Baltic Sea Region Conference, Interdisciplinary Research for Higher Socioeconomic Value of Forests

10 - 12 Jun 2013,

The conference will address topics relevant to forest ecosystem goods and services, with an emphasis on the economic value of forests and appropriate management practices to ensure sustainable use of forest resources including recognition of environmental benefits from forests such as clean water, carbon storage and protection of biodiversity. The aim is to facilitate scientific dialogue among experts of forest sector and associated branches in the Baltic Sea Region, to create an international platform for wide interdisciplinary collaboration and information exchange among neighboring countries, bringing together not only researchers from different institutions, but also representatives of industry, NGOs and government authorities, as well as students of forestry and associated specialities.