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Conference: Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe (SIMWOOD project final conference)

Contributed by: European Forest Institute

From 2017-10-12 to 2017-10-13, France
The EU research project SIMWOOD will present its findings of four years of region-based research action and trans-European cooperation at a final conference in Paris, France. The SIMWOOD project aims to increase the mobilisation of wood from forests and woodlands in Europe.
Regional, national and European stakeholders interested in wood mobilisation are invited to the conference ‘Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe’ (SIMWOOD project final conference). The programme is designed to address both forest practitioners (forest managers, entrepreneurs, wood suppliers etc.) and policy-makers.

From October 12 to 13, 2017, the members of the EU research project SIMWOOD will present their findings of four years of region-based research action and trans-European cooperation at a final conference in Paris, France. The SIMWOOD project aims to increase the mobilisation of wood from forests and woodlands in Europe. The project reaches out to stakeholders and regional initiatives with the aim of engaging and mobilising forest owners and practitioners, promoting collaborative forest management and ensuring sustainable forest functions.

Programme:
• Lessons learned from the SIMWOOD pilot projects and regional learning labs
• Experiences shared by participating SMEs
• Demonstration of tools and products developed to support wood mobilisation
• Panel discussions with forest practitioners, policy makers and researchers

The deadline for registration is 31 July 2017.

Venue: Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris, 80 Rue Rebeval, 75-019 Paris, France
Registration: http://www.bayfor.org/simwood-final-conference
Project website: http://www.simwood-project.eu/

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Organisation

    European Forest Institute
    Yliopistokatu 6
    80100 Joensuu
    Finland
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Subjects

Agriculture

Keywords

wood mobilisation, forestry, innovation, tools
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