Reviews of all abstracts submitted for the Congress have been completed. Decision letters were sent to all submitting and presenting authors on December 7th. Authors may view the status of their abstracts by logging in to the Abstract Submission Site.
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
List of Accepted Abstracts NOW Available.
3588 Abstracts have been accepted to the Scientific Program of the 2014 World Congress! Remember to register (and PAY) by 30 April to keep your place on the Congress program!
Key Dates include
Point of Contact
John A. Parrotta
Chair, IUFRO 2014 World Congress Scientific CommitteeU.S. Forest Service – Research & Development
1601 N. Kent Street, Arlington VA 22209 (USA)
IUFRO Congress Scientific Committee
|Division 1:||Jens Peter Skovsgaard|
|Division 2:||Yousry El-Kassaby|
|Division 3:||Hans Heinimann|
|Division 4:||Ron McRoberts|
|Division 5:||Andrew Wong|
|Division 6:||Tuija Sievänen|
|Division 7:||Tod Ramsfield|
|Division 8:||Robert Jandl|
|Division 9:||Jim Johnson|
|VP-Task Forces:||Su See Lee|
|IFSA Rep:||Lisa Hansen|
|COC (ex officio):||Richard Guldin|