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Urban Forestry Update – Upcoming Conferences

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Please be aware of these upcoming conferences that you might be interested in attending –

Final Conference of COST Action E39 ‘Forests, Trees and Human Health and Wellbeing’
Hamar, Norway, 28-30 August 2008

This final conference of an interesting research network that has focused on the contributions of forests and trees to human health and well being is open to all. The program for this conference can be viewed by clicking here. More information and registration details are available at: http://www.e39.ee/?Conferences:Hamar-Elverum_conference.

ECLAS conference: ‘New Landscapes – New Lives, New Challenges in Landscape Planning, Design and Management’
Alnarp, Sweden, 11-14 September 2008

A draft programme for this event, organised under the umbrella of the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools, is now available at http://www.ltj.slu.se/eclas/.


‘The Landscape Below Ground III Conference’
Lisle (near Chicago), Illinois, USA, October 6-8, 2008

Since 1993, the Landscape Below Ground conferences have provided a forum for presentation of the latest research and management practices on all aspects of tree root development in urban soils. Their impact on arboriculture and urban forestry has been significant. In this tradition, the third Landscape Below Ground Conference will be presented by The Morton Arboretum and the International Society of Arboriculture on October 6-8, 2008 in Lisle, Illinois. There will be over 47 speakers from 11 countries. For complete program schedule, registration and hotel information, see http://www.LandscapeBelowGround.org.

Third ASEM Symposium on Urban Forestry
Guangzhou, China, November 12-13, 2008

The dates for this symposium for urban forestry experts from the so-called ASEM countries are now confirmed and registration is open. The symposium will focus on ‘Urban Forestry and Life Quality’. A pre-conference tour will be organised on November 11th. You can read more in the attached announcement, which also includes a registration form. Please note that the event is only open to experts from the 17 Asian and 28 European ASEM member states. For more information, and for a listing of countries attending the Symposium, please Click Here.