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Events: 1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016


1st International Conference on Sustainable Forest Development in View of Climate Change IUFRO - 11 months ago
From 2016-08-08 to 2016-08-09, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.07.00

Starts: 8 Aug 2016 - Ends: 9 Aug 2016 - Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Peatlands in Harmony - Agriculture, Industry & Nature - 15th International Peat Congress Tropical Peat Research Laboratory Unit - 1 year ago
The theme of the Congress is Peatlands in Harmony-Agriculture, Industry & Nature. Presentations will relate to an integrated global perspective for the responsible use of peatlands and the preservation of their unique dynamics and natural biodiversity. The Congress will also provide for researchers, academics and practitioners an ideal platform to congregate, share information and discuss their scientific results and experiences with particular reference to peat and peatlands in the tropics Sarawak,...

Starts: 15 Aug 2016 - Ends: 19 Aug 2016 - Location: Sarawak, Malaysia

15th International Peat Congress (IPC) IUFRO - 12 months ago
From 2016-08-15 to 2016-08-19, Kuching, SarawaK, Malaysia, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.01.02, 1.02.00 This prestigious Quadrennial Convention will be hosted by the Malaysian Peat Society (MPS) in partnership with the International Peatland Society (IPS). It will be the first time in the Society’s long history of organising this Congress that it will convene at a location outside of Europe and North America and also in South East Asia. The theme of the Congress is Peatlands in Harmony-Agriculture,...

Starts: 15 Aug 2016 - Ends: 19 Aug 2016 - Location: Kuching, SarawaK, Malaysia

Landscape Leadership 3-Day Intensive Workshop Eco Agriculture Partners - 3 months ago
Take your leadership skills in integrated landscape approaches to sustainable development, agriculture and climate change to the next level during three intense and rewarding days with EcoAgriculture Partners? expert trainers at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia.

Starts: 16 Aug 2016 - Ends: 18 Aug 2016 - Location: Shenandoah Valley, Virgina, United States

International Training Course on Combating Desertification for Central Asia and the Balkans UNCCD - 2 months ago
Each year Turkey?s General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion organizes an International Training Course on Combating Desertification. This year, the training will take place from 23-27 August in Konya-Mersin for experts from Central Asia and the Balkans. The training is supported by Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA). The training course covers technical issues such as causes of desertification/land degradation, seed and seedling production, forestation,...

Starts: 23 Aug 2016 - Ends: 27 Aug 2016 - Location: Konya-Mersin, Turkey

EcoSummit 2016: Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change IUFRO - 2 years ago
From 2016-08-29 to 2016-09-02, Montpellier, , IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 8.03.00 EcoSummit 2016 will centre on the ecology of terrestrial ecosystems and all habitats that are integrated within those ecosystems, including river networks, wetlands and coastlines. Focus will be placed on fragile ecosystems that are more likely to suffer the consequences of climate change and anthropogenic pressure. However, in the current context of an increasing world population, changes in social habit (increasing world...

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: Montpellier, FR

Pine Wilt Disease Conference 2016 IUFRO - 1 year ago
From 2016-08-29 to 2016-09-02, Seoul, South Korea, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 7.02.10

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: Seoul, South Korea

Forests, water and soils: exploring the importance of their linkages; Session at EcoSummit 2016: Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change IUFRO - 12 months ago
From 2016-08-29 to 2016-09-02, Montpellier, France, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: T34 Forests play both an integral role in the supply of clean water for a range of uses, and also in stabilizing and protecting soils from erosion. Much of the World’s freshwater is provided through forested catchments. Forests also protect many dams from siltation and contamination from various pollutants and protect groundwater systems from pollution. In addition, both soil and water are essential drivers of forest health...

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: Montpellier, France

Pine Wilt Disease Conference 2016 IUFRO - 1 year ago
From 2016-08-29 to 2016-09-02, Seoul, South Korea, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 7.02.10 As the PWD Working Party, IUFRO unit 7.02.10, we have tried to perform a variety of activities by collaborating with various research communities of PWD worldwide. In particular, the PWD international conference aims to provide the opportunity to bring together people interested in a thorough understanding of the pathogens and diseases in general, and in the development of new tools and approaches that may offer solutions...

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: Seoul, South Korea

IUFRO Division 3 Doctoral Student Conference IUFRO - 7 months ago
From 2016-08-29 to 2016-09-02, Corvallis, OR, United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.00.00 The 1st IUFRO Division 3 Doctoral Student Conference aims to foster a community among doctoral students in forest operations/engineering that encourages sharing knowledge, professionalism, and collaboration. The entire conference is student oriented, where attendees will have ample opportunity to present their doctoral research work and receive feedback from peers. Designed for young, smart, and energetic...

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: Corvallis, OR, United States

The 9th International Conference on Traditional Forest Knowledge (TFK) APAFRI - 6 months ago
This year, 2016, the 9th International Conference on Traditional Forest Knowledge (TFK): ?Managing TFK to meet global challenges on biodiversity and ecosystem services for community welfare and wellbeing? will be held 29 ? 31 August 2016 in Bogor, Indonesia. The topic selected for this year aims to uncover TFK and its relation with biodiversity and ecosystem services for community welfare and wellbeing. Evaluation on Millennium Assessment (MA) pointed out that 60% of ecosystem services has been...

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 31 Aug 2016 - Location: Bogor, Indonesia

Forest Communication Meeting - Joint Meeting with UNECE-FAO Forest Communicators Network IUFRO - 8 months ago
From 2016-08-29 to 2016-09-01, Portland, Oregon, United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 9.01.02 The meeting will address major challenges and opportunities for forest communication, including presentations from members of each network and other experts. Meeting themes include: - Sustainability and Trust: Communicating Across Sectors to Benefit Forests; - Thinking Global and Acting Local; Thinking Local and Acting Global: Scaling Forest Communications Up, Down and Across Continents; - Skill Development:...

Starts: 29 Aug 2016 - Ends: 1 Sep 2016 - Location: Portland, Oregon, United States

Human Dimensions of Tree Health & Plant Biosecurity Workshop: International Perspectives IUFRO - 4 months ago
From 2016-08-30 to 2016-08-30, London, United Kingdom, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 7.03.15 The aim of this international workshop is to bring together researchers interested in the governance and socio-economic dimensions of tree health and plant biosecurity. Organised as part of the work programme of the IUFRO Division 7 Forest Health 'Social Dimensions of Forest Health' Working Party, the event is open to any researchers, practitioners or policymakers working in these fields.

Starts: 30 Aug 2016 - Ends: 30 Aug 2016 - Location: London, United Kingdom

FORCOM/SFEM/2016 - Sustainable Forest Management in a rapidly changing world: Philosophy and Technology for forest resource management IUFRO - 4 months ago
From 2016-08-30 to 2016-09-02, Tsu-City, Japan, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 4.00.00

Starts: 30 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: TsuCity, Japan

9th International Conference on Traditional Forest Knowledge (TFK): "Managing TFK to meet global challenges on biodiversity and ecosystem services for community welfare and wellbeing" IUFRO - 2 months ago
From 2016-08-31 to 2016-09-02, Bogor, Indonesia, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: APAFRI, T13 The topic selected for this year's conference aims to uncover TFK and its relation with biodiversity and ecosystem services for community welfare and wellbeing. Evaluation on Millennium Assessment (MA) pointed out that 60% of ecosystem services has been degraded and reduce in quality as well as quantity level and loss of biodiversity became the key factor of poverty, climate change, and unsustainable development....

Starts: 31 Aug 2016 - Ends: 2 Sep 2016 - Location: Bogor, Indonesia