Dear IAWA (International Association of Wood Anatomists) members,
Dear colleagues,

The 8th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting and 2021 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy, co-sponsored by IAWA and IAWA China Group will be held on November 12-14, 2021 (Registration on November 12th) in Chengdu, China. The meeting will be organized by Sichuan Agricultural University and the National Furniture Product Quality Supervision and Inspection Center (Chengdu). We sincerely invite you to participate in the 8th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting and 2021 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy!
 
Conference Theme

The theme of the conference is “Promote Ecological Wood Anatomy for Sustainable Wood Utilization”.
 
Registration

Reception: November 12th (Friday the whole day), 2021 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
Meeting time: November 13th - November 14th (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
 
Conference Schedule

November 13th, 2021, 8:30-12:00
Keynote Speech and Technical Sessions of the 8th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting (Official Language: Chinese)

November 13th, 2021, 14:00-18:00
International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy (Official Language: English)

November 14th, 8:30-12:00
Technical Sessions of the 8th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting (Official Language: Chinese)

November 14th, 14:00-18:00
Technical Tours of Wood Anatomy Laboratories (Official Language: Chinese)
 
Meeting Place

Sichuan Agricultural University (Chengdu campus), China
 
Organizers

International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA)
IAWA China Group
Sichuan Agricultural University
National Furniture Product Quality Supervision and Inspection Center (Chengdu)
 
Co-organizers

International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS)
Chengdu Zhixin Green Bamboo Technology Co., Ltd
National Innovation Alliance of Wood Collections
 
Abstract Submission for the International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy

PhD candidates or early career researchers who have completed their PhD no longer than five years are cordially invited to submit their abstracts and attend the International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy open in the afternoon of November 13th (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone). Deadline for abstract submission is September 30th, 2021. The abstracts will be evaluated by the International Scientific Committee of the Forum and the qualified authors will be notified on October 10th, 2021 to give oral presentations. The speakers out of China will attend the Forum via on-line way, and the speakers in China will attend the Forum via in-person way.
 
Important Deadline:
Abstract Submission: September 30th, 2021
Notification of Oral Presentation: October 10th, 2021

Registration fees
No registration fees for participants of the International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy.
 
Contact Information for the International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy

Dr. Shan Li (Coordinator of the International Youth Forum)
Mobile: +86 131 6108 6413
Email: lishan.ecology@hotmail.com
 
Secretariat of the IAWA China Group
College of Forestry, Sichuan Agricultural University
July 26th, 2021