From: IUFRO EKE Working Party <whubbard+umd.edu(a)ccsend.com>
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Subject: Early Bird Registration Extended: IUFRO Extension & Knowledge Exchange Working Party Meeting Logistics - Padova, Italy - October 8-12, 2023
Early Bird Registration Extended until
August 30th, 2023
IUFRO Extension and Knowledge Exchange (EKE)
Working Party Conference and Tour Details
October 8-12, 2023 (Conference)
Hotel NH Padova, Padova, Italy<https://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001vP44ReZ6LTAKciEdOqI3d49A8h8-wYWuiySYT8Xi8Un…>
October 12-14, 2023 (Post-Conference Tour)
Karst area of the Slovenian-Italian border
Please make plans to join the IUFRO-EKE working party at the hotel NH Padova in Padova, Italy this fall:
Full Conference Registration (Sun Oct 8th – Thu Oct 12th)
Regular early bird rate – $410 USD (By August 30, 2023)
Regular rate – $470 USD (August 31 - September 7, 2023)
The conference registration fee includes the welcome reception (Sunday, Oct. 8), attendance to all conference sessions and field trip (Monday, October 9 - Thursday, October 12), one conference dinner, one lunch and four coffee breaks. Travel arrangements and accommodations are not included and are the responsibility of the participant.
If you registered for the optional post-conference field trip (organized tour in the Karst Area of the Slovenian-Italian border), the registration fee includes transfer to Slovenia, accommodations with breakfast, two packed lunches, and two dinners.
Post Conference Tour Registration (Thu 12th – Sat 14th Oct)
Regular rate – $375 USD
The post-conference tour registration includes accommodations with breakfast (the number of single rooms will be limited), 2 × lunch, 2× dinner and transport, with the tour ending in Gorizia, Italy. Limited availability (30 registrants).
Post conference tour agenda:
Oct 12 – transfer from Padova to Slovenia, dinner (optional wine tasting)
Oct 13 – Karst region (fire management and post fire restoration), visit the Škocian cave UNESCO world heritage site (lunch and dinner)
Oct 14 – 250 years of forest management (Trnovski gozd – 250 years of fir-beech mountain forest management), Urban forests (end of tour late afternoon in Gorizia)
Registration Closes: Sep 7th.
Refund and Cancellation policy
Full refund minus 10% if canceled by Sat 9th Sep
50% refund if canceled between Sun 10th Sep and Sat 16th Sep
No refund if canceled on Sun 17th Sep or later
If unable to attend and you want to send someone in your place substitutions are allowed
Click here<https://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001vP44ReZ6LTAKciEdOqI3d49A8h8-wYWuiySYT8Xi8Un…> for the conference website which includes details concerning registration, hotel, and travel/accommodations suggestions.
For questions & inquiries
Bill Hubbard (United States) whubbard(a)umd.edu<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> – Conference program enquiries
Antonio Brunori (Italy) antonio.brunori65(a)gmail.com<mailto:email@example.com> – Conference program enquiries
Aleš Poljanec (Slovenija) ales.poljanec(a)zgs.gov.si<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> – Post Conference tour enquiries
Janice Sitzes (United States) jdsitzes(a)ncsu.edu<mailto:email@example.com> – Registration enquiries
We hope to you can attend.
Conference Logistics Website<https://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001vP44ReZ6LTAKciEdOqI3d49A8h8-wYWuiySYT8Xi8Un…>
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