EPNOE Junior Scientist Meetings are a biannually organized conference designed for academically young researchers (PhD Students, Post-docs and junior Assistant Professors) from academia and industry to meet and build their personal network in the polysaccharide field, while also presenting recent results and brainstorming the direction and future of polysaccharides research.
The conferences are held every two years and are jointly organized with other professional societies, including the Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Cellulose Society of Japan. The programmes consist of multiple parallel sessions, each on specific topics, and are designed for researchers from academia and industry to present and discuss their latest results.
6th EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference
21-25 October 2019, Aveiro (Portugal)
5th EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference
20-24 August 2017, Jena (Germany)
4th EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference
19-22 October 2015, Warsaw (Poland)
3rd EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference
21-24 October 2013, Nice (France)
2nd EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference
29 Aug – 2 Sep 2011, Wageningen (Netherlands)
1st EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference
21-24 September 2009, Turku/Abo (Finland)
Junior Scientists Meetings
The meetings are held once every two years, alternating with the international conference. They are designed to offer young researchers (MSc, PhD students and early-stage postdocs*) the opportunity to present their work via lectures and posters, and also network among themselves. Senior staff from academia and industry are welcome to attend and offer the benefit of their knowledge and experience. The meetings also serve as a platform for senior staff to identify potential recruits among the emerging talent.
4th EPNOE International Junior Scientists Meeting, 3-4 February 2021, Kortrijk (Belgium)
3rd EPNOE International Junior Scientists Meeting, 14-15 May 2018, Maribor (Slovenia)
2nd EPNOE International Junior Scientists Meeting, 13-14 October 2016, Sophia Antipolis (France). Download Book of Abstracts.
1st EPNOE International Junior Scientists Meeting, 19-20 January 2015, Wageningen (Netherlands). Download Book of Abstracts.
Early-stage postdocs are defined as those who obtained their PhD within the previous three years.
Workshops are small-sized events centered on individual topics, directed towards both research and industry, and are designed to allow for discussions and exchange of information.
Modern analytical approaches in biopolymer characterization
26-27 February 2020, BOKU Vienna (Austria)
Polysaccharides as Sweet Spot for Innovation
17-18 September 2018, KU Leuven (Belgium).
Towards flame retardant biopolymers and biocomposites: current research strategies, scientific barriers and perspective applications
16-17 OCtober 2018, Centre des Matériaux d’IMT MINES Alès (France).