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IUFRO World Congress 2019 – Call for Bids

During the last IUFRO Enlarged Board meeting, held on 23 March 2011 in Vienna, Austria, the Congress Bidding Rules were formally approved by the members of the IUFRO Board. The relevant document is posted at

IUFRO Member Organizations are encouraged to consider submitting a bid for this highly important IUFRO event.

If you feel that your country is a potential candidate for hosting the XXV IUFRO World Congress, scheduled for 2019, please contact the other IUFRO member organizations as well as the appropriate government authorities in your country and forward to them the bidding rules mentioned above and discuss a formal proposal.

Please note that the deadline for submitting your bidding proposal is 31 December 2012. For further details please contact us at:

IUFRO Headquarters
Mariabrunn (BFW)
Hauptstrasse 7
A-1140 Vienna, Austria
Email: office(at), or
Fax: +43-1-877 0151-50

Thanking you in advance for your cooperation and interest.

Niels Elers Koch
IUFRO President

Download the relevant documents:

Bidding RulesEvaluation Form

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