The 20th ISWFPC was held on September 9-11, 2019 mainly at Ichijo hall, Yayoi Auditorium in the Yayoi campus of the University of Tokyo.
The ISWFPC has been held every two years since 1981, It has been the most relevant worldwide event in the scientific areas of wood, fiber and pulping chemistry.
The 20th ISWFPC mainly covered the following research fields :
- Analytical techniques related to wood, fiber and pulp
- Biochemistry and biotechnology of wood components
- Chemistry of wood components
- Chemistry and technology of pulping and bleaching
- Fine structure of wood cell wall
- Nanocellulose and cellulose products
- Materials and products from lignocellulosics
- Paper science and technology
- Wood extractives