The Seventh Annual Meeting of IAWA-China Group will be held in person at Lin-an city, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China on November 28-29, 2020. The conference is organized by the Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University (ZAFU), sponsored by IAWA, IUFRO (5.16.00 and 5.06.00) and IAWS together. The theme of the meeting is “Strengthening the protection and utilization of forestry resources, broadening the research fields of wood anatomy and wood science”, containing topics of wood anatomy and wood identification, sustainable utilization of precious timber resources, interdisciplinary intergration of wood anatomy, wood collections and databases, wood anatomy of bamboo and rattan, archaeological wood and dendrochronology. The Excellent Presentation Awards (EPA) of the IAWA-China Group will be provided to qualified students during the meeting. The deadline of abstract submission (to is November 15, 2020. Please contact conference secretary Wenzhu Li: for more details.

Pan Biao and Zhai Shengcheng, China