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3 February, 2015

XIV World Forestry Congress - Abstracts deadline extended


Abstract deadline extended until 6 February


Share your people-centred ideas, field experiences, cutting-edge research, development projects, practical applications and theoretical models at the world's largest and most important gathering of the forest sector.

The XIV World Forestry Congress will take place 7-11 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa and will be a key occasion for the world's foresters and forest supporters to gather, to share their expertise and experience, and to project a new vision for the future of forests and forestry.

We welcome abstracts for papers, posters and - for the first time - video presentations on the central theme of the Congress, "Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future", and on relevant topics that also align with any of the six Congress sub-themes.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and hope to see you in Durban!

Full call for abstracts
 | Submission guidance

Key dates to remember

6 February 2015 

Deadline for submission of abstracts

23 February 2015

Authors will receive evaluation of their abstracts and full instructions on how to submit the paper, poster or video

15 April 2015

Deadline for submission of posters, papers and videos

15 June 2015 

Selected authors will receive notification to prepare a presentation at the Congress


Spread the word

Please forward this announcement to anyone you know who might like to learn more about the XIV World Forestry Congress, and help spread the word on social media with the #WFC2015 hashtag.

Preliminary information about the Congress can be found on the FAO XIV World Forestry Congress website.