The following represent meetings and Conferences of this Action as well as others of specific relevence to the aims of the Action.

24-25 February, 2016. COST FP1303 technical workshop focusing on: “Designing with bio-based building materials – Challenges and opportunities” (Madrid, Spain). Call for abstracts downloadable from here. Deadline for abstracts 15 January, 2016.

10-11 April, 2016. Cross Laminated Timber  - a competitive Wood Product for visionary and fire safe Buildings. (Stockholm, Sweden). A joint meeting between COST FP1404 (Fire Safe Use of Bio-Based Building Products) and COST FP1402 (Basis of Structural Timber Design  from research to standards). Register by 17 January, 2016.

15-19 May, 2016. 47th IRG Annual Conference (LNEC, Lisbon, Portugal). Including joint sessions with COST FP1303, FP1404 and FP1407.

26-27 May, 2016. 9th European TMT Workshop (Dresden, Germany). Contact Amelie Neugebauer (

1-3 June, 2016. International Academy of Wood Science Plenary meeting: Wood science for the future (Paris, France). This year IAWS celebrates 50 years.

21-23 August, 2016. Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering - MSSCE 2016. Conference segment on "Biobased building materials" (Lyngby, Denmark). Contact Natanya Hansen (

22-25 August, 2016.  The World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2016 (Vienna, Austria).

5-9 September, 2016. 13th IUFRO International Wood Drying Conference, "Wood drying in developing countries" (Istanbul, Turkey).

12-13 September, 2016. 12th Annual WSE North European Network for Wood Science and Engineering Conference (Riga, Latvia). Details to follow, or contact Erik Larnoy ( 

29-30 September, 2016. COST Action FP1407 2nd Conference: Innovative production technologies and increased wood products recycling and reuse (Brno, Czech Republic).

5-7 October, 2016. 10th European Wood-based Panel Symposium (Hamburg, Germany). Deadline for submitting abstracts 19 February, 2016.

10-11 October, 2016. Conference on Advanced Building Skins, (Bern, Switzerland).


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