6th Annual International Scientific Conference of Hardwood Processing
You are kindly invited to attend and submit an abstract to 6th edition of ISCHP – International Scientific Conference of Hardwood Processing.
Lahti, Finland will host the ISCHP 2017 conference from September 25th to 28th, 2017. The conference continues the series of ISCHP conferences which were previously held in Canada (2007), France (2009), USA (2011), Italy (2013) and Canada (2015).
The main objective of this conference is to bring together the scientific and research communities working on hardwoods from the source to the customer, to share knowledge, experience and ideas. International experts, scientists, government employees, hardwood industry representatives, suppliers and customers are invited to discuss recent progress and innovative work in this valuable area.
Topics covered by ISCHP 2017
The Organizing Committee of the conference has a pleasure to invite participants to propose contributions and submit abstracts on the following topics that are of most interest for the conference:
* Hardwood Quality, Forest Management and Wood Procurement
* Hardwood Properties and Analysis of Raw Materials
* Hardwood Processing, Optimization and Technology Development for Wood and Composite products
* Hardwood Biorefining and Value-added Chemical Products
* Hardwood Product Development and Performance
* Markets, Sustainability and Value Chains of Hardwood Cluster.
Call for abstracts
The abstract should fit on one page and should not exceed 300 words. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 20th, 2017. Please note that the abstract should not include figures or tables, but it should include the name, title and affiliation, as well as the complete contact information for all authors.
The conference will start on Monday 25th with a welcome reception. Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th will be dedicated to conference seminars. Technical tour in the region of Lahti will be organized during 28th of September.
The seminar sessions will be defined later in light of the abstracts received by the Organizing Committee and accepted by the Scientific Committee.
Friday, January 20th 2017 Paper abstract submission
Friday, February 21st 2017 Notification of abstract acceptance
Friday April 21st 2017 Full paper submission
Tuesday, June 6th 2017 Notification of paper acceptance and necessary revisions
Thursday, July 6th 2017 Revised paper submission and registration of at least one author
Sponsors interested in the conference should contact the ISCHP 2017 Organization for information by email at email@example.com.
Conference Language and Proceedings
The official language of the conference is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided. The proceedings with peer-reviewed papers from all oral and poster presentations will be published by Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke).
Conference Organization and Website
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Tel : +358 29 532 3020
Head of Organizing and Scientific Committee
Erkki Verkasalo (Luke)
Scientific collaboration bodies
Luke, UEF, Aalto University, Université Laval, FPInnovations, CNR-IVALSA, FCBA, VirginiaTech