The 10th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting will be held in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, on November 10th – 12th, 2023, organized by the International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA) China Group and sponsored by Nanjing Forestry University and Nanjing Police College together. IAWAChina Group was officially established in 2014 and the 1st Annual Meeting of China Group was held in Nanjing. This is the first time back to the same city again for the annual meeting after nine years. The theme of this meeting will be “Strengthening basic research in wood science and deepening interdisciplinary construction in forestry and grassland”. The following scientific sessions will be included:

(1) Domestic and foreign research progress on wood anatomy;
(2) New technologies and approaches to wood identification;
(3) Identification and conservation of archaeological wood artifacts;
(4) Wood formation and dendrochronology;
(5) Construction of wood herbarium for national species;
(6) How can wood anatomy play a role in the national ecological security and timber safety;
(7) The structure and application of bamboo and rattan.

The call for abstracts for the 10th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting and the submission will remain until Oct 15th, 2023. Please send the registration form and abstract to

Bingwei Chen & Biao Pan, China