Exhibition on the Art and Joy of Wood

  • Published: 19.10.2011
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • A conference on rediscovering wood: the key to a sustainable future – International conference and Exhibition on the Art and Joy of Wood, will be organised 19 - 22 October 2011 in Bangladore, India. The venue of the conference is J N Tata Auditorium at Indian Institute of Science.

    The overall aim of the conference will be to examine how the production and use of wood products can contribute to sustainable development and how greater demands for sustainability might present new opportunities for development of the wood products sector.

    There will be around 350 attendees hearing from experts from different continents.
    Participants should register for the conference and may send abstract to present, before 01 July 2011.
    Apart from the conference there will be organised a commercial exhibition (50 exhibitors, about 10,000 visitors). Here, one can sell, promote the products and gain the attention of the media and public. A photograph competition is also launched connected with this event. Entries should be sent before 15 July 2011 to susy.tafuro@fao.org.

    Link to the conference web site

    See invitation letter from FAO

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