Program

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Sunday, June 11

5:00 – 7:00 PM Preliminary registration

Monday, June 12

7:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM Opening ceremony
10:30 AM Health break
11:00 AM Plenary:  Forest Sector Innovation
12:00 PM Lunch break
1:00 PM

5.01 New Frontiers in Wood Science and Technology Investigating the micromechanical properties of chemically modified wood of Norway Spruce Samuel Olaniran
New frontiers in wood certification and forensics: Use of genetic and chemical methods for species identification and geographical traceability Lichao Jiao
Modeling water sorption and hysteresis using molecular simulation Jingbo Shi
Content of pinosylvins in wood of Pinus species from Europe Primož Oven
A short history of SilviScan Robert Evans
Current progress in developing wood cell wall structure-property relationships Joseph Jakes
Wood abnormal swelling in mixed solvents and influence on mechanical properties. Towards a better understanding of the molecular interactions between wood macromolecules and organic liquids? Julie Bossu
Identification of gene sets with roles in heartwood rot defenses in western red cedar by comparative RNA-seq analysis Jim Mattsson
5.01 Innovations in Wood Property Assessment and Characteristics of Forest Resources Time dependence of the orthotropic compression Young’s moduli and Poisson's ratios of Chinese fir wood Jiali Jiang
Time-temperature equivalence in Chinese fir orthotropic creep response Jianxiong LYU
How thermal modification affects the heat conductivity of wood Oliver Vay
Study on hygroscopic hysteresis properties of heat treated wood by Dynamic Vapor Sorption method Far-Ching Lin
New approaches for assessing the impact of site, silviculture and genetics on the wood properties of radiata pine in New Zealand John Moore
Effect of different chemical components removal on moisture sorption of Populus euramericana Cv. under dynamic hygrothermal condition Tiantian Yang
Evaluation of growth stresses in living trees of Corymbia citriodora Hill & Johnson Carolina Xavier
5.03 Novel Wood Protection Technologies and Environmental Awareness Resistance of smoked glued laminated lumber to subterranean termite attack Yusuf Sudo Hadi
Characterization of the Alaska yellow cedar extractives using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Shahlinney Lipeh
Shou sugi ban: methods, color, and characterization Jerome Johnson
Water-related properties, mechanical properties and biological resistance of thermally-modified wood pretreated with disodium octoborate tetrahydrate (DOT) and paraffin wax emulsion Wang Wang
Pre-shipment and quarantine phytosanitation treatment of veneer logs using vacuum and steam Marshall White
Nano-particles in wood protection and consolidation systems Nami Kartal
Anti-weathering property of thermally-modified wood treated with combination of TiO2 and paraffin emulsion Haiying Shen
Improvement of UV-resistance of Oak wood by using Nano TiO2-modified UV-curable coating Mojtaba Soltani
5.05 Recycled Wood and Non-Wood Lignocellulosics for the Composite Industry Medium Density Particleboard (MDP) of post harvest sugarcane straw particles bonded with synthetic resins Divino Eterno Teixeira
On-line decontamination of recovered wood to design laminated products Christophe Belloncle
A novel approach in substitution of phenol from traditional PF adhesives with liquefied wood polyols Anil Kumar
Utilizing brewer’s-spent-grain in wood-based particleboard manufacturing Rupert Wimmer
Relationship between thermal conductivity, gas permeability and porosity of the fiberboard mat during the hot-pressing process Pamela Rebolledo
CaCO3 in situ treated bamboo pulp fiber reinforced composites by vacuum-assisted resin infusion Cuicui Wang
5.10 Wood and Forest Culture: A Path to a Greener Future Indian woods: Their scientific and cultural inspiration Sangeeta Gupta
From the forest to the city of Vienna – centuries of traditional transport of logs Michael Grabner
Profound significance of the global wood education through events for children on World Wood Day Ping Yang
A quest for a sustainable alternative wood species to produce world class clarinets Livia Cipriano Almeida Barros
Architect perception of engineered wood products: a parallel study in Europe and USA Manja Kitek Kuzman
Wood heritage and related Traditional Knowledge Systems as a tool for promoting innovation and creativity Marco Fioravanti
5.11 Structural Bamboo Products: Global Trends, Products and Processes Comparison of physical and mechanical properties of bamboo  and oil palm trunks Suthon Srivaro
Climate change mitigation through application of structural bamboo products Pablo van der Lugt
BIBA: Housing solution based on bamboo prefabricated construction systems Mathieu Queiros
Engineered bamboo as a construction material: a state of the art of products and prefabricated structural systems Juliana Becker

