Keynotes and guests 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? Juan Carlos Villar Theme: Valorization of the Lignocellulosic Components into Biofuels, Platform Chemicals and Materials. 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. Silvia Böthig Theme: Building a collaborative model in R&D: CideB, 2nd Generation Biofuels R&D Center. Denise Ferreira Theme: Empowering Innovation and Scientific Discoveries. Franck Dumeignil Theme: Advanced upgrade of lignocellulose material in integrated biorefineries. Paulo Ferreira Theme: Modified fillers and micro/nanocelluloses in papermaking. Enrico Galli Theme: new tissue for multicultural approaches: the Tissue 4.0 challenge. 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. Song Won Park Theme: Outlook of organizational culture and human resources for cyber-physical systems and Industry 4.0. Maria Cristina Area ThEMe: Strategy for the study of CNF and CMF application on paper in the supply on industrial scale. Esa Vakkilainen ThEMe: Towards big fossil-free power plants, with integrated biorefineries - trends in modern pulp mills. 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. Pedro Fardim ThEMe: Engineering of multifunctional fibers: The future is now. Renata Bura Theme: Biochemical processes for energy, value chemicals and fibers production from biomass resources. Richard Gustafson Theme: Integrated systems for maximum value from biomass resources. Denilson da Silva Theme: Hemicelluloses: from "poor cousin" to one of most promising wood components in the biorefinery concept. Miguel Pereira Theme: Viscosity of cellulose nanofiber suspensions: A useful tool for the understanding and control of the cell wall deconstruction. Paul Stwart Theme: Creating competitive advantage in bioeconomy through clusters. Bruno Angelo Theme: Enzymes for Biorefineries. Johannes Kritzinger Theme: MFC for dematerialisation and cost savings. José Turrado Theme: The paper from recycled fiber.