XIV World Forestry Congress : Reminder - last call for abstracts

A Message from FAO

Don't miss the fast approaching deadline - Friday 30 January 2015 - to submit your abstract for papers, posters and videos. The XIV World Forestry Congress will take place 7-11 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa and will be a key occasion for the world’s foresters and forest supporters to gather, to share their expertise and experience, and to project a new vision for the future of forests and forestry...

 

We welcome abstracts for papers, posters and – for the first time – video presentations on the central theme of the Congress, “Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future”, and on relevant topics that also align with any of the six Congress sub-themes.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and hope to see you in Durban!

Full call for abstracts | Submission guidance

Key dates to remember

30 January 2015 

Deadline for submission of abstracts

15 February 2015

Authors will receive evaluation of their abstracts and full instructions on how to submit the paper, poster or video

15 April 2015

Deadline for submission of posters, papers and videos

15 June 2015 

Selected authors will receive notification to prepare a presentation at the Congress

Spread the word

Please forward this announcement to anyone you know who might like to learn more about the XIV World Forestry Congress, and help spread the word on social media with the #WFC2015 hashtag.

Preliminary information about the Congress can be found on the FAO XIV World Forestry Congress website.  

Hester Obisi
Secretary-General
of the XIV World Forestry Congress
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
South Africa

Tiina Vahanen 
Associate Secretary-General
of the XIV World Forestry Congress
Forestry Department, FAO, Italy

Contact
WFC-Abstracts@fao.org

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