22 June, 2012
Registration Deadline and Final Programme: 5th Forest Science Symposium 2012
find the Final Programme for our upcoming 5th Forest Science
As you know our theme
for this year is "Risk to sustainable plantation forestry in southern
Africa: The role of Research".
With 29 varied
papers, four highly topical plenary addresses and a number of posters on
display, we are very proud of, and excited for, what promises to be a
Our plenary papers
have been confirmed and will look at the following:
Plenary 1: Challenges to
sustainable plantation forestry in South Africa
Ms Viv McMenamin
- Director: Land & Forestry, South Africa Division, Mondi
Plenary 2: Global tree
health: What next?
Wingfield - Director, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
(FABI, University of Pretoria
Without a doubt
this is becoming a key event on the Forest Sector calendar in South Africa,
programme is an excellent reflection of the depth and breadth of research
being conducted by people from a range of academic and
research institutions, as well as forestry companies.
Thanks to the generous
sponsorship of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as well as
a number of the forestry companies in South Africa, we are able to
host a high value event, which we hope many of you will attend.
Please remember you need
to register to attend and the closing date for registrations is Friday 6th July.
Attached with this
e-mail is a registration form and we would like to encourage you to book your
place at the Symposium as soon as possible.
The event is of course
open to everyone - so please assist us in passing this information onto anyone
who you feel may be interested in attending.
We are looking forward
to seeing all of you at Hilton College on 24 & 25 July for what promises to
be a great event!
more information, visit our website www.icfr.ukzn.ac.za
or contact Sally Upfold (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sally J Upfold (MSc)
Institute for Commercial
Forestry Research (ICFR)
Tel: +27 33 386 2314
Fax: +27 33 389 8905
Download the regisatration form: 5th Forest Science Symposium - Registration Form 2012
Download the programme: 5th Forest Science Symposium - Programme 2012