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NordGen Forest Conference 2018

The NordGen Forest Conference of 2018 will be held in Tuusula North of Helsinki on the 18th-19th of September.

“New Forest for Future Needs – using advanced regeneration methods and techniques”

Photo: Kari Leinonen

This year’s NordGen Forest Conference will be arranged in cooperation with Evira, the Finnish Food Safety Authority and the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

On the 18th of September the Conference will be held at Hotel Gustavelund, whereas the 19th of September will be reserved for a field trip in the nearby area.

The conference will be held in English, and participation is free of charge.

The areas that will be covered at the conference and field trip include:

  • Choosing regeneration chain by using big data
  • New methods for seedling stand monitoring and thinning
  • How can research solve problems in Norway spruce seeds production
  • New technologies in seedling production -somatic embryogenesis, artificial light treatment etc.
  • Future disease risks for tree seedlings

Registration and more information

NordGen Forest address conservation and sustainable use of forest genetic resources, by being a forum for researchers, practitioners and managers working on forest genetics, seeds, planting stock and regeneration, and by facilitating the flow of scientific information and knowhow between these groups.