3:00 PM Health break
3:30 PM

5.05 Recycled Wood and Non-Wood Lignocellulosics for the Composite Industry Study of the compatibility of wood and polyethylene by electrical impedance spectroscopy Abdelillah Hakan
Upcycling of aged wood for the manufacturing of three-layer solid panels Marius Catalin Barbu
Manufacture of decorative composites from nut shells Eugenia Mariana Tudor
Flooring tiles with decorative layer made of larch bark Eugenia Mariana Tudor
Pallet blocks made from coarse chipper canter residues Marius Catalin Barbu
Fire resistant insulation boards based on clay and softwood bark Eugenia Mariana Tudor
Decorative boards made of cross cut aged beam slices Marius Catalin Barbu
Effect of compacting pressure and mixing ratio on the mechanical and physical properties of Ceiba pentandra and agricultural residue briquett Kojo Afrifah
5.06 Forest and Mill Residues to Biojet Biojet fuel production from forest residues Susan van Dyk
Hydrocarbon bio-jet fuel from bioconversion of poplar biomass: life cycle assessment of site specific impacts Richard Gustafson
Conversion of short rotation poplar to hydrocarbon bio-jet Renata Bura
Role of co-products on the overall Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of residual woody biomass based jet-fuel Indroneil Ganguly
5.10 Wood and Forest Culture: A Path to a Greener Future A new approach to wood and forest for a greener future Charlotte Chia-Hua Lee
Persian garden as man-made forest in the desert Khosro Movahed
5.11 Innovative Utilization of Bamboo and Rattan Resource for a Green World Does thermal treatment matter? Resistance of African highland bamboo scrimber to biodegradation: Basidiomycetes Goran Schmidt
A simple and quick technique of bamboo flattening Chang-Hua Fang
Embracing the future of engineered bamboo construction in developing countries from multicultural and multidisciplinary perspectives Abiodun Solanke
Comparative life cycle analysis of producing charcoal from bamboo, teak and acacia species in Ghana Michael Kwaku
Innovation in Wood Science Education Is there potential for innovations to enhance future forest sector acceptability and nature experiences of young people? Timo Roschier
BeX – Accelerated Experiential Learning Robert Hairstans
Gender diversity challenges in forestry research disciplines: Experiences of female researchers Amy Simmons
Community Biomass Handbooks – an alternative approach to stakeholder engagement Eini Lowell

5:30 PM Wine & cheese reception
7:00 PM End of day’s events

Tuesday, June 13

8:30 AM Plenary: Innovations in Forest Products and Services
9:30 AM Health break
10:00 AM

