Keynotes and guests Paulo Ferreira Theme: Modified fillers and micro/nanocelluloses in papermaking. Pedro Fardim ThEMe: Engineering of multifunctional fibers: The future is now. Paul Stwart Theme: Creating competitive advantage in bioeconomy through clusters. Orlando Rojas Theme: Biobased polymers as a material bank for the development of structure, color and function: my experience from bio-fabrication to arts and design. Denilson da Silva Theme: Hemicelluloses: from "poor cousin" to one of most promising wood components in the biorefinery concept. Franck Dumeignil Theme: Advanced upgrade of lignocellulose material in integrated biorefineries. Renata Bura Theme: Biochemical processes for energy, value chemicals and fibers production from biomass resources. Johannes Kritzinger Theme: MFC for dematerialisation and cost savings. José Turrado Theme: The paper from recycled fiber. Song Won Park Theme: Outlook of organizational culture and human resources for cyber-physical systems and Industry 4.0. Bruno Angelo Theme: Enzymes for Biorefineries. Denise Ferreira Theme: Empowering Innovation and Scientific Discoveries. Maria Cristina Area ThEMe: Strategy for the study of CNF and CMF application on paper in the supply on industrial scale. Silvia Böthig Theme: Building a collaborative model in R&D: CideB, 2nd Generation Biofuels R&D Center. Enrico Galli Theme: new tissue for multicultural approaches: the Tissue 4.0 challenge. Miguel Pereira Theme: Viscosity of cellulose nanofiber suspensions: A useful tool for the understanding and control of the cell wall deconstruction. Richard Gustafson Theme: Integrated systems for maximum value from biomass resources. Luiz Pereira Ramos Theme: Effective fractioning of lignocellulosic materials in valuable process flows for further improvement with the use of acid and alkalyne pretreatment processes. Esa Vakkilainen ThEMe: Towards big fossil-free power plants, with integrated biorefineries - trends in modern pulp mills. Juan Carlos Villar Theme: Valorization of the Lignocellulosic Components into Biofuels, Platform Chemicals and Materials. Soledad Gutiérrez Theme: Costs involved in the biomass deconstruction and strategies for their reduction. Antje Potthast Theme: whats is the molar mass of the technical lignine? Closest to absolute numbers. Thomas Rosenau Theme: Chromophores of hexenuronic acids - identification, formation mechanism and relationship with the chemistry of man. Maria Luiza Otero Theme: From solitary discovery to crowdsourcing. What next?