International Convention

Forest Products Society


Are you a student? Would you like to meet other students and wood products professionals from around the world?
The FPS IC is the perfect opportunity to make connections with top researchers, professionals and students from around the world.  Enjoy three full days of technical presentations, a poster session and mill tours. 

Dorman Lake Lodge Visit

Dorman Lake Lodge
The FPS Student Chapter of Mississippi State University will hold a welcome lunch for students Sunday, June 25th from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Dorman Lake Lodge located on the university’s forestland.  Please join us for an opportunity to share a meal, socialize with students from around the world, and enjoy the great outdoors.  No charge but you must register online. 
** This lunch is no longer available for registration. If you would like to be put on a waiting list to attend this lunch please contact Deepa George

Student Lunch

On Monday, June 26 an informal lunch will be held where students can meet forest industry professionals in a round robin format.

Student Poster Competition

Students presenting posters during the Poster session are eligible for financial prizes for first, second and third place.   The Poster Session is Monday, June 26, 5-7 pm. 

Starkville Pub Crawl

The FPS Student Chapter of Mississippi State University will hold an informal walking tour of downtown Starkville and some of the favorite watering holes.   Monday evening immediately following the Poster Session. 

Financial Assistance

Need financial assistance to attend this year's Convention? As a full-time student and member of the Society, you may qualify to receive financial assistance to participate in the International Convention. The Society is offering merit-based scholarships, which are intended to help students connect with the global forest products industry.

Learn more and apply for Scholarship