The IRG55 meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Protection will be held during May 19 to 23, 2024 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Knoxville, in the state of Tennessee in the USA.

Previous IRG meetings have been held in the USA in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1980, near Orlando, Florida in 1993, in Kona, Hawaii in 2000, at Jackson Lake, Wyoming in 2007, and in St. George, Utah in 2014.

This location was chosen as providing the following advantages:

  • some of the most interesting scenic vistas in the USA
  • excellent meeting facilities of a size appropriate for the IRG meeting
  • affordable meeting hotel in Knoxville more than capable of accommodating all IRG meeting attendees
  • close proximity to one of the most beautiful and interesting National Parks in the USA, which is also the most visited of the National Parks
  • beautiful surroundings with a warm springtime climate
  • opportunities for many pre- and post-conference activities

So count on attending the IRG55 meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee for what promises to be an excellent and stimulating IRG meeting.