The 4th European Wood-Based Panels Symposium will take place on 15-17 September 2004 at the Maritim Grand Hotel in the centre of Hanover (Germany). The general theme of the symposium will be: Reduction of production costs – Adding Value through Innovative Technologies and Quality Improvement. There will be 4 sessions with technical presentations by speakers from different countries covering the following fields:
- Market trends and new products;
- Raw material: supply, availability and logistics;
- Advanced Production Technologies;
- Improvement of quality.
EPF and WKI would be pleased to receive high quality papers and posters from interested authors that complement the conference themes. Papers should focus on current issues relevant to the industry and should be of high technical content.
One page abstracts should be sent to EPF or WKI by 31 January 2004.Abstract should clearly define the objectives of the presentation, topics covered, key conclusions reached and potential benefits to the industry. Final manuscripts will be required by 30 June 2004 for inclusion in the proceedings. Conference registration fees will be waived for speakers.