From: Philip G Comeau [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2015 12:27 PM
Followup Announcement and Extension of Abstract Submission Deadline for:
Ecology, silviculture and management of spruce species in mixed forests
Joint Conference hosted by IUFRO Working Group 1.01.08 (Ecology and Silviculture of Spruce) and IUFRO Division 8 (Forest Environment)
August 11-13, 2015
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada
We have received a number of abstracts but still have space available for talks and posters. Consequently, we have extended the deadline for abstract submission to March 9, 2015.
Please note that while the conference theme focusses on spruce in mixed forests, we also invite presentations and posters that are relevant to Division 8 (forest environment) and Working Group 1.01.08 (ecology and silviculture of spruce).
Description: The conference will focus on benefits, issues, and options associated with growing and managing spruce in mixed forests. We also invite presentations and posters that are relevant to Division 8 (forest environment) and Working Group 1.01.08 (ecology and silviculture of spruce). The program will include invited keynote speakers, volunteer presentations, a panel discussion, and a poster session. A post-conference tour will explore management of Alberta’s forests, including the boreal mixedwood forest in central and northern Alberta and forests on the east slopes of the Rocky Mountains.
Who should attend: The event will be of interest to researchers, policy makers and forestry practitioners.
Cost: The full registration fee for the conference will be $500. Student Delegate Fee is: $400. Early Bird (June 14 or earlier): Regular delegate $400, Student Delegate: $300; 1 day registration: $175; Banquet (not included in registration): $50/person. The registration website should be available within the next 2 weeks.
Cost of the 5 day (4 night) post-conference tour will be approximately $1000.
More information is available on the conference website: http://spruce2015.ualberta.ca/
Call for volunteer papers and posters
We invite submission of titles and abstracts for volunteer oral and poster presentations to be presented at the conference. Oral presentations will be allocated 20 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes to follow for questions and discussion.
Instructions for abstract submission are available at: http://spruce2015.ualberta.ca/VolunteerPapersPosters.aspx
(Arrangements have been made to publish selected papers from the conference in a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Forest Research.)
The revised deadline for submission of papers, posters and proposals for sessions is March 9, 2015.
Please circulate this announcement to any others who may be interested.
Phil Comeau Ph.D. P.Ag
Professor-Silviculture and Stand Dynamics
University of Alberta
Dept. of Renewable Resources
751 General Services Bldg.
Edmonton, AB Canada
Phone: 780-492-1879; cell: 780-668-1879
The IUFRO biennial Forest Landscape Ecology conference on "Sustaining Ecosystem Services in Forest Landscapes" is coming up in August ! it is stacking up to have a very good slate of keynote speakers and symposia, along with a fantastic venue.
Now it is your turn to help make it a fantastic conference by submitting an abstract (by 15 March) and attending! The conference will be in beautiful Tartu, Estonia, 23-30 August - Visit the site for more details http://iufrole2015.to.ee/. This is the official conference of IUFRO 8.01.02 Working Party Forest Landscape Ecology Division 8.
Please note that early registration for the conference with a reduced fee is open until 30 April, see details http://iufrole2015.to.ee/eng/registration
Important: deadline for abstract submissions is 15 March 2015
see details http://iufrole2015.to.ee/eng/abstracts
the Pre-conference workshop "GuidosToolbox workshop: image pattern, connectivity, and fragmentation"
And a fantastic choice of both midweek short field trips http://iufrole2015.to.ee/eng/programme/excursions
Post-conference 3-day trip to Northern Estonia and Hiiumaa (28-30 August, http://iufrole2015.to.ee/eng/programme/post_conference_tour ).
There is the potential for financial assistance for students http://iufrole2015.to.ee/eng/registration#tudengitoetus
The organizing committee is looking forward to see you in Tartu this year !! We would appreciate if you can spread the information among your networks.
For those of you planning to attend the IALE World Congress in Portland, Oregon USA 5-10 July, 2015, please plan/beg for budgets to attend both great conferences!
Looking forward to see many of you in Tartu, Estonia!
Louis Iverson on behalf of the Organizing (Urmas Pederson, Chair) and
Scientific (Ajith Perera, Chair) Committees
Louis R. Iverson, PhD
Research Landscape Ecologist
Northern Research Station
Von: Adam Wei [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 12. Februar 2015 20:19
Betreff: Registration now open for the 4th IUFRO International Conference on Forests and Water 2015 at UBC (Okanagan), Kelowna, Canada
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Please be advised that on-line registration is now open (www.forestandwater2015.com <http://www.forestandwater2015.com/> ). Prior to your registration, check the details about program, themes, tours, accommodation and keynote speakers. Due to the limited spaces, please register early.
All oral presenters (already notified in late January 2015) must complete registration by May 1, 2015.
To facilitate your visa application or planning purpose, an invitation letter may be issued upon request after your registration. To request an invitation letter, please send e-mail to forestandwater2015(a)gmail.com after your registration.
We look forward to your participation and contribution.
Xiaohua (Adam) Wei Ph.D., R.P.F.
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
The University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus)
Rita Winkler Ph.D., R.P.F.
Senior Forest Hydrologist,
Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations, BC, Canada
Many thanks in advance for spreading this job position in your networks. For any questions regarding the position please contact directly Alexia Stokes cc to this mail and contact details on the pdf attch.
De : STOKES Alexia [mailto:email@example.com]
Envoyé : lundi 2 février 2015 21:58
Objet : Forest Ecosystem Services Job Position at INRA Montpellier, France
Please find attached a permanent job position for a young scientist, to study modelling of ecosystem services in forests.