The IRG Scientific Program Committee is currently putting together the program for IRG50. In addition to regular submissions, IRG invites you to submit papers for three special sessions:

• Knowledge transfer in the wood protection sector
• Mass timber – Protecting its potential
• Protecting Sustainable Wood Infrastructure

Please be aware of the following deadlines:

• Ron Cockcroft Award (RCA) applications are due December  15, 2018
• Papers are due March 1, 2019
• Posters are due April 1, 2019

All submissions should be sent to the IRG Secretariat:

Templates for IRG papers and posters
Those who intend to present a paper or a poster at an IRG Scientific Conference are requested to prepare their papers and posters in accordance with the following templates:

Guidelines for the preparation of a full scientific paper  IRG 18-60447
A full scientific paper is intended for an oral presentation and will in the program have a time slot of 15 minutes + question time.

Guidelines for the preparation of a Communication Paper/Poster  IRG 18-60448
A communication paper can be less formal and not necessarily strictly follow the format of a scientific paper or scientific poster. A communication paper can be a few paragraphs of narratives of a subject matter including, but not limited to, literature reviews, new ideas/thoughts, observations, communications between different parties, cooperation, results, discussions, processes.
A communication paper is intended for either an oral presentation (15 min + questions) or for a short oral (3 min + 2-3 slides) + poster presentation in the poster session.

Guidelines for the preparation of a Poster Paper and Poster  IRG 18-60449
This guideline gives advice on the layout of a poster. A poster can be accompanied by a short poster paper or by an abstract only. A poster can be presented as a short oral presentation (3 min + 1-3 slides) + poster presentation or as a poster presentation only in the poster session.