The provisional program of the conference includes plenary sessions with keynote talks, sub-plenary and poster sessions, a plenary discussion and a post-conference excursion. Proposal submission for talks and posters will open on 28 February 2019.
The conference language will be English.
There will be no refunding of costs for travel, accommodation and meals that are not included in the conference fee. We will be able to reduce the conference fee for a limited number of participants from Ukraine.
- Past demographic and compositional change in primeval and unmanaged forests
- Disturbance and renewal of primeval forests, forest reserves and managed forests
- Tracking environmental change vs. lagging behind: responses of different ecosystem compartments
- Invasions of organisms in primeval forests and forest reserves
- Habitat continuity of primeval forests and forest reserves in a changing climate
- Dynamics and role of dead wood in primeval forests
- Primeval forests and forest reserves in a changing climate: do we need new reference systems?
- Primeval forests and forest reserves at the end of the 21st century
- Biodiversity in primeval forests, forest reserves and managed forests
- Primeval forests as refuge and source for populations of highly-demanding species: hotspots or coldspots?
- Functional diversity of primeval and managed forests
- Will primeval forests remain as intact ecosystems in the face of climate change?
- Managing demands for ecosystem services and products from primeval forests and forest reserves
- Pressures from emerging renewable energy markets on protected and primeval forests: focus fuel wood
- Non-intervention vs. salvaging after disturbance: benefits and problems of different approaches
- Novel approaches for primeval forest and forest reserve research in the face of global change