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2018-03-18

2018-03-25

5.15.00

World Wood Day VI Celebration Siem Reap, Cambodia
Contact: Howard N. Rosen, Email: hrosen@fs.fed.us


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Photo showing IUFRO 5.15.00 Forest Products Culture officers at the Angkor Century Resort and Spa. l. to r, Chai Hua Lee, Howard Rosen, Andrew Wong, Michael Grabner, Su Jinling, Ping Yang. Copyright: World Wood Day Foundation
IUFRO 5.15.00 Forest Products Culture officers at the Angkor Century Resort and Spa. l. to r, Chai Hua Lee, Howard Rosen, Andrew Wong, Michael Grabner, Su Jinling, Ping Yang. Copyright: World Wood Day Foundation
Photo showing Spung tree roots (Tetrameles nudiflora) growing on a temple wall in Angkor, Ta Prohm. Copyright: World Wood Day Foundation
Spung tree roots (Tetrameles nudiflora) growing on a temple wall in Angkor, Ta Prohm. Copyright: World Wood Day Foundation
Photo showing IUFRO attendees at World Wood Day 2016 celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal
World Wood Day 2016: IUFRO attendees: back - Mon Lin Kuo. Jinling Su. Front - Andrew Wong, Maria Victoria Asensi Amoros, Howard Rosen. Photo: provided by Howard Rosen
Photo showing WWD 2015 celebration: timber "bridge" (arch) designed and erected by 23 artisans from 17 countries in the town square.
One of the highlights of the WWD 2015 celebration: 23 artisans from 17 countries designed and constructed a timber "bridge" (arch) and erected it in the town square. Photo provided by Howard Rosen.
World Wood Day, Tanzania 2013. Andrew Wong and Howard Rosen
World Wood Day, Tanzania 2013. Deputy Minister at Wood Carving Show

  • World Wood Day VI Celebration; Siem Reap, Cambodia; 18-25 March 2018. Event homepage - Report            

  • World Wood Day 2017 Celebration; Longbeach, California, USA; 21 March 2017. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Conference homepage

  • World Wood Day 2016 Celebration; Kathmandu, Nepal; 21 March 2016. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Conference homepage - Report  

  • World Wood Day (WWD) Symposium "Wood and Humanity: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Development"; Eskisehir, Turkey; 21-23 March. IUFRO Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Symposium homepage - Report

  • International Wood Culture Symposium on Taxodiaceae; Changsha, Hunan Province, China; 25-27 October 2013. Conference homepage - Report - Report on SWST Blog   

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • SWST Annual Meeting: Sustainable Development of Wood and Biomass in our New Global Economy; Beijing, China; 27-31 August 2012. Conference homepage - Report

  • 2012 IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference; Estoril, Portugal; 8-13 July 2012. Conference homepage. 3 sessions will be held jointly with 5.10.01 Wood Culture and 5.03.10 Protection of Cultural Artifacts.

  • 4th International Symposium on Forest Culture; Kunming, China; 2–10 December 2011.  The symposium was followed by tours to Xishuangbanna Prefecture near the Laotian border and Chuxiong City about 100 miles west of Kunming.  The tours focused on how Wood and Forest Culture play an important role in the economic, social, and cultural life of many societies throughout many parts of the world.

  • 2011 China-ASEAN International Wood Culture Forum; Nanning, Guanxi, China; 18 November 2011. The event followed the opening ceremony of the 2011 China-ASEAN Forest & Wood Products Expo and the morning session of the 2011 International Forest Products Trade Forum. With more than one hundred delegates from eight countries, the occasion was international in scope and character.

  • 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

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

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

  • Wood Culture Symposium – China 2009 & YunNan Wood Culture Exhibition; Kunming, China; 28-30 November 2009. Conference homepage

World Wood Day 2015 Video Contest

The winning entry of the 2015 World Wood Day Video Contest:

For the runners-up and the other entries, please visit http://www.worldwoodday.org/2015/onlineVideoContest.html?p=141024566



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