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11th World Bamboo Congress – Call for Papers

11th World Bamboo Congress Call for Papers

Sustainability = Environment + Society + Economy

“Bamboo: a viable alternative for a sustainable future”

 

When: 14-18 April, 2018

Where: Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

 

Deadline for paper submission is 15 January 2018

El último día para presentación de artículos es el 15 enero 2018

ENVIE SU ARTÍCULO SOLAMENTE A ESTE EMAIL:

SUBMIT YOUR PAPER TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS ONLY :  

papers@worldbamboocongress.org
Temas

1)  ENVIRONMENT

1.1. Taxonomy & Morphology:

Morphology and phenology
Taxonomy (including molecular methods in taxonomy)
Anatomy & characterization
Bamboo species in the world; Asia, Africa, America and Mexico

1.2. Commercial plantation and Management:

Propagation Methods
Genetic Improvements
Plantation Planning & Management
Pests and Diseases
Harvesting
Novel planting techniques
Methods for forest inventories

1.3. Ecology and Environmental Concerns:

Forest Dynamics
Afforestation and Reforestation
Environmental Impacts & Landscape Use
Carbon Sequestration, Remediation, Watershed Protection
Endangered Species
Conservation management strategies and policies.
Ecological niche modeling

1.4. Molecular analysis

Molecular genetics
Bamboo genomics
Gene expression analysis
Transposon analysis

1.5. Post-Harvesting and Processing:

Drying, preservation and protection
Chemical properties
Products and by-products from the living culm

2)  SOCIETY

2.1. Community and Economic Development:

Poverty reduction
Good Health, Well-being and Water & Sanitation programs
Sustainable cities & Communities
Social, political and economic inclusion (e.g. gender equality)

2.2. Teaching and Dissemination:

Teaching & Learning programs
Training & Skills Development

2.3. Implementation:

Global & Local social projects
Responsible sourcing & consumption
Resilience & Adaptation to Climate change

3)  ECONOMY

3.1. Industrial uses of bamboo:

Wood Industry: Culms and Engineered bamboo products (EBPs, e.g. laminated, boards, densified and plyboo),  Bioenergy Industry: Fuel and energy generation (e.g. charcoal,              briquettes, pellets and bioethanol), Pulp, Paper and Textile industry, Furniture & Houseware Industry Automotive, Sports & Recreation Industry Leisure & Tourism Industry, Other industrial uses of invasive and non-invasive bamboo species

3.2. Food and Pharmaceuticals

Role in the food and pharmaceutical industry
Bamboo shoots as a Health Food
Bamboo as a cosmeceutical
Functional Food and Nutraceuticals
Beverages (e.g. beer and water)

3.3. Business & Innovation:

Production, Supply Chain & markets: Culms & EBPs
Product Development: Design, Marketing & Costs
Business models & initiatives
Green Economy & Responsible Production
Information and Communication Technologies
Disruptive innovation & New Trends
Corporate Social responsibility
Art Installations

3.4. Infrastructure, Machinery and technologies

Primary processing (machinery and skills development)
Machinery for the industrial use of bamboo (e.g. charcoal, pellets, boards, mat boards, fibers, paper)
Factory setting-up: Costs, Financials
Industrial Production and Management: Costs, Volumes
Investment and running costs

3.5. Architecture, Engineering and Construction:

Physical and Mechanical Properties & Fire Engineering (poles & engineered bamboo products)
Bamboo Engineering (structural design methods, analysis and calculations)
Architectural design
Construction Systems and Methods (Materials, Connections, Joinery, Modulation)
Social Housing
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

3.6. Resources, Standards, Commerce and Policy Aspects:

Public Policies and Laws
Forest Certification and Labelling (e.g. FSC, Fairtrade, etc.)
Technical standards & Building codes (e.g. ISO, NTC, JG/T, ASTM)
Import and Export markets & regulations
Transportation
Financing
IF YOU WISH TO SUBMIT A PAPER to be considered for oral presentation relating to any of the above categories please read carefully the Instructions for Submitting a Paper guidelines on the website, www.worldbamboocongress.org

Deadline for paper submission is 15 January 2018

SUBMIT YOUR PAPER TO THIS EMAIL ONLY:

papers@worldbamboocongress.org

All papers will be forwarded to the Technical Committee for review.

At the top of the first page of your paper, please specify the theme to which your paper relates.
The above-mentioned categories will be developed into sessions of lecture and discussion sessions. The decision on the final structure and composition of the sessions in question will rest with the designated Chair of that session, and it is possible that some discussion workshops will also have a demonstration component and/or poster.
Posters
Original work and other presentations that cannot be accommodated in the oral presentation schedule will be presented as posters and there will be plenty of time for scheduled discussion on the poster papers as well.

Paper submission process
Please refer to the Instructions for Submitting a Paper guidelines and the Guidelines for Poster Presentations

Proceso de envió de artículos : Por favor refiérase a las pautas Instrucciones para la Presentación de un Documento y las Guías para Presentaciones de Carteles.

IF YOU WISH TO SUBMIT A PAPER to be considered for oral presentation relating to any of the above categories please read carefully the Instructions for Submitting a Paper guidelines on the website, www.worldbamboocongress.org

Deadline for paper submission is 15 January 2018

SUBMIT YOUR PAPER TO THIS EMAIL ONLY:  

papers@worldbamboocongress.org

Antonio

Licenciado em Matemática (USP-1974), Engenheiro Agrícola (UNICAMP, 1980), Docteur en Sciences du Bois (ENSTIB, Nancy, France, 1994) - o autor possui enorme admiração pela "Dádiva dos Deuses" - o Bambu. Co-autor do livro "Bambu de Corpo e Alma", agora em segunda edição, e administrador do site www.apuama.org, projeto pessoal desenvolvido desde 2009.

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