FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM

 

REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION FORM

CONFERENCE SESSION

 

”HOW TO ADVANCE FORESTRY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS”

Organized within

The 15th INTERNATIONAL PHYTOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

The Conference session is dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the foundation of the

Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment

 

Venue: University of Novi Sad, Central Building

Date: 2-3 October 2018

Location: Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia

INSTITUTE OF LOWLAND FORESTRY AND ENVIRONMENT

UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD

 

SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

 

CONFERENCE SESSION

 

”HOW TO ADVANCE FORESTRY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS”

Organized within

The 15th INTERNATIONAL PHYTOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

The Conference session is dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the foundation of the

Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment

 

Venue: University of Novi Sad, Central Building

Date: 2-3 October 2018

Location: Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia


On behalf of the Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment, we would like to invite you to the CONFERENCE SESSION ”HOW TO ADVANCE FORESTRY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS“ organized within the 15th INTERNATIONAL PHYTOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE to be held at the University of Novi Sad, Central building, located in Novi Sad, Serbia, October 2-3, 2018.

 

CONFERENCE INVITED PLENARY LECTURES

 

· Prof. dr. Michael Marek (Czech Globe), Czech Republic

· Prof. dr. Hojka Kraigher (Slovenian Forestry Institute), Slovenia

· Dr. Ron Zalesny (USDA Forest Service, Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies), USA

· Prof. dr. Luca Sebastiani (University of Santa Anna), Italy

 

INVITED PLENARY LECTURES

 

· Acad. Prof. dr. Alexandar Alexandrov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), Bulgaria

· Acad. Prof. dr. Karoly Redei (Forest Research Institute Center, Sarvar), Hungary

· Prof. dr. Libor Jankovsky (Mendel University in Brno), Czech Republic

· Dr. Attilla Borovics (Forest Research Institute Center, Sarvar), Hungary

· Dr. Miglena Zhiyanski (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Forestry Institute), Bulgaria

· Dr. Thomas Cech (Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape), Austria

· Dr. Dinka Matosevic (Croatian Forest Research Institute), Croatia

· Dr. Roman Longauer (NFC – Forest Research Institute), Slovakia

· Dr. Sanja Perić (Croatian Forest Research Institute), Croatia

· Prof. dr. Vlatko Andonovski (Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Forestry), FYR of Macedonia

· Prof. dr. Florian Borlea (Banat University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine), Romania

· Prof. dr. Milan Mataruga (University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Forestry), Bosnia and Herzegovina

· Prof. dr. Fillipos Arvanopoulus (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Greece

· Prof. dr. Vasilije Isajev (Faculty of Forestry Belgrade), Serbia

· Prof. dr. Ratko Ristić (Faculty of Forestry, Belgrade), Serbia

· Dr. ing. Magdalena Kacprzyk (University of Agriculture in Krakow), Poland

· DrLjubinko Rakonjac (Institute of Forestry), Serbia

· Dr. Jelena Lazarevic (University of Montenegro, Biotechnical faculty), Montenegro

 

Main conference topics:

 

Climate Change and Forest Ecosystems

Forest Genetic Resources

Industrial Plantations: Challenges for the Near Future

Invasive Organisms (insects, fungi, plants) in Forest Ecosystems: A Growing Global Threat

Silviculture and Forest Management

Forest Soil and Land Use

Forest Ecology and Biodiversity

Urban Forestry and Greenery

Human and Nature Interaction: Policy and Economics

 

Local organizer:

Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

 

Contact persons

Dr Andrej Pilipović (+381 063 458 828, e-mail: andrejp@uns.ac.rs)

Dr Marina Katanić (+381 062 202967, e-mail: katanicm@uns.ac.rs)

Dr Leopold Poljaković-Pajnik (+381 063 8 969567, e-mail: leopoldpp@uns.ac.rs)

 

 

DEADLINES

Abstract submission                                                                                  July 15th, 2018

Notification of abstracts acceptance                                                      August 31st, 2018

Submission of full papers                                                                         December 1st, 2018

Issue of Proceedings                                                                                      March, 2019

 

Conference FEE

Conference Registration 60 EUR

Registration fee includes coffee brakes and lunches for October 2nd and 3rd and gala dinner.

Gala dinner will be organized on October 2nd.

Registration fee can be paid on site in RSD or in EUR by bank transfer according to the following instructions:

Payment instructions

If you would like to pay in EUR, please transfer your registration fee to the following account. Make sure that you indicate your full name and conference name(s).   

