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Dr. Cabangon presents at Forest Products Society International Convention
July 28, 2016

Dr. Rico J. Cabangon presents a paper at the 70th Forest Products Society (FPS) International Convention.

Dr. Rico J. Cabangon presents a paper at the 70th Forest Products Society (FPS) International Convention in Portland, Oregon, USA last 29 June 2016.

Titled “Bamboo: a trendy and new alternative material to wood (A Philippine Perspective)”, the paper discussed bamboo production and trade in the country, local initiatives to boost the industry, trendy bamboo products and the potential of the material as a wood substitute.

The FPS is a global non-profit association founded in 1947 to provide an information network for all segments of the forest products industry. Its vision is to be the world leader in promoting the sustainable use of renewable cellulosic resources thru science and technology.

Society members come from a wide range of professional sectors including private and public research and development, industrial management and production, marketing, education, government, engineering and consulting. (Rizalina K. Araral, 25 July 2016)#