This international conference is the final event organised by the EU COST Action FP1403 Non-Native Tree Species for European Forests - Experiences, Risks and Opportunities". The aim is to showcase the activities and the achievements of this COST Action from the last 4 years, to share knowledge on non-native tree species with the international scientific community, and to pursue the successful networking and future collaborations. Researchers, policy makers, practitioners and NGOs will meet to exchange facts, experiences and views, and work on a common, science based understanding of the opportunities and risks associated with non-native tree species growing.

Session topics include:

  • Introduction to Europe
  • Distribution
  • Provenances
  • Reproduction
  • Management
  • Growth potential
  • Ecosystem services
  • Biotic and abiotic threats
  • Market potential
  • Public perception

and more.

DOWNLOAD: First Announcement



MC Members registration

15 April 2018

Abstract submission

15 May 2018

Early-bird registration

15 May 2018

Acceptance notification

30 Jun 2018

Registration deadline

15 Aug 2018


12-14 Sep 2018



phone.: 0043-1-47654-91325 or 0043-1-47654-91332
Institute of Silviculture
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82
1190 Vienna