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Coming events.

April 22-24: Management of Recovered Wood--Recycling, Bioenergy and Other Options, Thessaloniki, Greece. Contact Christos Gallis, 30 2310 461 172-3; Fax 30 2310 461 341; cgalis@fri.gr.www.ctib-tchn.be/coste31/frames/f_e31.

April 27-28: 5th International Wood and Fibre Composites Symposium, Kassel, Germany. Contact Klaus Specht, Institut fur Werkstofftechnik, Kunststoff- und Recyclingtechnik, Univeritat Kassel, Monchebergstrasse 3, Kassel D--34109, Germany, +49- 561-804- 3688; Fax +49-561-804- 3692; specht@unikassel.de; www.kutech-kassel.de.

April 30-May 1: 2004 In-Woods Expo, Hot Springs, AR. Sponsored by the Forest Resources Association and the Arkansas Timber Producers Association. Information on exhibits and registration available at www.in-woods-expo.com.

May 6-8: Solar Drying for Wood Hobbyists (May 6); Advanced Hardwood Lumber Drying (May 7); and Sawing, Edging, and Trimming of Hardwood Lumber (May 8). Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center, Pollock, LA. Sponsored by the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. Contact Todd Shupe, 225-388-6432; tshupe@agctr.lsu.edu.

May 10-11: Progress in Woodfibre-Plastic Composites--2004 Conference, Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact Val Iannaci, Conference Coordinator, Materials and Manufacturing Ontario, 2655 North Sheridan Way, Suite 250, Mississauga, ON, Canada L5K 2P8, 905-823-2020; Fax 905- 813-4141; viannaci@mmo.on.ca.

May 18-19: OSB World Symposium II, Embassy Suites Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada. Sponsored by the Structural Board Association (SBA). Contact Dominique Janssens, 905-475- 1100; janssens@osbguide.com.

May 26-30: 19th XYLEXPO--World Exhibition for Woodworking Technology, Milan Fairgrounds, Milan, Italy. Information on exhibits and registration is available at www.xylexpo.com.

June 2-3: BioEnergy Conference & Exhibition (in conjunction with Forest Expo 2004), University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada. Contact Helene at 250-964-1782 or visit www.forestexpo.bc.ca.

June 3-5: Forest Expo 2004, Prince George Exhibition Grounds, Prince George, BC, Canada. Contact Forest Expo 2004, 250-563-8833; Fax 250-563-3697; info@forestexpo.bc.ca.

August 16-20: International Symposium on Education and Research Programs, Stara Lesna, Slovakia. Sponsored by the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), IUFRO Division 5, and the Technical University of Zvolen. Contact Doug Gardner, University of Maine, 207-581-2846; Fax 207-581- 2074; doug_gardner@umenfa.maine.edu.

September 22-24: First International Conference on Environmentally-Compatible Forest Products, Fernando Pessoa University, Oporto, Portugal. Contact Paula Dias, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, +351-225-071-300; Fax +351-225- 508-269; www.ufp.pt/events.php?intid=10038.

Section Meetings

May 6-7: Eastern Canadian Section Spring Meeting: Value-Added Composites. Delta Quebec Hotel, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Program/Registration Information: www.forestprod. org/ec04springmeeting.

May 14: Opportunities in Wood Thermoplastic Composites, The Regency Hotel, Bar Harbor, ME. Northeast Section Annual Conference. Program/Registration Information: www.forestprod. org/ne04annualconference.

International Conferences

May 18-21: Smallwood 2004: Creating Solutions for Using Small Trees, Radisson Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, CA. Sponsored by the USDA Forest Service in cooperation with the Forest Products Society. Contact Julie, 608-231-1361, ext. 208; Fax 608-231-2152; conferences@forestprod.org.

June 27-30: 58th Annual Meeting of the Forest Products Society, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI. Contact Julie, 608-231- 1361, ext. 208; Fax 608-231-2152; conferences@forestprod.org.

Note: The Wood Protection 2004 conference, originally scheduled for November 2004 at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, LA, will be moved to a date in 2005 that is yet to be decided, and the following conference will be substituted in that November 2004 timeslot:

November 3-5, 2004: Manufacturing Competitiveness Conference, Omni Royal Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA. Sponsored by the Forest Products Society. Contact Julie, 608-231-1361, ext. 208; Fax 608-231-2152; conferences@forestprod.org.

June 19-22, 2005: 59th Annual Meeting of the Forest Products Society, Radisson Hotel Gouveneur Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Contact Julie, 608-231-1361, ext. 208; Fax 608-231- 2152; conferences@forestprod.org.
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