All-IUFRO Conference 2022: Forests in a Volatile World

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) is pleased to announce an in-person scientific conference with hybrid participation options in Vienna, Austria, on 21-23 September 2022.

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The conference will explore the critical roles of research for the conservation and sustainable management of forests and trees under rapidly changing environmental, economic and social conditions. It will include a special focus on the importance of forests for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The global conference will include six scientific plenaries in different formats, a poster session, a professional field trip as well as a conference dinner. Please mark your calendars for this important event!

Topics of the six plenary sessions:

  • Forests and Human Health – A One Health Perspective
  • Bioeconomy
  • Forest Degradation and Restoration
  • Gender (un-)Equal Networking of IUFRO
  • Forest Genetic Resources for Future Resilient Forests
  • Forest and Water

Each plenary will consist of invited talks or panels on the topic, as well as opportunities for presentations as lightning talks (3-5 minutes) and/or in poster sessions. The Conference Scientific Committee (CSC) welcomes submission of abstracts for these lightning talks and posters.

Abstracts are due by 30 June 2022, with acceptance notification made no later than 15 July.

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The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. IUFRO unites more than 15,000 scientists in almost 700 Member Organizations in over 110 countries, and is a member of ICSU.