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2nd International Conference on Urban Tree Diversity
2016-02-22 to 2016-02-24
Melbourne, Australia

The conference’s perspective on urban tree diversity will include the following topics:

Selection of urban trees.
Diverse approaches to design, integrate and establish urban trees
Different approaches to assessing urban tree populations.
Ecosystem services provided by diverse urban trees
Strategies and planning for urban tree diversity.
Managing diverse threats: such as pest, diseases, climate change, invasiveness.

Diverse social-ecological perspectives, values and engagement with urban trees. The main organisers of the conference are The University of Melbourne (UniMelb), the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and the City of Melbourne (CoM).

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IUFRO Genomics and Forest Tree Genetics Conference
2016-05-30 to 2016-06-03
Arcachon, France

A conference jointly organised by the four working parties of IUFRO subdivision 2.4 (Genetics) with two side events: Genomic Selection workshop & IUFRO Task Force meeting

The objective of this conference - bringing together researchers from the four working parties of IUFRO subdivision 2.4 (Forest Genetics) - is to present and discuss new scientific findings in the area of population, quantitative and evolutionary genetics and how they can be applied in genetic resource conservation and breeding. Participants may submit contributions from empirical, experimental and theoretical pieces of works, that address key leading scientific and applied issues. link

FowiTa - German Forest Sciences Conference (Deutsche Forstwissenschaftliche Tagung)
2016-09-26 to 2016-09-29
Freiburg, Germany

We invite you to the Black Forest for the most important German Forest Science Conference and are looking forward to a lively scientific exchange and discussions. The main topics of the conference include:

• Impact of climate change on forests and adaptation strategies of forestry to climate change
• Biodiversity and Conservation
• Intensity of forest use
• The role of the bio-economy for forestry and forest industries
• Evidence-based forestry for a more objective system understanding

Four to five sessions are offered for each of these topics. The sessions are organized and moderated by colleagues from many forestry research institutions from Germany and abroad. In addition, there will also be a session block with free themes.
You are invited to submit conference contributions in the form of oral presentations and posters. For further information about the program of the Forest Science Conference 2016 see
In addition to technical sessions, the award ceremony of the German Forest Science Prize, social events and a number of excursions complement the conference programme.

For specific information, you may contact Prof. Jürgen Bauhus, the chair of the Scientific Committee and local organizing team:

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