SWST 46th Annual Meeting
June 22, 2003
The 2003 SWST Annual Meeting took place on Sunday, June 22, 2003 in Bellevue, Washington, in the Fairweather Ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel-Bellevue.
The technical session, titled "Wood Science and Technology in the BioBased Economy", was held from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.
Click here to view the program (PDF).
An Awards Presentation took place from 11:00 am to 11:45 am. Awards which were presented:
Distinguished Service Award - James L. Bowyer
George G. Marra Award for Excellence in Writing
Muszynski, Lech, Wang, Fenghu, and Shaler, Steven M., "Short-term creep tests on phenol-resorcinol-formaldehyde (PRF) resin undergoing moisture content changes, Volume 34(4): 612-624 -- First Place
Lang, Elemer M.; Bejo, Laszlo; Szalai, Jozsef; Kovacs, Zsolt; and Anderson, R. Bruce, "Orthotropic strength and elasticity of hardwoods in relation to composite manufacture. Part II. Orthotropy of compression strength and elasticity", Volume 34(2): 350-365 -- Second Place
Student Poster Competition Winners - Judges for the competition were: Dan Dolan, Steve Shook, Eva Haviarova, and Qinglin Wu.
1st Place - B. B. Maruthi Sridhar, Mississippi State University
2nd Place - Iris Vasquez-Cooz, SUNY-ESF
The Annual Business Meeting ran from 11:45 am to 12:15 pm (along with lunch). Click here to see the
minutes from the meeting.
Joint Society of Wood Science and Technology/Forest Products Society events were as follows:
Plenary Sessions from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Technical Forum and Student Posters from 4:00 to 5:30
Joint SWST/FPS Host Reception from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
A new Monday morning session entitled "Wood Characterization: Principles and Applications", was held starting with coffee at 7:30 a.m. on June 23 in the Factoria Room at the DoubleTree Hotel Bellevue, concluded by 11:30 a.m.
Click here to see The program
Last updated: 3/10/04
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