IUFRO Symposium on Forest Education – Merging theory and practice with help of digital tools

Online presentations voluntary papers time slots are the following ones. Monday 2 October at Helsinki time: before noon for Asian delegates from 7 to 9 am UTC, from 10 to 12 am UTC for African and European delegates and from 2 to 4 pm for American delegates.

There is a field trip in the conference programme. That is why it is recommended that you prepare carefully with your clothing. A typical temperature in early October is in Southern Finland from 5 to 10 C. Tracking boots is a good idea.
Number of onsite participants is limited up to 35.





October 1

Arriving in Helsinki

Get-together, 3 pm UTC

(6 pm Helsinki time)

Helsinki city center

October 2

Opening, keynotes, presentations

Presentation timeslots

7-9 am, 10-12 am, and 2-4 pm UTC

(10-12 am, 1-3 pm and 5-7 pm Helsinki time) 

and roundtable discussions

Helsinki, Viikki campus

October 3

Voluntary papers, forest visit

Before noon presentations,
afternoon visiting forests
(Nemus Futurum) &
travelling to Hyytiälä, dinner

Helsinki city center

Southern Finland, Lohja

Hyytiälä, Juupajoki

October 4

Observing field education and
intro to field station


Intro: living lab building
concept, SMEAR station

Teaching observation: Introduction to forest
sciences BSc course teaching

Travelling back to Helsinki


Hyytiälä field station