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:
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
Non-wood Forest Products
Forest Products Education
Composites and Reconstituted Products
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
forwarded on behalf of the All D5 COC by Brigitte Burger, IUFRO Headquarters
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
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> Dear colleagues,
> We remind you that in the framework of the International Year of Forests,
> Cirad, CIFOR and Ecofor are organizing an international conference under
> auspices of IUFRO (Research Group 1.02.00 Tropical and Subtropical
> Silviculture; Research Group 3.07.00 Forest operations in the tropics;
> Research Group 8.02.00 Forest Biodiversity):
> Research priorities in tropical silviculture: towards new paradigms? in
> Montpellier, France , 15-18 November 2011.
> Participants are encouraged to submit their abstracts online at :
> http://www.iufro2011-tropical-silviculture.org. Deadline for abstract
> submission: June 30th, 2011
> The conference will include 2 plenary sessions (days 1 and 2) and 6
> sessions (Symposia) of two hours on day 3 to debate specific themes.
> Plenary Sessions
> Plenary Session 1. Tropical Silviculture : State of the art
> - Silviculture of Timber (6 oral presentations)
> - Non Timber forest Products and other forest uses (6 oral
> Plenary Session 2. Assessing and minimizing the ecological and
> Socio-economical Impacts of Silviculture: lessons learned and ways forward"
> - Ecological Impacts (6 presentations)
> - Impact on Carbon Dynamics (6 presentations)
> - Social Impacts (6 presentations)
> - Economic Impacts (6 presentations)
> Parallel Sessions (Symposia)
> Parallel sessions are symposium of 2 hours that will include a maximum of 6
> oral presentations (15 minutes) followed by a general discussion. The
> specific themes of the symposia are the following:
> 1. Modeling forest dynamics
> 2. Tools for forest management and inventory
> 3. Silviculture for multiple-use forest management, including timbers,
> 4. New FSC criteria and indicators
> 5. Silviculture of logged over and secondary forests
> 6. Managing tropical production and secondary forests for biodiversity
> In addition to abstracts for the Plenary and Parallel sessions listed
> participants are strongly encouraged to submit, symposium proposals on
> additional topics related to tropical silviculture. Proposals should be a
> one page presentation of the symposium rationale and objectives with the
> names of the coordinator(s) of the session as well as the list of at least
> 4-5 oral presentations.
> Abstracts must be submitted online at the conference website:
> The conference language is English - all abstracts for both plenary and
> parallel sessions must be submitted in English.
> The Scientific Committee (SC) will review all submitted abstracts.
> Deadline for submitting abstracts: June 30th, 2011
> Contacts : Plinio Sist : <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Conference website : <http://www.iufro2011-tropical-silviculture.org>
> Best Regards
> Plinio Sist
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