25 April 3rd Karelia Symposium: Unlimited Possibilities of Wood, Joensuu

Time: 25 April, 2017 at 9.00 am–6 pm

Place: Joensuu Science Park, Louhela auditorium, address: Länsikatu 15, 80110 Joensuu, Finland

Organisers: University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and Teollisuusneuvos Heikki Väänänen's Fund  


The topics of the Keynote lectures will cover the secrets of wood microstructure, biorefining of wood biomasses, innovative wood-based building solutions, and the health and well-being effects of wood products. Afternoon is dedicated to the rising stars of the UEF: PhD and MSc students working in the field of wood materials science, will present their topical research projects.

Please see >> Programme

Teollisuusneuvos Heikki Väänänen's Fund grants will be awarded at the Karelia Symposium. Furthermore, Symposium includes a poster exhibition - the best poster will be awarded!
Please see more information about the Calls > http://www.uef.fi/en/web/karelia-symposium


Official language of the Symposium is English. There is free bus transportation from the Kuopio campus of the University of Eastern Finland.

Registration deadline is 10 April, 2017 >> Registration form


For further information, please contact Professor of Wood Materials Science, Dr. Henrik Heräjärvi, +358 50 465 8223,




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