IUFRO World Congresses

The IUFRO World Congress, held at 5-year intervals, is one of the largest global forest events attended by more than 2,000 participants. It brings together scientists and stakeholders from all parts of the world to discuss scientific and technical issues related to priority areas of forest research, policy and management. It is interdisciplinary and integrative in scientific content.


2019Curitiba (Brazil)Wingfield (South Africa)
2014Salt Lake City, Utah (United States)Koch (Denmark)
2010Seoul (Republic of Korea)Lee (Republic of Korea)
2005 Brisbane (Australia)Seppälä (Finland)
2000 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Burley (UK)
1995 Tampere (Finland) Salleh (Malaysia)
1990 Montréal (Canada) Buckman (USA)
1986 Ljubljana (Yugoslavia) Mlinsek (Yugoslavia)
1981 Kyoto (Japan) Liese (Germany FR)
1976 Oslo (Norway) Samset (Norway)
1971 Gainesville (USA) Jemison (USA)
1967 Munich (Germany FR) Speer (Germany FR)
1961 Vienna (Austria) McDonald (UK)
1956 Oxford (UK) Pavari (Italy)
1953 Rome (Italy) Burger (Switzerland)
1948 Zurich (Switzerland) Lönnroth (Finland)
1940 Congress cancelled Lönnroth (Finland)
1936 Budapest (Hungary) Roth (Hungary)
1932 Nancy (France) Guinier (France)
1929 Stockholm (Sweden) Hesselmann (Sweden)
1914 Congress cancelled Vadas (Hungary)
1910 Brussels (Belgium) Crahay (Belgium)
1906 Stuttgart (Germany) Bühler (Germany)
1903 Vienna (Austria) Friedrich (Austria)
1900 Zurich (Switzerland) Bourgeois (Switzerland)
1897 Brunswick (Germany) Danckelmann (Germany)
1893 Vienna (Austria) Friedrich (Austria)