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Holiday Inn - Liverpool, NY
Syracuse/Liverpool, 441 Electronics Parkway
Liverpool, New York 13088
Phone 315-457-1122, Fax 315-451-0675
Central Reservations 1-800-Holiday

ESPRA 2007 Fall Meeting

bioprocessing conference

Oct 10-11, 2007

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

  • Hurry! Registration Deadline is September 26, 2007
  • Room Reservation Deadline is September 9, 2007

Registration - Registration Required

What's included in your fee?

Continental breakfast, break and lunch with presentations on Thursday and dinner on your own.


A block of rooms have been reserved for the Biorefinery conference at the Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool at a conference rate of $99 (single or double). The Holiday Inn is conveniently located at 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, NY 13088.

If you are attending the Biorefinery conference and ESPRA and would like to reserve a room, click here to try their online room reservation system (scroll down and click on yellow Check Availability button in lower left corner of the screen) or youmay call the hotel at 315-457-1122 and ask for the Forest Biorefinery conference rate. The room reservation cut off date is September 9, 2007.  Check in time is 4:00 PM; check out time is 12:00 PM.


Time Activity  Room/Location

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

6-9 pm Board Meeting/Dinner TBD

Thursday, October 11, 2007—ESPRA Presentations

8 am  Continental Breakfast  
8:30-9 am   TBD
9-10 am “Quantitative Analysis of Wood Sugars in Hydrolyzates with 1H NMR obtained during Autohydrolysis of Hardwoods”. 

Ashutosh Mittal, Gary Scott, Thomas Amidon, David Kiemle, and Arthur Stipanovic

10-10:30 am Break  
10:30-11 am “Structural Analysis of Lignin in Wood and Kraft Pulps by Neutral Sulfite Treatment”. 

Yuan-Zong Lai

11-11:30 am “Kraft Pulping Kinetics of Hot-Water Extracted Eucalyptus Wood Chips” 

Gangesh Mishra and Shijie Liu

11:30-noon “The Permeability Correlation Length in Paper Structures Determined by X-Ray Microtomography”. 

Sharad Singh, B.V. Ramarao, and Shri Ramaswamy

noon-1:30 pm Lunch  
1-1:30 pm “Heat and Moisture Transport in Photocopier Fuser and Other Thermal Pulse Processes”. 

S. Lavrykov, V. Nadimpalli, and B.V. Ramarao

1:30-2 pm “Carbohydrate Monomers by two-stage Acidolysis of Hardwood Chips”. 

V.A. Barber, S.K. Bose, D.D. Kiemle, G.M. Scott, and R.C. Francis

2-2:30 pm Break  
2:30-3 pm “Mild Acid Pre-treatment Ahead of SAQ Pulping of Birch Chips”.  T.S. Bolton, A.F. Brown, and R.C. Francis  
3-5 pm Conclusions  
5 pm Dinner on your own  

Driving Directions:

From North or South:
  • Take I-81 to Exit 25 (7th North Street)
  • Right off exit
  • Follow 1 mile to end
From East or West:
  • Take I-90 to Exit 37 (Electronics Parkway)
  • Hotel located across the street

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