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Call for Abstracts: World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
The IUFRO World Congress in 2014 is expected to draw more than 3,000 delegates from over 100 countries to Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 5-11, 2014.
Abstracts for sessions will be accepted between 15 July and 15 October 2013.
The scientific program for the XXIV IUFRO World Congress will consist of plenary sessions, sub-plenary sessions, technical sessions, and themed poster sessions. In keeping with the spirit of the Congress title – Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research – the Congress Scientific Committee (CSC) is developing a program to highlight how forest science is helping address significant environmental, social, and economic challenges facing our world.
The program will reflect diverse contributions from the forest science community across the full range of natural and social science disciplines.
The broad themes of the Congress include:
- Forests for People
- Forest Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
- Forests and Climate Change
- Forest and Water Interactions
- Forest Biomass and Bioenergy
- Forests and Forest Products for a Greener Future
- Forest Health in a Changing World
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research
Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 20:00 to Monday, October 14, 2013 - 20:00
The XXIV IUFRO World Congress seeks to "advance our understanding of management, sustainable use, conservation, and restoration for healthier forests and a greener planet." The IUFRO World Congress is expected to draw more than 3,000 delegates from over 100 countries.
Event Partners & Organizers:
IUFRO, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests