IUFRO Symposium on Forest Education

Call for abstracts, EXTENDED DEADLINE 15th OF JUNE

Please send abstracts for conference presentations (max 4,000 characters including spaces) no later than 15 June. Decision to acceptance will be made by 22th June.  Book of abstracts, in PDF format, will include all accepted abstracts but no longer papers. 


In co-operation with University of Helsinki and Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station, Finland (conference has a hybrid option)

    The IUFRO Symposium on Forest Education will consist of invited keynotes and seminars, voluntary papers and round table discussions, short communications, field visits and teaching observations. These activities take place in Helsinki and other places in Southern Finland. Most activities are also communicated in hybrid mode.

    Symposium participants will discuss gaps in forest education at university and college level including further education, curriculum of forest education such as Forest Education Global Core Curriculum (FEGCO), and digital tools and platforms. The aim of the symposium is to discuss about

    • how education could find best ways to combine theory and practice
    • how digital tools could be used to enhance forest education.

    Time: October Mon 2 – Wed 4, 2023

    Place: Finland, University of Helsinki (Helsinki in Viikki campus and field station Hyytiälä), Lohja, Nemus Futurum visit by Metsä Group and partly virtual platform (hybrid).


    Sponsored by Metsämiesten Säätiö foundation