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17 January, 2014

6th Forest Science Symposium

The Institute for Commercial Forestry Research & The South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries are proud to announce the co-hosting of the 6th Forest Science Symposium.

Attached please find the First Announcement and Call for Papers for this very important event on the forest calendar.

For our theme this year, the Science Committee has selected: "Research to support a transformed, sustainable and competitive Southern African forest sector"

In addition, we are very proud to announce that we will have three top international experts presenting plenary papers at the event;

  • Prof Brian Via (Director: Forest Products Development Center, Auburn University) 
  • Dr William Dvorak: Director CAMCORE
  • Mr Evan Shield: International Forestry Consultant & Recipient of the Hans Merensky Foundation Fellowship 2014

As always, this event provides a unique opportunity for the southern African forest community to interact and discuss research, creating an awareness of the work being carried out by industry, research and academic institutions.

We look forward to engaging with you all at the, please diarise this important event.

Dates: 29th & 30th July 2014
Venue: Hilton College, Hilton

DOWNLOAD THE PDF DOCUMENT: 6th Forest Science Symposium - First Announcement 

For more information, contact
Sally Upfold (

Sally J Upfold,
Knowledge Manager  
Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR)
UKZN Campus, Carbis Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
P O Box 100281, Scottsville 3209, South Africa
Tel:  033 - 3862314,
Fax:  033 - 3868905