please find attached some basic info and the registration form for the
forthcoming 9.05.03 event.
Mersudin Avdibegovic, Ph.D.
University of Sarajevo
Faculty of Forestry
Head of the Chair of Forest Economics, Policy and Organisation
Zagrebacka 20, 71000 Sarajevo, BiH
Tel. +387 33 81 24 90, + 387 33 81 24 91
Fax. +387 33 81 24 88
Linking Biological and Cultural Diversity in Europe
1st European Conference for the Implementation of the UNESCO-SCBD Joint Programme on Biological and Cultural Diversity
Dates: 8-11 April 2014, Florence, Italy
Call for abstracts
The Conference Scientific Committee welcomes submission of abstracts for presentations in technical and poster sessions. Submitted abstracts should address one or more of the following Conference themes:
· Interactions between cultural and biological diversity and identification of linkages between cultural and biological diversity in the European context
· Historical development of biodiversity patterns associated with "natural" and "cultural" landscapes, including the interacting actors, factors and processes
· Traditional agricultural and forest management practices related to bio-cultural diversity
· Development of methods and approaches for the assessment of the links between biological and cultural diversity and the resulting "bio-cultural" diversity
· Development of integrated management strategies at landscape level
· Implementation of international, regional and national agreements dealing with cultural and biological diversity
Information to be provided when submitting an abstract
Name, organizational affiliation and email address of each author: The author who will present the paper or poster at the Conference must be designated as the Presenting Author.
Title of the paper (less than 20 words long): should clearly summarize the topic of the abstract.
Key words or phrases: up to 5.
Main text of abstract (170-200 words): Should describe the context and specific problem/topic of study, methods, main results and conclusions in plain writing.
Criteria for selection
All abstracts will be reviewed and evaluated by members of the Conference Scientific Committee. Primary selection criteria include scientific quality, topical significance, and relevance to the Conference themes and to the particular topic to which the abstract is submitted.
Abstracts will be evaluated after the 15 December 2013 submission deadline. Acceptance decisions will be made no later than 15 January 2014.
A selection of papers will be offered to be published in a book with the publisher Springer Verlag. Conference organizers will explore alternative publication options as special issues of journals for papers and/or posters presented in their sessions.
All abstract proposals should be submitted online to this address:
Registration: the conference has no registration fee. The organization will provide conference materials, buffet and conference dinner at no cost. Participants are requested to pay for their own travel expenses and lodging.
If you encounter any problem during the on line submission please send the requested information by e-mail to the conference secretariat: landscape(a)unifi.it
Mrs. Dr. Phd Valentina Marinai
Laboratory for Landscape and Cultural Heritage - Department of Agricultural, food and Forestry Systems- University of Florence.
Organizers: UNESCO, S-CBD, Tuscan Region, Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry Policies, Italy, Laboratory for Landscape and Cultural Heritage - University of Florence
Patronages: IUFRO, Ministry of Environment, Florens Foundation
Prof. Mauro Agnoletti
Research Group - 9.03.01
Forest History and traditional Knowledge
International Union of Forest Research Organizations
TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN FOREST ECONOMICS AND RISK MANAGEMENT
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position in forest economics and risk management. Candidates should ideally have a minimum of one degree in forestry, and a PhD with at least one graduate degree in forest or natural resource economics, agricultural economics, or risk assessment/analysis. The successful applicant will develop an independent research program in forest economics and risk analysis of forest ecosystems that are increasingly impacted by human demand for fiber and environmental stresses. Examples of research themes include, but are not limited to, climate change impacts and adaptation and mitigation; bioenergy feedstock systems; escalating global fiber demand; ecosystem services provisioning; impacts and responses to disturbances and catastrophic losses from invasive species, storms, and wildfires; and sustainable supply chain management. The successful candidate is also expected to excel in teaching two courses: "Decision Methods in Forest Management" and "Uncertainty and Risk Analysis in Forest Ecosystem Management". Development of an internationally recognized, externally funded research program and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels are expected. Please send curriculum vitae, cover letter that includes description of research and teaching visions, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references as one pdf document to: (forestrysearch(a)russell.wisc.edu<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>). For full consideration, a complete application should be received by December 2, 2013. Any questions should be directed to search and screen committee chair, Dr. Stith Gower (stgower(a)wisc.edu<mailto:email@example.com>). The University of Wisconsin - Madison is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; applications from women and minority candidates are encouraged.
Von: EADI General Conference [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 10. Oktober 2013 15:12
Betreff: Call for Papers: Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes | Deadline: 15 December 2013
Call for Papers
14th EADI General Conference
23 – 26 June 2014, Bonn, Germany
Responsible Development in a
Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
We cordially invite you to submit a paper for the 14th EADI General Conference of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes. The deadline for abstract submission is 15 December 2013.
Poverty, inequality and sustainability continue to be the world’s major development challenges and the EADI 2014 General Conference in Bonn will delve into these issues with a focus on those groups in society who can potentially contribute effectively to responsible development in a polycentric world.
For further information on the conference topic and the working group sessions please take a look at the conference website <http://www.gc2014.org> http://www.gc2014.org . Submissions are welcome in English and French.
Please contact the conference team at <mailto:email@example.com> team(a)gc2014.org for any questions.
With kind regards
The conference team
EADI General Conference
Responsible Development in a Polycentric World - Inequalities, Citizenship and the Middle Classes
23 – 26 June 2014, Bonn
European Association of Development
Research and Training Institutes (EADI)
53113 Bonn, Germany
Tel: + 49 228 26 18 101
Fax: + 49 228 26 18 103
Web: <http://www.eadi.org> http://www.eadi.org
Scientists and Colleagues:
Submit your abstract today! Less than one week remains to submit your abstract for the 2014 IUFRO World Congress! http://iufro2014.com/scientific-program/abstract-submissions/
Do not miss to be part of this unique and exciting event!
The IUFRO 2014 Congress Scientific Committee
John Parrotta (Chair); Jens Peter Skovsgaard (Division 1); Yousry El-Kassaby (Division 2); Hans Heinimann (Division 3); Ron McRoberts (Division 4); Andrew Wong (Division 5); Tuija Sievänen (Division 6); Tod Ramsfield (Division 7); Alain Franc (Division 8); Jim Johnson (Division 9); Mike Wingfield (Vice-President, Divisions); Su See Lee (Vice-President, Task Forces, Special Programmes, Projects and IUFRO-led Initiatives); Lisa Hansen (International Forestry Students Association); Richard Guldin (ex-officio; COC Chair)
Please find attached the CfP for session 220:
*"Richer Economies, Better Environmental Policies? Analyzing the
"environmental question" in forest policy in OECD countries**"**
at the XXIV IUFRO World Congress -"Sustaining Forests, Sustaining
People: The Role of Research" to be held from 5-11 October 2014 in Salt
Lake City, USA.
In case you are interested, please send your abstract for contributing a
paper or poster to this session by referring to the guidelines available
and use the online tool for submitting. *Deadline for abstract
submission is Oct, 15.*
We hope you find this interesting, and are looking forward to seeing you
Georg Winkel (and Cass Moseley & Metodi Sotirov)