12 September 2014
ETH Zurich
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts / engineering firm Verenum

Pre-announcement: 13th wood energy symposium in Zurich

Every two years in September, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the engineering firm Verenum organise a wood energy symposium under the auspices of the Federal Office of Energy. Approximately 300 specialists and interested persons get together to share their experiences with regard to developments and trends in bio-energy.

The conference will be chaired by Prof Thomas Nussbaumer, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts – Technology & Architecture
Language: German

Homepage of the event:

20 May 2014
Maritim-Hotel, D-40474 Düsseldorf
The Association of German Engineers (VDI)

VDI Experts' Forum for bio-refineries on 20 May 2014 in Düsseldorf

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) has published guidelines for the "Classificiation and sustainability assessment of bio-refineries" - and will devote the next experts' forum to this topic. The event primarily addresses plant operators, technology developers, planners and administrators.

Participation fee: EUR 189

9 May 2014
Kongresshaus Biel
Bern University of Applied Sciences

Wood construction day at the Bern University of Applied Sciences on 9 May 2014 in Biel

For the first time, the Bern University of Applied Sciences will be hosting the annual wood construction day in two languages and at a new venue. The event addresses experts from wood construction, wood engineering and architecture. The focus will be on innovative, efficient and cost-effective solutions for the development of building concepts.

Languages: German/French (simultaneous translation)
Participation fee: CHF 310



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Phone: +41 32 344 03 30

Seminarhotel Appenberg, Zäziwil (BE)
NRP 66

2nd Summer School of NRP 66

Participation in this internal event for young researchers is by invitation. Deadline for registration: 1 March 2014.

2nd Progress Report Meeting of NRP 66

The second programme conference of NRP 66 will take place from 9 to 11 April 2014 at the Loewenberg Centre in Murten (FR). The presentations on work in progress and preliminary results in individual research projects will be scheduled according to the topics of the four planned partial syntheses. The programme conference is an internal event, invited research teams can register by 1 March 2014.

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