2016 hardwood conference

The University of West Hungary and BOKU University have announced a call for papers for the conference “Eco-efficient Resource Wood with special focus on hardwoods”, to be held in Sopron, September 8-9 2016.  The conference is in conjunction with  a COST Action FP1407 workshop and also ““Conference of Climate protection through forestry, renewable materials, smart technologies and environmental education”
The conference will feature key-note speakers, technical and poster presentations on various topics with special emphasis on hardwoods, including:

  • Structure and properties
  • Resources assessment
  • Growing hardwoods
  • Plantation wood
  • Appearance and surface properties
  • Dimensional stability
  • Regulation of Timber Trade
  • Quality and Sorting
  • Drying and modification
  • Machining & Manufacturing
  • Durability, Biodegradation and Preservation
  • Hardwood in composite and engineered materials
  • Product design and marketing
  • Non-destructive evaluation

The deadline for submitting abstracts is the 30th of June 2016.  For more information, visit the official website.

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