Forum Wood Building Nordic 2019

The leading Nordic conference in wood construction comes to Finland.

Forum Wood Building Nordic 2019 is the eighth Nordic iteration of the conference, focused on the role of design in the future, veneer and massive wood construction, resource efficiency and sustainability as well as Nordic harmonisation of regulations and guidelines. It is the leading conference for wood construction in the Nordic countries and part of the international Forum-Holzbau organisation.

The conference brings together academics and practitioners to exchange experiences and learn the latest developments in the field, featuring lectures by international speakers accompanied by an exhibition where different organisations present their latest products and services. The building construction industry, scientific research communities and building authorities will come together to learn, find inspiration and exchange experiences.


Call for papers

The scientific committee invites you to submit an abstract for the special academic sessions. Submitted abstracts should relate to high-quality research, describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, empirical, experimental or theoretical work in all areas of wood building and timber construction.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be asked to submit a full length technical paper for peer review and publication in the special conference issue of the journal Wood Material Science & Engineering, Taylor & Francis.

Participants are invited to submit a short (half-page) abstract, including the title of the presentation, as an email attachment in PDF format to wbn2019 [at] aalto [dot] fi by 16 November 2018.

Important dates

  • Abstract submission: 16 November 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 20 December 2018
  • Full paper submission: 16 February 2019
  • Final paper submission: 1 May 2019



The conference is held at Clarion Hotel Helsinki (Tyynenmerenkatu 2, 00220 Helsinki).


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Contact information

For more information about Forum Wood Building Nordic 2019, contact wbn2019 [at] aalto [dot] fi.

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