IUFRO Newsletter

8-13 July 2012; Estoril Congress Centre, Lisbon, Portugal

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We would like to remind you that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to the 15th of December. We encourage all interested scientists to prepare their papers and send them to the Scientific Committee. For more information on how to prepare and submit abstracts please click here.

We also inform you that the deadline for application for Scientist Assistance Program (SAP) and Young Scientist Program (YSP) was extended to 31st of January 2012. More information can be found here.

It is with great pleasure that we announce the confirmed invited speakers and keynote lecture's themes:

– Dr. John (Jack) Saddler "Evolution of bioenergy"
- António Amorim – To be confirmed
- Madhav Karki – "Non-wood forest products"
- Richard Vlosky – Developing competitive advantage for the forest sector in a global recession" 
- Klaus Richter – "Wood in construction – including multi-storey building"

More info available here.

We are at your disposal for any other information you may need.


We are looking forward to welcoming you in Portugal!

Best regards

Pekka Saranpää (Finland)
Conference Chair

Jamie Barbour (USA)
Conference Co-Chair

Helena Pereira (Portugal)
Local Organising Committee Chair