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Forum Wood Building Nordic 2021

Linnaeus University is proud to announce that it will host the 10th Forum Wood Building Nordic on September 23-24, 2021. The conference is a fantastic opportunity for academics and practitioners to meet and exchange experiences and to learn from the best within the field.

Lectures by international speakers and a large exhibition where different organisations present their latest products and services have in the last few years made Forum Wood building Nordic one of the most important conferences within wood building and wood construction in the Nordic countries.

More information will come.

Forum Wood Building Nordic is part of the international organsiation Forum Holzbau.

Call for abstracts

The scientific committee for the 10th Forum Wood Building Nordic 2021 invites you to submit an abstract for the special academic sessions. Submitted abstracts should relate to high quality research describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of wood building and timber construction. Authors of accepted abstracts will be asked to either submit a full-length technical paper for peer-review and publication in the special conference issue of the journal Wood Material Science & Engineering, Taylor & Francis, or be to contribute to the scientific poster exhibition and publication in the conference proceedings.

The conference

The 10th Forum Wood Building Nordic takes place from the 23rd to 24th of September 2021 and is hosted by the Linnaeus University in Växjö, Sweden. It is the main conference for wood building and timber construction in the Nordic countries and part of the international Forum Holzbau organization. The conference brings together academics and practitioners to exchange experiences and learn from the forefront in the field. High-class lectures from international speakers are accompanied by a comprehensive exhibition, where different organizations show their latest products and services. Learn more information about the conference on Lnu.se/wbn2021

Areas of submission

For the academic research sessions of the conference, and in cooperation with the scientific journal of Wood Material Science & Engineering, researchers are encouraged to submit abstracts about their research within any area related to wood building or timber construction.

Important dates and deadlines

  • Abstract submission: Sunday, January 3rd 2021, 24.00 CET
  • Notification of acceptance: Tuesday, January 12th 2021
  • Full paper submission: Sunday, March 7th 2021, 24.00 CET
  • Final paper and poster submission: Tuesday, May 4th 2021, 24.00 CET

Abstract guidelines

Use a standard industry word processor (e.g. Microsoft Word 2010 - previous versions are accepted) with 2.5 cm margins on all four sides, single-spacing, and Times New Roman typeface with a 12-point pitch. The text should be left-justified only, and has no tabs, tables, figures, pictures or references. Please do not divide words or right-justify the text. Save your document as a *.doc or *.docx file.

Submitted abstracts have to be in English and will include

  • the title (not longer than two lines),
  • authors' names (capitalized surname),
  • body of text (not longer than 250 words),
  • up to 5 key words and
  • authors’ contact details (if authors are from more than one organization, contact details for these can be included as well). Please make sure that you specify your professional title (e.g. PhD candidate) and year of dissertation!

Submit your abstract here before Sunday, January 3rd 2021, 24.00 CET.

The scientific committee reserves the right to disregard submitted abstracts that do not follow the specified guidelines.

Contact person

Ass. Prof. Tobias Schauerte
Linnaeus University
Faculty of Technology
35 195 Växjö, Sweden
Telephone: +46 (0)72-239 45 73
E-mail: wbn@lnu.se

Read more about the journal Wood Material Science & Engineering at http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/swoo20/current#.VABx4mOKV40

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