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Forest thematic day in Akureyri, Iceland on April 11, 2018

Hof is the conference hall where the thematic day is to be held in April.

On the 11th of April 2018 NordGen Forest arrange a thematic day in Akureyri, northern Iceland. The theme of the day is “Seed supply and tree breeding”. Welcome!


During the thematic day, speakers from Denmark, Norway and Iceland will give different perspectives on the topics of seed production and seed orchards. The session after lunch will include excursion to Iceland’s biggest indoor seed orchard where there will be focus on the breeding of hybrid larch (Larix sukaczewi x Larix decidua). Later in the evening, a dinner for the participants is held at hotel KEA in Akureyri.

–The day is relevant for all those that work in the forestry sector. Foresters and scientist, as well as nursery managers and personnel, Rakel Jónsdóttir says.

The thematic day will be held in conjunction with the annual Forest conference in Iceland the 12th of April.

The thematic day will be held in English while the annual forest conference will be in Icelandic.

Register for the thematic day here.

More practical information about the thematic day can be found here.