Dear D5 members,
IUFRO is co-sponsor of the coming World Teak Conference, March 2013.
Please be informed that the conference is posted in our Calendar of
Meetings, http://www.iufro.org/events/calendar/, it is therefore in the
activities page of 3 Units,
. It is in our RSS feed, http://www.iufro.org/events/rss/, and will be in
GFIS, the Global Forest Information Service, http://www.gfis.net/.
The conference will also be announced in one of the next issues of our
electronic newsletter IUFRO News.
Please encourage your group to attend this conference which is attracting
some 800 delegates.
Andrew H.H. Wong, D.Phil.
Associate Professor, Wood durability & Protection
Convenor, IRG Natural Durability Working Party (WP1.7), www.irg-wp.com
Coordinator, IUFRO Division 5 (Forest Products), www.iufro.org
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak
Tel: +6082 582936 (direct line)
Tel: +6082 581000, Ext. #2936
Fax: +6082 583160
Student Conference Scholarships
The IUFRO Conference on Forests for People
2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference
Student Conference Scholarships
Motivated and accomplished students enrolled full-time in an outdoor recreation management, planning, or closely-related degree program are encouraged to apply.
Up to at eight student scholarships will be awarded for the 2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference. At least half of the scholarships awarded will be to qualified students from within the surrounding region. A scholarship valued at $785 will be awarded to cover lodging, conference registration, and one-year student membership to SORP. Included in this total is a $250 check to be used for travel expenses. All scholarship recipients are expected to attend the full four-day conference.
The deadline for student conference scholarship applications is February 15, 2013.
For more information: http://www.recpro.org/student-conference-scholarships
Sponsor a Student to Attend Conference
Please consider being a student scholarship sponsor! Visit www.recpro.org <https://recpro.memberclicks.net/home> and click on the <https://recpro.memberclicks.net/assets/2012_Conference/sorp_sponsorship_bro…> "SORP Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities" on the left side of the homepage. Any contribution amount is appreciated. Your donation will help cultivate a young mind preparing to enter the outdoor recreation profession. They are the future!
Don’t forget - SORP is a 501(c)(3) organization, making your contribution tax-deductible.
About the National Outdoor Recreation Conference
The Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals is proud to be sponsoring the 2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). The theme of the conference is “A Bridge to Prosperity” that will highlight and showcase best practices
and case studies on how the outdoor recreation profession (planning, management, research and policy) is a bridge, connector and catalyst for prosperity through: Tourism, jobs, health and wellness, personal enjoyment and recreation; Education, environmental values, environmental stewardship; and Rural economic development and sustainable communities.
More information about the conference is posted at: http://www.recpro.org/2013-sorp-ffp-conference
About the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
The Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization formed in 1983. It is the Nation’s premier professional association supporting outdoor recreation professionals in planning, research, management, policy and administration. It is dedicated to the proposition that the welfare of citizens and visitors, communities, environment, and economy will be enhanced through opportunities for the public to experience and enjoy the outdoors.
For the past 30 years, the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (formerly the National Association of Recreation Resource Planners) has sponsored an annual conference for the outdoor recreation profession. Most recently, the conference has been held in Baton Rouge, Breckenridge, Portland OR, Pittsburgh, Austin, and Missoula.
Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
PO Box 221
Marienville, PA 16239
(814) 927-6659 FAX