Dear IUFRO members,
The Final Conference of PARAmount a project funded by the Alpine Space
Programme of the European Union will be held on 23rd April 2012 at
Grenoble in parallel with the 12th Congress of INTERPRAEVENT (Grenoble, 23
26 April 2012).
The Final Conference is designed to bring together experts, researchers,
policy and decision makers, practitioners from various disciplines as well
as concerned stakeholders for an interdisciplinary, transnational exchange
of views on the further development of strategies and technologies for the
management of natural hazards threatening transport infrastructure and to
present the results of the project concerning the
Assessment of the vulnerability of transport infrastructure to natural
Improvement of the efficiency of measures necessary to protect transport
infrastructure against natural hazards and to increase its reliability and
Advancement of Decision analysis and support systems for an effective
management of transport infrastructure threatened by natural risks
Development of new concepts and approaches for assessing and monitoring
The objective of the concluding round table discussion will be to elaborate
recommendations for overcoming the identified barriers that might impede the
adoption of the developed approaches and concepts as well as to ensure a
successful knowledge transfer.
At the conference website
91bf5be92eabeab4fbe, you will find the Second Announcement for the Final
Conference of the PARAmount project including the detailed program. The
conference languages will be English, French and German. Interpretation will
be provided. It would facilitate the task of the organizers, if those who
wish to attend the Final Conference would register as soon as possible by
sending an email to the following address: final.conference@paramount-
If you have any questions regarding the final conference, please do not
hesitate to contact any of the responsible persons listed below.
Contact person project communication manager:
BMLFUW - Abteilung Forstliche Raumplanung, Waldschutz und
Tel: + 43 (0)1 711 00 7125 <tel:%2B%2043%20%280%291%20711%2000%207125>
E-Mail: guenter.siegel@ <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Contact person project management:
Telefon: +43(0)2236 47975 36 <tel:%2B43%280%292236%2047975%2036>
Contact person BFW:
Department of Natural Hazards, BFW
Tel.: <tel:%2B43%20%280%29512%20573933%205177> +43 (0)512 573933 5177
E-Mail: <mailto:email@example.com> marc.adams(a)uibk.ac.at
We invite you to take part in the International Conference RR 2012:
“Renewable Forest Resources: innovative development in forestry” that
belongs to a conference series on Renewable Resources.
Forestry is constantly adapting to new needs of the changing world. The
range of demands put on forest sector by society has considerably
increased in recent years. These changes require innovative developments
not only in the field of technologies and business, but also on policy
and management level, that will create the environment where innovations
can take place.
The aim of the conference is the discussion of various aspects of use of
forest resources and the presentation of Russian and foreign experience
in the introduction of innovative methods of forest management,
reforestation and forest use.
Representatives of authorities, scientific-educational and business
community of Russia and other countries are invited to participate in
the plenary session and round tables.
More detailed information can be find at : http://onlinereg.ru/RR2012/
department of general ecology, physiology of plants and wood science,
executive director of ICFFI,
director of studies of FORPEC program,
contact person of CBU and EUROFORESTER in FTA,
Vice-dean of Forestry Faculty,
Institutsky per. 5,
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA,
+7 911 026 10 24
+7 812 670 92 60
+7 812 670 93 63
We are pleased to inform you that we have a very exciting program for
International Conference on New Frontiers of Forest Economics, June
26-30, Zurich, Switzerland. We have four guest speakers and
presentations of 6 others papers. All these presentations will be
focused on some emerging areas of forest economics. Conference program
is available on the conference website.
Now, we are opening the registration for whoever is interested in the
conference. You may like to join us. As we have explained earlier in our
announcement of the conference, every participant of the conference has
to take a responsibility of a discussant of at least one paper. Hence,
all participants will be very active participants. The schedule of the
submission of comments by discussants is given on the website. You may
like to read the details of the conference on our website before your
The registration is open only for 20 people other than the presenters
and organizers. Hence, if you are interested you should register as soon
as possible because the registration will be closed as soon as we reach
the limit of 20.
To register please:
1) Visit http://www.neffe.ch/ and read about the conference.
2) Follow the link on the top of the homepage to the ETH site registration.
3) Register carefully and slowly (registration worked if you get an
email by ETH).
4) Login to your account and print a receipt.
If the paying process doesn't work properly or if you are not sure
whether paying worked:
5) please don't register twice but login to your ETH account and repeat
only the paying process just once.
If the payment still doesn't work, you will get an email from PayPal
within 3 days with a request to pay the sum of 320 CHF to Cycad AG (our
backoffice). Once paying works, you will get a receipt by email.
if the automated receipt is not accepted by your administration, please
write to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for a more formal
receipt by ETH.
Prof. Shashi Kant
Faculty of Forestry
University of Toronto
Dear List Members:
Linnaeus University is advertising a position for postgraduate study in
forest products. With the support of Swedish board manufacturers, Linnaeus
University has established a new field of research which focuses on
developing new environment-friendly board materials.
Deadline: 10 April 2012
For details, please visit:
Please distribute as appropriate,
Mag. Brigitte Burger - Web Management
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
IUFRO Headquarters - Secretariat
From: RR2012 [mailto:Rr2012@onlinereg.ru]
Sent: Tuesday, 6 March 2012 9:50 p.m.
Subject: International Conference "Renewable Forest Resources: innovative
development in forestry" 2012
We invite you to take part in the International Conference RR 2012:
"Renewable Forest Resources: innovative development in forestry" that
belongs to a conference series on Renewable Resources. The conference will
take place on June 6-8, 2012 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
1. We would like to inform you that the List of Program Committee is
available at the conference website.
2. You can find the new instructions for poster and requirements for
abstract submission on the conference website.
3. The conference venue will be Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical
University (SPb FTU). You can see the building plans at the conference
Organizing Committee RR 2012
P.S.: The conference is co-sponsored by IUFRO Divisions 1, 4 and 5.
Dear IUFRO-List members,
The Department of Forest and Wood Science of Stellenbosch University, South
Africa searches a candidate to fill a position in the "Green Landscapes"
project as soon as possible. An interesting work in a multi-disciplinary
team in the winelands of South Africa and a comparative remuneration are
Please refer to the pdf file at
dscapes_pdf/ for further information.
Apologies if you may have received the advert from another source.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Seifert
Department of Forest and Wood Science
Faculty of AgriSciences
Private Bag X1
++27 021 808 3295