Programme

This preliminary conference programme can also be downloaded as a pdf. The book of abstracts is available here.

Thursday October 13, 2016

8:30–9.00 Registration

9.00 – 10.30 Plenary session with welcoming words and keynote presentations

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11.00- 12.30 Parallel sessions 1a and 1b

Session 1a: Planning and supported decision-making

1. Analysis of the co-production of NWFPs and ecosystem services in European countries
Harald Vacik, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Institute of Silviculture, Austria

2. Predicting the berry yields for North Karelia region, Finland
Mikko Kurttila, Natural Resources Institute Finland

3. Opportunities and challenges in developing NWFP integrated decision support system in multiple use forest management planning
Emin Zeki Baskent, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Forestry, Turkey

4. Managing for NWFPs – an assessment on the forest holding level
Patrick Huber, European Forest Institute Central-East European Regional Office and University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Institute of Silviculture, Austria

Session 1b: Economic contribution of Wild Forest Products

1. Non-wood forest products-based enterprises characteristics and types in Serbia
Jelena Nedeljković, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry, Serbia

2. Non-wood forest products in Turkey
İsa Sertkaya, Non Wood Forest Products and Services Department, General Directorate of Forestry, Turkey

3. Contribution of non-timber forest resources in tribal economy of Kashmir Himalaya
Peerzada Ishtiyak Ahmad, Faculty of Forestry, SK University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, India

4. Wild forest products development strategies as instrument to improve well-being in rural mountain marginalised areas
Ihor Soloviy, Ukrainian National Forestry University, Lviv, Ukraine

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13.30-15:00 Parallel sessions 2a and 2b

Session 2a: Institutions and innovation support

1. The evolution of institutions for non-wood forest products: An empirical study of harvesting practices across Europe
Irina Prokofieva, Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

2. From foraging to value-added products: property-rights patterns of innovation in NWFPs
Laura Bouriaud, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania

3. Wild forest products supply chain and legislation: effects and proposals
Davide M. Pettenella, University of Padova. TESAF department, Italy

4. Travel cost approaches to assess mushroom picking value and policy interventions effects in Catalonia (Spain)
Valentino Marini Govigli, European Forest Institute - Mediterranean Regional Office (EFIMED), Barcelona, Spain

Session 2b: Domestication and WFP production

1. Tools to support cork oak stands multifunctional management: long term optimisation and short term refining
Margarida Tomé, Centro de Estudos Florestais, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

2. Domestication potential of Mangifera sylvatica Roxb., A threatened and underutilised fruit tree species of Bangladesh
Tarit Kumar Baul, Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh and School of Forest Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland

3. Effects of the bacteria Pseudomonas fluorescens on the mycorrhization between Cistus ladanifer and Boletus edulis
Olaya Mediavilla, Sustainable Forest Management Research Institute and IDForest-Biotecnología Forestal Aplicada, Palencia, Spain

4. Effects of local factors in Thymus sibthorpii's essential oils in mountainous area of northern Greece
Eleni Abraham, School of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15.30-17:00 Parallel sessions 3a and 3b

Session 3a: Working with supply chains & networks

1. Wild forest products international trade: which opportunities for the European market?
Enrico Vidale, University of Padova, TESAF department, Italy

2. Network typologies for promoting wild forest products economies: a comparative analysis of eight case studies
Riccardo Da Re, University of Padova, TESAF department, Italy

3. Creation of an innovative Kenyan-European Macadamia nuts supply chain
Matti Spiecker, Macadamiafans Kenya Ltd

4. From paradox to paradigm: The non-conventional innovation in natural resin
Sven Mutke, INIA - Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Madrid, Spain

Session 3b: Social capital - collective action and collaboration

1. Research in action – the essential role of stakeholders in the development of NWFP opportunities
Jennifer LG Wong, Wild Resources Ltd., Bangor, UK

