Calendar

Dec
15
Fri
2017
CALL: SNS–NordGen Scholarship
Dec 15 2017 @ 00:00 – Feb 15 2018 @ 23:45

Time to apply for SNS–NordGen joint scholarship! You find all the information you need under This is what we do–Scholarship or at nordgen.org and http://nordicforestresearch.org/scholarship/. We look forward to receive your application!

Feb
21
Wed
2018
Joint NB Nord–CAR-ES meeting @ SkogForsk
Feb 21 @ 12:00 – Feb 22 @ 15:00

Invitation to a joint CAR-ES & NB NORD meeting at Skogforsk, Uppsala

First Call

Centre for Advanced Research – Environmental Services (CAR-ES) and Nordic Baltic Network for Operations Research and Development (NB NORD) are SNS founded networks aiming to facilitate Nordic-Baltic cooperation. The overall aim of

  • CAR-ES is to provide the best knowledge for informed decision making on forest management concerning continued provision of Environmental Services in the area.
  • NB NORD to integrate resources for R&D of efficient, competitive and environmentally friendly forest operations systems on a joint basis and to facilitate implementation thereof

Date: February 21-22, 2018 Place: Skogforsk, Uppsala, Sweden.

Registration: please send an e-mail before Jan 19th to

lars.hogbom@skogforsk.se (CAR-ES) or

rolf.bjorheden@skogforsk.se (NB NORD)

 

Purpose: To initiate new Nordic/Baltic research and to facilitate already existing collaborations. between CAR-ES and CAR NB NORD group

Working groups within CAR-ES: Carbon sequestration, Functional biodiversity, Water quality, Soil quality – Silvicultural operations, Intensified harvesting, Land-use change, Climate change, Forest management for increased Environmental Services.

Focus areas within NB NORD: Mechanized and improved silviculture, Reduced impact logging, Contractor forestry, Transport technology and forest roads, Emerging forest products, Value creation through use of Big Data.

Mar
1
Thu
2018
CALL: EFINORD–SNS networks
Mar 1 @ 00:15 – Jun 1 @ 23:45

Time to apply for EFINORD–SNS networks!

Apr
11
Wed
2018
2nd International Forest Policy Meeting @ Wageningen Campus
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day

There is a master class that will take place on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th of April 2018.

May
15
Tue
2018
SNS network meeting: Improving the Effectiveness of Forest Research Results
May 15 – May 16 all-day
Jun
6
Wed
2018
International Forest Business Conference @ Hotel Kiston
Jun 6 @ 07:45 – Jun 8 @ 15:30

A greater demand for energy, volatility in the fossil fuel markets and increasing material resource scarcity are considered as the most significant sustainability megaforces shaping European and global wood industry markets over next 15 years. Together with unstable consumer demand, uncertain policies and indifference among regulators, forest and wood industry have never experienced such significant barriers to advancing sustainability and profitability.

MISSION

The goal of the International Forest Business Conference 2018 is to focus on megatrends that shape forest and wood industry sectors, highlight transformation of forest related businesses towards a low-carbon bioeconomy, discuss tensions between sustainability and cost competitiveness, and call attention to new green innovations.

Sep
18
Tue
2018
IUFRO: 11th international beech symposium
Sep 18 @ 08:30 – Sep 21 @ 15:00

Ecology and silviculture of beech

‘Natural and Managed Beech Forests as Reference Ecosystems for the Sustainable Management of Forest Resources and the Conservation of Biodiversity’

The conference is open to scientists/practitioners/policy makers and welcomes all contributes related to:

  • Biology and ecology of beech, including genetics, physiology, paleoecology and biogeography
  • Natural dynamics of beech forests and their importance for biodiversity conservation
  • Management of beech forests and their role in providing ecosystem services

 

Register

from February 1st 2018!

 

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