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Call for Papers & Posters for International Nondestructive Wood Symposium

Deadline coming on call for papers and posters for the 18th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium. The 18th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium to be held on September 24-27, 2013 in Madison, WI is a forum for those involved in nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood, wood-based materials and products. Abstract Submission: FEBRUARY 1, 2013

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The 18th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium to be held on September 24-27, 2013 in Madison, WI is a forum for those involved in nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood, wood-based materials and products.

Submit your abstract today to present a paper and/or a technical poster at this Symposium, which is also celebrating its 50th year with some very special events.

You will be sharing your research with the international nondestructive testing and evaluation research community, users of various nondestructive testing technologies, equipment development and manufacturing professionals, and representatives from various government agencies and other groups to share research findings and new products and technologies. Networking among participants will foster new collaborative efforts, with an emphasis on implementation of nondestructive testing technologies around the globe.

Important Deadlines
Abstract Submission: February 1, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: March 1, 2013
Paper Submission - Required for Oral Presentations: August 1, 2013

Symposium Topics

  1. Nondestructive characterization of wood and wood-based materials
  2. Evaluation of forest materials for structural and nonstructural applications
  3. Evaluation of forest materials for biomass utilization
  4. Advanced grading technologies for solid wood products
  5. Performance evaluation of engineered wood products
  6. Performance evaluation of advanced wood structures
  7. Condition assessment, evaluation, and repair of existing wood structures
  8. Evaluation and hazard assessment of urban trees
  9. Industrial application cases of emerging nondestructive testing technologies
  10. Other nondestructive evaluation related areas

Submission Guidelines
Submit your abstract through the online form. Your abstract must be 250 words or less. We will ask you for your co-authors, listed in order of seniority; for any keywords to assist in searching within the electronic Symposium Proceedings; and whether your submission is for a paper, a poster, or both. Questions or comments, contact Dr. Xiping Wang. xwang@fs.fed.us

Presentation Guidelines

Oral Presentation
A full-length paper is required for each oral presentation. Your paper will be published in the Symposium Proceedings. After acceptance, we will let you know how to submit your paper.
 
Poster Presentation
All posters are displayed in a large room. Each poster display space is 4 feet by 8 feet (1.2m x 2.4m), which allows plenty of room for important poster elements, such as an abstract, key points, conclusions, charts, and tables or diagrams. You will have dedicated time at the Symposium to present your poster to attendees.

Symposium Proceedings
The proceedings will be published in an electronic format by the USDA Forest Products Laboratory. It will contain papers from authors giving oral presentations and abstracts from authors presenting technical posters.

Submit your abstract by February 1, 2013.

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