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Brigitte Burger burger at iufro.org
Tue May 22 08:14:15 CEST 2018





Call for Participation in the 4th International Congress on Planted Forests





The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), in
partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
(FAO) and the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China (SFGA),
is convening the 4th International Congress on Planted Forests at the China
National Convention Centre (CNCC), Beijing, China on October 23-25, 2018,
with optional post Congress excursions on October 26-27 with two routes, one
for the conservation planted forests in North China and one for the
industrial planted forests in South China. The Congress is organized by the
Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF), the national research institution on
forestry in China.



The 4th International Congress on Planted Forests aims to investigate the
contribution of planted forests to green development in the context of
global changes. Topics include the sustainability of planted forests in the
context of changing climates and the future role of planted forests in
bio-resources sustainability, environmental protection and green
development. The Congress will also be a space of interface between
scientific communities, wider society and government policy initiatives
related to planted forests.



The 4th International Congress on Planted Forests will arrange 2 plenary
keynote presentations, 8 sub-plenary invited presentations, around 40
parallel technical sessions with around 240 oral presentations as well as
quite a number of poster presentations.



The 4th International Congress on Planted Forests is calling for submission
of session proposals and abstracts, as well as registration for
participation.




Important deadlines:



(1) Submission for session proposals: May 31, 2018 (with flexibility of
submission a week later if prior communication with the Congress Secretariat
is made).

(2) Submission for abstracts: July 15, 2018.

(3) Early-bird registration: July 31, 2018.




Immediately after the 4th International Congress on Planted Forests, there
will be also the 60's anniversary celebration of the Chinese Academy of
Forestry and associated international workshop in Beijing, China on October
26-27, 2018.



Please find as attached herewith the Congress Announcement.



For more information about the 4th International Congress on Planted
Forests, please refer to the Congress website www.icpf2018.net
<http://www.icpf2018.net/> or www.icpf2018.com <http://www.icpf2018.com/> ,
or directly contact icpf2018 at vip.163.com or icpf_4th at 126.com.



We thank you very much and look forward to your kind participation in the
4th International Congress on Planted Forests, either organizing sessions,
or making oral/and or poster presentations, as well as just participating
for academic discussions and exchange.



It will be highly appreciated if you could also help circulate the Congress
among your network family as widely as possible.



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