SAVE THE DATE!! 1-4 OCTOBER 2018 IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA
CONFERENCE: Preparing Europe for invasion by the beetles emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer, two major tree-killing pests
As part of our Euphresco project on emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer (PREPSYS - www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/prepsys<http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/prepsys>,) we have organised a conference on how Europe can prepare for potential invasion by the beetles. The conference will be held at BFW, Vienna from 1-4 October 2018. Details are in the attached announcement.
The conference is sponsored by OECD Cooperative Research Programme and by the UK Government Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).
Apart from an outstanding list of invited keynote speakers, there are a limited number of oral presentation slots, as well as a poster paper session.
The Proceedings will be published in a special issue of the journal Forestry.
We hope that you can make the meeting and we look forward to seeing you in Vienna in October. Please email if you are interested and we will keep you informed of progress. Registration for the meeting will open in the near future, along with details of travel, hotels and the venue.
With best wishes,
Hugh Evans, Gernot Hoch and Mariella Marzano
Professor Hugh F Evans
Fellow of Forest Research
Retired, but contactable at:
Alice Holt Lodge
Work mobile phone: +44 (0)7917000234
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If you or anyone you know is looking for a postdoctoral position and is interested in working in my program on tree-biotic interactions, particularly on tree defense/resistance mechanisms, please see attached opportunity. This opportunity is going to be highly selective (only 10 positions across the university), so I am looking for top notch finishing PhD students, or recent high-quality PhD graduates.
Please contact me directly if you are interested.
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We would like to draw you attention to an International Conference on Sentinel Plantings that will take place on 9-12 October 2018 in Sursee, Switzerland. Sentinel plantings are a tool for the detection, identification and risk assessment of pests and diseases before arrival, potentially allowing better prevention and management of new alien pest and disease introductions.
More details and preliminary programme will be made available on a dedicated website soon. The programme will include :
· Keynote lectures by international experts
· Presentations of the outputs of COST Action Global Warning
· Scientific sessions - posters and oral presentations
The meeting will be co-organised by COST Action Global Warning (www.ibles.pl/cost<http://www.ibles.pl/cost>), Botanical Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO) and the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape (WSL).
For the organising committee, René Eschen.
Dr René Eschen
Senior Scientist - Risk Analysis and Invasion Ecology
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Happy New Year!
In December we put together a newsletter that contains information on:
· The IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress in Freiburg
· Working Party 7.02.02 and 7.02.09 meetings that took place in 2017
· Upcoming meetings
We hope that you find this newsletter useful, and if you would like to contribute to an upcoming newsletter, please get in touch with us.
The newsletter has been posted to our webpage on the IUFRO website and you can download it here:
https://www.iufro.org/science/divisions/division-7/70000/70200/publications/, the direct link being https://www.iufro.org/download/file/27905/2760/nl70200-171221_pdf/ ...
All the best and hopefully our paths will cross in 2018,
Tod Ramsfield, Beccy Ganley and Julio Diez Casero.
Tod Ramsfield, PhD
Research Scientist Forest Pathology, Canadian Forest Service
Natural Resources Canada / Government of Canada
Tod.Ramsfield(a)canada.ca / Tel: 780-435-7394
Chercheur, Pathologie forestière, Service canadien des forêts
Ressources naturelles Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Tod.Ramsfield(a)canada.ca / Tel : 780-435-7394