster sessions and parallel activities that will highlight new processes and products. We invite you to share your knowledge and experiences in this great platform for multidisciplinary dialogue and discussion.

Thematic areas

Production, physical and chemical modification, characterization and applications of:



Macro, micro and nano cellulose fibers

Carbon-based materials

Biobased adhesives

Special topic: Residential solid waste processing

(Public policy, environmental impacts, mechanical and thermal processing, applications, separation methods)

Registration Fees

Early Registration Fees (before 10/31)

Reduced *
Students **

Regular Fees

Reduced *
Students **

* Organizing Committee Affiliates
** With certification from thesis advisor or academic institution

Important dates

Submission of abstracts: August 15, 2018

Notification of accepted papers: September 3, 2018

Submission of extensive papers (only for oral presentations): October 12, 2018

Announcement of the preliminary program: October 22, 2018

Announcement of the final program: November 12, 2018

Online registration: From August 3, 2018

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