Call for bids for the EFI Annual Conference week taking place in 2026 – 2027.

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The Annual Conference takes place during the EFI Annual Conference week which is organized in co-operation with EFI member organizations. The Annual Conference is one of the main decision-making bodies in the EFI organization. The ordinary session of the Conference is held annually for 3 days, including one day for Conference decision-making session, one day for a scientific seminar and a one-day field trip. The official language of EFI events is English. Information about previous Annual Conferences and their venues is available here.

With the aim to increase awareness amongst the general public and decision makers about Europe’s forests in our increasingly urbanized society, EFI grants the title of ‘European Forest City’ to the city where the EFI Annual Conference is hosted. The title is given annually and lasts for one year (e.g. European Forest City 2023). During this year, the city can utilize the title in its promotional materials and communications.

If your organization is interested in hosting the Conference in 2026 or 2027, please find the application form (attached). Kindly send the form to You can also send any questions related to hosting the conference to the same mailbox. 
Call closed on Thursday 14 March 2024.