2018 World Conference
on Timber Engineering

Aug. 20-23, 2018 Seoul, Rep. of Korea
About WCTE

WCTE is the world's premier forum for presenting and discussing the latest technical and architectural developments and innovations in wood or timber construction. WCTE is the most prestigious international event in timber engineering, engineered wood products and design of timber structures, which is held biennially in different parts of the world and attracts researchers, engineers and architects, code consultants and building officials, contractors and project managers, fabricators and suppliers from all continents. During WCTE 2018 the traditional focus on timber engineering and material science will be complemented by architecture related topics such as evaluation methods for green buildings and by an own platform for computer-based methods for modelling, parametric design, production, etc.



The Extension of Application for Exhibition Sponsorship Program - Deadline : Aug. 31, 2017

The Extension of Application for Exhibition Sponsorship Program
Deadline : Aug. 31, 2017

The application of partners and exhibitors in Exhibition   Sponsorship Program extends to Aug. 31, 2017.
Applicant can apply for Exhibition Sponsorship Program after  downloading, filling in, signing and submitting an application form by e-mail to the secretariat.  
When the applicant for partner pays the deposit(10% of the  total charge), we accept your application by Aug. 31, 2017.
Please find some information related to the Partner Exhibitor  Application at the WCTE 2018 website.

[WCTE2018] Exhibition_Sponsoring for WCTE 2018_Application Form.pdf


Application of WCTE 2018 Young Scientist Award-an abstrac and a full papaer deadline : Oct. 31, 2017

WCTE 2018 Young Scientist Award


WCTE 2018 intends to support the participation of young scientists and engineers in WCTE 2018 who show high quality research in their field of study.

Number of Awards

The Young Scientist Award selection board of WCTE 2018 will review all papers which are submitted to the Young Scientist Award program and select ten academic papers based on their quality and topic. A total of $17,000 will be given to the ten awardees.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit a two-page template, a full paper and a copy of student ID card to the WCTE 2018 abstract submission by Oct. 31, 2017.


The award is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who are the original author of the full paper.

Award Selection Criteria

It will be selected based on evidence of excellent research and potential contribution in the field of timber engineering. The followings will be taken into account:

Clarity in stating problems

Identification of important variables and factors

Appropriateness of research approach

Recognition of limitations in the data

Degree to which the data support the conclusion

Research topic originality or uniqueness



Electronic submission of abstract - extended deadline : Oct. 31, 2017

WCTE 2018 Secretariat will inform you of acceptance, allocated session, and oral or poster presentation after the review of submitted extended abstract by International Scientific Committee based on your preference.



Notification of acceptance - November 30, 2017

Notification of acceptance - November 30, 2017


Submission of full paper / Early registration - deadline : March 31, 2018

Submission of full paper / Early registration - deadline : March 31, 2018