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The 2nd Announcement of the 68th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Kyoto

    The 2nd 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)

    Time Table:

    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


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    Reuse of wood used in underground construction and suggestion of a method of differentiation

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    The 2nd Announcement of the 68th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society in Kyoto. J Wood Sci 63, 548–549 (2017).

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