The organisers wish to invite abstracts for oral papers and posters, to be reviewed by the Programme Advisory Committee. The submission deadlines are:

  • For papers, March 31, 2012 (closed).

  • For posters, May 15, 2012 (closed). A limited number of late arrivals can still be considered (deadline June 5, 2012).

The poster contributions are welcome from any areas related to wood-based biorefining. Please send a 1-page abstract in English to nwbc(at) Upon acceptance, the authors will receive guidelines to write the corresponding proceedings texts.

After the conference, the authors of both papers and posters will have an opportunity to publish their contributions in special issues of the journal Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. Selected papers from the previous NWBC 2009 and 2011 events have appeared in the issues 1–3/2010, 4–6/2010, 1–2/2011, and 7–8/2011.