CLIMATE CHANGE AND NEW CHALLENGES IN THE PRODUCTION OF HIGH QUALITY AND WELL ADAPTED FOREST REPRODUCTIVE MATERIAL

On the occasion of marking the 60 years of organised forest seed science in Croatia, the Croatian Forest Research Institute, co-organised with scientific and expert institutions in the field of forestry, organises a scientific – expert conference with international participation.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND NEW CHALLENGES IN THE PRODUCTION OF HIGH QUALITY
AND WELL ADAPTED FOREST REPRODUCTIVE MATERIAL

60th Anniversary of Forest Seed Science and Technology in Croatia
„All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today“
(Chinese proverb)

3rd – 4th December 2019
Jastrebarsko, Croatia

Important dates
Submission of abstracts till 25th June 2019
Abstract acceptance notification till 15th September 2019
Early registration till 20th September 2019
Closing date for registration and fee payment is 31th October 2019


Organising Committee President: Marija Gradečki-Poštenjak, PhD, Vice President: Mladen Ivanković, PhD; Members Prof. Josip Margaletić, PhD, Prof. Željko Škvorc, PhD, Nevenka Ćelepirović, PhD, Martina Đodan, PhD, Sanja Novak Agbaba, PhD, Tamara Jakovljević, PhD, Ivan Balenović, PhD, Robert Licht, dipl. ing. šum., Ivica Ćehulić, dipl. ing. šum., Anđelina Gavranović, mag. ing. silv., Maša Nedanova, mag. ing. silv., Sanja Bogunović, mag. ing. silv., Miran Lanščak, dipl. ing. šum., Zvonimir Vujnović, mag. ing. silv.; Scientific Committee Fabio Gorian, PhD (I), Czeslaw Koziol (PL), Prof. Heinz Rennenberg, PhD (D), Aikaterini Dounavi, PhD (D), Prof. Mirko Leisebach, PhD (D), Prof. Hojka Kraigher, PhD (SI), Prof. Dalibor Ballian, PhD (BiH), Prof. Saša Orlović, PhD (RS), Prof. Milan Oršanić, PhD (HR), Prof. Davorin Kajba, PhD (HR), Prof. Saša Bogdan, PhD (HR), Ivan Pilaš, PhD (HR), Tomislav Dubravac, PhD (HR); Committee of Honour Sanja Perić, PhD, Karmelo Poštenjak, PhD, Prof. Tibor Pentek, PhD, Academic Igor Anić, Academic Slavko Matić, prof. emeritus, doktor honoris causa, Silvija Zec, dipl. ing. šum., Oliver Vlainić, dipl. ing. šum., Krunoslav Jakupčić, dipl. ing. šum., Prof. Blaženka Divjak, PhD, Tomislav Tolušić, dipl. iur., Tomislav Ćorić, PhD

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Preliminary Program

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019: Registration of participants, Opening Ceremony, Plenary Session, Sessions A, B, C, D – papers and posters presentations
Wednesday, 4th December 2019: Field trip to visit Forest Seed object (FSO) of Common spruce in category “selected” and demonstration of cone collection (Forest Administration Delnice). Visit to Forest Training and Research Centre Zalesina.

CONFERENCE AIMS
The aims is to present the up to date achievements and approaches, techniques, methods and legislation related to the forest seed science and technology, gene resource conservation and conservation of biodiversity of forest ecosystems.

CONFERENCE TOPICS 
Section A

  • The impact of climate change on forest ecosystems and management practices
  • The high quality forest reproductive material as a significant factor of forest regeneration

Section B

  • Biodiversity and conservation of forest genetic resources
  • Biotechnology in forestry sector

Section C

  • Production, collection, processing, storage and use of forest reproductive material
  • Seed health
  • Seed physiology – development and maturation, dormancy and germination

Section D

  • Forest legislation and policy
  • Competence of testing and calibration laboratories according to HRN EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard

AUTHORS

Abstract and Paper Submission

All oral or poster presenters are requested to submit their abstracts. Abstracts should be written in Croatian and English.

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Abstracts should be submitted till 25th June 2019 by email: marijag@sumins.hr
The number of words shall be no more than 300.

Final decision on the acceptance of abstracts for oral or poster presentation will be made by the Scientific Committee till 15th September 2019

Abstracts would be published before Symposium in The Book of Abstracts.

The manuscripts can be submitted for regular review procedure, in the following journals: International journal of forest science SEEFOR (www.seefor.eu) or Radovi (www.sumins.hr/radovi/). Full paper submission instructions are available on the web page of specific journals. Please note that submission does not guarantee publication since all papers will be peer-reviewed in accordance with the editorial policy of each journal.
Please prepare your 10 minute presentation using MS PowerPoint in English language.
Poster dimensions: maximum width 80 cm, maximum height 100 cm. Posters can be fixed with double-sided self-adhesive tape that will be available at the site.

