WG3 Meeting in Hamburg

Topic:          COST E53 WG3 Meeting
Location:      BFH, Hamburg, Germany
Date:           14th – 15th May 2007
Registration: Dipl.-Ing. Julia DENZLER

14th May 2007
Time
Theme
13:00 – 13:15
Start, introduction to meeting
Charlotte Bengtsson, SP Sweden
13:15 – 14:00
Background to the methodology in EN 14081
Frederic Rouger, CTBA, France (invited)
14:00 – 14:30
The combigrade project
Antti Hanhijärvi, VTT, Finland
14:30 – 15:00
A discussion on the control of grading machine settings with regard to EN 14081
Markus Deublein, ETH Zürich, Swizerland
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 – 16:00
Machine strength grading with a flexiblity in use and application
G.J.P. (Geert) Ravenshorst, TNO, NL
16:00 – 16:30
Influence of Bioecological factors on Scot Pine (pinus sylvestris l.) physical and mechanical wood properties
Marius Aleinikovas, Lithuanian Forest Research Institute
16:30 – 17:00
Discussion
17:00
End of Day
19:00
Dinner

15th May 2007
Time
Theme
08:30 – 09:00
Overview, existing grading machines
Julia Denzler, TU Munich, Germany
09:00 – 09:30
Investigating end consumers' preferences for wood products
Anders Q Nyrud, UMB, Norway
09:30 – 10:00
Wood properties testing in laboratory using computer tomography
Marek Grzeskiewicz and Pawel Kozakiewicz, Warsaw agricultural university, Poland
10:00 – 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00
Variability of properties of poplar timber and visual grading
Lieven de Boever, University of Gent, Belgium
11:00 – 11:30
Information exchange: Ongoing and new projects etc.
11:30 – 12:00
Future action plan for our WG
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
MC meeting
14:00
End
Program (pdf); All lectures (pdf)