“Please join us in in Reykjavík, Iceland on 17–19 September 2019 for this Nordic/international conference on the impact of the #MeToo movement. The conference is a part of the Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2019 and is organised in collaboration with RIKK, Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference at the University of Iceland.”
From the event website: “Drivers for Wood Construction seminar introduces why wood construction should be considered as a potential solution for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Among other areas in Finland, the City of Joensuu has been committed to develop wood construction as a part of the sustainable city development: the seminar will also give some concrete examples of how wood can be utilized in multiple ways as building material.
Drivers for Wood Construction-seminar will be held in Joensuu 24.-25.9.2019. The event will include a research and expert seminar on actual issues and successful examples of wood construction, including selected thesis presentations of university students a seminar, Woodland Sweden -exhibition and excursion to see recently implemented wood construction projects in Joensuu area. The official language of the event is English.
The seminar is a pre-conference event of Forum Wood Building Nordic conference held in Jätkäsaari 25.9.-27.9.2019.
The Drivers for Wood Construction-seminar is organized in cooperation with Karelia University of Applied Sciences, University of Eastern Finland and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE).”
DETECTION AND CONTROL OF FOREST INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN A DYNAMIC WORLD
Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2019
Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2019
Registration deadline: 30 August 2019
Conference dates: 25–28 September 2019
The following keynote speakers have already confirmed their attendance:
• Peter Crow (LIFE Observatree, UK)
• Annamária Csoka and Pál Kézdy (Duna-Ipoly National Park Directorate, Hungary)
• Rene Eschen (CABI, Switzerland)
• Massimo Faccoli (University of Padova, Italy)
• Helen Roy (Centre of Ecology and Hydrology, UK)
From the website:
“The conference Detection and control of forest invasive alien species in a dynamic world will offer an engaging platform for researchers, policymakers and practitioners, working on early detection and control of forest invasive alien species (IAS). Participants will be able to exchange knowledge on the latest developments regarding methods for early detection of alien species and aspects of early warning and rapid response systems. During the conference, we will organise workshops on advances in methods to detect IAS, management of IAS at hot-spots and on the development of institutional frameworks for the management of invasive species.”
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From the website:
“The theme of the Koli Forum 2019 is Wealth, health and wellbeing from Nordic forests reflecting the many versatile dimensions embedded in forestry. The goal of this 10th anniversary Koli Forum event is to view forestry and forest-based bioeconomy from a wider perspective where economic, social, environmental and cultural aspects are considered in a holistic way.”