Activities and events

From/To Units Title Location

2022-09-12

2022-09-17

2.02.15

2.02.20

7.02.05

7.02.09

7.03.11

NEW DATE!! 7th IUFRO International Workshop on the Genetics of Tree-Parasite Interactions in Forestry Understanding forest tree-antagonistic interactions in a changing world Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain
Contact: Richard A. Sniezko, Email: richard.sniezko@usda.gov
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2022-09-06

2022-09-09

7.00.00

All-Division 7 conference Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Manuela Branco, Email: mrbranco@isa.ulisboa.pt
Contact: José Carlos Franco, Email: jsantossilva@isa.ulisboa.pt
Contact: Eckehard Brockerhoff, Email: eckehard.brockerhoff@wsl.ch
Contact: Tod Ramsfield, Email: Tod.Ramsfield@canada.ca
Contact: Maartje Klapwijk, Email: maartje.klapwijk@slu.se
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2022-06-26

2022-07-01

7.02.02

7.02.05

Foliar, Shoot, Stem and Rust Diseases of Trees - Forest Diseases During Global Crises Durham, New Hampshire, United States
Contact: Salvatore Moricca, Email: salvatore.moricca@unifi.it
Contact: Isabel Munck, Email: isabel.munck@usda.gov
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2021-10-11

2021-10-15

7.02.01

16th conference of IUFRO Working Party 7.02.01 "Root & Stem Rots" Xalapa, Mexico
Contact: Jonas Rönnberg, Email: Jonas.Ronnberg@slu.se
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2021-09-20

2021-09-24

7.03.07

7.03.12

8.02.04

NEW DATE! Biological invasions in forests: trade, ecology and management Prague, Czech Republic
Contact: Andrew Liebhold, Email: andrew.liebhold@usda.gov
Contact: Rene Eschen, Email: R.Eschen@cabi.org
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2021-04-06

1.10.00

7.02.07

International Workshop on Integrated Forest Insects and Pest Management & Forest Restoration online
Contact: Ho Sang KANG, Email: silvi@chol.com
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2021-04-01

7.03.05

7.03.16

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 – Webinar Series 2021 on Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects: Chemical Ecology of Ips typographus – Norway spruce Interactions online
Contact: Jeremy Allison, Email: jeremy.allison@canada.ca
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2021-03-18

7.03.05

7.03.16

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 – Webinar Series 2021 on Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects: Behavioural and Invasion Ecology of Hylurgus ligniperda online
Contact: Jeremy Allison, Email: jeremy.allison@canada.ca
From/To Units Title Location

2021-03-04

7.03.05

7.03.16

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 – Webinar Series 2021 on Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects: Climate Change Effects on Bark Beetle Range Expansion, Community Associates and Outbreak Dynamics online
Contact: Jeremy Allison, Email: jeremy.allison@canada.ca
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2021-02-18

7.03.05

7.03.16

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 – Webinar Series 2021 on Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects: Finding a point source of odor in a turbulent world: an overview of mechanisms and constraints online
Contact: Jeremy Allison, Email: jeremy.allison@canada.ca
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2021-02-04

7.03.05

7.03.16

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 – Webinar Series 2021 on Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects: Visual Ecology of Forest Beetles online
Contact: Jeremy Allison, Email: jeremy.allison@canada.ca
From/To Units Title Location

2021-01-21

7.03.05

7.03.16

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 – Webinar Series 2021 on Behavioral and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects: Plant Defense and Biotic and Abiotic Stressors online
Contact: Jeremy Allison, Email: jeremy.allison@canada.ca


Calendar of Meetings

Division 7 Awards

Complementary to IUFRO's general system of honours and awards, IUFRO Division 7 has created special awards recognizing outstanding achievements of officeholders in research fields of their respective Divisions.


Upcoming IUFRO meetings

All-Division 7 conference; Lisbon, Portugal; 6-9 September 2022. More information to come.


Meetings of interest

Preparing Europe for invasion by the beetles emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer, two major tree-killing pests; Vienna, Austria; 1-4 October 2018. Conference homepagePREPSYS project  


Documents and references from past IUFRO meetings


Report 2005-2010

Dear members of the IUFRO DIVISION 7 (FOREST HEALTH) community

Many (we wish more) of you are with us at the IUFRO World Conference in Seoul.  From our perspective, this is a historic event in bringing together more scientists working in the field of TREE HEALTH than ever before at a IUFRO World Congress.  The programme is jam packed with technical sessions dealing with Air Pollution, Climate Change, Insect Pests and Diseases.  I hope that we can do the same OR BETTER at our next World Congress in FOUR YEARS time.

For those of you who are attending the conference - please try to attend our business meeting at 18h30 on Friday evening in room E6.  Open to everyone who works in the field of tree health.  Sometimes people become confused as to whether they are part of the IUFRO community.  This is easy -  if you attend IUFRO Working Party meetings - you are one of the club.  And if you are at the World Congress and work in the field of Tree Health (Divsion 7), we would love to have you attend the business meeting and have your views on building better networks.

Some of you will know that I will step down as Co-ordinator of Division 7 as of the end of this meeting.  Thus, at the Business Meeting, I will be handing over to Sandy  Liebhold and he will introduce the new leaders (Co-ordinators) of the three Research Groups (7.1-Air Pollution and Climate Change, 7.2- Pathology and 7.3 - Entomology).  These are Andrzej Bytnerowicz, Jolanda Roux and Ecki Brokerhoff.. in that order.  They become the Deputy Co-ordinators of the Division and also members of the Enlarged IUFRO Board.  I will also have the opportunity to THANK Naoto Kamata, Jean-Claude Gregoire and Kevin Percy for acting as Division Deputies.  Also to thank Elena Paoletti, Gaston La Flamme and Sandy Liebhold for being a fantastic source of support during the last five years and for doing a superb job to build the Division to one of the strongest and most dynamic in IUFRO.  

Particularly for those of you that are not able to attend the meeting, I have compiled a short report capturing highlights of the past five years and giving some perspectives as to what lies ahead.  The report is at http://www.iufro.org/download/file/5821/2798/iufro7__BUSINESS_MEETING_2010.doc/ .

With very best wishes

Mike Wingfield