International Symposium Forest and Sustainable Development


Scientific Commitee 
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 in one of the most beautiful regions of Romania.


Four thematic sessions will be organized in parallel:
Session 1: Forest ecosystem management
Session 2: Forest engineering
Session 3: Wildlife management
Session 4: Advanced geomatics


The venue of the symposium is International Conference Center of the Transilvania University of Brasov (Aula Sergiu Chiriacescu). Address: Iuliu Maniu Str. 41A, 500091, Brasov, Romania.


The official language of the symposium is English.


Registration fee is 150 RON (1 EUR is about 4.65 RON). The fee includes access to the scientific sessions, welcome reception, lunches, coffee breaks and the official dinner. If you wish to attend to the field trip an additional fee of 50 RON will be paid. The fee can be paid only at the registration desk on Thursday, 25 October 2018.


Paper/abstract submission deadline: extended to 15 July 2018.
Announcement of selected talks/posters: 30 July 2018.
Registration is open until 30 September 2018.
Full papers will be published in the Proceedings of the International Symposium Forest and Sustainable Development. The Proceedings will be sent for indexing by Web of Science.
It is not compulsory to publish a full paper in the Proceedings. Participants may give a talk/present a poster without submitting a full paper. In such cases, only an abstract is required which will be published in the Book of Abstracts.
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:
Please read carefully the information for authors available on the on-line platform ( 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.
The Proceedings volume will be available in e-format on the website of the symposium by 31 October 2018.
A participant may be first author of one full paper and co-author of another full paper.


The venue of the symposium is close to the city centre 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: