Calendar of activities

On this page, you find information on all forthcoming activities of the Finnish Society of Forest Science and its science clubs.

We often organise the activities in the House of Sciences and Letters (Tieteiden talo), address of which is Kirkkokatu 6, 00170 Helsinki. In the case of another place, the exact address is given with the name of the place.

Plan of activities 2022 (in Finnish)

Time and placeEventMore information
26 October 2022 9:00 – ca. 20:00, Viikki Campus of the University of HelsinkiForest Sciences’ Day “Measurement and valuation of biological diversity”Preliminary programme and call for presentations have just been published! Read more
1-3 September 2022, Estonia
Excursion of the Finnish Society of Forest Science to EstoniaFinnish Society of Forest Science will organise a three-day forest excursion to Estonia at the beginning of September. We will explore Estonian forest research and practical forestry, see top science in modern laboratories, feel old times in an Estonian manor and walk through an Estonian forest. The excursion will be organised in cooperation with the Department of Forestry at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Read more.
1 June 2022, 13-15 CET / 14-16 EEST, ONLINE EVENTScientific Coffee “Human-Forest-Relationships”Speaker Maija Halonen (University of Eastern Finland): Socio-economic forest relations in Northern peripheries. More information & preregistration in the event page:
27 April 2022, 14.30-16 CET / 15.30-17 EEST, ONLINE EVENTSPECIAL EVENT (as part of the 4th International Forest Policy Meeting): Scientific Coffee “Human-Forest-Relationships”People and forests – Developing the concepts and methodologies for researching human-forest-relationship and social relationships with nature (panel with four presentations).
More info:
29 March 2022 at 15:00, hybrid event, Auditorium 106, Forest Sciences Building, Viikki Campus of University of HelsinkiSpring meeting of the Finnish Society of Forest ScienceStatutory spring meeting items e.g., acceptance of the annual report and closing of books 2021, award of grants and thesis prizes and Spring meeting talk by a winner or winners of thesis prize. The agenda and link for registering to remote participation (deadline 25 March) are available here.
6 April 2022, 14-16, ONLINE EVENT
(13-15 CET)
Scientific Coffee “Human-Forest Relationships”Speaker: Dominik Menton-Enderlin (Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg, FVA): Qualitative and quantitative research results on psychological ownership among forest visitors in Germany. More information & preregistration on the event page.
15 February 2022 starting 12:00, Käpysali, Metla-talo, Yliopistokatu 6, JOENSUUAnnual meeting of the Silviculture Club and seminar “Roots and silviculture”Annual meeting 12-13, seminar 13-16, registration at latest on 6 Feb 2022 using the registration form on the event page. Event language will be Finnish.
14 February 2022, starting 16:00, ONLINE EVENTAnnual meeting and talk of the Human-Forest Relations Research ClubAnnual meeting 16-17; annual meeting talk by University Researcher Esa Ruuskanen, University of Oulu 17-18. Check the event page (in Finnish). Preregistration for receiving the webinar link by e-mailing to tuulikki.halla [ätt}
25 January 2022, 16:30-20:00, ONLINE EVENT with Zoom (Note the change)Annual meeting of the Forest Biology Club and seminar “Renewing forest certification standards and biodiversity in forestry”Seminar 16:30-19:00, annual meeting 19-20. Register at latest on 24 January 2022 by e-mail to niko.kulha {ät} Participation link will be sent only to registered participants. Programme can be read on the event page. Event language will be Finnish.
9 December 2021, starting at 15, Room 340 of the Forest Science Building, Viikki Campus of the University of HelsinkiAutumn meeting of Finnish Society of Forest ScienceStatury autumn meeting items e.g., confirmation of the plan of activities, budget and membership fee for 2022 and election of new board members. The autumn meeting will be organised as a physical event. Agenda of the meeting.
26 October 2021 at 9-17, webinarForest Science Day “Research-based knowledge in the use of forests”Forest Science Day 2021 is a part of the programme of the Year of Research-Based Knowledge. All talks of the morning plenary session and most talks of the afternoon parallel sessions were recorded. Watch the recordings in the event page.
14 June 2021 at 12-15, webinarGenes behind the usability areas of forest tree seeds and seedlingsSpring webinar of the Silviculture Club (in Finnish). The programme is on the event page.
6 April 2021 at 15:00, online meetingSpring meeting of the Finnish Society of Forest ScienceStatutory Spring meeting matter, acceptance of the changes to by-laws of the Society, thesis prizes, grants and Spring meeting talk. Watch the recordings of the Spring meeting talks (in English).
24 March 2021, onlineSpring webinar and annual meeting of the Forest Mensuration ClubProgramme (in Finnish) on the event page.
18 February 2021, 9:00 – 12:30, onlineAnnual meeting and Spring webinar of the Silviculture ClubThe agenda of the annual meeting and webinar programme with presentation slides are on the event page (in Finnish).
21 January 2021 at 17:00, onlineAnnual meeting of the Forest Biology ClubStatutory annual meeting matter and planning of post-COVID activities.
10 December 2020 at 16:00, Zoom meetingAutumn Meeting of the Finnish Society of Forest ScienceThe agenda is on the page of the Autumn Meeting.
10 December 2020 13:00 – 15:45, WebinarWebinar “Open data in forest sciences – benefits, problems and future” (in Finnish)See event’s own page for recordings of the talks and the common discussion.
20 October 2020 9 – 17, WebinarForest Science Day “Forest Health Today and Tomorrow”Page of the Forest Science Day. On the event page you will find also all webinar recordings.
Because of extension to the meeting restrictions, postponed to 4 June 2020, 15:00 as a Zoom meetingSpring meeting of the Finnish Society of Forest ScienceEvent page.
12 March 2020, 12:00-16:00, House of Sciences and LettersAnnual meeting of the Silviculture Club and site preparation seminarEvent page (in Finnish)