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Spring 2021 IAB Meeting - Online

The Spring Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting, is scheduled to start on March 23rd, 2021 after which we will have a series of activities that will occur remotely using Zoom Sessions, the WBC members webpage, and the NSF LIFE Form website.

A detailed agenda will be emailed to members, faculty and students. All WBC members can access the detailed agenda and materials for all meetings here.

Meeting registration will not be required.

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March 23, 2021 | Tuesday Kick-Off Spring 2021 IAB Meeting

March 23 - April 9, 2021 IAB TC Review of Research Updates, LIFE Forms

March 25, 2021 | Thursday Member Generated Research Topic Roundtable

April 6, 2021 | Tuesday Interactive Q&A Session #1

April 8, 2021 | Tuesday Interactive Q&A Session #2

April 9 - April 12, 2021 Preparation Summary LIFE Forms & Distribution

April 22, 2021 | Thursday WBC IAB Technical Committee Meeting

April 27, 2021 | Tuesday WBC IAB Executive Committee Meeting

Multiple modules available to serve your continuing education needs. Register at any time throughout the year. Use the links on the right-hand side of this page to get more information or to register.
WBC members receive a 25% discount on an unlimited number of registrations.
August 12-13, 2020
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
PART A: New Research Review and Funding
New Research Proposal Q&A: Thursday, August 20, 2020
IAB TC "Closed-Door" Session - New Research Selection: Thursday, August 27, 2020

PART B: Research Updates
IAB TC "Kick-Off" Meeting: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Q&A Sessions: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 and Thursday, October 15, 2020
IAB TC "Closed-Door" Session - Current Research Feedback: Thursday, October 22, 2020

IAB Executive Committee Meeting: TBD
Rescheduled from October 2020:
Wednesday thru Friday, October 13-15, 2021
Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, Oregon
Saturday-Tuesday, October 17-20, 2020
Turnberry, Florida
(2021 workshop under development; link will take you to information from 2019 event)
Tuesday thru Thursday, March 23-25, 2021
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
April or May 2021
Hexion Corporate Headquarters
Columbus, Ohio

Next WBC Meeting

Fall 2020 IAB Meeting (Online Sessions)

Part A: Proposals

August 20, 2020

August 27, 2020

Part B: Updates

September 29, 2020

October 13 & 15, 2020

October 22, 2020


Next WBC Short Course

Next WBC Short Course

Online Short Courses

Online Wood-Based Composites Short Course Series:

WBC members receive a 25% discount on unlimited registrations. Register anytime.

  • Wood Structure
  • Wood/Water Relationships
  • Applied Statistics/Data Analysis
  • Wood Adhesion Science & Technology
  • Strand-based Composite Manufacturing
  • Practical Wood Adhesive Technology
  • Structural Plywood & Veneer Based Composite Manu.