Activities and events


From/To Units Title Location

2015-11-05

2015-11-07

5.04.00

5.05.00

10th International "Conference Wood Science and Engineering in the Third Millennium" - ICWSE 2015 Brasov, Romania
Contact: Marius Barbu, Email: marcat(at)gmx.at
From/To Units Title Location

2015-09-27

2015-10-03

5.00.00

1-day session on "Forest and Ecosystem Science Education", to be held during the 2nd International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEMfest) Saskatoon, Canada
Contact: Andrew Wong, Email: ahhwong(at)frst.unimas.my
Contact: Andrew Wong, Email: awong.unimas(at)gmail.com
From/To Units Title Location

2015-09-22

2015-09-25

5.02.00

5.02.01

19th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Contact: Xiping Wang, Email: xwang(at)fs.fed.us
Contact: Raquel Goncalves, Email: raquel(at)agr.unicamp.br
From/To Units Title Location

2015-09-17

2015-09-22

5.00.00

5.11.05

10th World Bamboo Congress – "Bamboo for a Greener Future" Damyang, South Korea
Contact: Susanne Lucas, Email: susannelucas(at)gmail.com
Contact: Jinhe Fu, Email: jfu(at)inbar.int
From/To Units Title Location

2015-06-12

5.10.00

5.10.00 Research Group Meeting "Forest Products and Communities" at the 58th International Convention of the Society of Wood Science & Technology Jackson Lake Lodge, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States
Contact: Eric N. Hansen, Email: eric.hansen2(at)oregonstate.edu
From/To Units Title Location

2015-05-11

2015-05-16

5.06.02

3rd World Teak Conference 2015: Strengthening Global Teak Resources and Markets for Sustainable Development Guayaquil, Ecuador
Contact: Roger Meder, Email: roger.meder(at)csiro.au
Contact: P. K. Thulasidas, Email: thulasidas(at)kfri.org
From/To Units Title Location

2014-11-13

2014-11-15

5.00.00

5.04.00

7th International Scientific and Technical Conference on Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design Yundola, Bulgaria
Contact: Conference Organizers, Email: inno_conference(at)abv.bg
From/To Units Title Location

2014-09-24

2014-09-26

5.04.00

5.05.00

3rd International Conference on Processing Technologies for the Forest and Bio-based Products Industries (PTFBPI) Kuchl/Salzburg, Austria
Contact: Marius Barbu, Email: marcat(at)gmx.at
From/To Units Title Location

2014-06-23

2014-06-27

5.00.00

SWST 2014 International Convention: Sustainable Resources and Technology for Forest Products Zvolen, Slovakia
Contact: Victoria L. Herian, Email: vicki(at)swst.org
From/To Units Title Location

2014-05-26

2014-05-27

5.06.02

IUFRO-SPDC
Project Formulation Workshop: Sustainable Management and Genetic Conservation of Teak Resources Bangkok, Thailand
Contact: Michael Kleine, Email: kleine(at)iufro.org
Contact: P. K. Thulasidas, Email: thulasidas(at)kfri.org
From/To Units Title Location

2014-04-14

2014-04-16

5.04.00

5.05.00

1st Euro-Asian International Short Course on Wood-based Composites Trabzon, Turkey
Contact: Marius Barbu, Email: marcat(at)gmx.at
From/To Units Title Location

2014-02-26

2014-02-28

5.00.00

5.03.00

Pacific-Rim Termite Research Group (PRTRG) Annual Conference (TRG 10) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: Chow-Yang LEE, Email: chowyang(at)mac.com
Contact: Andrew Wong, Email: awong.unimas(at)gmail.com


Calendar of Meetings


All-Division 5 Conference 2017

The most recent All-Division 5 Conference took place in Estoril, Portugal, 8-12 July 2012. This time, the attendance reached an unprecedented 482 (one of the highest in the history of D5 conferences held since 1973), with representation from 49 countries. A total of 577 papers and posters were presented in Plenary, Sub-Plenary and Group sessions.

More information is available at: http://www.iufro.org/download/file/9068/5289/50000-estoril12_pdf/

The next Division 5 conference will be in 2017. Follow the updates for more information.


Upcoming IUFRO meetings

  • 1-day session on "Forest and Ecosystem Science Education", to be held during the 2nd International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEMfest), 27 September - 3 October 2015; Saskatoon, Canada. Conference homepage

  • 10th World Bamboo Congress – "Bamboo for a Greener Future"; Damyang, South Korea; 17-22 September 2015. IUFRO Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.11.05. Conference homepage

Past IUFRO meetings

7th International Scientific and Technical Conference on Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design; Yundola, Bulgaria; 13-15 November 2014. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.00. Conference homepage

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SWST 2014 International Convention: Sustainable Resources and Technology for Forest Products; Zvolen, Slovakia; 23-27 June 2014. Conference homepage

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2nd World Wood Day (WWD); Xianyou, Fujian Province, China; 21 March 2014. Report

