The 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada from June 12th to 16th, 2017. The Conference is organized jointly by IUFRO Division 5, the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, FPInnovations, and the Society of Wood Science and Technology. In recognition of the pressing global need for the forest sector to be a leader in sustainability, diversification, and innovation, the theme of the 2017 IUFRO Division 5 Conference is: Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future.

We are organizing a technical session on ‘The Mechanics and Associated Physico-Chemical Dynamics that Exists in Nanocellulose’, and am currently soliciting presenters. If you are interested in submitting a presentation or poster on this topic, the Call for Abstracts is now open (Deadline October 31, 2016)!

The conference brochure is attached and more information about the conference can be found here : www.IUFROdiv5-2017.ca.