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)
A Reminder that Abstract Submissions, conference Registrations and post conference tour bookings are open for Acacia 2014 "Sustaining the Future of Acacia Plantation Forestry" | March 18 - 21, 2014 | Hue - Viet Nam.
Thank you to all those participants who are now submitting their Abstracts. We would like to remind all those interested that Abstract submission will remain open until the 1st of November and you can submit here
We also would like to invite you to Register http://iufroacacia2014.com.vn/content/registration-and-payment-0 here
Registration Fees are as follows:
Early-Bird Registration (before Dec 31, 2013) - USD$500
Late Registration (after Dec 31, 2013) - USD$550
Accompanying Person - USD$200
Registration fees includes: Abstracts Publication, Program Book, Conference Kit, Entry to Opening Ceremony and all technical Sessions, Welcome Reception, Mid-conference Tour and Conference Dinner.
The optional Post- conference tour will fly participants from Hue to Hanoi, overnight in Hanoi with a free afternoon for city touring on Saturday March 22nd before departing for the Ba Vi field research station of the Vietnamese Academy of Forestry on the morning of Sunday 23rd.
The tour will inspect the research nursery and various acacia research trials demonstrating aspects of tree breeding, propagation and silviculture. After lunch, we will inspect local wood processing industries that use acacia wood, and overnight in a hotel near Ba Vi.
On Monday 24th there will be a visit to nearby Ba Vi Mountain and National park, for a presentation on natural forest ecology followed by a short walk along trails though the native forest. After lunch, the tour will return to Hanoi by 4 pm where the tour finishes.
A detailed tour itinerary and costs can be found in the accompanying attachment and on the website http://iufroacacia2014.com.vn/content/post-conference-tour
We look forward to hearing from all researchers/workers in the Acacia field and please fell free to forward this email to any of your colleagues who might also be interested in attending. Do not hesitate to contact me or anyone else on the Organising Committee http://iufroacacia2014.com.vn/content/organizing-committee if you have any queries.
on behalf of the Organising Committee
Acacia 2014 "Sustaining the Future of Acacia Plantation Forestry" | March 18 - 21, 2014 | Hue - Viet Nam
The University of Tasmania
School of Plant Science
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Hobart TAS 7001 Australia
Tel: +61 3 6226 7657
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