Silava, Latvia

International conference and study trip to Latvia

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This event is postponed until june 2022. SNS Growth and Yield Nordic Network biannual conference. This year hosted by Silava, Latvia . More information will come in spring.

International conference for the SNS Nordic Growth & Yield network is postponed until june 2022. (originally scheduled to Latvia in 2021, 17-19 August).
Including field excursions and outdoor sessions at scientific research forests at Kalsnava forest district where scientific activities started in 1960’s.  The main theme and topics are planned as follows: 

“Local solutions for regional and global forest management challenges” 

The conference will focus on following topics:

  • growth and yield modeling
  • improvement of forest growing conditions
  • fast-growing trees and fast growing of trees 
  • climate change and forest growth 
  • benefits and risks of intensified forest management

For BECFOR PhD students we are also planning for a study trip as post-conference tour. More info will come winter 2021.


Time: 2022-06-16 - 2022-06-18
City: Latvia
Location: Silava
Organiser: SNS
Additional info:

Emma Holmström, Research Assistant, Associate Senior Lecturer
Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre
emma.holmstrom@slu.se, +4640415114