Events

Global timber and forestry events in 2024

ProPopulus Team In 2024, the global timber and forestry industry is set to witness a series of significant events that will bring together professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts from around the world. These events span various themes, from sustainability and innovation to market trends and the future of European forests. Professionals and enthusiasts alike will have…

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Two essential events

ProPopulus Team Two essential events will take place in the coming months: the Conference on “Global challenges and innovative management of bark and wood borers in planted forests” organized by IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) and the 5th International Congress on Planted Forests 2023. The first event will take place in Bordeaux The…

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Biopoptech: a project to improve the competitiveness of the poplar sector

ProPopulus Team With the aim of improving the competitiveness of the poplar sector by promoting poplar cultivation and the cascade use of its wood for high-value technological products, the BIOPOPTECH Operational Group has been established in Spain. This collaborative project focuses on the research of different poplar cultivars, from planting to harvesting and processing, to…

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Introducing AppPopuli, a new application for poplar damage management

ProPopulus Team On June 9 in Valencia de Don Juan (León, Spain), within the framework of the training session “Detection and Monitoring of Damages in Poplar Plantations,” organized by the University of León in collaboration with Bosques y Ríos and the Forest Association of León (ASFOLE), the results of the AppPopuli project will be presented.…

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Upcoming events in 2023

ProPopulus Team The first semester of 2023 is packed with forestry and forestry industry related events. Here are some of the most relevant upcoming events taking place in Europe: January International Conference on Forestry and Timber 2023 The conference will take place on 23rd & 24th of January 2023 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The International…

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The poplar shines in the architecture festival TAC!

ProPopulus Team The project ‘Chopo Activo’, by the architects Ignacio de Teresa, Lucía de Molina, Xianjun Zhou and Ignacio Hornillos, endorsed by LIFE Wood for Future,  received a mention in the competition for the design of the temporary pavilion at the Urban Architecture Festival TAC! TAC! is a new urban architecture festival that aims to…

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Wood is key to reaching a sustainable economy

ProPopulus Team Wood is a renewable, sustainable, and inexhaustible resource if forest masses are properly managed, replanting those trees that are harvested and preventing pests and fires. Its utilities are enormous and can be applied to sectors such as the textile industry, construction, shipbuilding, the automotive industry, or the pharmaceutical industry. In the context of…

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Upcoming events related to forests

ProPopulus Team Following the International Day of Forests, some events related to forests and forest-related policy issues will take place in the next two months. Here is the information. International Forest Policy Meeting Hosted by EFI, Wageningen University & Research, and BOKU, the International Forest Policy Meeting will take place from 27th to 29th of…

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Celebrating forests

ProPopulus Team Today we are celebrating forests. Ten years ago, in 2012 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21st March the International Day of Forests (IDF) to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. According to the latest figures released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), forests are home…

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The reception of abstracts for the Eighth International Poplar Symposium is open

ProPopulus Team The Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (ILFE) (formerly known as the Poplar Research Institute) from Novi Sad, Serbia, will host the IUFRO Eighth International Poplar Symposium (IPS VIII): Poplars and Willows in the Era of Global Change: Agroforestry, Environmental Improvement, and Ecosystem Services to Enhance Livelihoods on 4 to 6 October 2022. The symposium will…

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