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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:

www.fowita.deexternal link

Society of American Foresters - 2016 National Convention
2016-11-02 to 2016-11-06
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Forests form the fabric of the landscapes of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes area, influencing generations of foresters and figuring prominently in the cultures, traditions, and economies of the region. Madison is central to a robust Midwestern forestry community that offers a rich history, a legacy of pioneering forestry environmentalism, and an active contemporary forestry industry. It is a vibrant, safe, walkable capital city that is home to the University of Wisconsin and the world-renowned USFS Forest Products Lab.

The 2016 SAF National Convention will explore the rich history of forestry, land stewardship, and the connections that unite all who create, manage, use, and conserve forests and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values. link

The 6th World Sustainability Forum
2017-01-27 to 2017-01-28
Cape Town, South Africa

An international scientific conference of the journal Sustainability under the patronage of the University of Basel, University of the Western Cape, University of Cape Town and the National Research Foundation of the Republic of South Africa. link

COST FP1204 - Green Infrastructure: Nature-based solutions for sustainable and resilient cities
Orvieto, Italy
The Conference “Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities” in Orvieto from 4 to 7 April 2017 is not only the final Conference of GreenInUrbs ( but is also a strategic event for the H2020 priority topic of the Nature Based Solutions and will bring together different communities besides to the GreenInUrbs one, including that of scientists and academics, practitioners, policy makers/administrators, industries.
Top-level Keynote Speakers, awards for best posters and presentations, a wide range of topics distributed in 12 sessions, an exciting field tour through the Urban and Periurban GI of Rome, Credits for Practitioners, an outstanding Venue and an enchanting mix of history and landscape will make this a unique event that you cannot miss.
Several international institutions will be present at the event including DG Environment and DG Research of the European Commission and all the main international institutions dealing with sustainability and resilience. link