GaForN Symposium cum Workshop 2011

International Symposium cum Workshop -Ecosystem-based Management and Biodiversity Conservation in Forestry for Asia-Pacific

Date and venue: 5 – 8 December 2011, Bogor and Yogyakarta, Indonesia

This symposium will provide a scientific platform for both researcher and practitioners to discuss the state of the art and the necessary direction of research on sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation in their respective countries of Asia-Pacific.

The Symposium is jointly organised by the Centre for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Forestry (CeTSAF), Georg-August University Gottingen, Germany; University of Dresden, Tharandt, Germany and The Asia-Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institute (APAFRI) on behalf of the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and the Faculty of Forestry of the Gadjah Mada University Yogyakarta (UGM) of Indonesia. The symposium will be held in Bogor and Yogyakarta, Indonesia, with the financial support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Please find the link for the event under:

or download GAFORN Call for Papers 2011

Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Yusuf Hadi, Bogor
Prof. Dr. Ralph Mitlöhner, Göttingen
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Na’iem, Yogyakarta
Dr. Dodik Nurrochmat, Bogor
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pretzsch, Tharandt
Dr. Satyawan Pudyatmoko, Yogyakarta
Prof. Dr. Iskandar Z Siregar, Bogor
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Wydra, Göttingen

About Iskandar Z Siregar

Dr. Iskandar Z Siregar is a professor at the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia. His research interests are Population Genetics of Forest Trees, Molecular Genetics of Forest Plants, , Conservation and Sustainable Management of Tropical Forest Genetic Resources, Forest Tree Improvement, Forest Adaptation and Genetics in Silviculture. Current research projects are Genetic Variation of Shorea spp, Aquillaria spp., Melia spp. and Toona spp, Genetic Marker based Chain of Custody (CoC) in Timber (teak, agarwood and dipterocarps), Genetic Risks of Species Extincion (Endangered Shorea spp.), Conservation of Tree Genetic Resources outside Forests.
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