5.01 Perspectives on Quality for Forests and Timber Resilience Relationship between anatomy and vibration behaviour of softwoods and hardwoods Oliver Dünisch
Variation of heartwood extractives in second-growth western redcedar and its impact on durability Cosmin Filipescu
High-value wood with uneven-aged management in Scots pine forests Sauli Valkonen
Effect of site conditions on extractives content in Sessile oak Jan Baar
Enhancing Ontario’s forest resource inventory with wood properties: Operational assessment and cost benefit analysis. Scott Miller
5.04 New Approaches in Mechanical Wood Conversion and Manufacturing High value mass timber products from low value Eucalypts: A new concept using green gluing technology Brand Wessels
Potential of wood welding for Australian Eucalypts Benoit Belleville
Estimating the yield of lamellae from recovered wood for making laminated wood products François Privat
Evaluation of mechanical strength and dimensional stability of thermo-hygro-mechanical densified sugar maple wood treated with and without steam at different temperatures Qilan Fu
5.04 Timber Drying: Basic and Applied R&D for Optimum Processing and Product Quality A real-time internal stress controlled drying of lumber Nirundorn Matan
Effect of pre-drying on development of internal stress  within rubberwood lumber during drying Sataporn Jantawee
A comparison between classical methods to assembly a wood drying schedule and response surface methodology Bogdan Bedelean
Issues related to conventional drying of Subalpine fir lumber with wet pockets Ciprian Lazarescu
Quantitative prediction of thermal degradation of wood during thermal treatment and its effects on mechanical properties Chusheng Qi
Super fast drying process for Oil Palm Wood by modified press drying method Mojtaba Soltani
NIR Spectral-kinetic analysis for thermally degraded wood Tetsuiya Inagaki
5.06 Wood Deconstruction for Biorefinery Purposes: Recent Developments and Promising Approaches Effect of the bleaching process on the brightness stability of wood cellulosic fibers for textile applications Dominique Lachenal
Development of a sulfur free process in a pulp mill biorefinery Christine CHIRAT
Suberin fatty acids extracted from birch outer bark as starting material for functional surfaces Risto Korpinen
Towards a pine bark biorefinery Alex Berg
Application of Trema orientalis bark extracts in leather tanning Ariful Hai Quadery
Alkaline hydrolysis of wheat straw and the effect on soda pulping Ahmad Jahan Latibari
5.1 Using Wood in the Built Environment to Promote Human Health, Social wellbeing, and Environmental Sustainability The potential of biomass-based energy for developing economies Richard Vlosky
Assessment of the energy potential from forest woody biomass for the bioeconomy in Mexico Ulises Flores
Undervalued trees and stands for bioenergy feedstock Claude Durocher
Bioenergy supply analysis for 30 tea factories in Kenya Thomas Buchholz
5.1 Using Wood in the Built Environment to Promote Human Health, Social wellbeing, and Environmental Sustainability Wooden interiors in energy-efficient buildings Mark Hughes
Quality of life in sustainable living at present and towards 2030 Katja Lähtinen
Cognitive health effects associated to exposure from wood Anders Nyrud
Bringing nature into workspaces: Employees' perceptions of their offices Marko Posavcevic
Physiological assessment of positive effects of wood in the built environment Yuko Tsunetsugu
5.11 Ensuring a Greener Future with Non-Timber Forest Products Research and development on non-wood forest products in Kenya: A review of key achievements and constraints Meshack Muga
Role of non-timber forest products in the household's economy and rural development; Case study in Arasbaran forests, Iran Sajad Ghanbari
Non-timber forest products and the resources whence they originate can ensure a greener future James Chamberlain
Using an ecosystem services concept to enhance the provision of non-timber forest products Robert Deal
Non-timber forest product certification -- a complementary instrument to promote sustainable forest management in China Yanjie Hu