Beneficiary: INSTITUT ZA NIZIJSKO SUMARSTVO I ZIVOTNU SREDINU

Address: ANTONA CEHOVA 13D, NOVI SAD, REPUBLIKA SRBIJA

IBAN: RS35370000010022333848

OPPORTUNITY BANK A.D.

NOVI SAD, SERBIA

SWIFT: OPPBRS22

 

Venue

The conference will be held at the University of Novi Sad, Central Building (www.uns.ac.rs/index.php/en/)

(N 45°14'50.82"; E 19°51'12.82”)

Address: Dr Zorana Đinđića 1, 21101 Novi Sad

 

https://www.uns.ac.rs/images/novosti/2017/0320dobrodoslicaProlecu/slika14.jpg

 

University of Novi Sad – Central (Rectorate) building and IPS 2018 conference venue

 

The University of Novi Sad, with more than 50,000 students and 5,000 employees, is one of the largest educational and research centers in Central Europe. It belongs to the group of comprehensive universities, which are characterized by providing nearly all fields of science and higher education. The University of Novi Sad offers around 400 accredited study programs at the level of Bachelor, Master, Specialist and Doctoral studies, carried out at its Faculties and within its Centers for Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies. The study programs are modern and up-to-date with the latest developments in science and research. Along with the Faculties and centers, three Scientific Institutes have a significant role in creating a solid scientific base for the process of continuous modernization of the educational offer.

 

Plenary and meeting rooms

 

About the Conference session organizer

Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (ILFE) was founded in 1958 under the name of the Poplar Research Institute by the Parliament of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. Soon after, the Institute has been renamed the Institute for Poplars and Non-forest Greenery and finally, in October 2006, the Institute has changed its name to the Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (ILFE). ILFE research and developmentactivities are directed towards both basic and applied research that meets demands of the research users, such as public enterprises, private forest landowners, urban residents and policy-makers. ILFE has realized numerous projects related to the improvement of major tree species (poplars, willows, black locust, common oak, European beech, Norway spruce, wild cherry, etc.) in Serbia and other former Yugoslavian Republics, projects of the establishment of protective greenery, forest management plans, rehabilitation of degraded lands. Moreover, numerous international projects have successfully been realized with various partners from both Europe and USA.

Travel Info

Novi Sad can be reached by plane, train and car.

By plane – Arrive at Belgrade Nikola Tesla International Airport (BEG) and then take a taxi or bus to Novi Sad (~50 minutes) (Information about transportation between the Belgrade airport and Novi Sad will be provided by the local organizer and depends on the number of participants arriving at the Belgrade Airport and their arrival times - there is a possibility of providing a shared transport to Novi Sad)

By train – Take a train from Vienna, Austria (8 hours) or Budapest, Hungary (4 hours) to Serbia and get off in Novi Sad. The Organizer will establish info desk at the train station in Novi Sad.

By car – Novi Sad can easily be reached by car from all major cities in Central and East Europe, Italy and Greece through a large network of motorways. It is located on the international E-75 route and connected with an E-70 route via Belgrade.

Accommodation and Meals

The conference venue is easily accessible by foot or local transport (bus) from a number of hotels in Novi Sad (10-20 minutes).

Hotels accessible by foot:

http://hotelzenit.co.rs/

www.voyagerns.co.rs

http://hotel-centar.rs/en/

Hotels accessible by bus:

www.hotelparkns.com

www.hotel-aleksandar.rs/sr/

https://www.prezidenthotel.com/

 

The hotel prices range from 30-70 EUR per night.

 

Lunch will be served in a restaurant of the Central building.

 

About Novi Sad

 

With the population of nearly 278,000 people, Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia and the administrative centre of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (northern part of Republic of Serbia). The city is located on the left bank of the Danube River and occupies the area of 129.7 km2. Climate of the city is temperate continental. The city was founded in 1694, while the status of “free royal city” Novi Sad acquired in 1748, by the edict of Maria Theresa. Today, Novi Sad is the city of museums, galleries, and events such as the EXIT Music Festival, which is one of the biggest festivals in Europe.

Novi Sad is located 20 kilometres from Fruška Gora Mountain, which was declared a national park in 1960. The area of national park is the place for those who like to explore nature and enjoy fresh mountain air, as well as the home of 35 monasteries built in the period from 15th to 18th century.

Novi Sad was proclaimed in Brussels the European Capital of Culture for the year 2021, being the first city outside the EU to be awarded that title! Official languages are Serbian, Croatian, Hungarian, Slovak and Ruthenian

For further information regarding tourist attractions of the city of Novi Sad visit http://novisad.travel/en/.

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