19-22 February 2020, Progetto Fuoco fair, Verona, Italy

On February 19-22 2020 Progetto Fuoco, the renowned fair in the sector of plants and equipment for the production of heat and energy from wood combustion, will be held in Verona/Italy. Stay in touch to find out more about TECH4EFFECT being represented at the fair!

 

26-27 October 2019, Forestalia, Piacenza, Italy

Forestalia is THE forestry trade fair in Italy, located in Piacenza from 26-27 of October 2019. This year will feature not only machine demonstrations and exhibitions, but also a TECH4EFFECT seminar organised by CNR-IVALSA and CONAIBO.

Keep checking our updates for more info!

6 – 9 October 2019, FORMEC – COFE, Sopron, Hungary – with TECH4EFFECT session

The 52 edition of the symposium ‘Forestry Mechanization’ or FORMEC will be held together with the 42 edition of the Council on Forest Engineering (COFE). This year TECH4EFFECT has its’ own session at FORMEC! Also this is the first time for a COFE meeting taking place in Europe – in Sopron, Hungary. Join also the field trip to Forchtenstein in Austria to attend AUSTROFOMA, the only Austrian forestry machine and device demonstration where all the machines on display are shown performing real-life tasks.

The TECH4EFFECT session on Monday, 7th October starts at 10:30 in Room1 and includes the following presentations:

  • Productivity and fuel consumption of heavy forwarders under different configurations: benchmarks from fleet-level long-term records (one million loads). Raffaele Spinelli, Angelo Conrado de Arruda Moura (A-0071)
  • Productivity and Environmental Impacts of Cable-assisted Logging – A case study in southern Oregon, USA. Woodam Chung, Brett Morrissette, Preston Green, Ben Leshchinsky, Kevin Bladon, Jeff Hatten, John Sessions (A-0117)
  • A micro-catchment approach to measuring surface run-off after cable logging. Bruce Talbot, Omar Mologni, Nicholas Clarke, Marek Pierzchala, Rasmus Astrup  (A-0152)
  • Assessing Cable Tensile Forces of Winch-Assisted Forwarders on Steep Terrain under Real Working Conditions. Thomas Holzfeind, Christian Kanzian, Karl Stampfer, Franz Holzleitner  (A-0061)
  • Factors Affecting Productivity and Utilisation of Winch-Assist Machines: Six Case Studies in New Zealand and Canada. Cameron Leslie, Colin Koszman, James Hunt, Rien Visser, Hunter Harrill, Dominik Roeser (A-0115)
  • Flat and wet: Cable yarding on sensitive soils in Europe – motivations, challenges and potential. Gernot Erber, Raffaele Spinelli, Giovanna Ottaviani Aalmo, Dirk Jaeger, Marian Schönauer, Stephan Hoffmann, Bruce Talbot, Karl Stampfer (A-0054)

Don’t miss the keynote from our coordinator Rasmus Astrup on Tuesday morngin:

  • A-0193 Digitalization of forest harvesting: the potential for improved environmental and production efficiency; Rasmus Astrup, Room 1, 8:00.

Several posters are also based on TECH4EFFECT:

  • A-0021: Smart sensing technology for predicting forest road’s bearing capacity (Franz Holzleitner et al.)
  • A-0098: Indicator based assessment of trafficability of forest roads (Marian Schönauer et al.)
  • Coppice after 3 different cutting systems: growth capacity and mortality (Carolina Lombardini et al.)

Click on the ‘TECH4EFFECT button in the program, to access the abstracts on the conference website. For more details and registration, also visit the conference website.

29 September – 5 October 2019, IUFRO, Curitiba, Brazil

The 25th world congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizationstakes (IUFRO) takes place in Curitiba, Brazil, and focuses on Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development. Congress themes include:

  • Forests for people
  • Forests and climate change
  • Forests and forest products for a greener future
  • Biodiversity, ecosystem services and biological invasions
  • Forests, soil and water interactions

Registration is open already with early bird registration until 25th May!
Check the congress website for more details and follow us to find out, which TECH4EFFECT partners to meet there!

14-15 September 2019, Fiera & Festival delle Foreste, Longarone, Italy

Meet partner CONAIBO at the Fiera & Festival delle Foreste in Longarone, Italy! Visit their booth, check out the TECH4EFFECT poster and pick up some flyers (in Italian)!

Visit the event website for more information.

26 – 27 June 2019, KWF Thementage, Richberg, Germany

This years KWF Thementage focus on the topic of ‘Forest access today – novel ways in logistics’. Franz Holzleitner from BOKU will give a presentation on ‘Smart sensing technology to monitor road bearing capacity’. Don’t miss this chance to meet TECH4EFFECT partners and pick up our project flyer in the KWF info desk.

Have a look at the event website: http://www.kwf-thementage.de/

Please not that this event is mainly conducted in German.

27 – 31 May 2019, LIGNA 2019, Hannover, Germany

For the third time the Wood Industry Summit will be at LIGNA 2019. Taking place from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany (hall 26), the summit focuses on “Access to Resources and Technology”. It is a well-established showcase for the forestry and wood industries organized by our partner KWF (German Forestry Council) together with Deutsche Messe.

Meet Bruce Talbot from NIBIO giving ‘An overview of technologies for monitoring the impact of forest machines on the soil
in Hall 26, Stand H28 on 31 May. 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Have a look at the event website for more details: LIGNA 2019

23 – 24 May 2019, Österreichische Forsttagung, Seckau, Austria

Austrian Foresters are meeting this year in ‘Stift Seckau’ close to Knittelfeld to discuss forests and climate change. Gernot Erber from BOKU has been selected to present our TECH4EFFECT project poster. Registration is open until 3. May!

Check out the event page for more details!

17 – 19 May 2019, Forlener, Erba, Italy

Our partner CONAIBO is going to attend the italian trade fair FORLENER from 17 to 19 May. Vitit the “Lario Fiere” exhibition centre in Erba (Lombardy Region, around 50km from Milan) to meet with them and pick up some TECH4EFFECT flyers!

As the main Italian fair focusing on the forest-wood energy chain, FORLENER (Forest-Wood-Energy) is covering the whole value chain of its products and services

  • Forest management and plantations of fast-growth species
  • machinery and equipment for cut, pick-up and first manufacture of timber
  • boilers, stoves and chimneys (wood as an energy source at household, communities, industries levels)
  • technologies for the production of pellets
  • fire fighting equipment and safe working devices

Visit the FORLENER website for more details.

20 November 2018, FTP conference 2018, Vienna, Austria

‘Vision 2040: The future role of the forest bioeconomy in Europe’ is the focus of this conference on the 20th of November 2018 in Vienna. Don’t miss this chance discuss the future of forests and their role in the bioeconomy and meet Gernot Erber from BOKU and Daniela Fichtenbauer from RTDS. Participation is free of charge but the number of seats is limited!

Check the full program!

Register here!

The FTP conference 2018 is an event of the Austrian EU presidency, organised by the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform.