Pre-Congress Training Workshops

As part of IUFRO’s capacity building programme for young and mid-career scientists, IUFRO will organise the following two training workshops prior to the Congress from 23 to 24 June, 2012:

IUFRO-SPDC Workshop:
“Preparing and Writing Research Proposals”
Who should attend? Young scientists from African countries in need to expand their skills in mobilising funding for their research

IUFRO-SPDC Workshop:
“Communicating Forest Research – Making Science Work for Policy and Management”
Who should attend? Early and mid-career scientists/research managers from African countries interested in learning more about effective science communication.

Expressions of interest for participation in one of the above-mentioned training workshops can be submitted online as follows:
• Preparing and Writing Research Proposals:
• Communicating Forest Research – Making Science Work for Policy and Management:

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Key Dates
  • December 31, 2011 Abstract submission deadline
  • February 29, 2012 Notification of accepted abstracts
  • March 30, 2012 Application submission deadline for Scientist Assistance Programme
  • April 30, 2012 Notification of approved sponsorship
  • May 31, 2012 Conference registration deadline Last day to request refund of conference registration
  • June 25-29, 2012 IUFRO- Fornessa Regional Congress