Activities and events

No upcoming meetings found for Unit 5.16.00.

Calendar of Meetings

Planned activities

  • Webinar "Forest Science in the Amazon context". August 11, 2020, Meeting link:
  • 1st Baiano Remote Cycle Of Lectures In Wood Anatomy And Its Importance. August 17 -19, 2020, Brazil.
  • Forest Legality Week, sponsored by the World Resources Institute, every year in October, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Project: PEER Cycle 8 USAID: Development of wood identification system and timber tracking database to support legal trade, Term: 2020-2021, Bogor, Indonesia.
  • Global Xylaria Survey: Sharing information of xylarium database with the international wood anatomy community, May 2020.
  • Proposed Activity: Establishing social media platforms (Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter) to increase public interest in wood identification and promote the importance of identification to ensure legal timber trade and sustainable wood products.

Past meetings

  • 7th Annual Meeting of the IAWA-China Group: Strengthening the protection and utilization of forestry resources, broadening research field of wood anatomy and wood science; Lin-an, Zhejiang, China; 28-29 November 2020. IUFRO Units involved: 5.16.00, 5.06.00. Conference homepage - Report    
  • Asia Pacific Timber Regulation Enforcement Exchange (TREE-Asia Pacific); July 27-29, 2020.
  • The Session of XXV IUFRO World Congress, C3i: LPF/SFB-IAWA PANEL DISCUSSION: New methods and applications of tropical timber identification of promote legal logging; Curitiba, Brazil; September 30, 2019.
  • IAWA-IUFRO International Symposium for Updating Wood Identification; Beijing, China; 20–22 May 2019. Units involved: 5.06.00, 5.16.00. Conference homepage - Flyer - Report
  • Identification of Timber Species and Origins Regional Workshop for Asia-Pacific; Beijing, China; August 20-21, 2013.