Final Conference 28-29 Sept 2022

ForestValue Final Conference 28-29 Sept 2022 in Madrid

The ForestValue Research Programme Final Conference was held at the Royal Botanical Garden in Madrid on 28-29 of September 2022. The seminar brought together around 100 participants from all around Europe to Madrid to learn about the final outcomes and results of those 17 RDI projects selected for funding under the Joint Call 2017 of the ForestValue Research Programme and to kick-off and learn from the objectives and planned activities of the granted RDI projects in the Joint Call 2021.

ERA-NET Cofund ForestValue, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland as the coordinating organisation of ForestValue, Agencia Estatal de Investigación AEI and Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología FECYT as event organizers and hosts would like to express their sincere thanks to all the distinguished keynote speakers and presenters for their valuable contributions but also the moderators, Dr Karin PERHANS from FORMAS in Sweden, during Day 1 and Ms Carina LEMKE from Agency for Renewable Resources in Germany, during Day 2. And, certainly, the thanks belong to each and every one of you all who participated in the event and made it a success. Thank you all!

Note: the conference was live streamed and you are welcome to watch the recordings from both days via the below links:

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Seminar programme and presentations

Seminar programme, v28092022 pdf


Audience of Day 1 at the ForestValue Final Conference. ©ForestValue 2022. Photo by Carina Lemke.

 

DAY 1 – Wednesday, 28 of September

Moderator: Karin PERHANS, FORMAS, Sweden

Introduction

 Welcome by ForestValue Coordinator
Mika KALLIO, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland
Welcome by host organisation
Domènec ESPRIU, Director of Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI), Spain
 Keynote speech pdf
Nicolas FAIVRE, Project Officer, European Research Executive Agency

Session I “Multifunctional use of forests and policy implications”

Project plans from Joint Call 2021: SustMultBiomass. Sustainable and multi-functional use of forest biomass pdf
Tord SNÄLL, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: LEARNFORCLIMATE. Learning to realize multiple forest policy objectives under climate related stress and disturbance pdf
Karin BELAND-LINDAHL, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: MultiForest. Management for multi-functionality in European forests in the era of bioeconomy pdf
Mikko MÖNKKÖNEN, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: I-MAESTRO. Innovative forest MAnagEment STRategies for a resilient bioecOnomy under climate change and disturbances pdf
Patrick VALLET, National Research Institute of Science & Technology for Environment & Agriculture, France

Session II “Forest management from various perspectives”

• Project results from Joint Call 2017: ValoFor. Small Forests – Big Players: Valorising small scale forestry for a bio-based economy pdf
Silvio SCHUELER, Austrian Research Centre for Forests, Austria Katja SONNENSCHEIN, Slovenian Forestry Institute, Slovenia
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: SMALLWOOD. Small diameter wood utilization with innovative stand management for multifunctional forests and a growing sustainable bio-economy pdf
Tomas NORDFJELL, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: FunEnzFibres. From fundamentals to valorization: Enzymatic oxidation of cellulosic fibres and underlying mechanisms pdf
Kaisa MARJAMAA, Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., Finland
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: AVATAR. Advanced Virtual Aptitude & Training Application in Real Time. Innovative industrial production & processing technologies, products, concepts and services pdf
Marius KOPETZKY, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: GreenLane. Fast-tracking value & resilience for industrial wood supply. Innovative industrial production & processing technologies, products, concepts and services pdf
Dag FJELD, Norwegian institute for bioeconomy research, Norway
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: NOBEL. Novel business models and mechanisms for the sustainable supply of and payment for forest ecosystem services pdf
Harald VACIK, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Session II ctd. “Forest management from various perspectives”

• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: ForestMap. The next generation of forest maps – adapting a Nordic success story across the globe pdf
Johan FRANSSON, Linnaeus University, Sweden
• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: FORECO. The role of forest recovery from biotic and abiotic threats for risk resilient management pdf
Anja RAMMIG, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Session III “Tree breeding to better adapt to climate change”