12:00 PM Lunch break
1:00 PM

5.01 Advances in Wood Quality Modelling Methods and Simulation Software Scaling flexural modulli from miniclear samples to full-sized lumber Robert Schneider
The role of climate variables in models of wood quality attributes Jim Stewart
Predicting the wood supply on large areas - What matters most: The sampling or the models? Mathieu Fortin
Effects of early re-spacing on the density and microfibril angle of Sitka spruce wood David Auty
Improving knot development models using X-ray computed tomography Alexis Achim
Modelling the intra-stem variation in Douglas-fir wood properties John Moore
5.01 Learning from the Past: Wood Quality, Species Selection and Properties in Former Times vs. Today Douglas-fir growing in Central Europe produces high quality wood Uwe Schmitt
Sixty wood species were used in Central Europe – a potential for the future!? Michael Grabner
The use of wood in the past as it comes out from the analysis of wooden cultural heritage Marco Fioravanti
A comparison of first and second rotation fibre characteristics in changing British Columbian climates. Lisa Wood
Reckoning physical properties of firewood with its preference by rural households in a selected village of Bangladesh M Danesh Miah
5.03 Recent Developments in Wood Protection Research Relevant to Climate Change Mitigation by Conferring Long-term Carbon Storage in Wood Prediction of decay rate in above-ground field tests from physical configurations Rod Stirling
Natural durability and treatment effectiveness of 40 Brazilian amazon wood species after 30 years in ground contact Fernando Gouveia
Localized wood surface modification Diego Elustondo
Mass Timber Construction: Ensuring long term performance under extreme biological pressure Jeffrey Morrell
Establishing a screening method for bioactive extractives of wood species against basidiomycetes Klaus Richter
Preparation of paraffin micro and nano-emulsion and Its application for wood preservation Guijun Xie
5.06 Transforming Lignin and Hemicelluloses into Bioproducts and Biomaterials of High Added Value Technical and economic modelling of lignocellulosic biorefinery options with alternative fermentation and lignin co-product utilization processes Richard Phillips
Modeling of co-pyrolysis of sawdust and waste rubber Liping Cai
The phenolation of hardwood kraft lignin for wood adhesives utilizations Ting-Feng Yeh
Cationic lignin as a flocculant for wastewater Pedram Fatehi
Organic acid lignin from rice straw in phenol-formadehyde resin preparation for plywood Md Sarwar Jahan
Nickel formate-assisted fast pyrolysis of alkali lignin for an increase in the liquid yield Jing Geng
5.11 Medicinal Plants and Human Health: Quantifying the Linkages An ethnobotanical appraisal of medicinal and aromatic plants used by tribals of Sangla valley (Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, India) Harminder Pal Singh
Assessment of  processed Parkia biglobosa  as a NTFPs for poverty alleviation among women in Kwara State, Nigeria Adeola Yetunde Owoeye
Utilization of medicinal plants in the treatment of malaria among rural dwellers in Oyo State, Nigeria Oluwole Oke
So that’s why! Factors that make end consumers purchase processed cross-border traded Himalayan medicinal plant products Marieve Pouliot
Harvesters, traders, wholesalers, and consumers: estimating global trade levels and demand for a high value Himalayan herb Carsten Smith-Hall
5.12 Impacts of Forest Certification on Sustainable Forest Management Comparing and contrasting the role of ecosystem services in forests of developing, emerging and developed countries Vitalie Gulca
Friend or foe? Explaining the adoption and diffusion of Western-driven environmental governance mechanisms in Central and Eastern Europe Hendrik van der Loos
The role of forest certification for maintaining critical ecosystem services and enhancing sustainable forest management Robert Deal
Knowledge sharing and building capacity on criteria and indicators  to promote and demonstrate SFM Valerie Lomokuor Fumey Nassah

