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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
Seoul, Republic of Korea, 23-28 August 2010
"Forests for the Future: Sustaining Society and the Environment"
Congress website: http://www.iufro2010.com/
Welcome Address of Korean President – Opening Speech of IUFRO President – Speech of President Elect – Congress Resolution – Congress Report – Abstracts – Daily Newsletter – Keynote Speeches – President's Discussion – Directors' Forum – Decisions of International Council – Honours and Awards – Media Corner – Congress Statistics – Preparatory Documents – Photo Gallery
The President of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Lee Myung-bak, gave a welcome address to the delegates during the Opening Ceremony.
The abstracts of all Congress sessions were published as a special volume of the International Forestry Review and distributed at the Congress. The volume can be downloaded here: Congress Abstracts
A newsletter was issued daily to present the highlights of each Congress day.
The keynote speakers were:
In its two meetings during the Congress week, the International Council, took important decisions:
The New Board
Venue of Congress 2014
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
IUFRO is proud to announce that Honorary Membership was conferred upon two current and former officeholders:
Best Poster Award
The winners of the Best Poster Awards are:
Div 1 / Pifeng Lei, University of Freiburg, Germany
"Belowground niche separation and productivity in tree species mixtures
Div 2 / Yoshihiro Hosoo, Shinshu University, Japan
"Isolation and analysis of a gene encoding a potassium membrane transport protein from Cryptomeria japonica"
Div 4 / Sungho Choi, Korea University, Korea
"Predicting the changes in forest distribution using the thermal and hydrological indices"
Div 5 / Lee Su-Yeon, Seoul National University,
"Analysis of terpenoids released during the drying process of Cryptomeria
Div 6 / Maija Faehnle, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Finland
"Evaluating the use of social information in urban forest planning"
Div 7 / Takahashi Yukiko, The University of Tokyo, Japan
"Genetic diversity of the pathogen of Japanese oak wilt, Raffaelea quercivora, in the gallery bored in an oak tree, and mycaniga of the ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus"
Div 8 / Ahn Young San, Korea Forest Research Institute, Korea
"Historical change in sediment yield in Lake Toro catchment, Kushiro/mire, northern Japan over the past 300 years"
IUFRO World Congress Host Scientific Award
Scientific Achievement Award
Outstanding Doctoral Research Award
IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Science
For more information please download here the special issue of IUFRO News dedicated to the winners of these awards.
Please click here to see the list of Congress delegates.