PROGRAM

DAY 1

8:30 – 9:00

Registration

9:00 – 9:20  OFFICIAL INAUGURATION

Mr. Joan J. Puig, President of Institut Català del Suro 
Mr. Josep Piferrer, Mayor of Palafrugell
Mr. Joaquim Ferrer, Secretary of Business and Competitiveness

9:20 – 13:20

1. CORK-WINE INTERACTION (Coordination: Paulo Lopes, Enologist PhD and WineMBA)

Influence of the cork stopper on the evolution of still and sparkling wine

9:20 – 9:40

Application of hand held near infrared spectrometer in quality assurance of corks
Jorge Mellado, University Rovira i Virgili

9:50 – 10:20

Contribution of cork stopper to the aroma of wine. Positive compounds
Chantal Prat,  Grup Oller

10:30 – 11:20

Coffee Break with posters · Networking

11:20 – 11:40

Migration of polymeric compounds from natural cork stoppers to model wine solution
Sofia Reis, University of Porto

11:50 – 12:10

Ultrafast analytical method for TCA determination in cork stoppers
José Juan Rivero, Agilent

12:20 – 12:40

Oxygen transfer through cork stopper
Thomas Karbowiak, University of Bourgogne

12:50 – 13:10

Behavior of natural cork stoppers when modifying standard corking parameters: Three practical cases

Mariola Sánchez, University of Córdoba

13:20 – 15:00
Cocktail Lunch

15:00 – 18:00

2. FUTURE EVOLUTION OF CORK FORESTS (Coordination: José Ramón González-Adrados, Ph.D – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Trends in the forest management of the cork oak. Impact of climate change on the resilience of forests. New forest management systems to increase their productivity.

15:00 – 15:20

Stem diameter and height as traits linked to cork quality in cork oak
Augusta Costa, INIAV

15:30 – 15:50

Cork growth under drought conditions
Vanda Oliveira, University of Lisbon

16:00 – 17:00

Coffee Break with posters · Networking

17:00 – 17:20

Significant genes and processes for cork developement
Olga Serra, University of Girona

17:30 – 17:50

New forest management techniques to improve the adaptation of cork forest to climate change
Josep Maria Tusell, Consorci Forestal de Catalunya


18:00 – 18:30

Registration for the Masterclass

18:30 – 19:30

MASTERCLASS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
WINE MARKETING:
PACKAGING, SUSTAINABILITY AND BRANDS

Juan Park,
Wine Intelligence Director for Spain and LATAM

*PLACES ARE LIMITED – Please register at icsuro@icsuro.com ONLY if you are not attending the congress but want to attend the free masterclass

DAY 2

9:00 – 11:30

3. NEW CORK APPLICATIONS IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (Coordination: Gabriel Barbeta, Ph.D – Universitat de Girona)

Application of the principles of the bioeconomy and circular economy in the use of cork byproducts.

9:00 – 9:20

Cork: new uses in architecture
Cristina Verissimo, University of Dalhousie

9:30 – 9:50

Corks’s byproduct used as filter media in a treatment wetland for winery wastewater treatment
Jordi Morató, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break with posters · Networking

10:30 – 10:50

On the development of cork based headband for sports safety
Ricardo Sousa, University of Aveiro

11:00- 11:20

Study on cork applications in the construction sector
Pilar Girado, INCAFUST


11:30 – 14:30

4. TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS: CORK 4.0 (Coordination: Ricardo Sousa, Ph.D – University of Aveiro)

The use of cork in technological applications using composites or other presentations for the aeronautical, automotive field …

11:30 – 11:50

Pyrolysed cork wastes used for ultra-light-weight microwave adsorbers, EMI shielding or RAM materials
Robert Pullar, University of Aveiro

12:00 – 12:20

Mechanical response of graphene-enriched agglomerated cork composite under quasi static and dynamic compressive loading
Fábio Fernandes, University of Aveiro

12:30 – 13:30

Brunch with posters · Networking 

13:30 – 13:50

Production of cork hollow pieces by an innovative process based on rotational moulding
Miguel Pestana, INIAV

14:00 – 14:20

A new 3D filament based in natural biological sources and cork residues
Flávia Vieira, University of Aveiro

14:30 – 14:45

Official Closure

Ms. Elisabet Sánchez
Director of the Territorial Services of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishing and Food in Girona


14:30 – 15:30

GO Suber Internal Meeting

General Congress Coordination: Patrícia Jové, PHD and Head of R&D+i at ICSURO

Coordination assistant: Maria Verdum, Researcher at the Department of R&D+i at ICSURO


THE CSA CONGRESS WILL TAKE PLACE IN May, 22nd & 23rd, 2019 AT THE MUSEU DEL SURO (cork museum), PALAFRUGELL (SPAIN)

CONTACT

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C/ Miquel, Vincke i Meyer nº13,
17200 Palafrugell (Girona)
Spain
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