3:00 PM Health break
3:30 PM

5.01 Advances in Wood Quality Modelling Methods and Simulation Software Modelling stem straightness of Sitka spruce at the landscape level in Great Britain Paul McLean
Simulation of structural timber properties of Norway spruce from Eastern Norway Carolin Fischer
Predicting  Pinus patula lumber MOE from basic wood, stand and processing variables Justin Erasmus
lidR: an R package to analyse airborne LiDAR data Jean-Romain Roussel
Models that link knot size and location to loblolly pine lumber properties Joseph Dahlen
5.03 Recent Developments in Wood Protection Research Relevant to Climate Change Mitigation by Conferring Long-term Carbon Storage in Wood Options of in-situ remedial treatments during repair of leaky buildings in New Zealand Tripti Singh
Potency of Azadirachta indica wood extracts as bio preservative against bio-deteriorative agents Lawrence Aguda
Bio-inspired marine mussel and lotus leaf to prepare superhydrophobic wood Kaili Wang
Superficial firing of sawn wood for a long-lasting exterior use Marius Catalin Barbu
Study of the effect of extractives on the natural durability  of Eucalyptus bosistoana wood. Claudia Ibáñez
An innovative wood protection quality assurance system for the tropics? Andrew H.H. Wong
5.04 Industrial Engineering and Logistics for Greening the Production Green design of a cellulosic bio-butanol supply chain network Li Liang
Log yard logistics Maria Anna Huka
Enabling rapid prefab construction: a continuous improvement approach Manfred Gronalt
Aggregated and detailed production planning for the sawing industry Matthias Kaltenbrunner
Manufactured wood housing: An industrial alternative to traditional construction Gaurav Kakkar
Applications of data analytics for predictive modeling of wood manufacturing operations Catalin Ristea
Eliminating window frame module pre-assembly to increase off-site production efficiency of timber-framed houses. A case study in Sweden. Tobias Schauerte
Value Stream Mapping applied to logistic activities: A multiple case study in a woods forest industry. Paula Fallas
5.04 X-Ray Scanning Technology Roundwood sawing optimisation based on x-ray based computed tomography Franka Brüchert
Knot diameter accuracy of CT measurements in Douglas-fir logs Bruna Laís Longo
Methods for precise scaling and grading of sawlogs using 3D-scanning systems Udo H. Sauter
5.1 Prefabrication Building Solutions and What it Means to the Forest Industry The role of end-user needs within a business-ecosystem in wood-based multistorey construction Ritva Toivonen
Initiatives supporting timber constructions in Finland, Slovenia and Sweden Manja Kitek Kuzman
Industrial timber construction and prefabrication in Norway Kristian Bysheim
Cross Laminated Timber: Natural resource capacity and economic benefit for manufacturing in the existing supply chain in the Pacific Northwest Brent Lawrence
value added analysis of wood products supply chains Päivi Pelli
Perceived drivers for investment influencing growth within the industry of wooden multi-family houses Fredrik Lindblad
Solid Laminate Timber Systems: Innovation into practice Robert Hairstans
5.11 Co-Production for Sustainable Sourcing of Timber and Non-Timber Forest Products Managing forests for timber and non-timber products: Challenges and consideration for co-management for multiple products James Chamberlain
Incorporation of shade loving NTFPs in forest plantations for environmental and economic benefits to forest fringe communities in Ghana Valerie Lomokuor Fumey Nassah
5.12 The Economic Role of Ecosystem Services and Markets Incorporation of ecosystem services into National Environmental Policy Act planning:  The Marsh Project, Deschutes National Forest, USA Joseph Bowles
Principles to assess ecosystem service values in forest management David Ervin
New Zealand’s forest ecosystem services: current and emerging markets Richard Yao
Evaluating ecosystem services time paths in response to forest management when wildfire is a possibility Jeffrey Kline

