The next World Congress of IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organisations) will be in Curitiba, Brazil, from 29 September through 5 October 2019. In addition to a rich scientific programme, most IUFRO’s Research Groups and Working Parties will convene during the congress for discussing their future activities and electing office holders. The call for session proposals to the next World Congress has just been published. The deadline for submitting session proposals will be 1 August 2018.

Do you want to organise a scientific session in the next IUFRO World Congress? Are you interested to work with IUFRO as a voluntary office holder? Want to know about funding for IUFRO activities? Watch the IUFRO World Congress information video by the Finnish Society of Forest Science recorded in the IUFRO World Congress info session on 20 June 2018.


  • IUFRO’s structure, strategy, and voluntary office holders, Professor Lauri Valsta, IUFRO International Council Representative of Finland
  • Organising scientific sessions in IUFRO congresses and funf´ding for IUFRO activities, Dr Pekka Nygren, Coordinator of IUFRO Working Party on Forest Science Publishing

This event is funded by Metsämiesten säätiö (