Barents Forest Forum 2019

Last changed: 08 April 2019

Content and preliminary program

The focus of the conference is on the multiple-functions of forests in future bioeconomy (e.g., society’s mitigation and adaptation to climate change, biobased products, and forest-based innovations). Questions on labor supply, equal opportunities, and forest-related education will also be discussed. 

The first day of the Barents Forest Forum invites participants to a pre-conference workshop focused on labor supply, equal opportunities and education. The second day comprises of high-level practice-oriented presentations and networking. The last day of the event focus on practical demonstrations in forest-related excursions.

Location: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skogsmarksgränd 17.

Language of the conference: English and Russian. 

Preliminary Program

15 October

13.00 – 17.00

Pre-conference workshop

Theme: “Attractive work and career in the forest sector”

16 October

9.00 – 17.30

High-level practice-oriented presentations

Theme: “The biobased future of the Barents region”

In-conference workshop: “Bioeconomy in the Barents region” - presentation of report and discussion.

Conference dinner 

17 October

9.00 – 16.00

Excursions – practical demonstrations of forests and the Swedish bioeconomy

Registration opens in the end of May, beginning of June. 




Camilla Widmark

Project leader Barents Forest Forum 2019

Researcher, head of office Forest Bioeconomy Network

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

Mona Bonta Bergman

Communications officer Forest Bioeconomy Network

+46 730-347 379

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