Activities and events

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Calendar of Meetings

Upcoming events under 5.12.00

The Research Group 5.12 will hold workshops on the topics of ecosystem services, life cycle assessment and forest certification at least once every 2 years, with strong possibility of once a year. The near future workshops which are as follows:

  • Technical Session of "Impact of Forest Certification on Sustainable Forest Management" (tentative title), co-organized by the IUFRO Working Party 5.12.02 (Certified Forest Products and Services) and other(s) (to be confirmed) during the 2019 IUFRO World Congress in Curitiba, Brazil from September 29, 2019 to October 5, 2019.

Past events

  • The IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference; Cairns, Australia; 4-8 June 2023.
  • The IUFRO World Congress; Curitiba, Brazil; 29 September - 5 October 2019.
  • International Workshop for Certified Forest Products and Sustainable Forestry; Beijing, China; 30 October - 1 November 2018. Website - 1st announcement and Call for Papers - Flyer 
  • 18th International Symposium on Legal Aspects of European Forest Sustainable Development and Wildlife: Skills and Vocational Training; Chisinau, Republic of Moldova; 11-15 September 2018. Units involved: 5.12.00, 8.02.05, 9.06.00, Joint IUFRO-IFSA Task Force on Forest Education. 1st announcement and Call for Papers - Rationale - 2nd announcement - Report
  • Thematic Session of "Certification of Bamboo and Rattan Resources"; IUFRO units involved 5.12.02, 5.11.05, and the Chinese Academy of Forestry during the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress at the China National Convention Centre; Beijing, China; June 25-27, 2018.
  • Technical Session 4F of "Impact of Forest Certification on Sustainable Forest Management", co-organized by Robert L. Deal (USDA Forest Service) and Wenming Lu (Chinese Academy of Forestry) during the IUFRO 2017 Division 5 Conference in Vancouver, Canada on June 12-16, 2017.
  • Technical Session “Linking life cycle assessment to carbon accounting and multi-criteria indicators for sustainable forest products”, IUFRO Division 5 Conference; together with Dr. Arno Frühwald (University of Hamburg, Germany), and Mr. James Salazar (Athena Sustainable Material Institute, Canada), and in conjunction with the 5.12.01 WP; Vancouver, Canada; June 12-16, 2017.
  • Technical Session78 “Linking Life-Cycle Assessment to Sustainable Forest and Forest Product Carbon Management Activities”. IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania; together with Drs. Hongmei Gu (US Forest Products Laboratory, USA), Arno Frühwald (University of Hamburg, Germany), and Wang Zhen (Beijing Forestry University, China) and in conjunction with IUFRO 5.12.01 WP (Working Party); Beijing, China; October 24-27, 2016.
  • Technical Sessions A05, A06, and A07 of "Promoting Sustainable Forest Management through Market Based Instrument of Forest Certification in the Asia Pacific Region"; organized by Wenming Lu (Chinese Academy of Forestry) during the IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania 2016 in Beijing, China on October 24-27, 2016.
  • Special Session “Extending the LCA concepts of sustainable forest product utilization” during the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) XV Conference; organised in conjunction with IUFRO 5.12.01 WPVancouver, British Columbia, Canada; October 6-8, 2015.
  • Technical Session “Evaluation of environmental impacts of production and use of wood products and wood energy”; organised and moderated by 5.12.01 Working Party together with Dr. Adam Taylor, University of Tennessee-Knoxvillethe; IUFRO World Congress, Salt Lake City, UT; October 5-11, 2014.
  • Scientific Session F-06 of "Impact of Forest Certification on Sustainable Forest Management"; co-organized by Wenming Lu (Chinese Academy of Forestry), Robert L. Deal (US Forest Services) and John Innes (University of British Columbia, Canada) during the 2014 IUFRO World Congress in Salt Lake City, the United States on October 5-11, 2014.
  • International Workshop on Forest Certification organized by Wenming Lu (Chinese Academy of Forestry), in Beijing, China on September 16-17, 2014.
  • 2012 IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference; Lisbon, Portugal; 8-13 July 2012.
  • Three sessions: “Emerging themes for sustainable utilization of forest products”, “Integrating forest products with ecological services”, “Issues in sustainable utilization of forest products” during the All Division 5 meeting in Taipei, Taiwan from October 29 to November 2, 2007.
  • Co-sponsoring an IUFRO Scientific Conference entitled "Forest Growth and Timber Quality: Crown Models and Simulation Methods for Sustainable Forest Management"; Portland, Oregon, United States; August 7-10, 2007
  • Sessions “Wood Production within Sustainable Forest Management” and “Emerging Issues for Sustainable Forest Management” at the IUFRO World Congress; Brisbane, Australia; August 2005.
  • Forestry Woodchain - Quantifying and forecasting quality from forest to end product; Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK; 8-30 September 2004.