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

The 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy and the 9th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting will be held on December 9-12, 2022 in Guangzhou, China. The conference will be organized by South China Agricultural University (Guangzhou). We sincerely invite you to participate in this conference!

Conference Theme
The theme of the conference is “Wood Anatomy and Wood Utilization -- Future for Ecozoic Era and Community”.

Organizers
International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA)
IAWA China Group
South China Agricultural University

Co-Sponsors
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS)

Meeting Place
South China Agricultural University (Guangzhou), China.
The participants out of China will attend the conference via the online way, and the participants in China will attend the conference in person or online.

Conference Schedule
  • December 10th, 2022, 8:30-12:00 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
    Opening Ceremony, Keynote Speech and Technical Sessions of the 9th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting (Official Language: Chinese)

  • December 10th, 2022, 14:00-18:00 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
    Opening Ceremony, Keynote Speech and Technical Sessions of the 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy (Official Language: English)

  • December 11th, 2022, 8:30-12:00 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
    Technical Sessions of the 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy (Official Language: English)

  • December 11th, 2022, 14:00-18:00 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
    Technical Sessions of the 9th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting (Official Language: Chinese)

Abstract Submission for the 2022 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 by October 20th, 2022, and to attend the 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy open in the afternoon of December 10th and in the morning of December 11th, 2022 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone). The abstracts will be evaluated by the International Scientific Committee (ISC) of the Youth Forum and the qualified authors will be notified on November 10th, 2022 to give oral presentations.

Sherwin Carlquist Award of the International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy

From 2022, the newly established Sherwin Carlquist Award by IAWA will be given to excellent speakers of the Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy with certificate and grant, which will be elected by the International Scientific Committee (ISC) of the Forum.

Important Deadline of the 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy

Abstract Submission: October 20th, 2022
Notification of Oral Presentation: November 10th, 2022

Registration

Reception: December 9th (Friday the whole day), 2022 (UTC+8, Beijing Time Zone)
No Registration fees will be charged for participants of the 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy.
Registration form and abstract format
Please download the registration form and the abstract template here.

Contact Information for the 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy

Dr. Kate Chen (Contact for submitting the Youth Forum registration form, the abstract and the powerpoint of oral presentations)
Mobile: +86 186 8839 0838
Email: chenkate93@hotmail.com
Dr. Shan Li (Coordinator of the International Youth Forum, announcement of the selected oral presentations, contact for other affairs of the Youth Forum)
Mobile: +86 131 6108 6413
Email: lishan.ecology@hotmail.com

( Photos from Frederic Lens and Jin Sun )



Secretariat of the IAWA China Group
College of Materials and Energy, South China Agricultural University
April 12th, 2022