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SESSIONS

The event will contain a variety of parallel sessions as well as static content by IUFRO Units, Task Forces and Member Organizations. Furthermore, the IUFRO WORLD DAY will include three “Science Informs Policy” webinars on overarching forest research topics, one in each time zone, and three “About IUFRO” networking sessions, one in each time zone. To see how the sessions will be structured in the event, view our timetable.

Parallel Sessions

IUFRO Units and Member Organisations will show and share forest-related research work, projects and more.

Lunch with IUFRO

Meet IUFRO representatives, find out how IUFRO works and how to get involved, have your say.

Science Policy Forums

Cutting edge research and emerging issues of relevancy for policy and decision makers will be discussed.

Conference Seating

parallel sessions

IUFRO Units and Member Organisations will show and share their work.

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LUNCH WITH IUFRO

Meet the IUFRO leadership, get to know the world of IUFRO and have your say.

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science policy forums

Latest research and emerging issues of relevancy for policy makers will be discussed.

 
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parallel sessions

Members of the global IUFRO network will show and share forest-related research work, projects, news and more.

In each of the three time zone groups there will be presentations by IUFRO Research Units and IUFRO Member Organizations.These parallel sessions will take place throughout the whole event (except for the "prime time" in each region that is reserved for the networking sessions and policy forums). The sessions will contain a variety of information including:

  • Forest-related research topics from around the world

  • Insights into the work of IUFRO Units and Member Organization

  • Latest news on projects of the global IUFRO network

 

These presentations on topics related to forest, trees and forest products research could be live or recorded sessions or webinars, live or recorded talks or interviews, videos, slides or posters showing activities, announcements, publications etc. Live sessions, publications and other interesting information can be explored through our interactive map.

 

You can find all parallel sessions in our timetable for the event. Details on the individual sessions are available through the following link.

Sunset Dinner

lunch with
IUFRO

Meet, greet and ‘eat’ – learn more about the global IUFRO network, meet peers and interact with IUFRO representatives

 
Appetizers

APPETIZER

"Speed friending"

Meet other participants in this ice breaker session and connect with people all over the world

White Wine

TOAST BY THE PRESIDENT

Keep your glasses ready!

Welcome by IUFRO President John Parrotta

Video message by the Austrian Minister of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism Elisabeth Köstinger

Cheese and Grapes

MIXED WORLD DAY PLATTER

Get familiar with IUFRO

Presentation about IUFRO, find out how IUFRO works and how to get involved

Fish Fillet

SMÖRGÅSBORD

Sneak preview of the 2024 IUFRO World Congress

Presentation about the IUFRO World Congress 2024

Vegetable Plate

YOUTHFUL CUISINE

IUFRO for early career scientists and newcomers

Speakers from different career stages will share their experience with IUFRO and how IUFRO has helped them during their career. Find out how to get involved as a young scientist and raise your questions!

Fortune Cookies

QUIZ SURPRISE

IUFRO Quiz

Participate in our IUFRO Quiz and get the chance to win an exciting prize from an international scientific journal!

Coffee Hearts

COFFEE AND CAKE WITH DIVISIONS

A choice of forest-related disciplines for fruitful networking and learning

Poster session where IUFRO Divisions introduce themselves and their role within IUFRO. Take your chance to interact and find out more!

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You are invited to lunch with us during the IUFRO World Day! Find what is on the menu below and read more details on the courses here:

 

The three "Lunch with IUFRO" sessions (one per time zone group) will allow participants to learn more about IUFRO and what it does, find out how to get involved, meet peers, make new acquaintances and talk with experienced scientists. This element offers an opportunity to meet with the leadership and interact with IUFRO Coordinators.

 

All three sessions last for two hours each and are organized in the “prime time” of each region (12:00 - 14:00 pm mid-region time). There is no overlap with other live events during the two hours (no live events by units or members).

MENU

(PRELIMINARY PROGRAM)

 

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SCIENCE POLICY FORUMs

Cutting edge research and emerging issues of relevancy for policy and decision makers as well as new and promising approaches to global challenges will be discussed.

 

The IUFRO World Day will comprise three Science Policy Forums, one in each time zone group. All three sessions last for 1,5 hours each and are organized in the “prime time” of each region following the networking sessions (14:00 - 15:30 pm mid-region time). There is no overlap with other live events during the 1,5 hours (no live events by units or members)

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Forest-based Bioeconomy for All Opportunities and Challenges



SCIENCE POLICY FORUM
AFRICA AND EUROPE

28 September 2021 - 12:00 - 13:30 pm UTC

Collaboratively organized by the African Forest Forum and the University of Freiburg

Wildfires

Forests and Fire
Intersectionality
of Forests and
People




SCIENCE POLICY FORUM
NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

28 September 2021 - 20:00 - 21:30 pm UTC

Collaboratively organized by the US Forest Service and Embrapa

Raindrops on Leaf

Forests and Water
Science-Policy-Practice Interface for Managing Forest and Water Interactions under a Changing Environment

SCIENCE POLICY FORUM
ASIA AND OCEANIA

29 September 2021 - 07:00 - 08:30 am UTC

Collaboratively organized by the Chinese Academy of Forestry and the Murdoch University