“He’s on everybody’s speed dial,” one panel industry participant says of Kaichang Li, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, and who will deliver one of the keynote talks at the upcoming Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo in Atlanta. Kaichang Li will address “Research and Development of Isocyanate-Free and Formaldehyde-Free Cold-Set Wood Adhesives.”

He will focus on recent developments and compositions in those adhesives from epoxy resins for production of exterior plywood panels. Li joins an outstanding lineup of keynoters who will address new projects and technologies in the structural as well as non-structural wood products industries.