5:30 PM Poster session (SWST Poster Competition)
7:30 PM End of day’s events

Wednesday, June 14

8:30 AM Plenary: Innovations in Wood Building and Design
9:15 AM International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS) Academy Lecture
9:45 AM Health break
10:15 AM CEO Panel | Innovations in Forest Products: Successful models from around the world
12:15 PM Site visit – bus to UBC (packed lunch en route)
1:00 PM In-Conference tour
5:30 PM Conference dinner (Museum of Anthropology)
9:30 pm Bus to hotel

Thursday, June 15

8:30 AM Plenary: Innovations in Forest Policy and Management
9:30 AM Health break
10:00 AM

5.01 Function Driven Variability in Wood and Bark Diversity of microscopic bark structure revealed and classified Marcelo Pace
Relationship between formation of earlywood vessels and growth of buds and shoots in a deciduous ring-porous hardwood, Quercus serrata Kayo Kudo
Wood quality and graded sawn recovery of mature Caribbean pine grown from a range of spacing and thinning treatments Anton Zbonak
Relationship between cytological changes and biosynthesis of agatharesinol in ray parenchyma in sapwood sticks of Cryptomeria japonica during cell death Satoshi Nakaba
Anatomical and chemical defences in the wound-associated wood of European beech Viljem Vek
Method for accurate fiber length determination from increment cores for large-scale population analyses in Norway spruce Tommy Mörling
5.02 Improving the Efficiency of the Forest Products Value Chain through Innovative Non-destructive Evaluation Investigation of the within ring variation of wood dynamic modulus of elasticity by an ultrasonic technique Ahmed Koubaa
DiscBot – A new automated system for measuring wood properties on discs John Moore
Assessment of pre-processing influence on NIR spectra for predicting the mechanical properties of wood. Aasheesh Raturi
Validation of models predicting modulus of elasticity in Douglas-fir trees, boles, and logs Eini Lowell
Assessment of orange peel defect on aircraft sandwich panels by digital image correlation (DIC) affected by a fire retardant treatment Jedi Rosero-Alvarado
Predicting structural timber grades of Norway spruce timber using data from harvester and airborne laser scanning Olav Høibø
5.05 Innovative Mass Timber and Timber Hybrid Structural Systems Development of two-hours fire resistive Glulam covered with lamina incised by micro-drill and impregnated fire retardant Nobuaki Hattori
Development and full-scale validation of resilience-based seismic design of tall wood buildings: the NHERI Tallwood Project Shiling Pei
Utilization of low-value lumber from small-diameter logs Harvested in Pacific Northwest forest restoration programs in hybrid Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) core layers Christina Lawrence
CLT without glue or metal: Interlocking Cross Laminated Timber Darren McAvoy
The future of MassTimber - not so massive Iztok Sustersic
Adhesive bond integrity in hybrid cross laminated timber (CLT) layups Blake Larkin
5.05 No-added Formaldehyde Adhesives for Manufacturing of Wood and Lignocellulose Products Dimensional stability – Contributions of the adhesive layer Axel Rindler
Bonding of heat-treated beech wood with PVAc adhesives Milan Sernek
Effects of machining parameters on grain raising after the application of water-based finishes Tahiana Ramananantoandro
Selected properties of bioadhesives based on liquefied wood in terms of their application for panels manufacturing Dominika Janiszewska
Natural Microparticles - saving potentials for particleboard adhesives Stefan Pinkl
5.10 Principles of the Innovation Systems Approach for Forestry Public image of forest industry innovativeness on the road to bioeconomy: perceptions from four European countries Anne Toppinen
Immersive Virtual Reality in nature-based service development - user experience research based on rapid prototyping Osmo Mattila
What constitutes a highly innovative forest products sector? Karen Bayne
Business model innovation cases from the wood products industry Sarah Ebadzadeh Semnani
Building collaborative organizations and user communities with customer focus – case Forest Sector Mixed Reality Jani Holopainen
New Zealand forest sector innovation system – a systemic analysis Andrew Dunningham
5.12 Collaborative Approaches to Forest Management between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Governments and Industry Collaborative forest management on Haida Gwaii Ngaio Hotte
Benefits of Collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities holding community forests in British Columbia. Evelyn Pinkerton
The provincial First Nations Forestry Strategy - A decade of learning Charles Hunter
Forestland in Eeyou-Istchee: exploration of a far-reaching case of Indigenous co-governance in Québec François-Xavier Cyr
5.12 Linking Life Cycle Assessment to Carbon Accounting and Multi-criteria Indicators for Sustainable Forest Products Relevance of LCA indicators and challenges of their application to forest products studies Caroline Gaudreault
Climate implications of different forest management regimes and wood substitution systems Leif Gustavsson
Carbon mitigation potential of the forest-wood-chain: An internet-based simulation tool Arno Fruehwald
Environmental performance of multi-functional wall panel assemblies verses traditional wall assembly Lal Mahalle
Radiative forcing analysis of biogenic greenhouse gas emissions and sequestration of woody biomass bioenergy Francesca Pierobon
Quantifying avoided wildfire emissions from significant wildfires in California Thomas Buchholz
Cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment of thermally-modified softwood Tao Ding
Environmental assessment of briquetting forest residues and sawmill residues in Pacific Northwest through life cycle assessment Richard Bergman
Climate change effect over the lifecycle of biomass- and fossil-based building systems Ambrose Dodoo

