Society of Wood Science and Technology 67th International Convention

Submit your abstracts by 29 February for the SWST Convention in Slovenia! Explore wood's future: sustainability, bioeconomy, innovation, and more.

Source: SWST

The InnoRenew CoE, together with the University of Primorska, will host the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) 67th International Convention at Hotel Bernardin, Portoroz, (Slovenia), between 30 June and 5 July 2024. The theme of the event is “Advancing Regenerative Sustainability with Wood Science”.

The deadline for abstract submission to participate in the convention is extended until 29 February 2024.

The sessions themes will be:

  • State of the art of wood science – wood structure, properties, and biodeterioration;
  • Novel applications of wood in the built environment;
  • Positive environmental contributions through wood utilization, embracing a circular bioeconomy;
  • Changing the paradigm, there is only high value wood;
  • Socio-economic impacts of sustainable wood practices;
  • New approaches to wood sector education;
  • Innovation in the forest sector, role of wood in climate mitigation;
  • Envisioning a future of engineered living materials;
  • Digitalization of wood products manufacturing.

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