2013 Council on Forest Engineering Annual Meeting Call for Papers
I'm pleased to invite submission of abstracts for the 2013 Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) annual meeting to be held July 7-10 in Missoula, Montana, USA. The theme for the 2013 COFE meeting is "Forest Operations for a Changing Landscape". Technical presentations that address the following four sub-themes are sought. Other applied forest engineering and operations topics may also be accepted.
- Maintaining a resilient forest industry
- Forest operations for fire management
- Impact of changing forestland ownership on forest operations
- Preparing tomorrow's forest operations professional
Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013.
Please keep the body of your abstract under 300 words. Authors will be notified of abstract acceptance by March 1 with full papers due by May 15, 2013. Complete instructions for authors will be sent at that time. All accepted final papers will be a maximum of seven pages in length, will be accompanied by an oral presentation, will be distributed electronically to all conference participants at the annual meeting, and will be available on-line to all COFE member (www.cofe.org). Opportunities for poster presentations will also be available.
COFE is an international professional organization formed to foster the development of forest engineering in industry, government, and education in order to promote the best methods of managing and operating forests, both private and public. COFE serves the forestry profession by disseminating technical information about forest engineering. For more information, see the COFE website at: www.cofe.org.
I look forward to seeing you in Montana
Beth Dodson, PE, PhD
COFE 2013 Annual Meeting Chair
Forestry Program Director
Forest Management Department
College of Forestry and Conservation
University of Montana