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    The 1st Announcement of the 68th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Kyoto

    Date: March 14–16, 2018

    Venue: Kyoto Prefectural University Shimogamo Campus (1-5, Shimogamo hangi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)

    Kyoto International Conference Center (422, Iwakura osagi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)

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    Due Dates:

    The entry of presentation with an abstract: 17:00 (JST), January 10, 2018

    Early bird registration: 17:00 (JST), February 6, 2018

    The Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS) takes great pleasure in inviting all members of our society with an interest in the science and technology of wood to attend the 68th Annual Meeting of the JWRS that will be held from March 14 to 16, 2018, Kyoto, Japan.

    The society members may take oral and poster presentations during the meeting. The symposium and the exhibition of the related companies will also be held.

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    Organizing Committee:

    Prof. Dr. Keiji Takabe (Chief)

    Prof. Dr. Yuzo Furuta (Executive Chief)

    Prof. Dr. Hisashi Miyafuji (Secretary)

    Associate Prof. Dr. Atsushi Tabuchi (Secretary)

    Assistant Prof. Dr. Keisuke Kojiro (Secretary)

    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University


    Mokuzai Gakkaishi (Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society)

    Mokuzai Gakkaishi is another official journal of the Japan Wood Research Society. This journal publishes original articles, notes, review articles, and announcements from the Society in Japanese but with English abstracts, tables, and figure captions for original reports. Contents of the latest issue of Mokuzai Gakkaishi are as follows:

    Volume 63 Number 4 2017

    Category I

    Minako Shitara, Hiroaki Yoshida, Masayoshi Kamijo, Goro Fujimaki, Hodaka Yamaguchi

    Formation of visual and tactile impressions when evaluating wooden specimens

    Category III

    Doppo Matsubara, Yoshiaki Wakashima, Yasushi Fujisawa, Hidemaru Shimizu, Akihisa Kitamori, Koichiro Ishikawa

    Tightening torque calculation method for plastic clamp force of bolted timber joints

    Yoshitaka Kubojima, Takashi Yanagida, Takahiro Yoshida, Makoto Kiguchi

    Simple estimation method for determining weight reduction in torrefied wood chips by color data

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    Announcement. J Wood Sci 63, 409–410 (2017).

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