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Pacific-Rim Termite Research Group (PRTRG) Annual Conference (TRG10); Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 26-28 February 2014. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.03.00. Conference homepage

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4th China-ASEAN International Wood Culture Forum; Nanning City, Guangxi, China; 15 November 2013. Conference homepage

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6th International Scientific and Technical Conference on Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design; Yundola, Bulgaria; 14-16 November 2013. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.00. Conference homepage

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9th International Conference Wood Science and Engineering in the Third Millennium - ICWSE 2013; the Transilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania; 7-9 November 2013. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.00. Conference homepage

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International Conference on Wood Adhesives; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 9-11 October 2013. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.00. Conference homepage - Report

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4th World Conference on Science and Technology Education (WorldSTE2013): Live Science, Love learning, Create Change; Kuching, Borneo, Malaysia; 29 September - 3 October 2013. Conference homepage
Special Session on Forest and Ecosystem Science Education; hosted by Division 5 and UNIMAS; 2 October 2013. Press announcement

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Identification of Timber Species and Origins; Beijing, China; 20-21 August 2013. Conference homepage

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World Wood Day (WWD); Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; 21 March 2013. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Event homepage - Report

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2012 International Live Wood Carving Show and Competition; Nanning, Guangxi, China; 16-18 November 2012. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Conference announcement - Report

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IWCS 2012 - 3rd China-ASEAN International Wood Culture Forum; Nanning City, Guangxi, China; 16 November 2012. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Conference announcement - Report

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Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design; Yundola, Bulgaria; 15-16 November 2012. Conference homepage - Announcement (English) - Announcement (Bulgarian) - Report

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2012 International Wood Culture Symposium and Post-Conference Wood Cultural Tour; Lin’an City, Zhejiang Province, China;  1-2 September 2012.  Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Conference homepage - Report

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2012 IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference; Lisbon, Portugal; 8-13 July 2012. Conference homepage - 1st announcement - 2nd announcement - 3rd announcement - Conference poster
Report about conference in ProLigno - Report about Portugal in ProLigno
Business meeting: Report  

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Renewable Wood and Plant Resources: innovative development in the forestry sector”; Saint Petersburg, Russia; 6-8 June 2012. Units involved: 1.00.00, 4.00.00, 5.00.00. Conference homepage

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8th International Conference "Wood Science and Engineering in the Third Millennium" – ICWSE 2011; The "Transilvania" University, Brasov, Romania; 3-5 November 2011. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.00. Conference homepage - Report - Group picture

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Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design; Sofia, Bulgaria; 27-28 October 2011. Conference homepage - Report - Summary

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International Conference on the Art and Joy of Wood: Rediscovering Wood: The Key to a Sustainable Future; Bangalore, India; 19-22 October 2011. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Conference homepage - Report

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Annual meeting of IAWS 2011: Novel materials from wood or cellulose; Stockholm, Sweden; 31 August - 2 September 2011. Conference homepage

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Forest Products Society's 65th International Convention; Portland, Oregon, United States; 19-21 June 2011. Conference homepage

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2011 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials; Arlington, Virginia, United States; 6-8 June 2011. Conference homepage

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11th International Conference on Wood & Biofiber Plastic Composites; Madison, Wisconsin, United States; 16-18 May 2011. Conference homepage

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2010 China-ASEAN International Wood Culture Symposium and Wood Products Exhibition; Nanning, China; 19-20 November 2010. Conference homepage

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Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design; Sofia, Bulgaria; 5-7 November 2010. Conference flyer - Report - Summary

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International Wood Culture Symposium; Yangling, Shaanxi province, China; 23-24 October 2010. Conference homepage - Summary - Report

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Society of Wood Science and Technology: 53rd International Convention; Geneva, Switzerland; 11-15 October 2010. Conference homepage

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XXIII IUFRO World Congress; Seoul, Korea; 18-23 August 2010. Report of Division 5 Business Meeting

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IAWA, IAWS & IUFRO Conference: Celebrating 100 years of Wood Science and Wood Anatomy on the occasion of the first Centenary of the Forest Products Laboratory; Madison, WI, United States; 23-26 June 2010. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.01.00. 1st Announcement - 2nd Announcement - Registration

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Forest Product Society: 64th International Convention; Madison, Wisconsin, United States; 20-22 June 2010. Conference homepage

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International Conference on Wood & Biofiber Plastic Composites; Madison, Wisconsin, United States; 16-18 May 2010. Conference homepage - Report

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Future of quality control for wood & wood products; Edinburgh, United Kingdorm; 4-7 May 2010. Conference homepage

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Forest Product Society: SmallWood 2010; Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States; 20-22 April 2010. Conference homepage

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11th International IUFRO Wood Drying Conference; Skellefteå, Sweden; 18-22 January 2010. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.00, 5.04.06. Conference homepage - 1st Call for Papers - Announcement for Final Registration

