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6 – 10 October 2019, FORMEC – COFE, Sopron, Hungary

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 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.

More details on the conference website and watch our updates for more info TECH4EFFECT @FORMEC2019!

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.

25 – 27 September 2018, FORMEC, Madrid, Spain

This years yearly FORMEC (Forestry Mechanization) meeting takes place in Madrid, Spain, from 25 – 27 September 2018. Register to meet serveral TECH4EFFECT partners:

  • Bruce Talbot from NIBIO in Session A1: The TECH4EFFECT Efficiency Portal: architecture, challenges, and preliminary outcomes of an ambitious benchmarking system (25.09; 15:00 in Room F1)
  • Johanna Routa from LUKE in Session B1: Productivity and cost-efficiency of mechanizing tending with Cutlink device in spruce seedling stands (26.09; 10:10 in Room F1)
  • Bruce Talbot and Rasmus Astrup from NIBIO in Session B3: Developments in post-harvest site assessments and their potential for improving operational and environmental performance (26.09; 8:30 in Room M0)
  • Gernot Erber from BOKU in Session D1: First accuracy test of a novel mobile device based application for value-optimized bucking in motor-manual harvesting operations (26.09; 15:10 in Room F1)
  • Robert Prinz from LUKE: Manipulating work setting to reduce fuel consumption in CTL timber harvesting machines (26.09; 14:50 in Room D3). Download the presentation here!

Have a look at the full program for details!

UPDATE: FORMEC proceedings now available: https://www.formec.org/proceedings.html

 

 

 

 

15 – 18 July 2018, COFE, Williamsburg, USA

The Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) meets this year in Williamsburg (VA, USA). CNR will present the TECH4EFFECt project poster at this conference.

Have a look at the conference website for details and to register!

 

16 – 19 April 2018, Forest Engineering Conference FEC, Rotorua, New Zealand

The 6th International Forest Engineering Conference (FEC) takes place in Rotorua, New Zealand, bringing together researchers and practitioners. It includes workshops, technical sessions and a field trip and show-cases local forest and equpment developments.

TECH4EFFECT will show a strong presence at this important meeting:

  • Thursday 19th April, 10:40 Session 4B – Vision and trends Diana Tuomasjukka (EFI) talks about ‘Opportunities and challenges towards a forest-based bio-economy in the EU: what are the environmental and socio-economic impacts of increased biomass harvesting at EU level?’
  • CNR-IVALSA presents our TECH4EFFECT project poster which will be displayed during the whole meeting
  • Meet also Karl Stampfer (BOKU) in Session 1A talking about steep terrain harvesting,  Raffaele Spinelli  (CNR-IVALSA) in Session 2A on productivity benchmarking in grapple yarding and Johanna Routa (LUKE) in Session 3A on dry matter losses.

For details check out the conference website: http://www.foresteng.canterbury.ac.nz/FEC2018.shtml or have a look at the final program.

12-13 October 2017, SIMWOOD Final Conference, Paris, France

The final conference of SIMWOOD – Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe will take place in Paris from 12-13 October 2017.  Read more