The conference is cancelled due to the Corona virus (Covid-19).

We are looking into the possibility of moving the conference to 27-29 October. More information will be posted here as soon as possible.

Program

Tuesday 24 March 2020

18:00-20:00 Registration and welcome reception

 

Wednesday 25 March

Full day indoors

Introduction

Session 1: Resistance and resilience of mixed forests following disturbances

Resistance and resilience of mixed forests under e.g. changing climate and following climate extremes. Influence of disturbances on mixed forests, e.g. fire, wind, snow, insect outbreaks, pests and diseases. Plant-animal interactions.

Session 2: Ecosystem services from mixed forests
Multi-functionality of mixed forests through history. ESS at different spatial scales: from stands to landscapes. ESS data sources and trade-offs. Potential for management to promote multifunctional mixed forests, biodiversity conservation, recreation, wood quality, and carbon sequestration.

 

Thursday 26 March

Half day indoors

Session 3: Dynamics and management of mixed forests
Biodiversity-productivity relationships, competition, facilitation and overyielding. Regeneration dynamics, growth and yield, thinning reactions and modelling. Management guidelines and objectives, design of plantations, adaptive measures, conversion of monocultures to mixed stands and cost-effective forest management.

13:00-18:00 Field trip to Snogeholm Landscape Laboratory

20:00 Social dinner

 

Friday 27 March

Full day indoors

Session 3: Continues…
Session 4: Mixed forests and policy aspects
Mixed forests economy, risk management, socio-ecological dimensions of forest management, decision making, policy implementation and the science-policy-practice interface.

15:15-16:00 Oral communication and final conclusions

16:15 Departure

Download the full program (as a PDF)

Contact

Academic Conferences

+46 18 67 15 22 or +46 18 67 10 03

mixedforest2020@akademikonferens.se

www.akademikonferens.se

Important dates

17 September: Abstract submission opens
17 September: Registration opens

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