April 3 - 5, 2000
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Japanese page
The Japan Wood Research Society takes great pleasure in inviting everyone with an interest in the science and technology of wood to attend "WOOD 2000, Kyoto," the 50th Annual Meeting of The Japan Wood Research Society to be held April 3 to 5, 2000, at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.


Monday, April 3
Morning Oral & Poster Presentation (22 sessions)
Afternoon Oral & Poster Presentation (22 sessions)
Tuesday, April 4
Morning Oral & Poster Presentation (22 sessions)
Afternoon Awards Presentation and Millennium Symposium
Evening Banquet
Wednesday, April 5
Morning Oral & Poster Presentation (22 sessions)
Afternoon Research Group Meeting


Oral and poster presentations and Research Group Meetings will take place in the building of the Faculty of Agriculture on the North Campus of Kyoto University in Kyoto. The reception desk is also found in the same building.
Awards Presentation, Millennium Symposiums and Banquet will be held at Kyoto TERRSA about 6 km south of the North Campus of Kyoto University.


Individuals interested in giving an oral or a poster presentation at the Annual Meeting are required to complete the Registration Form and submit a one-page abstract. The completed form should be sent by E-mail or fax to the office of WOOD 2000 KYOTO as soon as possible -- no later than January 11, 2000. The abstract should be written in camera ready on the form attached in the issue of No. 6, Vol. 45 of Mokuzai Gakkaishi and sent to the office of WOOD 2000 KYOTO by February 2, 2000.

The Registration Form described above is valid only for participants registering from outside Japan. When you will join the Meeting from Japan, you are required to register via the WWW page of WOOD 2000 KYOTO.

Each oral presentation should be within 15 minutes duration including discussion. Use of OHP (transparency sheet) is strongly recommended, although a slide projector is available only in the sessions on "tissue culture & xylem formation" and "xylem structure & classification."

The panel for poster presentation is 2.1 m high × 0.9 m wide. The presentation will be scheduled in the Annual Meeting Proceedings. If you need special devices for presentation, you must inform us when you send the Registration Form.

The official language of the Meeting is Japanese, but English presentations and abstracts are also acceptable.


To register for the Meeting, please complete the Registration Form and send it by E-mail or fax to the office of WOOD 2000 KYOTO.

Registration fees

Until February 2 After February 3
JWRS member 7000JPY 9000JPY
Non-member 10000JPY 10000JPY
Student 5000JPY 8000JPY

The registration fees include a copy of the Annual Meeting Proceedings and participation in the sessions and the Millennium Symposium. Separate fee, 7000JPY for registration until February 2 or 9000JPY after February 3, is charged for the Banquet.

For participants registering from outside Japan, the payment of the registration and Banquet fees can be made by either credit card (VISA only) or in cash (JPY only). If paying by credit card, please send the completed Registration Form by fax to the Office of WOOD 2000 KYOTO no later than February 2, 2000.

No refunds will be made for cancellations in any circumstances.


You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations. A few hundreds rooms, ranging 5600 - 11000JPY per person per night, have been reserved for the participants of the Meeting by a travel agency. The room block will be held through March 10, 2000. For reservation, please contact directly the travel agency:
CO-OP Travel Center, Kyoto Univ. CO-OP
Fax: +81-75-752-2510
E-mail: coop-travel@ma1.seikyou.ne.jp

Contact address

c/o Wood Research Institute, Kyoto University
Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
E-mail: wood2000@kuwri.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Fax: +81-774-38-3600


Updated: December 14, '99