École d'été VCO 2014 - Programme & Présentations

Day 1 – June 11
Scotiabank Auditorium
Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building
08:00-08:20AM   Welcoming Remarks & Latest News on the VCO Network
Sophie D’Amours, VCO Scientific Director, Université Laval
08:20-08:30Welcoming Address
Eldon Gunn, 2014 Summer School host and Theme Leader, Dalhousie University
08:30-09:30Seeking Successful Product Strategy and Business Model for the Forest Biorefinery
Virginie Chambost, EnVertis Consulting
09:30-10:00Coffee Break
10:00-11:00Creating Value from the Forest at Port Hawkesbury Paper; Present and Future
Bevan Lock, Port Hawkesbury Paper
11:00-12:00The Highs and Lows of University – Industry Partnerships : a twelve-step program to success
Luc LeBel, FORAC Research Consortium, Université Laval
12:00-01:30PM  Lunch Time
01:30-01:45Launch of the Case Study Competition
Jean-François Audy, VCO Network Liaison Manager
01:45-03:00Parallel Session I per Student Team
03:00-04:00Coffee Break & Poster Session
04:00-05:30Parallel Session II per Student Team
06:15 -...BBQ Dinner
Day 2 – June 12
Scotiabank Auditorium
Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building
08:00-08:30AM   Annual Meeting with all Graduates and Postdoctoral VCO Students and Associates
Sophie D'Amours, Mustapha Ouhimmou, Jean-François Audy and Yan Feng
08:30-09:45Parallel Session IV per Student Team
09:45-10:45Coffee Break & Poster Session
10:45-12:00Parallel Session IV per Student Team
12:00-01:30PMLunch time
01:30-02:00VCO Network Renewal – Release of the White Paper Wiki
Paul Stuart, Theme Leader, École Polytechnique de Montréal
02:00-03:00Presentation by the Student Teams
Animator: Jean-François Audy, VCO Network Liaison Manager
03:00-03:30Coffee Break
03:30-05:30Presentation by the Student Teams (continue)
06:15-...Reception Dinner, Poster Session & Case Study Competition Awards, Concluding Remarks
Sophie D’Amours, VCO Scientific Director, Université Laval
Day 3 – June 13 - Field Trip Day
07:45AMMeeting point : Parking in Front of the Risley Hall Building
07:50-02:40PM
  • Visit of Ledwidge Lumber Company Ltd., Enfield
  • Tour, Presentation and Lunch at Glooscap Heritage Center, Truro
  • Tour Cape Cod Plant at Hammonds Plains
02:40-03:00Drive to Airport
03:00-04:00Drive to Dalhousie University