Roots: Appreciating and Valuing Diversity from Interdisciplinary Approaches

2017 World Wood Day Symposium aims to encourage exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences derived from wood-related research, strategy and practice, and to draw a close attention to the interrelationship between wood and culture. Focused topics are designed to raise awareness upon current issues around the world and to enhance interdisciplinary discussions, for a better understanding of diversity and towards sustainable development.


  1. Historical Utilization and Cultural Values
  2. Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices
  3. Natural Landscape and Biodiversity Conservation
  4. Art, Design, Architecture and Music
  5. International and Domestic Challenges
  6. Wood and Environmental Education

This program is genenously co- sponsored by Maloof Foundation, The Collectors of Wood Art and The Furniture Society.

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