• Project results from Joint Call 2017: MULTIFOREVER. Towards intensification of conifer production through multi-varietal forestry based on somatic embryogenesis pdf
Ander CASTANDER-OLARIETA, Neiker, Spain
• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: Assess4Est. Seeing trees and forests for the future: assessment of trade-offs and potentials to breed and manage forests to meet sustainability goals pdf
Katri KÄRKKÄINEN, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finland

Back from the world to here and now // Closing Day 1

Keynote speech / Introducing the Metropolitan Forest Project Madrid City Council news (in Spanish)
Mariano FUENTES SEDANO, Counsellor of the Municipality of Madrid
Closing words by moderator / last Q&As
Karin PERHANS, FORMAS, Sweden

End of conference Day 1

Site visit to Madrid Metropolitan Forest

  • Short overview of the project pdf
  • Madrid Metropolitan Forest (project in detail) pdf
  • Website of the Madrid City Council (in Spanish)

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DAY 2 – Thursday, 29 of September

Moderator: Carina LEMKE, Agency for Renewable Resources, Germany

Introduction by ForestValue Coordinator
Mika KALLIO, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland

Session IV “Building with wood from different perspectives” 

• Project results from Joint Call 2017: Hardwood_joint. Innovative joints in hardwoods pdf
Carmen SANDHAAS, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: FIRENWOOD. Improved fire resistance of engineered wood products in timber buildings pdf
Tian LI, RISE Fire Research, Norway
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: READiStrength. Resource-Efficient And Data-driven Integrated log and board Strength grading pdf
Andreas WEIDENHILLER, Holzforschung Austria
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: StrongComposite. A novel material concept for high strength cellulose composites pdf
Ingo BURGERT, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: InFutUReWood. Innovative Design For the Future – Use and Reuse of Wood (Building) Components pdf
Karin SANDBERG, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Session IV ctd. “Building with wood from different perspectives”

• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: BarkBuild. Tree bark as a renewable source of wood protection materials for building applications pdf
Mika SIPPONEN, Stockholm University, Sweden
• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: WOODforHEALTH. Promoting safe and extended use of wood products in health buildings through development of antimicrobial surfaces, hygiene concepts, and guidelines pdf
Pekka KILPELÄINEN, University of Oulu, Finland

Session V “Cross laminated timber”

• Project results from Joint Call 2017: DynaTTB. Dynamic Response of Tall Timber Buildings under Service Load pdf
Marie JOHANSSON, RISE Research Institute of Sweden, Sweden
• Project results from Joint Call 2017: InnoCrossLam. Innovative Solutions for Cross Laminated Timber Structures pdf
Boris AZINOVIC, National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, Slovenia

Session VI “Service life planning of wood”

• Project results from Joint Call 2017: CLICKdesign. Delivering fingertip knowledge to enable service life performance specification of wood pdf
Ed SUTTIE, Building Research Establishment, United Kingdom
• Project plans from Joint Call 2021: WoodLCC. Enhanced Life-Cycle-Costing in wood construction by novel methods for service life planning pdf
Gry ALFREDSEN, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway

Session VII “Past, present, and future“

Keynote speech: “From sketch to stretch: 20 years of strategic evolution in transnational RTDI funding!” pdf
Andreas Nikolaus KLEINSCHMIT VON LENGEFELD, HOMO SILVESTRIS EUROPAE, France
Panel discussion: Game changer in the ERA
Moderator: Andreas Nikolaus KLEINSCHMIT VON LENGEFELD
Panellists:

Estrella FERNANDEZ, Agencia Estatal de Investigación, Spain
Robert MAVSAR, European Forest Institute EFI
María Rosa MOSQUERA LOSADA, University of Santiago de Compostela; Spanish Agroforestry Association
Rastislav RAŠI, National Forest Centre, Slovakia; BIOEAST Forestry Group
Karin SANDBERG, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Silvio SCHUELER, Austrian Research Centre for Forests BFW

Final words / Closing the event

Final words by ForestValue Coordinator
Mika KALLIO, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland
Closing the event by host
Juan Climent BLASCO, Agencia Estatal de Investigación AEI, Spain
Manuel Sánchez BLANCO, Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología FECYT, Spain

End of the conference


Royal Botanical Garden – Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid. ©ForestValue 2022. Photo by Carina Lemke.