Conference Announcement and Call for Abstracts

18th IBFRA Conference

Our Boreal Our Future:
The Science, Policy and Practice of Addressing Change

June 5-9, 2017, Bangor, Maine, USA


The submission process for contributed abstracts is now open. The deadline for submission is January 22, 2017 with speakers and presenters being informed of acceptance by March 10, 2017. Accepted abstracts will be assigned to the most appropriate theme and session. Please visit the conference website to submit an abstract or for additional information.

We are also accepting special session proposals which should include a title, abstract, organizer, and names and suggested titles of constituent talks (if applicable) of proposed special sessions. In addition, the type of proposed special session should be indicated. The following formats will be considered: panels, research sessions, open discussions for science missions, and short workshops. The special session proposals can be sent to the Head of the Scientific Committee, Christopher Woodall ( prior to January 1, 2017.

Conference registration is expected to be opened by December 1, 2017.

For more information, please visit the conference web site:

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