Place: Hotel Örk, Hveragerði, South Iceland
Time: 17-18 September 2019
Forest pests are a significant threat to boreal forests and forestry. The NordGen Forest conference 2019 will focus on threats posed to Nordic forestry and forest plant production by invasive pest species. Main issues addressed at the conference will be:
An excursion is held on the 18 September; including visits to geothermal heat forests in Reykir, breeding for resistance in Black cottonwood, use of biological control in greenhouse farming at Fridheimar and presentation of the Land reclamation project in Iceland. The excursion will be held close to the volcano Hekla.
More information and registration here
On the 19 September an SNS Matchmaking Day will be organised in Reykjavik. If you are a PhD student you can apply for a travel grant to Iceland!
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