International Wood Composites Symposium

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48th International Wood Composites Symposium

Presented by Washington State University
and APA - The Engineered Wood Association


April 30- May 1, 2014
Red Lion on Fifth Avenue
Seattle, Washington

2014 Keynote Speakers

Photos of Keynote Speakers, Tom Julia and Ed Elias

OVERVIEW
This year’s Symposium offers an industry-driven forum for wood composite customers, producers, suppliers, and researchers to focus on competing demands and opportunities. Industry leaders will discuss global regulatory changes, fiber supply issues, and the latest product and process improvements for our industry.

Symposium topics will include:

  • Fiber, particle, and strand composites

  • Plywood, veneer, and engineered wood products

  • Overlays and resins

  • Customer expectations

Listen to resource managers, regulators, harvesters, and primary and secondary manufacturers in wood and wood-based composite products industries discuss the latest developments in their fields.

Interested in woody biomass and cellulosic biofuels?
Attend the Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels + Co-Products Conference right before the Symposium!
Visit the NWBCC website.

Special Events:

Symposium attendees have access to select events at the Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels + Co-Products Conference (NWBCC) before the Symposium opens.

⇒ Tuesday (4/29) evening NWBCC poster session and networking reception with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar.

⇒ Wednesday (4/30) morning session focusing on new product development utilizing wood-derived biofuel waste streams. This NWBCC session has been scheduled on the same day as the IWCS opening session (Wednesday afternoon) to provide access to this valuable information for Symposium attendees.

Soliciting poster presentations in the following focus areas:

  • Global wood fiber supply and competing demands

  • Innovative processing and new product development for the wood composite industry

  • New developments in resin systems for wood composites

  • Global market assessment of wood composites

  • Codes, standards, regulations, and policies

  • Innovative hybrid composites for nonstructural and structural applications

  • Specialty fasteners and joints

  • Alternative fibers for composites

  • Surfacing and coating technologies and other value-added strategies

Submit a Poster

 

Organizing Committee:
Robert Tichy, Washington State University
Vikram Yadama, Washington State University

Karl Englund, Washington State University
Steve Zylkowski, APA - The Engineered Wood Association



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2014 Sponsors

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Momentive Logo

 

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BASF Logo

 

Arclin Logo


Spraying Systems Logo

Process Sensors Corporation Logo


Logo for The Wood-Based Composites Center

 

MoistTech Logo

 

GreCon Logo

 

Huntsman Logo

 

Metriguard Logo

Samuel Strapping Logo

Adhesive Evaluation Systems, Inc. Logo

Be a Business Sponsor.

Increase your company's visibility during the Symposium. For more information and to reserve your sponsorship contact:
englund@wsu.edu
tichy@wsu.edu
vyadama@wsu.edu

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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