12:00 PM Lunch break/SWST business meeting
1:00 PM

5.01 Function Driven Variability in Wood and Bark Anatomical diversity and multiple functions of mangrove bark – new insights by microscopy and histochemistry Peter Kitin
Chemical mapping of Norway spruce lignans in knotwood cells Riikka Piispanen
Lodgepole pine lumber quality following commercial thinning and fertilization treatments – A case study in British Columbia Isabelle Duchesne
Radial movement of cesium in Cryptomeria japonica xylem analyzed in the frozen state by cryo-SEM/EDX Katsushi Kuroda
Characterizing the wood cell wall chemistry of a Pinus taeda tree using 2D NMR spectroscopy Daniel Yelle
5.02 Fundamental Properties of Green Bio-economy Building Blocks to Innovative Materials Efficient metal-free oxygen reduction electrocatalysts derived from ultrathin cellulose nanoribbon for highly stable zinc-air batteries Yun Lu
Characterization of activated carbon through the self activation process of various wood species Lee Smith
Where does lignin fit in the biorefinery concept? Richard Chandra
A process for treating spent liquor of TMP process with biomass based fly ash Pedram Fatehi
Characterization of grape cane as alternative renewable material for composite applications Balkis A. Bakar
Influence of ultrasound-assisted extraction on volatiles emitted and residues produced in pyrolysis of wood Zhenyu Wang
Structure and properties of lignin based composite fibers reinforced with nanocrystalline cellulose MIJUNG CHO
5.04 Decision Support Tools and Models for the Forest Products Sector Web-based planning tool for multi-facility processing optimization Catalin Ristea
Manufacturing cellulose nanocrystals:  A technoeconomic analysis Edward Bilek
5.06 Opportunities, Challenges and Successes in Replacing Native Forest Harvest with Plantation-Grown Resources in the Tropics Properties and current utilization of selected tree plantation species for wood-based industries in the Philippines Romulo Aggangan
Integrating forest management and wood processing technologies for the effective use of forest resources throughout the entire value chain Matthew Schwarzkopf
Selected wood property and decay susceptibility variations within a healthy mature stemwood of the pioneer tree species Kelempayan (Neolamarckia cadamba) grown in Sarawak Andrew H.H. Wong
5.10 Case Studies Describing Innovative Indigenous Forest Products and Markets The perceived value of native American wooden gift boxes Francesca Pierobon
The distinctive recognition of indigenous culture in forestry sustainability assessments Stefania Pizzirani
An integrated forest products cluster for off-grid lumber production using biomass CHP in remote Indigenous communities Julie Cool
Innovative bio-energy applications in Canadian Indigenous communities - a reality check Marian Marinescu
Sustainable charcoal production technologies for environmental conservation Nellie Oduor
5.10 Enabling the Forest Sector of Tomorrow to Contribute to Global Challenges: a Test for Governments, Industry, and Society Strategies for generating income in small, structurally diverse forests Julian Geisel
Renewable Materials and Healthy Environments Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence (InnoRenew CoE) Michael Burnard
Cascading recovered wood: a concept for material efficiency Klaus Richter
Forest tenure, regulation, markets, and conservation: How and why the US South became the leading global forest sector? Jacek Siry

3:00 PM Health break
3:30 PM RG meeting
4:30 PM Student & Early Stage Researcher Incubator
6:30 PM End of day’s events

Friday, June 16

8:30 AM Plenary: Innovations in Business Models and Management
9:30 AM Health break
10:00 AM

5.02 Current Developments in Cellulose Nano Materials Nanocellulose aerogels as 3D porous substrates for self-assembled electrodes materials Shaoyi Lyu
Green preparation of PVA/ Nanocrystalline cellulose composite superhydrophobic coating with excellent abrasion resistance Siqun Wang
Preparation of TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibrils from alkali treated rice straw and their application in nanocomposites Jin Gu
5.05 Structural Assessment and Monitoring of Wood Structures Calculation method of local compression properties perpendicular to grain of CLT Nobuyoshi Yamaguchi
Measuring and visualising the distortion of laminated wood products Mark Irle
The monitoring of timber moisture content during the construction of a new wooden primary school. Nicola Macchioni
European pre-standardisation document on the assessment of historic timber structures Nicola Macchioni
Assessment of the mechanical behavior of scarf joint fastened using cylindrical wooden dowel subjected to tension loading Jaromir Milch
Finite element analysis on the rolling shear modulus of three-layer cross-laminated timber (CLT) specimens using various materials as outer layers Ling Li
5.06 Teak Resources for a Sustainable Future Development of teak market and industry: Challenges and ways forward Tetra Yanuariadi
Genetic gain in clonal deployment of teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) and operational implications at Novelteak Costa Rica. Mario Espinoza
TEAKNET: a complete networking solution for the teak stakeholders Sreelakshmy MP
Global Teak Support Program for conservation and sustainable use of teak genetic resources Thulasidas PK
Teak trade flows and actors in Togo: Creation of a national physical market for timber Komlan Houelete
Spatially-explicit simulation model for teak plantations for estimating the heartwood yield of individual trees. Mauricio Jerez-Rico
Effect of thermo-treatment on the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of wood of Tectona grandis and Gmelina arborea from forest plantations Roger Moya
5.1 The Bioeconomy: Implications for Business and Marketing Structures and Practices Awareness, perceptions and willingness to adopt CLT by the U.S. construction industry Maria Fernanda Laguarda-Mallo
New business ecosystem models, innovativeness and innovation diffusion within wood-based construction sector Ritva Toivonen
Many shades of firm-level competitiveness in the forest-based bioeconomy. Jaana Korhonen
Establishing new markets for CLT – lessons learned Gabriel Schwarzmann
Sustainable markets as an enabler for sustainable development -  A case study from the wood-industry Per Carlborg
Analytic framework for forest sector and service innovations Päivi Pelli
Behaviour management in the creation of social capital for strengthening the bargaining position of craftsmen in rural forest edges Dumasari Lumongga
5.11 Forest governance and Non-Timber Forest Products for a Greener Future Measures of forest governance for the sustainable management of non-wood forest products Adolfo Núñez Barrizonte
Public policies to promote the non-timber forest production in Brazil Sandra Alonso
Twenty five years of economic research on non-timber forest products in the United States: History, trends, status, and future priorities Susan Alexander
5.12 Supply Chain Analytics based on Enhanced Forest Inventory Analyzing the distribution of wood fibre categories over large areas Mihai Pavel
Impact of using real data from operations in a logistical tool to improve forest to mills allocation Edith Brotherton
Assessing timber quality determinants of individual standing stems using ultra high density UAV based lidar Udaya Vepakomma
Identifying value-based wood attributes using airborne Lidar Piotr Tompalski
Analysis of canopy gaps using airborne laser scanning and digital aerial photogrammetry Joanne White