2. Scouting social Innovation in the woods: collaborative strategies in Mediterranean non-wood forest products
Isa Pelto, European Forest Institute – Mediterranean regional office (EFIMED) and University of Helsinki, Finland

3. Social capital articulating moss picking in Wales: the role of networks and trust
Elena Gorriz, Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia (CTFC), Barcelona, Spain and European Forest Institute – Mediterranean Regional Office (EFIMED)

4. A study on community based forest management in South Korea
Hyundeok Seok, Korea Rural Economic Institute, South Korea

17.30-18.30 poster session (best poster award to be announced at the end of the conference)

Conference dinner (tbc)


Friday October 14, 2016

9.00- 10.40 Parallel sessions 4a and 4b

Session 4a: Silviculture

1. Optimizing the management of cork oak stands in Spain
María Pasalodos, 1Dep. Selvicultura y Gestión Sistemas Forestales, Centro de Investigación Forestal, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA-CIFOR), Madrid, Spain

2. Effect of thinning on mushroom productivity and diversity
Sergio de Miguel, 1 Departament de Producció Vegetal i Ciència Forestal, Universitat de Lleida-Agrotecnio Center, Spain

3. Linkages between mushroom production, forest growth and climate in Mediterranean Pinus pinaster stands
Juan Pemán, Departament de Producció Vegetal i Ciència Forestal, Universitat de Lleida-Agrotecnio Center, Spain

4. Cone production in Pinus pinea forests facing climate change: proposals for adaptive management
Rafael Calama, INIA-CIFOR, Madrid, Spain

5. Silviculture guidelines for Pinus pinea management for cone production in Portugal
João Freire, Centro de Estudos Florestais, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Session 4b: Institutions and innovation support II

1. Non-timber innovations an innovation system analysis for the side-activities of forestry
Gerhard Weiss, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

2. Who owns wild forest products in Europe?
Laura Bouriaud, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania

3. Non Timber Forest Products Linguistic Diversity. The case of mushrooms
Kalliopi Stara, University of Ioannina, Greece

4. Non-wood forest products use as provisioning and cultural ecosystem services: case studies in Ukraine, Sweden and the Russian Federation
Nataliya Stryamets, Nature reserve Roztochya, Ukraine and Forest-Landscape-Society Network, School for Forest Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

5. The practice of entrepreneurship in the non-wood forest products sector: Support for innovation on private forest land
Alice Ludvig, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

6. Innovating in the transition forestry: cases of non-timber forest products innovations in forestry sector in the South-East Europe
Jelena Nedeljković, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry, Serbia

10:40—11:10 Coffee break

11.10- 12:45 Parallel sessions 5a and 5b

Session 5a: Perceptions and Knowledge

1. Perception of harms and property rights shapes private forest owners views on wild mushroom picking policies
Elena Górriz-Mifsud, Forest Science Center of Catalonia (CTFC), Barcelona, Spain

2. Collection and consumption of wild forest products in Europe
Marko Lovric, European Forest Institute

3. The forest owners' view on berry and mushroom picking on private land
Veera Tahvanainen, Natural Resources Institute Finland

4. Non timber forest products: An ethnomycological study on mushroom knowledge in the Waldviertel, Austria
Irmgard Krisai-Greilhuber, Dept. of Botany and Biodiversity Research, University of Vienna, Austria

Session 5b:

1. Meat me on the corner: 'Game' theory redressed in cyber clothing
Johan Barstad, The Norwegian University College of Agriculture and Rural Development, Norway

2. Sabores de bosques sostenibiles
Ana Belén Noriega, PEFC ESPAÑA, Madrid, Spain

3. Developing empirical models for predicting production of lime tree flowers (Tilia sp.)
Emin Zeki Baskent, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Forestry, Turkey

4. Yield models for wild mushrooms in Pinus sylvestris and Pinus pinaster stands of northern Spain
Mariola Sánchez-González, INIA-CIFOR, Madrid, Spain

5. Contribution of Broom grass of leasehold forests in poverty reduction in Jhirubas, Palpa, Nepal
Dhundi Raj Bhattarai, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Moderated Panel discussion

15:00-15:30 Summary by coordinator and WP leaders, best poster award

15:30-16:30 Coffee and farewell

Practical information

Conference venue

Our venue is located at the main Administration Pavilion of Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site. The address is St. Antoni M. Claret, 167.

