April 24-26, 2013, Umeå, Sweden

FORSYS 2013 is the final event of the FORSYS COST Action. FORSYS has brought together developers and users of forest DSSs from more than 30 countries. The 2013 international conference should gather expertise from different areas related to forest DSS to form a comprehensive picture of problems and opportunities. The following main areas will be covered:

· DSS serving different clients (forest policy, participation and multiple objectives, family and company forestry)
· Specific ecosystem services and the role of DSS: (timber and non-timber goods , regulatory services, cultural services)
· Generic methods for DSS (ontology, optimization, risk assessment)

Key notes

· Jose Borges: AssociateProfessor, Department of Forest Engineering of Instituto Superior deAgronomia of the Technical University ofLisbon

· KatharinaHelming: Dr. sc. agr., Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

· Florian Kraxner: Deputy Program Leader of Ecosystems Services and Management Program,IIASA

· Laurent Mermet: Professor of Environmental Management, AgroParisTech

· Mikael Rönnqvist, professor at Université Laval, Canada Research Chair in “Operations Research in Natural Resources”

· Sandor F. Tóth: Associate Professor of Natural Resource Informatics, University of Washington

Draft program on http://www-conference.slu.se/forsys2013/program.html

We have a full program of presentations but would still able to accommodate a few more. Thus:
Additional Abstracts are Welcome until Friday March 10th for notification in due time for early bird registration.
For instructions, see http://www-conference.slu.se/forsys2013/abstracts.html

See http://www-conference.slu.se/forsys2013/contacts.html.

More information: http://www-conference.slu.se/forsys2013/

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