Early-bird registration for the 18th IBFRA conference, “Our Boreal Our Future”, has been extended to April 30

Early-bird registration for the 18th IBFRA conference, “Our Boreal Our Future: The Science, Policy and Practice of Addressing Change”, has been extended to April 30.

Registration fees for the conference are based on early and late registration periods and the type of registration selected (student or professional). Registering on or before April 30, 2017 will offer the lowest registration fees. The registration fees will increase by 15% beginning May 1, 2017. Advanced registration will end 1 week prior to the conference in order to make all final preparations. Those who wish to register during this period will be directed to register on site at the conference in Bangor, Maine.

Registration Fees

Registration Type     Early Period      Late Period
Professional               $525.00 USD       $625.00 USD
Student                        $325.00 USD       $325.00 USD

Go to http://2017ibfra.org to register online.

Registration Information

Advanced, online registration and payment of registration fees is required in order to attend the conference. Go to http://2017ibfra.org to complete a web form which will allow you to select registration type, fees and tour options. Payments will be accepted using major credit cards; Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. A confirmation will be sent by email. Those who register will be able to log into their registration data to make changes, print their registration records, and obtain an official payment receipt.

The conference will be take place in Bangor, Maine, USA which stands at the edge of the great northern forests of northern Maine with easy access from major eastern USA airports.  The conference will be held at the new “Cross Center” located immediately next to conference accommodations…an easy walk from restaurants and entertainment in downtown Bangor.

For more information, visit the conference web site: http://2017ibfra.org


latest NEWS!

Abstracts have been reviewed and notifications of acceptance have been distributed. We are now preparing the conference program which will be distributed in the near future.

• An in-conference full day tour is included in the conference registration fee and contains stops at forest industry and management locations in the Acadian forest. It will take place on Wednesday, June 7.

NASA’s Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) project will hold a special session during the conference. Learn more about this large-scale study of environmental change and its implications for social-ecological systems in Alaska and western Canada.

• In addition to the usual conference sessions, we are aiming to make the 2017 IBFRA conference more interactive by providing time for discussions on key and emerging topics. Come prepared to highlight your challenges, ideas and needs for boreal forest research.

More information on these and other conference plans will be posted in future messages. Stay tuned!
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