Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: regional and international dimensions

International conference

17-19 May 2017


The event comprises several sessions with keynote speakers from leading Russian and European universities, Russian forestry ministry authorities and other institutions.


English, Russian (simultaneous translation)

Conference publication

Materials of the participants will be published online in international Compendium of research papers “Forest ecosystems under climate change: biological productivity and remote monitoring

Manuscripts should be submitted at: LejninSA @

Conference program

Key dates and deadlines

31 March 2017

30 April 2017

17 – 19 May 2017        


Submission of manuscripts

Conference in Yoshkar-Ola


Please fill in the registration form before 31.03 2017 and return it to LejninSA @

Draft program

17 May 2017, Wednesday

  • Registration

  • Welcoming words

  • Plenary presentations

  • Presentations of participants

  • Group photo

  • Excursion (sightseeing in Yoshkar-Ola)

  • Conference dinner

18 May 2017, Thursday

  • Plenary presentations

  • Presentations of participants

  • Closing of the conference.

19 May 2017, Friday

  • Field trips

  • Departure

Conference program includes: plenary presentations (up to 20 min.), presentations (up to 10 min.), reports (up to 5 min.).

Field excursion

The conference includes one excursion aimed at observing regional ecosystems, land cover, and land use and the impacts of extreme weather. For all field excursions, participants should bring comfortable hiking clothes (we’ll be inside the forest and fields), walking shoes, sun glasses, umbrellas or rainwear, and caps/hats.

Support for participants

There is no registration fee for the participation in the meeting and training sessions.

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