Science, forest and human wellbeing conference in Bucharest

From September 18th to 21st Bucharest will host the Forest Science for a Sustainable Forestry and Human Wellbeing in a Changing World International Scientific Conference, an open scientific event dedicated to the anniversary of 85 years of activity in forestry research of the National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry “Marin Drăcea”.

The conference is focused on forest research, with a large range of topics, including: the impacts of air pollution, climate change, biotic and abiotic stressors on forest resources status, adaptive management, modelling and mapping of forest ecosystems and their services, genetics, protected areas, ecological connectivity, new Earth-Observation technologies applied in forestry.

The objectives of the conference are to increase the visibility of forest sciences in the global change research policy; develop a link between forest sciences and practices in a changing environment and society; monitor forest health, resources and ecosystem services for a sustainable adaptive management in the context of climate change, atmospheric pollution and other biotic and abiotic stressors; and promote new management concepts, methods and techniques for nature and forest genetic resources conservation. If you are interested in attending, please register here.

Key dates

Early registration: 30th June 2018

Late registration: 10th August 2018