The 61st Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) International Convention, in cooperation with the Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS) and Nagoya University, will be held on November 5–9, 2018, at the Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan. The overall theme is “Era of a Sustainable World – Tradition and Innovation for Wood Science and Technology”. More information can be found at

Juan Guo, China, Giai Petit, Italy