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Barents Forest Forum 2019

The Barents region in a biobased future

October 15-17, 2019 Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

The Barents Forest Forum is a cooperation platform for forest sector stakeholders in the Barents region. Over the course of three days, participants from industry, forest stakeholders, policy, research and development, and education will discuss forests in a biobased future in Northern Europe with a particular focus on the Barents region. 

The conference commences with a workshop focused on labor supply, equal opportunities and education. The conference continues with high-level practice-oriented presentations with focus on examples from Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden. There will be opportunities for networking and  practical demonstrations in forest-related excursions. The conference is open to all. 

Program and registration

View the program and register. The registration is now open, deadline October 7, 2019.

Getting here

Learn more about Umeå and how to get here.

What is Barents Forest Forum

Learn more about the Barents Forest Forum, former conferences and who's behind it.

Recorded material

See the second day of the conference, October 16th 2019.


Camilla Widmark

Project leader Barents Forest Forum 2019

Researcher, head of office Forest Bioeconomy Network in 2019

+46 90 786 85 96, +46 70 29 29 018

Mona Bonta Bergman

Communications officer Forest Bioeconomy Network

+46 730-347 379

Published: 29 May 2023 - Page editor: mona.bonta.bergman@slu.se

Department of Forest Economics

Head of Department: Camilla Widmark

Deputy Head of Department: Torbjörn Andersson


Visiting address

Skogsmarksgränd 17, SE- 901 83 Umeå

Ulls väg 27, SE- Uppsala