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IUFRO World Day - Digital Forest Science Forum 2021 28-29 September
Author: IUFRO    Time: 2021-09-17

Join the International Union of Forest Research Organizations on 28 and 29 September 2021 to connect, re-connect and interconnect all over the globe! Embark on a virtual journey around the world with 24 hours of forest-related research topics, science/policy forums and networking. Find out more about #IUFROWorldDay: https://www.iufroworldday.org/

To take part in any of the sessions and see the news items, you only need to register at: https://www.iufroworldday.org/participation

A unique Interactive Map will then be opened for you a few days before the event. You will be notified correspondingly! The Map will be the starting point of your free journey around the world of IUFRO.

More than 70 live sessions and a wide array of static contributions will be displayed on the Interactive Map grouped into three time zones: Africa/Europe; North/South America; Asia/Oceania.

All sessions in the Asia/Oceania time zone take place on Wednesday, 29 September!

Have a look at the timetable at: https://www.iufroworldday.org/timetable

Join IUFRO for an enjoyable lunch session on 29 September at 04:40 am UTC in the Asia/Oceania time zone: https://www.iufroworldday.org/lunch-sessions

You will hear about IUFRO and the 2024 IUFRO World Congress, listen to young and early-career scientists talking about their career paths and their relationship with IUFRO, and get to know the work of the IUFRO Divisions in detail, among other things.

Don’t miss our quiz during the lunch session! There is a great prize to win!

Three Science-Policy Forums

Each of the time zone groups will also hold a science-policy forum. All three forums will have eminent panelists including national and international policymakers and renowned experts in the respective regions and globally: https://www.iufroworldday.org/science-policy-forums

Forest-based Bioeconomy for All - Opportunities and Challenges (Africa/Europe)

28 September 2021 - 12:00 - 13:30 pm UTC

Forests and Fire - Intersectionality of Forests and People (North America/South America)

28 September 2021 - 20:00 - 21:30 pm UTC

Forests and Water: Science-Policy-Practice Interface for Managing Forest and Water Interactions under a Changing Environment (Asia/Oceania)

29 September 2021 - 07:00 - 08:30 am UTC

We are looking forward to seeing you at IUFRO World Day!