In 2016, The University of Tennessee, Center for Renewable Carbon, Forest Products and Timber Construction Department - Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, and Forest Products Society will host the 4th edition of the Processing Technologies for the Forest and Biobased Products Industries Conference (PTF BPI 2016), Oct. 25-26, 2016 at St. Simons Island, GA USA. The conference is dedicated to the exchange of information and ideas about research on process technologies between industries and universities. Contemporary topics on: Processing & Product Innovation; Advances in Material Technology; Marketing and Education; Wood and the Environment; Wood in Construction; and Furniture Design will be presented.
The Conference provides a forum for discussions among researchers, producers, and consumers of forest and bio-based products and acts as a catalyst for new research and development, and applications for manufacturing industries. The conference will be of direct benefit to researchers, operations managers, technical managers, and business managers. The conference offers a forum for exchange of technical and research discussions.