From Forests to Hertiage meeting in Amsterdam

An on-site international meeting will be held in Amsterdam from 19--21 April 2022, entitled "From Forests to Heritage", and dedicated to the processing of wood in the past for production of furniture, works of art, buildings, ships and other timber structures.

Pieter Baas



Side Event on Xylarium Networking and Wood Identification of the XV World Forestry Congress, Seoul, May 5, 2022

A side event titled “Promoting legal Timber Trade through Developing Xylarium Networking and Integrated Wood Identification System” will be organized during the XV World Forestry Congress (WFC).

Ratih Damayanti, Indonesia



New Date of 4th World Teak Conference 2022!

The Organizers of 4th World Teak Conference (TEAKNET, IUFRO DIV5.06.02, ITTO and FAO) have now announced the new date for the 4th WTC which is to be held from 5-8 September 2022, Accra, Ghana. In view of global health alters on pandemic, the conference will be held adhering to the COVID-19 protocols.

Thulasidas, India



2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy and the 9th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting

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!

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



Deadline of Abstract Submission for IUFRO Division 5 Conference 2023 is August 8th, 2022

The next All - Division Conference of IUFRO Division 5 - Forest Products will be held in tropical Cairns, Australia in June 4th - 8th, 2023. The Call for Abstracts has now opened and details of the 24 themed sessions can be found on the website

Roger Meder, Australia



IAWA Fossil Wood Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic, Postponed to May 25-31, 2024

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 25-31, 2024, organized during the XIth IOPC (International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference) held conjunctly with the XVth International Palynological Congress, due to reviewing the various levels of Coronavirus infections and processes implemented by various European countries. The IAWA Symposium will 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

Jakub Sakala, Czech Republic



Updated information about the 2024 International Botanical Congress in Madrid

Earlier this year it was announced that due to the pandemic the next International Botanical Congress will be delayed one year and held in Madrid, Spain in July 2024. The dates for the rescheduled Botanical Congress are as follows: Nomenclature Section, July 15-19, 2024 ...