12:00 PM Lunch break
1:00 PM

5.02 Innovations in Sensing Technologies for the Forest Products Industry Sensing technologies for real-time monitoring of wood properties: an overview Brigitte Leblon
Robust and cost-effective CT log scanning using Helical ART with feature-tailored voxels and simple setup Anthony An
Real-time and in situ monitoring of moisture content  and adhesive curing in composite panel manufacturing Conrad Groves
On-line biomass characterization using Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Guillaume Hans
Non-destructive measurement of the tree stability using DIC method - methodological remarks Martin Brabec
Non-destructive evaluation of wood density and MFA in high-spatial resolution using NIR hyperspectral imaging Te Ma
Single frequency terahertz sensing for wood science Ian Hartley
5.04 Development of Wood Biomass Use Energy from forest biomass: Current challenges for future generations of Moldova Vitalie Gulca
How to boost the use of use of high-value substances of trees? Tuula Jyske
Stilbene glycosides of extraction from Norway spruce inner bark Eiko Nakayama
Utilization of woody residues for small scale electricity and heat generation Christoph Schilling
5.05 Nano Cellulose Composites and Potential Applications Investigation on thermal and mechanical properties of nanocomposite made from polyether block amides and nanolignocellulose Mohammad Farsi
Morphological, thermal and structural properties of dried and acetylated nanofibrillated cellulose and its reinforcing potential in bionanocomposites Ida Poljanšek
Synthesis of highly luminescent hybrid hydrogel based on immobilization of  quantum dots in cellulose nanofibrils matrix Xiaowan Li
Fibrillated agroindustry by-products for bio-polymer reinforcement and paper strengthening Stefan Veigel
5.05 Structural Assessment and Monitoring of Wood Structures Fire performance of unprotected Cross Laminated Timber wall and floor assemblies made in the USA Neil Osborn
Methods and practices for vertical movement and moisture performance of wood structures Gamal Mustapha
Moment analysis and wavelet transform of impact stress wave signals for damage detection in Glulam beams Xiping Wang
Effect of knots on the failure and stress distribution in the CLT evaluated by finite element model Lech Muszynski
Semi-destructive tool for assessment of wooden structures in situ Václav Sebera
5.10 The Bioeconomy: Implications for Business and Marketing Structures and Practices Consumer perceptions of thermally modified wood Omar Espinoza
Toward an inclusive bio-economy: Lessons from community forestry and agroforestry models Meike Siegner
Consumer willingness to pay price premiums for eco-friendly children’s furniture in China Minli Wan
Using quality function deployment for analysing processes and technologies of the solid hardwood manufacturing industry Sebastian Kühle
Marketing relevance in the development of woodworking sector Agron Bajraktari
Organizational cultural compatibility of engineered wood products manufacturers and building specifiers in the Pacific Northwest Balapity Modarage Shanuka Fernando
5.11 Incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge into Non-Timber Forest Products Management Potentials of native African trees for production of food oils and cosmetic oils Anne Mette Lykke
Traditional harvests and utilizations of Non-Timber Forest Products in Papua – Indonesia and their implications to the indigenous community Wahyudi Sayuti Pono

3:00 PM Health break
3:30 PM Technical group reporting
4:30 PM Resolutions/Closing ceremony
5:30 PM End of Conference & Convention