Barents Forest Forum 2019

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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. 


Contact

E-mail

bff2019@slu.se

 

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

Page editor: mona.bonta.bergman@slu.se