Program 2021

(Preliminary program subject to change)


16:00h Welcome and Congress platform presentation

16:10h Congress Presentation

16:20h Inaugural conference

  • Termite species in the world and their control options. Dr. Nan Yao Su (University of Florida).


  • 16:45h Wood rehabilitation solutions without the possibility of treatment. Alfonso Basterra (University of Valladolid).
  • 17:00h Figures in forgings attacked by xylophages. Josu Benito (TECNALIA).
  • 17:15h Case Study: Restoration in National Heritage facilities.

17:30h Open discussion

17:40h Sponsors Presentations


  • 18:00h Methodologies for characterization of pathological processes. Eva Hermoso (INIA).
  • 18:15h Grafting, wood reconstruction. Dr. Mikel Landa (Lo-Arquitectos).
  • 18:30h Case Study: Restoration in facilities of the Institute of Cultural Heritage.

18:45h Open discussion

End of the first day of Congress



16:00h Introduction Operation Congress Online

16:10h Opening conference

  • Latest advances in protection by design for sustainable wood construction. Juan I. Fernández-Golfín (INIA).


  • 16:35h Use of chitosan oligomers, propolis and nanosilver in the protection of wood. Luis Acuña (UVA).
  • 16:50h Durability problems in wooden structures under class of use 2. Alfonso Lozano (UniOvi).
  • 17:05h Case Study: Strategy for the eradication of the subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes, in Tenerife island. David Hernandez (CSIC).

17:20h Open discussion

17:30h Sponsors Presentations


  • 17:50h Durability of tropical woods (normative). Maite de Troya (INIA).
  • 18:05h Innovation in wood repair and reinforcement: Project RESTRUCTMAD. Miguel Ángel Abián (AIDIMME).
  • 18:20h Termites and other wood infestation insects: current and emerging risks. Magdalena Kutnik (FCBA).

18:35h Open discussion

18:45h Closure