IUFRO 2012, All D5 Conference in Portugal - Second announcement
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
The next IUFRO All-Division5 Conference is to be held in Estoril, Lisbon,
July 8-13th 2012.
IUFRO, along with the Technical University of Lisbon/ ISA would like to
extend an invitation to the entire forest sector to participate in this
Forests play a vital role for rural as well as urban populations all over
the world. They are an essential natural resource providing multiple
benefits to people.
Their conservation and sustainable management are closely linked with global
issues such as food supply and environmental protection.
Scientific knowledge is needed all over the world to effectively address
these issues globally and regionally and provide the basis for political
Close international cooperation in forest science and related disciplines is
required to enable forests to satisfy the manifold human needs in a
This conference is designed to bring together researchers in forest products
and related fields from around the world. Discussion will embrace progress
and needs in research to meet rapidly increasing demands for all kinds of
forest products, while maintaining the forest as a source of such products
and a resource for social, economic and environmental benefits.
The major topics to be discussed are:
· Wood Quality
· Properties and Utilization of Plantation Woods
. Physio-mechanical Properties of Wood
· Energy and Chemicals from Forest Biomass
· Wood-based materials and their Applications
· Forest Products Marketing
· Wood Processing
· Non-wood Forest Products
· Wood Protection
· Forest Products Education
· Composites and Reconstituted Products
· Wood Culture
· Pulp & Paper
· The role of wood in a sustainable society
For further information on this upcoming event and instructions for authors,
please visit the conference website at www.iufro2012.org and complete the
form "Expression of interest" under the menu " Call for papers".
Abstracts should be submitted as soon as possible in 2011, but not later
than 28th February 2012. Abstracts received by 30th September 2011 will be
listed in the preliminary program and abstracts received by 23rd Feb listed
in the final program.
We look forward to welcoming you in 2012.
Pekka Saranpää (Finland) Jamie Barbour (USA)
Helena Pereira (Portugal)
Conference Chair Conference Co-Chair
Local Organising Committee Chair
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IUFRO 2012, All D5 CONFERENCE
Estoril Congress Centre, 8 >13 July12
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FCBA is pleased to invite you to the 5th edition of the International
Symposium on Wood Fibre Polymer Composites which will take place on
September 26-27, 2011, in Biarritz, about 200 km to the south of Bordeaux in
The 2011 conference event will focus on opportunities for innovative wood
based composites used in Building and Furniture sectors contributing to the
Green Growth. New information will be divulged on bio resources based
materials and bio plastics used as raw materials and formulations, chemical
modifications, on product performances, policy issues standardization
methods and the environmental issues related to wood-based materials.
Scientists, Experts from Industry present latest information on recent
developments by 30 conferences on two days. A technical exhibition and
poster session will also be provided.
Scientific programme on :
Please register NOW and book your hotel asap :
Dr Gilles LABAT
forwarded on behalf of the Symposium Organizers by IUFRO Headquarters
IUFRO is proud to announce its first regional Congress in Africa, to be held
in Nairobi, Kenya from 25 to 30 June 2012.
The first IUFRO regional congress in Africa will be held in partnership with
the Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa (FORNESSA) and is
expected to bring together about 350 participants to deliberate on issues
relevant to the conservation, sustainable management and utilization of
forest and tree resources in the region.
Scientists interested in organizing sessions or submitting abstracts are
invited to visit the First Announcement and Call for Abstracts at
For additional information, please contact
Dr. Joe Cobbinah
Chair, Congress Scientific Committee (CSC)
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG)
University Box 63, Kumasi, Ghana
Telephone: +233 244 405 601 +233 260 884 733
Fax: +233 03220 60121
E-Mail: <mailto:email@example.com> jrcobbinah(a)yahoo.co.uk
circulated on behalf of the CSC of the IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress by
Dear List Members:
We have received a job announcement from the Vienna University of Natural
Resources and Life Sciences - for details, please visit:
Deadline: 26 June 2011
Von: Sophie Zechmeister-Boltenstern [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Gesendet: Dienstag, 7. Juni 2011 09:31
An: buck(a)iufro.org; office(a)iufro.org
Betreff: job announcement
Dear Director Buck, liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,
Enclosed you find a job announcement for a faculty position which may be
interesting for young scientists within the IUFRO community. Please could
you put it up on the IUFRO website and maybe forward it to some relevant
Thank you very much in advance,
Prof. Dr. Sophie Zechmeister-Boltenstern
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Department für Wald- und Bodenwissenschaften
Institut für Bodenforschung
Peter Jordan Str. 82
A-1190 Wien, Austria
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
Department of Forest and Soil Sciences
Institute of Soil Research
Peter Jordan Str. 82
A-1190 Vienna, Austria
Von: Gunnhild Søgaard [mailto:GUS@skogoglandskap.no]
Gesendet: Montag, 6. Juni 2011 09:22
Betreff: International boreal forest research conference 'Forest management
and silviculture in the north - balancing future needs' - Final Call
Dear IUFRO colleagues,
September 6 - 8, 2011 IUFRO WP 1.01.01 Boreal forest silviculture and
management together with the SNS-network group NORFOR ('Sustainable forest
management in northern Fennoscandia') arrange an international forest
research conference in Mid-Norway (near Trondheim). The Norwegian Forest and
Landscape Institute is host organization for the conference.
The conference title is 'Forest management and silviculture in the north -
balancing future needs'.
1. Silviculture in the north in times of climate change:
· Climate change: effects on productivity and carbon sequestration in
· Insects and pathogens in northern forest systems under global
warming - consequences for forest production and implications for
· Cost-effective regeneration, pre-commercial thinning and young stand
management to maintain or increase biomass production of northern forest
2. Multifunctional forestry and environmental services:
· Developing adaptive silvicultural systems to maintain biodiversity
values and production levels.
· Reducing conflicts between wood production and non-timber values
such as reindeer husbandry, berry production and recreational activities.
· Implementing coherent forest policy and certification schemes that
are consistent with forest productivity, stand management, climate
mitigation and biodiversity goals.
Professor emeritus Sune Linder, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,
Dr. Dave Coates, senior research scientist at Ministry of Natural resource
Dr Matti Siren, research scientist at METLA (The Finnish Forest Research
Professor Victor Lieffers, research scientist at Department of Renewable
Resources, University of Alberta, Canada
Dr Seija Tuulentie, research scientist at METLA (The Finnish Forest Research
Dr Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, senior research scientist at Norwegian Institute
for Nature Research, Norway
Conference location will be Quality Airport Hotel Værnes, only 2.5 km from
Trondheim Airport Værnes.
Please visit the conference website for further details:
Deadline for registration and submission of abstract (for oral or poster
presentation) is June 8.
Registration is through the Registration Form at the conference website.
Submission of abstracts to silviculture2011(a)skogoglandskap.no
We welcome researchers, managers, students and others interested in
silviculture and management of our boreal forests.
On behalf of IUFRO WP 1.01.01 and NORFOR,
Coordinator IUFRO WP 1.01.01 Boreal forest silviculture and management
Norsk institutt for skog og landskap /
Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute
Pb PO Box 115, NO-1431 Ås
T (+47) 64 94 90 51
Cell (+47) 917 27 960