Keynot Speakers

Prof. Dr. Abdullah SÖNMEZ
Faculty of Technology . Department of Woodwork Industrial Engineering
( Gazi University )
" Contribution to Vocational Technical Education and University-Industry Collaboration. "

Doğanlar Holding Chairman of the board
( Kelebek Furniture )

" Industrial Development and Institutionalization in Furniture Sector."


Head of Business and Marketing Department
(General Directorate of Forestry)




Department of Natural Resource Ecology & Management
( Oklahoma State University )
" Use of Composite Panels Manufactured from Under Utilized
Wood and Non-Wood Species for Furniture Production "


General Manager (Divapan)
"Today and Future of MDF and Particle Board Sector."

Ferhat Naci GÜNGÖR
Brand and Corporote Comminucations Manager
(Kastamonu Entegre)
" It's a success story from Kastamonu to Beverly Hills. "

Düzce Municipality Culture Center Celil Yağız Stage.


The Invitation

Dear participants of Furniture and Woodwork Sector,

We are pleased to announce that “4th International Furniture and Decoration Congress” with the main theme “The importance of University and Industry Cooperation and Institutional Development” will be held by Düzce University, Düzce Vocational High School, Faculty of Forestry and Faculty of Technology on 19-21 October 2017 in Düzce.

The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers studying in different disciplines and furniture sector representatives in the domain of interest from around the world and in Turkey.  The primary aim is to provide an atmosphere to exchange knowledge and experience, to share opinions, to strengthen the relations to answer the expectations and also to create a basis for ongoing studies.

Furniture sector is one of the dynamic and major sectors as it has doubled its production value in the recent years. According to the sectorial reports, this sector has become a substantial issue of exportation in global furniture production. In global terms, in order to keep up with the innovations and to make it sustainable, it is crucial to cooperate with all the parties.

The primary goals of this conference are consideration of the available conditions related with technology in furniture industry, design, production, marketing, environmental relations, innovation and business administration issues. Moreover it is aimed to create scientific discussion atmosphere between the academicians and company representatives in order to reconstruct in competitive conditions.

We would be pleased to host you in our conference and it is for sure that the applicants will have a nice time socially in our city Düzce which is located between two metropolitan cities; Ankara and İstanbul and it is prominent with its green nature. Our city has been leading in woodworks sector for many years as well.


In the name of Congress Organization Board
Assoc. Professor Ayhan AYTİN



02-31 MAY 2017

Submit abstract.

9 JULY 2017

Announcement of accepted notification.

31 JULY 2017

Congress registration and the last day of payment of the discounted fee.

10 AUGUST 2017
Congress registration and the last day of payment of the discounted fee

15 AUGUST 2017

Last day for Congress registration and registration fee payment.

25 AUGUST 2017

Last day for Congress registration and registration fee payment.

18 AUGUST 2017

Deadline for submitting full text.

31 AUGUST 2017

Deadline for submitting full text.

Announcement of the Congress Program.

19-21 OCTOBER 2017

Congress Date.




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