REGISTRATION

Online Application form would be published on website: www.sumins.hr
Application form should be filled and submitted with payment record.
Closing date for registration is 31th October 2019

FEES AND PAYMENTS

The conference fee can be paid in kuna (HRK) or euros (€) via bank transfer to the bank account of HRVATSKI ŠUMARSKI INSTITUT. Fee rates depend on the type of participant. 

Registration Fee

 till 20th September 2019after 20th September 2019
Registration Fee80 €100 €

VAT included
IMPORTANT: Deadline for payment is 31th October 2019

BANK TRANSFER DETAILS

Recipient:
Title: Hrvatski šumarski institut
Address: Cvjetno naselje 41, 10450 Jastrebarsko, Croatia
VAT number: HR13579392023

Bank Account Details:
Name of the bank:
Zagrebačka banka d.d.
Bank address: Trg bana Josipa Jelačića 10, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
IBAN: HR7923600001101252461
SWIFT: ZABAHR2X

Purpose of the Payment:
Seed60 conference and participant name.

Cancelation policy:
Registration cancellations made before 15th November 2019, will merit 50% refund, less bank/card changes. Registration cancellations made 15th November 2019 will not merit a refund.

All participants will receive an invoice for their payments according to the information provided in the Registration form.

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Accommodation

The venue of the Conference is Hotel Princess**** Jastrebasko, Croatia.
Special discount is arranged at the hotel for the accommodation of the participants.
Participants are expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Reccommendations:

Hotel Princess

Cvetković 85B
10450 Jastrebarsko
Hrvatska

+385 1 4653 400

Email:
recepcija@princess.hr
Web:
https://princess.hr/

Reservations:
Telephone: +385 1 4653 400

Email:
reservations@princess.hr

Bed & breakfast

Single room:
67€ per night

Double room:
80€ per night

+ turist tax 4,00kn/persona/day

Panorama Zagreb hotel

Trg Krešimira Ćosića 9
10000 Zagreb
Hrvatska

Tel : +385 1 3658 333
Fax : +385 1 3092 657

E-mail :
hotel@panorama-zagreb.com
Web:
https://www.panorama-zagreb.com/

Reservations:
Telephone: +385 1 3658 299
Fax: +385 1 4892 060

E-mail:
reservations@panorama-zagreb.com

Bed & breakfast

Single room: *
80 € per night

Double room:
100 € per night

+ turist tax

Hotel International

Miramarska 24
10 000 Zagreb
Hrvatska

Tel: +385 1 6108 800
Fax: +385 1 6108 700

E-mail:
hotel@hotel-international.hr
Web:
http://www.hotel-international.hr

Reservations:
Telephone:+385 1 6108 400
Fax: +385 1 6108 700

E-mail:
reservations.international@hup-zagreb.hr

Bed & breakfast

Single room: *
90 – 100 € per night

Double room:
130-150 € per night

+ turist tax

* Please contact the hotel for reservation in this period as soon as possible, because of Christmas Market in Zagreb (Advent Zagreb)
For more information on accommodation in Zagreb please visit www.booking.com

Location info
Jastrebarsko is located in northwestern Croatia, 20 kilometers southwest of the Croatian capital Zagreb. It occupies an area of 229 square kilometers, and this area is made up of 59 villages. You can arrive to Jastrebarsko in several ways:

By road traffic
You can come to Jastrebarsko by car, in two ways: by “old Karlovac road” and by highway A1 Zagreb-Rijeka . If you go by highway, you need to go to exit number two called Jastrebarsko which is on 20-th kilometer of highway from Zagreb.
If you travel the “old Karlovac road” from Zagreb, you must go through the place called Lučko , and then you have to go through a lot other places: Gornji Stupnik, Rakov Potok, Pavučnjak, Klinča Sela, Donji Desinec and then you’re in Jastrebarsko.

By bus
You can go from Zagreb to Jastrebarsko, only by buses of Samoborček d.o.o., from two places: Savski most (drives on Weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays) and Autobusni kolodvor Zagreb (drives only on Weekdays).

By train
If you travel from the main train station Zagreb to Jastrebarsko, you need to come out from the train, on the 7th station in order. You can see train timetables on the link of the Croatian Railways which is located in the Useful links section.

By plane
Main airport in Croatia is Airport Zagreb, from which you have only 40-kilometers to the Jastrebarsko. You can get from Airport Zagreb to Jastrebarsko, by taxi, bus or with a combination of vehicles.

Jastrebarsko with rich cultural and historical heritage will surely welcome all participants of the conference with warm impressions and pleasant memories.

CURRENCY

The official currency in Croatia is the kuna (HRK). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices and in the majority of tourist information offices and hotel.

SPONSORS, DONATORS & EXIBITORS

SPONSORS/DONATORSEXHIBITORS
Grad Zagreb 

CONTACT PERSON

Robert Licht, mag. ing. silv.
Croatian Forest Research Institute
Cvjetno naselje 41
10450 Jastrebarsko, HR
e-mail: robertl@sumins.hr
Tel: + 385 32 309 212
Fax: : + 385 1 6273 035
Mobitel: + 385 99 22 81 680