Activities and events


From/To Units Title Location

2022-05-02

2022-05-06

5.06.02

NEW DATE! New opportunities for Teak sector in the post-COVID-19 Scenario - TEAKNET Side Event at XV World Forestry Congress Seoul, South Korea
Contact: P. K. Thulasidas, Email: pktdas@gmail.com
From/To Units Title Location

2021-10-13

2021-10-15

5.00.00

International Conference on Wood Adhesives Portland, OR, United States
Contact: Fatima Charrier-El Bouhtoury, Email: fatima.charrier@univ-pau.fr
From/To Units Title Location

2021-09-22

2021-09-24

5.00.00

8.00.00

9.00.00

Natural Resources, Green Technology and Sustainable Developement/4 - GREEN2020 Zagreb and Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Contact: Maša Zorana Ostrogović Sever, Email: masao@sumins.hr
From/To Units Title Location

2021-08-23

2021-08-26

5.06.02

POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED! 4th World Teak Conference 2020 Accra, Ghana
Contact: P. K. Thulasidas, Email: pktdas@gmail.com
From/To Units Title Location

2021-05-12

4.05.03

5.01.00

Webinar: El Futuro de las Plantaciones Forestales en Venezuela. 60 años del inicio de plantaciones con pino Caribe en el país online
Contact: Osvaldo Encinas, Email: osenbla@gmail.com
From/To Units Title Location

2021-03-21

2021-03-22

5.00.00

5.15.00

9.03.02

The 2021 World Wood Day Virtual Symposium and the Third IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium:CO2 & Wood: Carbon Capture and Storage in Forests, Wood and Non-Wood Products online, United States
Contact: Howard N. Rosen, Email: howard.rosen@usda.gov
Contact: Elisabeth Johann, Email: elisabet.johann@aon.at
From/To Units Title Location

2021-03-17

2021-03-19

1.02.01

1.09.00

5.01.04

Managing for resilient forests in variable future climate Stellenbosch, South Africa
Contact: Deon Malherbe, Email: gfmalherbe@sun.ac.za
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2021-03-11

2021-03-13

5.07.03

International Conference on Science and Technology for Celebrating the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu (ICSTB-2021) online and Dhaka, Bangladesh
Contact: Md Sarwar Jahan, Email: sarwar2065@hotmail.com


Calendar of Meetings

Upcoming IUFRO meetings

  • POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE: 13-15 October 2021.
    International Conference on Wood Adhesives; 30 September - 2 October 2020; Portland, OR, USA. Conference homepage  
     
  • POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE: 22-24 September 2021.
    Natural Resources, Green Technology and Sustainable Developement/4 - GREEN2020
    ; Zagreb and Jastrebarsko, Croatia; 8-10 December 2020. Units involved: 5.00.00, 8.00.00., 9.00.00. Conference homepage     

Past IUFRO meetings

The 2021 World Wood Day Virtual Symposium and the Third IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium:CO2 & Wood: Carbon Capture and Storage in Forests, Wood and Non-Wood Products; online; 21-22 March 2021. IUFRO Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.15.00, 9.03.02. Conference homepage - Registration - Report    

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2018 Joint convention between Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) and the Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS): Era of Sustainable World -Tradition and Innovation for Wood Science and Technology; Nagoya, Japan; 5-9 November 2018. Conference homepage - Conference flyer - Program  

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International Scientific Conference on "Current Position and Perspectives of Forestry and Wood Technology in the 21st Century"; Zagreb, Croatia; 18-19 October 2018. Units involved: 3.00.00, 5.00.00. Report 

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9th Scientific Conference "Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design - INNO 2018"; Sofia, Bulgaria; 27-29 September 2018. Conference homepage - Conference flyer - Report    

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International Scientific and Expert Conference "Natural Resources, Green Technologies and Sustainable Development - 3" GREEN 2018; Zagreb, Croatia; 6–8 June 2018. Units involved: 5.00.00, 7.00.00, 7.01.00, 9.00.00. Conference homepage - 1st announcement   

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Mini-Symposium "Wood and other lignocellulosic biomass for materials and energy" at International Conference on Materials & Energy (ICOME'17); Tianjin, China; 6-9 July 2017. Conference homepage                  

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All-Division 5 Conference: Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future; Vancouver, BC, Canada; 12-16 June 2017. Conference homepage - Conference brochure - Report    

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8th Scientific Conference "Innovations in Forest Industry and Engineering Design"; Yundola, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria; 3-5 November 2016. Conference homepage - Report  

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The Go2WOOD Conclave; Copenhagen, Denmark; 27 October 2016. Conference homepage - Conference flyer - Conference programme    

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International Scientific and Expert Conference "Natural Resources, Green Technologies and Sustainable Development - 2" GREEN 2016; Zagreb, Croatia; 5–7 October 2016. Conference homepage - 1st announcement    

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

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59th SWST International Convention: Forest Resource and Products: Moving Toward a Sustainable Future; Curitiba, Brazil; 6-10 March 2016. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.00. Conference homepage - Report   

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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 - Report

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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, USA; 12 June 2015. Conference homepage

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IRG46 - 46th Annual Meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Protection (IRGWP); Viña del Mar, Chile; 10-14 May 2015. Conference homepage

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World Wood Day (WWD) Symposium "Wood and Humanity: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Development"; Eskisehir, Turkey; 21-23 March 2015. IUFRO Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.01. Symposium homepage

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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; Estoril, 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 

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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

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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: http://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: Forest Products and Environment: A Productive Symbiosis
Taipei, China-Taipei; 29 October - 2 November 2007

Please find below the keynote addresses of a

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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