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Asia and the Pacific Forest Products Workshop – Green Technology for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation; Colombo; Sri Lanka; 14-17 December 2009. 1st Announcement - 2nd Announcement - Registration FormReport - Wood Waste Utilization Diagramme - Cover of Proceedings

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International Conference on Wood Adhesives 2009; South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, United States; 28 September 2009. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.04.07. Conference homepage

 

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International Conference on Woody Biomass Utilization; Starkville, Mississippi, United States; 4-6 August 2009. Conference homepage

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Society of Wood Science and Technology 2009 International Annual Convention; Boise, Idaho, United States; 24 June 2009. Conference homepage - Programme and Registration Form

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IAWS-2009 - Forests as a renewable source of vital values for a changing world; Saint-Petersburg/Moscow, Russia;  15-21 June 2009. Conference homepage - Report - Pictures: At Main Botanical Garden Moscow - At Saint Petersburg State Forest Technical Academy - Professor Boris Ugolev

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Asia and the Pacific Forest Products Workshop – Green Technology for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation; Colombo; Sri Lanka; 14-17 December 2009. 1st Announcement - 2nd Announcement - Registration Form

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International Research Group on Wood Protection, Americas Regional Meeting, Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 30 November - 2 December 2008 - Website: www.irgamericas.org - co-sponsored by IUFRO RG 5.03.00 Wood protection

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51st Annual Convention of the Society of Wood Science and Technology, Concepción, Chile, 10-12 November 2008; co-sponsored by Division 5 - Conference website

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9th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium, Rotorua, New Zealand, 5-8 November 2008 - Flyer

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International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology - IAWPS 2008, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China, 27-29 September 2008 - Scientific Program - Contact person - Participants list available upon request

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Conference on "Adaptation of Forests and Forest Management to Climate Change with Emphasis on Forest Health – Review of Science, Policies, and Practices"; Umeå, Sweden; 25–28 August 2008. Conference website - 3rd announcement – Report on the half-day Div. 5 Session 18 "Wood as a Green Building Material" - Conference report (draft)

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IUFRO All-Division 5 Meeting
Taipei, China-Taipei; 29 October - 2 November 2007

Please find below the keynote addresses of a

*Note: Presentations of RG 5.05.00 (Sessions A-D) can also be found on the 5.05 webpages.

Pictures of the All-Divsion 5 Meeting

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International Plantation Certification Symposium 2007, "Impact of Certification on Plantation Forestry"; Stellenbosch, South Africa; 18–21 September 2007.  2nd Announcement and Call for Papers - 3rd Announcement (incl. Registration Form and Provisional Program)

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The 3rd Conference on Hardwood Research and Utilisation in Europe, "The Beauty of Hardwood"; Sopron, Hungary; 3-4 September 2007. Report

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International Scientific Conference: "Forest Growth and Timber Quality: Crown Models and Simulation Methods for Sustainable Forest Management"; Portland, Oregon, United States; 7-10 August 2007. Units involved: 3.00.00, 4.00.00, 5.00.00, 5.12.00, 4.01.05.

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Further information on past meetings can be found in the Unit Archive.


Activities of interest


Past other meetings

  • World Teak Conference; Bangkok, Thailand; 25-30 March 2013. Conference homepage

  • 2nd International Conference on Processing Technologies for the Forest and Bio-based Products Industries; St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA; November 6-7, 2012. Conference homepage

  • Sixth European Conference on Wood modification. Ljubljana, Slovenia; 16-18 September 2012. Conference homepage

  • 5th Conference on Hardwood Research and Utilisation in Europe "Hardwood Science and Technology"; Sopron, Hungary; 10-11 September 2012 (Scientific lectures  + Industrial visit). Conference homepage

  • ECOWOOD – 5th International Conference on Environmentally-Compatible Forest Products. Porto, Portugal; 5-7 September 2012. Conference homepage
  • 2nd Conference, Mechano-Chemical Transformations of Wood during Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Processing. Nancy, France; 26-28 March 2012. Conference homepage

  • COST FP0904 Workshop: Current and Future Trends of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Modification of Wood Opportunities for new markets?; Nancy, France; 26-28 March 2012. Scientific Programme

  • Third International Scientific Conference on Hardwood Processing. Blacksburg, VA, USA; 16-18 October 2011. Conference homepage

  • 5th International Symposium on Wood Fibre Polymer Composites; Biarritz, France; 26-27 September 2011. Conference homepage

  • Wood Technology Society Launch Event; London, UK; 30 November 2010. Conference homepage

  • Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2010; Vienna, Austria; 8-11 November 2010. Conference homepage - Invitation Brochure & Call for Papers

  • Workshop on Harvested Wood Products in the Context of Climate Change Policies (not IUFRO-sponsored), Geneva, Italy, 9-10 September 2008 - Workshop report (provided by Sylvain Labbe)

  • COST Action E 40 "Innovative utilization and products of large dimensioned timber including the whole forest-wood-chain", Freiburg Germany, 15-16 July 2008 - Report