IBFRA Conferences

Each IBFRA conference focuses on issues of global concern such as global change, biodiversity, climate change, disturbances and the global carbon cycle, as well as on issues requiring increased coordination within the boreal community such as classification, inventory and monitoring. All IBFRA conferences have directly or indirectly contributed to an increased understanding of the science supporting sustainable development in the circumpolar region.

Past conferences have included:

  • USA (1992, 1997, 2004)
  • Norway and Sweden (1993)
  • Canada (1994, 2000, 2013)
  • Finland (1995, 2015)
  • Russia (1996, 2002, 2011)
  • Norway (1998)
  • Sweden (2006)
  • China (2008)