Poznań University of Life Sciences

Faculty of Wood Technology

Department of Furniture Design

invites for

 The XXVITH International conference

Research for Furniture Industry



 The conference will take place in the building of Faculty of Wood Technology,

Wojska Polskiego 38/42, 60-637 Poznań, Poland

1st day:  September 19th 2013 - Comfort in Living 

StarDust of the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013: The Strategic Project in Trans-national Commercial Activities in Research & Innovation, Clusters and in SME-Networks

The first day of the "Research for furniture industry" conference will be entirely devoted to topics of designing comfort living space and products for people at the age of 65+.

Partners of StarDust project pilot from Sweden, Denmark, Latvia, Finland and Lithuania will take part in conference.

Agenda of the first conference day will be published in detail till 31 January 2013. Everyone interested in participating in the first day of conference please register in "Registration” (1st day).

Conference fee:

The first day of  the conference is free of charge.

2nd day:  September 20th 2013 - Research for Furniture Industry

 Conference topics:

  • furniture design
  • design management
  • construction and strength of furniture
  • ergonomic of furniture
  • anthropotechnics and biomechanics in furniture design

We are looking forward to meeting you at the conference, which we hope will provide an excellent opportunity to exchange experiences.

Everyone interested in participating in the second day of conference please register in "Registration” (2nd day).


Important dates:

February 1st  2013 – deadline for conference registration

February 5th 2013 – deadline for sending abstracts of presentation

March 15th 2013 – information on acceptance of individual presentations

May 1st 2013 – deadline for sending full text manuscripts


Conference papers will be published immediately after the conference at conference website. Conference proceedings will be submitted for coverage in the Conference Proceeding Citation Index of Thompson Reuters. Authors are kindly asked to submit their abstract and manuscript to e-mail: tgawronski@up.poznan.pl

Please follow the instructions on manuscript preparation specified <here>

The Microsoft Word template for the paper can be downloaded from <here>

Conference fee:

2nd day: Conference fee is equal 100 Euro

Data to make the electronic transfer:

Owner of the Bank Account:

Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu (Poznań University of Life Sciences)

ul. Wojska Polskiego 28, 60-637 Poznań, Poland

Name of the bank and its address:

Bank Zachodni WBK S. A. 6 Oddział w Poznaniu

pl. Wolności 15, 60-967 Poznań, Poland


IBAN International Bank Account Number:

PL 29 1090 1362 0000 0000 3601 7894

While paying please write the subaccount number 293.41.119 and the name(s) of participant(s)



We propose the accommodation in university hostels. (e-mail: dsjurand@up.poznan.pl; ddanuska@up.poznan.pl; przylesi@up.poznan.pl).

You may also consider the following  hotels in Poznań:

Sheraton Poznan Hotel

Hotel Mercure Poznan

Hotel Włoski Poznan

Scientific committee:

Prof. Brigitte Borja de Mozota (Parsons Paris School of Art + Design, France)

Prof. Csilla Csiha (University of West-Hungary, Hungary)

Prof. Stanisław Dzięgielewski (Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland)

Prof. Eva Haviarova (Purdue University, USA)

Prof. Peter Niemz (Institut für Baustoffe, ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

Prof. Barbara Ożarska (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Prof. Silvana Prekrat (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

Prof. Nurgul Tankut (Bartin University, Turkey)

Prof. Vasilios Vasiliou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)


Organizing committee:

Prof.  Jerzy Smardzewski
 Ph.D  Beata Fabisiak  beata.fabisiak@up.poznan.pl
 Ph.D  Tomasz Gawroński  tgawronski@up.poznan.pl
 Ph.D  Robert Kłos  rklos@up.poznan.pl
 Ph.D  Łukasz Matwiej  matwiej@up.poznan.pl
 Ph.D  Krzysztof Wiaderek  k.wiaderek@up.poznan.pl
 M.Sc. Anna Lusiak  anna.lusiak@up.poznan.pl
 M.Sc. Julia Lange  jlange@up.poznan.pl