17 International Conference of the European Forum of Urban Forestry
Congrès et Symposiums - Lausanne , 3-7 June 2013
The conference will last from Wednesday June 3, until Saturday June 7, 2014. Keynote speeches, sessions with thematic presentations, poster sessions and workshops as well as field trips will be scheduled.
The conference will focus on “CROSSING BOUNDARIES: Urban Forests – Green Cities”.
The event will be of interest to experts from various scientific disciplines, administrations and management practices. It will speak to all working on forest, nature and landscape, as well as landuse planning and management, as well as to researchers and professionals involved in urban construction, architecture and sustainable development.
Participants who wish to present results of their research or practical results at the conference must send in their abstracts within the submission deadline: January 31, 2014
The “European Forum on Urban Forestry“ (EFUF) is a (European) network of experts of the science and practice of forestry, urban and regional planning, land-use management and landscape architecture. The network addresses questions about the management of urban forests and green spaces in order to improve the quality of life (in residential areas).
A yearly international conference is organized in order to present the latest research results and practical experience, to further discuss their implications in workshops and during field visits. The forum exists since 1998. In 2014 its annual conference will take place in Switzerland.