Sumforest Conference

October 17, 2017 @ 08:30 – October 18, 2017 @ 15:00
Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site
Sant Antoni Maria Claret
167 08025 Barcelona Spain
Martin Greimel
+43 1 71100 607212
Sumforest Conference “Bridging research, policy and practice for sustainable forest management”(17-18 October 2017, Barcelona, Spain)

ERA-NET Sumforest is successfully “hitting the home stretch” to be finalised at the end of 2017 (and to be continued in the frame of the new Cofund project ForestValue).

  • Welcome words
  • General presentation of Sumforest and its major outcomes;
  • Summary of the Sumforest Summer School and introduction to the Poster sessions of 25 Young Researchers;
  • Call Topic 2 “Risk resilient forest management – Adapting forest management regimes which incorporate risk assessment related to potential climate change impacts to inform policy decisions”
    • Presentation of selected Sumforest projects within topic 2 (Forexclim; ForRisk; Reforce; Reform)
  • Call Topic 1 “Comparative assessment of the sustainability performance of forest-based, other renewable and non-renewable raw material-based value chains to inform policy decisions”
    •  Presentation of selected Sumforest projects within topic 1 (BenchValue; FutureBioEcon)
  • Call Topic 3 “Investigation, appraisal and evaluation of trade-offs related to the provision of forest ecosystem services to inform policy decisions”
    • Presentation of selected Sumforest projects within topic 3 (Polyfores)
  • Presentation from the Coordinator of the Foresterra project INFORMED
  • General discussion
  • Presentation on next steps and prospective: ERA-NET Cofund “Innovative Forest-Based Bioeconomy – ForestValue”
  • Final words

Registrations are open till 6 October 2017: click on this link.

Please dowload the program by cicking here.

Please download pratical information by clicking here.

A core team is currently preparing the meetings and the conference. Detailed information and agendas/programmes will be sent out in due time.


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