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General information


The aim of the symposium is to foster the exchange of ideas between scientists from different disciplines of forest sciences, to present the latest advances and stimulate future research on forestry and related fields. To accomplish this aim, the plenary talks and the thematic sessions will cover a wide range of topics. We are expecting a stimulating programme with many interesting scientific presentations supplemented by a field trip to one of the most beautiful regions of Romania. 


Five thematic sessions will be organized in parallel:

Session 1: Forest ecosystem management

Session 2: Forest engineering

Session 3: Wildlife management

Session 4: Geomatics

Session 5: Informatics, modelling and statistics


The venue of the symposium will be online via BigBlueButton and each session can be accessed according to Agenda from these links




The official language of the symposium is English.


The registration fee is 250 RON (1 RON is about 0.21 EUR). The fee includes access to the scientific sessions, welcome reception, lunch, coffee breaks, and the official dinner, as well as participation in the field trip. The fee can be paid only at the registration desk on Friday, 16 October 2020.


Deadline for abstract submission: 31 August 2020.

Announcement of selected talks/posters: 15 September 2020.

Registration is open until 30 September 2020.

Full papers will be published in the Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Forest and Sustainable Development (ISSN 1843-505X) or in a special issue of Forests (ISSN 1999-4907). This special issue belongs to the section "Forest Ecology and Management".

More information about the Special issue atforests logo 

Deadline for manuscript submissions for the Proceedings: 31 October 2020.

Full papers will be published in the Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium Forest and Sustainable Development, which is indexed by International Databases (e.g. Forest Science Database).

It is not compulsory to publish a full paper in the Proceedings or in the special issue of Forests. Participants may give a talk/present a poster without submitting a full paper. In such cases, only an abstract is required. The abstract will be published in the Book of Abstracts on the website of the symposium.

For guidelines on how to edit a full paper please use the template available on the website of the symposium. Manuscripts should be submitted using this link: scientificbulletin.unitbv.ro. Please read carefully the information for authors available on the on-line platform (scientificbulletin.unitbv.ro). When selecting a section for your submission, please choose Proceedings of the International Symposium Forest and Sustainable Development.

Please note that all manuscripts will undergo a review process. Manuscripts will be accepted based on the recommendations made by anonymous reviewers and only those accepted and presented (as talk/poster) during the symposium will be included in the Proceedings volume/Special issue of Forests.

A participant may be the first author of one full paper and co-author of a maximum of two full papers.


The venue of the symposium is close to the city center of Brasov, a very popular touristic place with a lot of hotels. To assist you in making a hotel reservation, please send us an e-mail to the following address: forestry.symposium@unitbv.ro.