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The organizers seek abstracts and presentations in the following fields:

  • Managerial economics and accounting as a base for decision making
    - Monitoring, modelling and accounting tools for evaluating climate damages, forest degradation and deforestation, habitat functions and management options.
    - Data generation, data and benchmarking systems as a basis for decision making
    - Decision support systems for adaptation to shifting framework conditions
  • Climate change impact assessment
    - Assessments of forest damage after calamities and extreme weather events
    - Effects of adaptation strategies to climate change on forestry, timber industry and bioeconomy
  • Policy impact assessment
    - Effects of nature protection strategies and other strategies for safeguarding forest ecosystem services on forestry, timber industry and bioeconomy
    - Effects of forest- and timber-related policies and regulations on forestry and forest value-chains
    - Payments for ecosystem services - assessment and accounting
  • Forests and society
    - Role of (small-scale) forest enterprises / forest owner associations in a changing world
    - Inclusion of environmental, cultural and social aspects of forestry in economic accounting
    - Evaluation of conflicting societal demands on forests and forestry
    - Forestry and rural areas - employment in the forestry sector
    - Effects of the Covid19-Pandemic on forestry and forest owners
  • Value chains
    Innovations and knowledge building for maintaining sustainable forest management
    - Traceability of forest products, e.g. deforestation free value chains, FLEGT/EUTR, etc.
    - CO2-footprints of forest products and value-chains
  • Digitization in forestry
  • Transdisciplinary research in these fields


  • The organizers aim to publish a special issue of peer reviewed conference papers and are currently checking possibilities at different journals.
    More information will follow on this website soon.
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