Programme


Wednesday, 21 September

8:00 – 9:00

Registration for the excursion and conference

9:00 – 9:45

Buses leave for the excursion

9:45 – 17:00

Excursion includes 2 main sites with a lunch in between:

  • Forested watershed providing drinking water for Vienna (Rax-Schneeberg region)
  • Forest management at the lower timberline (secondary black pine forests in Steinfeld)
 

17:00 – 19:45

Excursion Dinner in a wine tavern (Heuriger) near Vienna

19:45

Buses drive back to Vienna


Thursday, 22 September

8:00 – 9:00

Registration for the conference

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome addresses (30')
Figures of the All-IUFRO Conference

9:30 – 10:45

Two Keynote speeches (1h 15'); by:

 

10:45 – 12:30

Forests and Human Health – A One Health Perspective (1h 45')
Flyer - https://youtu.be/jXZRds-eDDE

Introduction to GFEP - Christoph Wildburger: PDF of Presentation - 2:30
Introduction to the report on Forests and Human Health 9:00
Panel discussion 20:10

Flash talks

  • Towards a Quality-of-Life Approach to Valuing of the Benefits of Forests - Sjerp de Vries: PDF of Presentation - 1:01:45
  • Incidence of Haematological malignancies in French population living near forest areas: Pilot study - Sebastien Orazio: PDF of Presentation - 1:04:50
  • Human health benefits of walking forest trails – results from a field experiment in a nature park - Arne Arnberger: PDF of Presentation - 1:08:08
  • The relationship of the population with its forest. Results from a long-term socio-cultural forest monitoring in Switzerland - Boris Salak: PDF of Presentation - 1:11:30
  • Traditional knowledge of wild mushrooms as ethnomedicine in primary health care among inhabitants of forest communities in Cameroon - Tonjock Rosemary Kinge: PDF of Presentation - 1:15:38
  • Effects and possibilities of Forest Therapy (FT) at local hospitals - Case studies utilized local abandoned artificial forest in Japan - Iwao Uehara: PDF of Presentation - 1:20:09
  • Cycling in an urban and in a natural area. What is best for mental health? - Emerson Soldado: PDF of Presentation - 1:23:12
  • Indigenous and conventional knowledge integration for restoring degraded rangelands in northern Kenya - Amina Maalin: PDF of Presentation - 1:26:16
  • How are outdoor leisure and recreational users coping with physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia? - Sreetheran Maruthaveeran: PDF of Presentation - 1:29:32
 

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch (1h 30')

Mentoring event “Get involved in IUFRO” - Flyer

14:00 – 15:45

A Forest-based Bioeconomy (1h 45')
Flyer - https://youtu.be/jALRHoKqpGk

Presentations

  • The role of the forest sector in transition to a bio-based, circular economy - Alicja Kacprzak: PDF of Presentation - 3:35
  • Implications of legalizing artisanal chainsaw milling on social welfare, income distribution and the economic performance of sawyers in Cameroon - Achille Jean Jaza Folefack: PDF of Presentation - 18:57
  • Forestry bioeconomy in China: Policy and market - Xiaoqian Chen: PDF of Presentation - 31:35
  • Collective action in Germany’s forestry sector illustrating the potential impact of the transformation towards a forest-based circular economy - Nele Schmitz: PDF of Presentation - 43:16
  • Towards monitoring and evaluation of a sustainable and circular forest-based bioeconomy: A material flow and life cycle assessment approach - Paola Pozo: PDF of Presentation - 52:52

Panel discussion 1:03:32

Flash talks

  • What is the problem of gender inequality represented to be in the Swedish forest sector? - Alizée Ville: PDF of Presentation - 1:21:15
  • National timber harvest projections under the EU Green Deal and 2030 biodiversity strategy - Pekka Lauri: PDF of Presentation - 1:25:48
  • How does an established pulp and paper business field transform towards sustainable circular bioeconomy? - Anu Laakkonen: PDF of Presentation - 1:30:18
  • The use of hybrid indicators in the assessment of the impacts of technology on forest sustainability - Dalia Abbas: PDF of Presentation - 1:34:19
  • An assessment of the policy and legislative frameworks for commercial forestry management in Kenya - Joram Kogombe: PDF of Presentation - 1:38:45
 

15:45 – 16:15

Break (30')

