Dock at Lake Tahoe.
The Forest Products Society will sponsor this year’s
International Conference on Wood Adhesives, taking place September 28-30 at
Harveys Resort Hotel & Casino, South
Lake Tahoe, NV. The
adhesive team at the Forest Products Laboratory is the technical organizer of
The ninth in a series of conferences sponsored every 4-5 years by the USDA
Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory and the Forest Products Society, the
conference is designed to provide a comprehensive update of the science and
technology of wood adhesives and bonded wood products. The event will take
place in conjunction with ASTM International D 14.30 Wood Adhesives
Subcommittee on October 1.
Plenary, technical and poster presentations will take place throughout the
event. In addition, table-top exhibits will include the following subject
- Formaldehyde and environmental issues
- Resin chemistry
- Bio-based adhesives
- Analytical methods
- Engineered wood structures
The conference is organized in cooperation with ASI; the Adhesion Society; The
Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc.; ASTM Committee D14 on Adhesives; Chinese
Research Institute of Wood Industry; IUFRO 5.04.07 Adhesives Division; Japan
Wood Research Society; Society of Wood Science & Technology; and the Wood-Based
About the Forest Products Society
Founded in 1947, the Forest Products Society is an
international non-profit technical association designed to provide an
information network for all segments of the forest-products industry.
The society fosters innovation and research in the environmentally sound
processing and use of wood and fiber resources by disseminating information and
providing forums for networking and learning. Society members represent public
and private research, development, industrial-management, production,
marketing, education, engineering, sales, supply, and consulting interests
throughout the world.
In addition, the Forest Products Society acts as the distributor of technical
publications for the American Wood Council, an information resource on wood
construction for engineers, architects, builders, and building-code regulators,
including engineering data, state-of-the art design technologies, and
For more information, phone (608) 231-1361 or visit www.forestprod.org.