13.04.2021 - 13.04.2021

SUSTAINABLE FOREST BIOENERGY – IMPORTANT BUILDING BLOCK TO REACH EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL OBJECTIVES?

The Wood Be Better-network is hosting an event together with host Pär Holmgren, Member of European Parliament (Greens). The subject for the livestream is “Sustainable forest bioenergy – Important building block to reach European Green Deal objectives?” Join the livestream on 13 April 2021 at 13.15-15.00 CET A climate-neutral EU by 2050 is at the heart […]

8.04.2021 - 8.04.2021

Wood4Bauhaus Virtual Conference

Virtual Conference 8 April 2021, 10:00 – 16:00 CET The New European Bauhaus: How can the wood sector engage, contribute and co-create? Circular bio-based materials and solutions for a sustainable, affordable and beautiful transformation of the built environment. The European Commission’s New European Bauhaus calls for a creative, interdisciplinary, novel movement embedded in the society to imagine […]

28.10.2020 - 28.10.2020

InnoForESt Final Conference

After 3 years of hard work, the Horizon 2020 InnoForESt project is coming to an end, so it is time to celebrate and share the successful results achieved. The InnoForESt consortium will organise a virtual final conference to: showcase the InnoForESt project and its main findings, share lessons learned, and share our policy, business and […]

27.10.2020 - 27.10.2020

ThinkForest Webinar: Public Perception on Forests and Bioeconomy

This ThinkForest event, organised by the European Forest Institute (EFI), aims to understand and discuss the public perceptions of forestry and the forest-based bioeconomy. Is there room, and if so, how should the perceptions be shaped? A new EFI study on “Public perceptions of forestry and the forest-based bioeconomy in the EU” will be launched […]

19.10.2020 - 19.10.2020

Biodiversity and woody biomass: The benefits of a bio-based economy to biodiversity and sustainable forest management

Webinar with moderated panel debate and audience Q&A The European Commission’s ambition to become the first climate neutral continent by 2050 and achieve a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is center to a number of policy initiatives, which are also critical to the biomass and bioenergy industry. After adopting a new Biodiversity […]

16.10.2020 - 17.10.2020

International Symposium Forest and Sustainable Development 2020

Location: Brașov, Romania SCOPE The aim of the symposium is to foster the exchange of ideas between scientists from different disciplines of forest sciences, to present the latest advances and stimulate future research on forestry and related fields. To accomplish this aim, the plenary talks and the thematic sessions will cover a wide range of topics. […]

6.10.2020 - 9.10.2020

IUFRO Symposium: Socio-economic and socio-ecological value added of non-wood forest products, forestry and the timber processing industry

Location: Bolzano, Italy Value chains usually consider the economic value added, which a sector or a product attains due to its productive performance for a region. The perspective of the social or ecological value added often lacks behind. In terms of climate change and sustainability principles, the IUFRO Symposium thus seeks to put its focus on […]

30.09.2020 - 30.09.2020

EU Forest-Based Industries for a sustainable future

Location: Renaissance Hotel, Brussels or via Live streaming The event is co-organised by the Wood Be Better network and the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi). The event on 30 September consists of two seminars: Part 1 (hosted by Wood Be Better) – 09.00-10.30 CET EU Forest Strategy post 2020 – what should it achieve, […]

29.09.2020 - 30.09.2020

Raw Materials Summit 2020

The Raw Materials Summit, the flagship event organised by the EIT RawMaterials, will take place on 29-30 September, ONLINE. The summit will gather experts from Europe and the rest of the world to discuss Innovation and new Technologies covering the entire raw materials value chain. Most relevant topics in the raw materials sector will be […]

27.09.2020 - 29.09.2020

NEW DATE – IUFRO Conference: Pathways of forest bioeconomy – past, present and future

Location: Asikkala, Finland Due to coronavirus pandemic in Europe, the conference has been postponed from 10-12 May to 27-29 September, 2020. The connection between the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) conference and the Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics (SSFE) Meeting is maintained, and the programme of the week remains the same (IUFRO: Sunday-Tuesday […]