IUFRO World Congress 2024 Call for Session Proposals

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SLU hosts the IUFRO World Congress 2024, 23-29 June in Stockholm. The opportunity is now open to contribute to the congressional program by submitting session proposals.

In line with the spirit of the Congress title - Forests and Society Towards 2050 ‐ the program will highlight the contributions to the UN sustainable development goals and beyond.

The Congress program will reflect the forest science community’s diverse contributions, across the full range of natural and social science disciplines, with special emphasis on the decided congress themes and subthemes.

SLU is the host
SLU is a proud IUFRO member and the appointed Swedish congress host organization to bring the congress to Stockholm 23-29 June, 2024 - in collaboration with our Nordic and Baltic partner countries. The Congress will contribute to future forest research and the roadmap for next generations with focus on Forests and Society Towards 2050.

Why attend?
The IUFRO World Congress 2024 is a collaborative global network platform, held at 5-year intervals, with the aim to accelerate forest related scientific knowledge exchange and strategic research agendas. Further giving the opportunity for scientists, governmental agencies, the business sector and other stakeholders with forest and green economy interest, to discuss global challenges, future needs and innovative solutions towards a sustainable future within forestry, climate and society.

Agenda 2030
With focus on forest contribution to the 2030 Agenda, its sustainable development goals (SDG) and beyond, the IUFRO World Congress 2024 will help streamlining the forest research agendas, furthering dialogues and cross-sector cooperation, and promoting the multi-functionality of forests and their services.

Who may submit a session proposal?
All who share an interest in the future of forests, climate, the environment, societal development and forest-related science are invited to submit session proposals. Proposals should be submitted in English, online at Call for Congress Session Proposals | IUFRO Stockholm 2024.

Deadline 13 October
he application period will be opened until 13 October, 2022. (Proposals will not be accepted after 13 October, 2022.)

Register and/or find out more about e.g. criteria for selection, preparation, timeline

Further info from IUFRO 2024 secretariat IUFRO2024@slu.se 

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