The 61st Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) International Convention, in cooperation with Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS) and Nagoya University, will be held November 5-9, 2018, at the Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan. The overall theme is “Era of a Sustainable World – Tradition and Innovation for Wood Science and Technology.”
The 24th session of The Committee on Forestry (COFO) and the 6th World Forest Week will be held from July 16-20 at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The American Association of Woodturners will hold the 32nd Annual International Symposium in Portland, Oregon from June 14-17.
The 2018 WWD “Belt & Road” International Wood Culture Show will take place in Yiwu City, Zhejiang, China from April 27th to 30th with the theme “Wood for A Beautiful Life - Heart to Heart, Roots United."
Take a closer look at your daily life and surroundings and show us where and how wood appears in your culture. The contest is looking for photographs that can best present the interrelationship between wood and culture in the three given categories: People, Heritage, Environment.
The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is pleased to announce the Research Grant application is now open for submission and must be submitted by the deadline of 17:00 GMT on Monday, February 12, 2018. WWDF invites applications relevant to "Wood and Culture" from scholars and graduate students, a historical perspective is particularly encouraged to apply. Please review the guidelines prior to submission.
Supported by World Wood Day Foundation, this webpage serves as a platform for the scientific community to collect, display and share early traces of wood utilization. Please come to explore or contribute to this webpage!
IWCS is currently holding the International Woodcarving Art exhibition at DongYang Woodcarving Museum from May 18th to August 17th in DongYang City, Zhejiang Province, China. The 108 carvings are the collections of 90 woodcarving artists from 64 countries at 2014 World Wood Day themed “Homeland."
The Furniture Society (FS) & The American Association of Woodturners (AAW) have their first joint symposium in Kansas City, Missouri, USA from June 22-25.
The 2017 Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future conference will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada from June 12-16th. Dr. Howard Rosen and Professor Yang Ping will represent World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) and International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) as the Organizer and Co-organizer of a technical session titled “Wood and Forest Culture: A Path to a Greener Future” at 13:00 & 15:30 on June 12th. IWCS representatives will also participate in oral presentations. For more session details, please visit: http://www.iufrodiv5-2017.ca/submissions/technical-special-sessions/