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.
Tuesday 24 March 2020
18:00-20:00 Registration and welcome reception
Wednesday 25 March
Full day indoors
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
Download the full program (as a PDF)
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17 September: Abstract submission opens
17 September: Registration opens