Technical Sessions Schedule

Tentative schedule – last updated March 15, 2017.
For more information on the sessions, please visit Technical, Additional & Special Sessions.

Date Time Technical Session Number R.G. Technical Session Title Organizer Co-organizer Co-organizer
Jun-12 13:00 1 5.01 New Frontiers in Wood Science and Technology Prof. Rupert Wimmer Dr. Eric Hansen
Jun-12 13:00 1 5.02 Innovations in Wood Property Assessment and Characteristics of Forest Resources – Group 1 Dr. John Moore Xiping Wang
Jun-12 13:00 1 5.03 Novel Wood Protection Technologies and Environmental Awareness – Group 1 Prof. S. Nami Kartal Dr. Adam M. Taylor Dr. Grant Kirker
Jun-12 13:00 1 5.05 Recycled Wood and Non-Wood Lignocellulosics for the Composite Industry – Group 1 Dr. Mark Irle Prof. Marius Catalin Barbu
Jun-12 13:00 1 5.10 Wood and Forest Culture: A Path to a Greener Future – Group 1 Dr. Howard Rosen Prof. Yang Ping
Jun-12 13:00 1 5.11 Structural Bamboo Products: Global Trends, Products and Processes Mr. Felix Böck Prof. Greg Smith
Jun-12 15:30 2 5.02 Innovations in Wood Property Assessment and Characteristics of Forest Resources – Group 2 Dr. John Moore Xiping Wang
Jun-12 15:30 2 5.03 Novel Wood Protection Technologies and Environmental Awareness – Group 2 Prof. S. Nami Kartal Dr. Adam M. Taylor Dr. Grant Kirker
Jun-12 15:30 2 5.05 Recycled Wood and Non-Wood Lignocellulosics for the Composite Industry – Group 2 Dr. Mark Irle Prof. Marius Catalin Barbu
Jun-12 15:30 2 5.07 Forest and Mill Residues to Biojet Dr. Jack Saddler
Jun-12 15:30 2 5.10 Wood and Forest Culture: A Path to a Greener Future – Group 2 Dr. Howard Rosen Prof. Yang Ping
Jun-12 15:30 2 5.11 Innovative Utilization of Bamboo and Rattan Resource for a Green World Mr. Yan Yu Dr. Fei Benhua Dr. Fu Jinhe
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.01 Perspectives on Quality for Forests and Timber Resilience Prof. Rupert Wimmer Dr. Pekka Saranpää
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.04 New Approaches in Mechanical Wood Conversion and Manufacturing Mr. Alfred Teischinger Prof. Marius Catalin Barbu
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.04 Timber Drying: Basic and Applied R&D for Optimum Processing and Product Quality – Group 1 Prof. Stavros Avramidis Dr. Luiz Oliveira
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.07 Wood Deconstruction for Biorefinery Purposes: Recent Developments and Promising Approaches Prof. Dominique Lachenal Dr. Md Sarwar Jahan
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.10 Evolution of the Global Wood-based BioEnergy Sector Dr. Richard Vlosky Dr. Chris Gaston Dr. Francisco X. Aguilar
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.10 Using Wood in the Built Environment to Promote Human Health, Social wellbeing, and Environmental Sustainability Michael Burnard David Fell
Jun-13 10:00 3 5.11 Ensuring a Greener Future with Non-Timber Forest Products Dr. James Chamberlain
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.01 Learning from the Past: Wood Quality, Species Selection and Properties in Former Times vs. Today Prof. Rupert Wimmer
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.01 Advances in Wood Quality Modelling Methods and Simulation Software – Group 1 Dr. Alexis Achim Dr. David Auty
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.03 Recent Developments in Wood Protection Research Relevant to Climate Change Mitigation by Conferring Long-term Carbon Storage in Wood – Group 1 Dr. Andrew Han Hoy Wong Dr Rod Stirling Dr Jinzhen Cao
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.04 Timber Drying: Basic and Applied R&D for Optimum Processing and Product Quality – Group 2 Prof. Stavros Avramidis Dr. Luiz Oliveira
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.07 Transforming Lignin and Hemicelluloses into Bioproducts and Biomaterials of High Added Value Prof. Dominique Lachenal Dr. Md Sarwar Jahan
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.10 Impacts of Forest Certification on Sustainable Forest Management Dr. Robert Deal Dr. Lu Wenming
Jun-13 13:00 4 5.11 Medicinal Plants and Human Health: Quantifying the Linkages Prof. Carsten Smith-Hall Dr. Mariève Pouliot
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.01 Advances in Wood Quality Modelling Methods and Simulation Software – Group 2 Dr. Alexis Achim Dr. David Auty
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.03 Recent Developments in Wood Protection Research Relevant to Climate Change Mitigation by Conferring Long-term Carbon Storage to Wood – A Joint IUFRO-IRGWP Session Dr. Andrew Han Hoy Wong Dr Rod Stirling
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.04 Industrial Engineering and Logistics for Greening the Production Prof. Manfred Gronalt Dr. Henry Quesada
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.04 X-Ray Scanning Technology Prof. Julie Cool Prof. Dick Sandberg
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.10 Prefabrication Building Solutions and What it Means to the Forest Industry Mr. Mark Kaustinen