16:15 – 18:00

Forest Degradation and Restoration (1h 45')
Flyer - https://youtu.be/WeZaeMmlk4Y

Presentations

  • How dry is too dry? A retrospective analysis on how global change-type droughts are driving mortality in European forests - Jan Peter George: PDF of Presentation - 3:38
  • Large-scale detection of bark-beetle outbreaks in Norway spruce forests - Raphael Dutrieux: PDF of Presentation - 11:13
  • Forest related nature-based approaches. Review of implementing forest related naturebased approaches - from afforestation to forest landscape restoration - Gillian Petrokofsky: PDF of Presentation - 18:51
  • RFFL – Science-practice interactions through long-term demonstration, research and monitoring experiments at operational scale in Central Asia - Palle Madsen: PDF of Presentation - 26:47
  • Innovating public incentives for nature-based solutions: moving from bottlenecks to opportunities and blended finance to restore degraded lands in Latin America - Rene Zamora-Cristales: PDF of Presentation - 33:58
  • Restoration of the Atlantic Forest in Brazil: motivations and barriers from the perspective of rural landowners - Mayra Tavares: PDF of Presentation - 40:14
  • Brazilian policy instruments for social innovative forest and landscape restoration: exploring complexity - Aurelio Padovezi: PDF of Presentation - 46:02
  • Forest landscape restoration improves tree coverage in Bangladesh's Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camps - Faqrul Islam Chowdhury: PDF of Presentation - 52:02
  • Innovative Capacity Building for FLR Implementation in Malawi - Leonard Chibwana: PDF of Presentation - 56:53
  • Co-benefits of restoring mangrove ecosystems and livelihoods for the poor - Case study in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta - Melanie Feurer: PDF of Presentation - 1:03:34

Panel discussion 1:08:10

18:00  – 19:30
 
Business meetings, Networking time and Mentoring Workshop (1h30’)
Flyer Mentoring Workshop 
 
19:30 
 
Conference Dinner

Friday, 23 September

9:00 – 10:45

Gender (un-)Equal Networking of IUFRO (1h 45')
Flyer - PDF of all Presentations - https://youtu.be/nEjRmfbTxPw

Flashtalks

  • Creating new spaces for gender balance in the wood value chain: women in leadership and management – Alice Ludvig 7:25
  • The role of women in forest bureaucracies: a gender perspective analysis from the representatives of conservation and production interests in Argentina. - Rocio Melina Garcia 12:20
  • Gender-specific barriers in forestry: How do Austrian female leaders perceive barriers and what are their strategies to overcome them? - Barbara Öllerer 17:19
  • Training professionals in gender equality & diversity in forestry – the development of a massive open online course (MOOC) – Ida Wallin and Todora Rogelja 21:49

Presentation

  • Conditions for gender awareness in forest research and beyond – the IUFRO research network experiences - Elias Andersson 26:52

Panel discussion 44:46

10:45 – 11:15

Break (30')

11:15 – 13:00

Forest Genetic Resources for Future Resilient Forests (1h 45')
Flyer - https://youtu.be/e7glynGEEBY

Keynote: Protecting and using forest genetic resources for a changing environment - Stephen Cavers: PDF of Presentation - 3:32

Panel discussion 30:50

Flash talks

  • Inventory and Assessment of Superior Mother Trees of Mangrove Species in Pagbilao Mangrove Experimental Forest, Quezon, Philippines - Analyn Pasagdan: PDF of Presentation - 1:12:00
  • Using genomics to improve predictions of population responses of forest trees in the face of climate change - Santiago C. Gonzalez-Martinez: PDF of Presentation - 1:18:58
  • Genomic selection for improved growth in Sitka spruce - Ronan Cashell: PDF of Presentation - 1:23:56
  • Linking conservation of forest genetic resources to species restoration in Western Himalayas - Manisha Thapliyal: PDF of Presentation - 1:30:05
  • PLANTEDFORESTS.ORG: Help us to shape a resources centre on planted forests for stakeholders - Christophe Orazio: PDF of Presentation - 1:35:58
 

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch (1h 30')

Event of the Directors' Forum

In-person poster sessions

14:30 – 16:15

Forests and Water (1h 45')
Flyer - https://youtu.be/Cu2lXzRiOms

Presentations

Panel discussion 58:48

Flash talks

  • Protection and maintenance of water resources through implementing the sustainable forestry initiative in the Southeastern US – Jamie Nettles 1:18:10
  • Ecosystem services transition in forested catchments amidst climate change: A case study of the Densuano Catchment of Ghana – Theodora Akweley Asiamah: PDF of Presentation - 1:23:43
  • The effects of thinning on hydrological processes: a global meta-analysis – Antonio del Campo: PDF of Presentation - 1:29:26
  • Key success factors of restoration on forested peatlands in Europe – Teppo Hujala: PDF of Presentation - 1:35:55
  • Analysis of forest-specific ecosystem services with regard to water balance components – Eva Verena Müller: PDF of Presentation - 1:41:45
  • Tree water use and climate – emerging trends and drivers – Mathias Neumann: PDF of Presentation - 1:47:27
  • The role of hydrological research and modelling for designing resilient forest landscapes in Central Asian mountain regions – John Stanturf: PDF of Presentation - 1:53:35
 

16:15 – 16:45

Break (30')

16:45 – 18:30

Wrap-Up Session: Central Themes and Connections to Global Change (1h 45')
PDF of Presentation

18:30 – 19:15
 
Closing Ceremony (45')