2021 WWD Symposium and Third IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium, themed CO2 & Wood, March, 21-22, Online

The 2021 World Wood Day Virtual Symposium and the Third IUFRO Forest Products Culture Colloquium, themed CO2 & Wood: Carbon Capture and Storage in Forests, Harvested Wood and Non-Wood Products will be held on March, 21-22, 2021. IAWA is invited to sponsor the 2021 World Wood Day event as in the past WWD symposiums. For more information, please see: http://www.worldwoodday.org/2021/symposium.

Charlotte CH Lee, International Wood Culture Society


EGU General Assembly 2021: Gather Online, April 19-30, 2021

EGU General Assembly 2021 will take place from April 19-30, 2021 fully virtually. IAWA members are co-organizing a session of “Forests under pressure: causes and consequences of climate-induced forest dieback across biomes” during this EGU meeting. This session aims at promoting a lively discussion on the issue of forest vulnerability caused by climate changes, with integrated multi-scale, multi-temporal and interdisciplinary approaches. The abstract submission deadline is January 13, 2021 at 13:00 Central European Time. Please visit: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/index.php?trg=sessionmodification&cotree=784&tpl=co& for further details and to initiate a submission.

Francesco Ripullone, Giovanna Battipaglia, Veronica De Micco, Angelo Rita, Italy
Jesus Julio Camarero, Spain


IAWA Fossil Wood Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic, postponed to May 1-7, 2021

The IAWA Fossil Wood Symposium, dedicated to the memories of Prof.Dr. Herbert Süß (1920-2017) and Prof. Dr. Alfred Selmeier (1923-2018), will be postponed to May 1-7, 2021, organized during the XIth IOPC (International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference) held conjunctly with the XVth International Palynological Congress. The IAWA Symposium will be convened by Dr. Jakub Sakala. Jakub will also be organizing an IAWA Social Hour and supper in the famous Carthusian Monastery (1628) in Melnik, just outside Prague, where IAWA has been previously hosted at a European Palaeo-botanical Conference.Detailed information is available by clicking https://www.prague2020.cz/news.php

Jakub Sakala, Czech Republic


The 3rd IUFRO Acacia Conference in Sarawak, Malaysia, postponed to June 22-24, 2021

The 3rd IUFRO Acacia Conference, Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia will be postponed to a later date which is June 22-24, 2021. The deadline for early bird registration will also be extended to January 31, 2021, while the deadline for abstract submission will be extended to February 28, 2021. Late registrations between February 1, 2021 and June 4, 2021 will be possible for a higher registration fee. All colleagues and friends are encouraged to take the chance to register as early as possible. For more information please visit our website at https://iufroacacia2020.com, or email us at iaconf3rd@gmail.com.

Annya Ambrose, Malaysia