2014 news

The following are some of the stories covered in 2014 from COST FP1303.

22 October 2014:

The 8th European Conference on Wood Modification (ECWM8) will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 26-27 October 2015. The call for abstracts is open until 28 February 2015. The flyer can be downloaded from here.


27 June 2014:

Persons are asked to complete a questionnaire on Green Public Procurement for their country. Details can be found on the page in the NEWS Section


APRIL 2014

  • The Action will hold its 1st Conference, entitled “Performance and maintenance of bio-based building materials influencing the life cycle and LCA” at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia on 23 – 24 October 2014. The first call for papers can be found on the EVENTS page. NOTE - deadline for submission of extended abstracts has been changed to 15 June 2014.

UPDATE 17 APRIL 2014: The template for the extended abstract to be submitted can now be found on the EVENTS page


MARCH 2014:

  • COST FP1303 will have a dedicated session at this year's European Conference on Wood Modification (ECWM7). See Events.
  • There will be a Training School on the subject "Durability studies in the field. Assessment and Evaluation" on 25-26 June, 2014. 3 April 2014: NOTE - due to high demand, all places at the Training School have been allocated, so please do not register.
  • A "round robin" assessment of moisture performance of a range of wood samples has been proposed. A test table will be available for purchase to take part in this assessment focussing on moisture levels, decay risks and Visual performance. Details and order forms are available on the NEWS page. UPDATE 17 APRIL 2014: Orders for test tables are now closed, those that have been ordered are being prepared and will be sent out as soon as possible.


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