NORCROSS, GA - George Weyerhaeuser Jr., Partner at Houghton Cascade, will make a keynote presentation at the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry, presented by TAPPI and Alberta Ingenuity, June 23-26, 2009, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The theme of this year’s event is “Unlocking the Potential of Nano-Enabled Biomaterials.”
Weyerhaeuser will present “Technology in Forest Products – The Changing Global Context,” on Friday, June 26. He will provide one of five keynote presentations at the conference. Weyerhaeuser will address how ongoing global negotiations on climate and trade will influence future markets for forest products. He will also address potential impacts on the prospects of nanotechnology innovation, and how perceived risks of this new technology could color this dialog.
More details about the conference are available at www.tappi.org/09nano.