• First Call for Papers, Presentations and Proposals

    Date: March 21-22, 2014
    Venue: Xianyou County, Fujian Province, China


    Wood in a Changing Culture: Sustainability Research and Multidisciplinary Approaches

    2014 World Wood Day Symposium aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences concerning the wood related research, strategy and practice, in the cultural, historical and social contexts and development. Focused topics are designed to raise awareness of current issues and to enhance multidisciplinary discussions for the crucial role of wood in a changing world.

    1. Historical and Cultural Values
    2. Endangered Species and History of Extinctions
    3. Natural Landscape and Environmental Conservation
    4. Biodiversity and Traditional Practice
    5. Arts, Literature, Language and Belief
    6. Industry and Market Challenges


    The 2014 World Wood Day Symposium provides an effective and influential platform for international delegates representing global institutions and organizations of research, education and industry with the multidisciplinary background. Paper submissions on related topics are highly welcomed. The body and the title of abstracts are limited to 400 words in total. Due date for electronic submission of the speaker registration form Word/PDF is February 14th, by email to program coordinators (contact@worldwoodday.org).