IUFRO Eucalypt Conference 2015 - Call for Abstract

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A series of plenary sessions will comprise presentations made by invited speakers and other selected speakers. These will be followed by concurrent sessions covering key topics including: genetics and breeding; evaluating ecological and social benefits; silviculture and management; forest health and nutrition; and, wood technology.

A final plenary session will be conducted to highlight and discuss key issues identified during the Conference, and their implications for future research priorities, management and policy. These will be summarized in a communiqué which we hope will be of value to all concerned with the continued development of a sustainable eucalypt plantation resource.

The conference will welcome voluntary contributions addressing any of the following topics:

  • ecological and social aspects;
  • genetics and breeding technologies;
  • silviculture and management;
  • forest health and nutrition;
  • wood technology and utilization.

Contributions can be provided as either oral presentations or as posters. The scientific committee reserves the right to decide which voluntary presentations can be presented as posters and which can be presented orally.

Presenters of voluntary papers will be allocated up to 20 minutes, including questions.

Significant time will be scheduled for an engaging poster session to ensure that participants will have good opportunities for discussions with authors. Posters will remain on display for most of the conference.

All abstracts for oral presentations and posters will be posted on the Conference website which will be maintained for a minimum of 2 years after the event.

Interested authors are encouraged to submit full-papers of their work to reputable journals for publication.

Key Deadlines

Submission of abstracts opens: October15th2014 (10/15/2014)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: July 10th2015 (07/10/2015)

Notification of acceptance: July 29th2015 (07/29/2015)

Early-bird Registration: before August 10th (  -08/10/2015)

Regular Registration: after August 10th(08/10/2015-  )

Confirmation to Acceptance of Abstracts:

- Please email your confirmation to conference secretariat (E-mail:service@euciufro2015.com) .

Confirmation to accept  Oral/Poster presentation: August 21st 2015(08/21/2015)

Deadline for Post-conference Tour Payment:

September 20th (  09/20/2015)

Deadline for Hotel Reservation Payment:

October 10th (  10/10/2015)

Abstract Instructions

Only abstracts submitted in English will be accepted and reviewed.

Abstracts should represent original work.

Abstract text should not exceed 400 words (Arial, size 11 font) and must NOT contain tables, pictures or diagrams.

All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use.

The Scientific Committee will review all submitted abstracts. Abstracts failing to meet minimum standards and/or that are not relevant to this conference will be declined. The Scientific Committee will determine if the submitted work qualifies to be presented orally or by poster.

Please note that abstracts can only be eventually accepted if at least one author has registered for participation at the conference.

Poster Instructions

Poster size and orientation: A0 (84cm x 119cm) and portrait only

Language: only in English

Poster content (mandatory):


Title: Full names and affiliations of all authors, including e-mail address of at least one author

Introduction: a few brief sentences that state the purpose of the study

Methods: a list or flow chart

Results: Illustrations, tables, figures, graphs, and photos accompanied by a simple statement

Discussion: a list or summary paragraph of conclusions


Maximum number of words: 400


Illustrations (photos, figures, tables & graphs) rather than words should dominate your poster

Use high quality illustrations of sufficient resolution. Captions and labels on visuals should be readable from a distance of two meters. Graphs and figures should be simple, avoid unnecessary detail.

Graphs are preferred over tables

Avoid tables with excessive information

Recommended fonts and font sizes

Choose a readable, sufficiently large font for the text

Do not use more than two font types

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