WG2 Meeting & Workshop in Riga

Topic:     COST E53 WG2 Meeting & Workshop “Wood drying – vision of tomorrow”
Location: “Islande Hotel” 20, Kipsalas Street, Riga
Date:       23th – 24th April 2007


Agenda
 
Date
Monday 23.4.2007 9:00 – 17:00

 
Top 1 - 10
Theme
TOP 1
Welcome by local organizers
TOP 2
Role call of delegates, new delegates
TOP 3
Minutes of the last WG 2 meeting in Sopron
TOP 4
Report from SC Meeting in Hamburg
TOP 5
Discussion of themes and topics for midterm workshop/conference
TOP 6
Novelties in measuring MC and distortion
TOP 7
Contribution of WG 2 to Task Group on quality requirements
TOP 8
Report on status of leaflets and brochures on specific topics (as discussed in Sopron)
TOP 9
Proposals for future activities
TOP 10
Any other business


Final Program
 
Date
24.04.2007 8:30 - 17:00
Venue
“Islande Hotel” 20, Kipsalas Street, Riga

 
Time
Theme
08:30 – 09:15
Registration
09:15– 09:30
Welcome
I. Akefelds
09:30 – 10:00
Wood drying today – drying quality, main tendencies and problems
I. Akefelds
10:00 – 10:30
Theory and praxis in wood drying
L. Travan
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30
Use of EN drying quality standards
J. Welling
11:30 – 12:00
Quality requirements on building timber and causes of distortion
R. Kliger
12:00 – 12:30
Top loading during drying - A successful method to reduce deformations
K. M. Sandland, S. Tronstad
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 14:00
Optimizing the kiln drying with VTT`s kiln simulation program LAATUKAMARI
H. Forsén, A. Hanhijärvi
14:00 – 14:30
Actions to reduce energy consumption during kiln drying of timber
K. M. Sandland, H. Horn
14:30 – 15:00
Wood drying simulation program Torksim
J. G. Salin
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 – 16:00
Dried Timber – how to specify correctly
B. Esping
16:00 – 16:30
Correct wood moisture content measurement
P. Rozema
16:30 – 17:00
Super heated steam drying on industrial scale
W. Gard
17:00
Summary. End of conference
I. Akerfelds

Program ; Minutes of the meetingAll lectures (pdf)

Photos from meeting