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.11 Co-Production for Sustainable Sourcing of Timber and Non-Timber Forest Products Dr. James Chamberlain Sven Mutke
Jun-13 15:30 5 5.12 The Economic Role of Ecosystem Services and Markets Dr. Robert Deal Dr. Sudipta Dasmohapatra Vicki Herian
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.01 Function Variability in Wood and Bark – A Joint IUFRO-IAWA Session Dr. Paul McLean Dr. Pekka Saranpää Uwe Schmitt
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.02 Improving the Efficiency of the Forest Products Value Chain through Innovative Non-destructive Evaluation Dr. Xiping Wang Franka Brüchert
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.05 No Added Formaldehyde (NAF) Adhesives for the Manufacturing of Wood and Non-wood-based Products Prof. Marius C. Barbu Prof. Milan Sernek
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.05 Innovative Mass Timber and Timber Hybrid Structural Systems TBA
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.10 Principles of the Innovation Systems Approach for Forestry Mr. Andrew Dunningham Karen Bayne John Moore
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.12 Linking Life Cycle Assessment to Carbon Accounting and Multi-criteria Indicators for Sustainable Forest Products – Group 1 Dr. Richard Bergman James Salazar Arno Fruehwald
Jun-15 10:00 6 5.12 Collaborative Approaches to Forest Management between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Governments and Industry Ms. Ngaio Hotte Dr. Stephen Wyatt
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.01 Function Driven Variability in Wood and Bark Dr. Paul McLean Dr. Pekka Saranpää Uwe Schmitt
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.02 Fundamental Properties of Green Bio-economy Building Blocks to Innovative Materials Prof. Scott Renneckar
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.04 Decision Support Tools and Models for the Forest Products Sector Prof. Taraneh Sowlati
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.06 Opportunities, Challenges and Successes in Replacing Native Forest Harvest with Plantation-Grown Resources in the Tropics Dr. Roger Meder Dr. Andrew Wong
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.10 Enabling the Forest Sector of Tomorrow to Contribute to Global Challenges: a Test for Governments, Industry, and Society Mrs. Anne-Helene Mathey
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.10 Case Studies Describing Innovative Indigenous Forest Products and Markets Ms. Andrea Lyall Dr. Chris Gaston
Jun-15 13:00 7 5.12 Linking Life Cycle Assessment to Carbon Accounting and Multi-criteria Indicators for Sustainable Forest Products – Group 2 Dr. Richard Bergman James Salazar Arno Fruehwald
Jun-15 16:30 to 18:30 Special Session Student & Early Stage Researcher Incubator: An IUFRO, International Forestry Students Association, and Society of Wood Science and Technology Collaborative Dr. Eric Hansen Dr. Andrew Han Hoy Wong Pekka Saranpää and Jamie Barbour
Jun-16 10:00 8 5.02 Current Developments in Cellulose Nano Materials Dr. Siqun Wang Jianxiong Lu Mrs.Manzhen Xiong
Jun-16 10:00 8 Additonal Innovation in Forest Products Education and Knowledge Transfer: Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Robert Smith Dr. Sudipta Dasmohapatra
Jun-16 10:00 8 5.05 Structural Assessment and Monitoring of Wood Structures – Group 1 Dr. Mariapaola Riggio Dr. Arjit Sinha
Jun-16 10:00 8 5.06 Teak Resources for a Sustainable Future – Group 1 Dr. Thulasidas P. K. Dr. Henri Baillieres
Jun-16 10:00 8 5.10 The Bioeconomy: Implications for Business and Marketing Structures and Practices – Group 1 Dr. Eric Hansen Anne Toppinen
Jun-16 10:00 8 5.11 Forest governance and Non-Timber Forest Products for a Greener Future Dr. Nataliya Stryamets Dr. James Chamberlain
Jun-16 10:00 8 5.12 Supply Chain Analytics based on Enhanced Forest Inventory Mr. Denis Cormier Dr. Vincent Roy
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.02 Innovations in Sensing Technologies for the Forest Products Industry Mr. Zarin Pirouz Dr. Brigitte Leblon
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.04 Development of Wood Biomass Use Prof. Marius C. Barbu Dr. Marian Marinescu
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.05 Nano Cellulose Composites and Potential Applications Dr. Zhiyong Cai Prof. Salim Hiziroglu
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.05 Structural Assessment and Monitoring of Wood Structures – Group 2 Dr. Mariapaola Riggio Dr. Arjit Sinha
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.06 Teak Resources for a Sustainable Future – Group 2 Dr. Thulasidas P. K. Dr. Henri Baillieres
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.10 The Bioeconomy: Implications for Business and Marketing Structures and Practices – Group 2 Dr. Eric Hansen Anne Toppinen
Jun-16 13:00 9 5.11 Incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge into Non-Timber Forest Products Management Dr. Michelle Baumflek Dr. James Chamberlain Dr. Nataliya Stryamets