*We are pleased to draw your attention to the last date for abstract
submission for our second International Conference on New Frontiers of
Forest Economics (neFFE): Forest Economics beyond the Perfectly
Competitive Commodity Markets, Peking University, Beijing, China, August
19--23, 2015. The last date for abstract submission is Oct 30, 2014.
The key objectives of the conference are:
1.to bring together leading thinkers in forest economics from academia,
government, and organizations related to the forest sector to explore
thought-provoking perspectives on forest economics beyond the boundaries
of perfectly competitive commodity markets; and
2.to provide a unique forum to present and discuss cutting-edge thinking
papers that will enrich and provide future directions to the discipline
of forest economics.
The conference is being organized by the IUFRO Group 9.04.00 (Forest
Resource Economics) in collaboration with Peking University, Beijing,
Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, Canada, and CYCAD Inc.
Details are available at: *
**Please send your abstract (not more than 300 words) and details of
authors either directly to me (shashi.kant(a)utoronto.ca) or submit though
the conference website by October 30,2014.
*with warm regards
Prof. Shashi Kant
Faculty of Forestry
University of Toronto
Dear all from Division 9,
The IUFRO World Congress is approaching. I am pleased to invite you to the Division 9 meeting to be held on Friday, October 10 from 19:00 to 21:30 in room 255a.
The Division meeting is a great opportunity to meet and network within our Division for officeholders, members and those interested in Division 9 activities. Research groups and office holders will be presented, plans for the next IUFRO term (2014-2019) will be introduced and linkages with the new IUFRO strategy actively discussed.
Furthermore we will have the pleasure to congratulate two highly active members of our Division 9 receiving an IUFRO award during our meeting.
I am looking forward to meet you all, latest at the Division 9 meeting in Salt Lake City.
You are welcome to spread this invitation to all that might be interested in activities of Division 9.
Have a safe trip.
With best regards
Dr. Daniela Kleinschmit
Coordinator IUFRO Division 9
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Unit of Forest Policy
PO Box 7008, SE-75007 Uppsala
Visiting address: Vallvägen 9C
Phone: +46 18 672493
Mobile: +46 72 5867588
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Registration is open for the FAO-run online conference ‘The Economics of Climate Change Mitigation Options in the Forestry Sector’, which will take place as six sessions during 6-27 February 2015. A hundred free places are available in each online session. Forestry policy makers, forest economists, scientists and researchers from all over the world are expected to join this conference to discuss the costs and benefits of different mitigation options. The conference will examine how different countries and regions mitigate climate change through forest management interventions and improved use of wood. Discussions will also showcase lessons learned from mitigation efforts and their impacts on the value chain of forest products.
The deadline for case study submission is 10 November 2014 and for registration is 16 January 2015. For more information and registration, please visit the conference web page
If you have any specific question, please contact Illias Animon (illias.animon(a)fao.org) or Ruth Mallett (ruth.mallett(a)fao.org).