See in Google Maps


Public transport

Metro 
Yellow line (L4) stop: "Guinardó/Hospital de Sant Pau", or
Blue line (L5) stop: "Sant Pau/Dos de Maig".

Bus connections: lines 15, 19, 20, 45, 47, 92.

Taxi: please indicate: "Sant Pau Hospital, entrance Independencia with St. Antoni Maria Claret".

 

The city of Barcelona

Located on the Mediterranean sea shores and with two thousand years of history, Barcelona is a welcoming, plural and diverse city. Barcelona is known for being the capital of modern architecture and it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.

The International airport of Barcelona (El Prat; iata: BCN) has direct flights to most of the European capitals. The airport is approximately 13 km away from the city centre.

For the connection between the airport and the city center you may choose one of the following options:

* By taxi to any central location of the city the cost is around 30-35 euros
* By train to the central city stations: SANTS, Passeig de Gracia or Estació de França
* By the blue AEROBUS to city centre stops: Universitat or Plaça Catalunya


Accommodation

We have listed below some of the hotels that are close to the venue for your convenience.

Ayre Hotel Rosellón

C/Rosselló 390, 08025 Barcelona

Tel: + 34 93 600 9200 / E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This hotel is a 15-minute walk or one metro stop away from Sant Pau.


Ayre Hotel Caspe

C/Casp 103, 08013 Barcelona

Tel: +34 93 246 7000, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Catalonia Passeig de Gràcia

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 644, 08007 Barcelona

Tel: + 34 93 270 2735, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , cc: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This hotel is 3 Km away from Sant Pau. Travel time by metro is 20 minutes.


Catalonia Eixample 1864

C/ Roger de Llúria 60, 08009 Barcelona

Tel: + 34 93 272 0050 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , cc: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This hotel is 2,8 Km away from Sant Pau. Travel time by metro is 20 minutes.

 

Hotel Confortel Bel Art

C/ Lepant 406, 08025 Barcelona

Tel. +34 902 42 42 42

This hotel is located only 700 m from Sant Pau.


Hotel Aristol

C/ Cartagena 369, 08041 Barcelona

Tel. +34 93 433 51 00, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This hotel is located only 300 m from Sant Pau.


Hotel Amrey Sant Pau

C/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret 173, 08041 Barcelona

Tel. +34 93 433 5151, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This hotel is located only 150 m from Sant Pau

 

Practical information about visiting the city of Barcelona here and here

Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts now extended until 29 April!

We invite submission of abstracts for contributed oral and poster presentations to be submitted by 29 April, 2016.

The guidelines for abstract submission as well as the submission form can be found here.

Final conference

 

The international conference on Wild Forest Products in Europe took place in Barcelona on 13–14 October 2016!

Photo Gallery

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Downloads

The book of abstracts of oral presentations.

The book of abstracts of posters.

Scientific Committee

 






Keynote presentation by Freerk Wiersum: Wild forest products between domestication and rewilding

Keynote presentation by Paul Vantomme: Wild Forest Products as food and feed: trends in production and in regulative systems


Session 1a: Planning and supported decision-making

Harald Vacik: Analysis of the Co-production of NWFPs and ecosystem services in European countries

Mikko Kurttila: Predicting the berry yields for North Karelia region, Finland

Patrick Huber: Managing for (N)WFPs – an assessment on the forest holding level


Session 1b: Institutions and innovative support

Irina Prokofieva: The evolution of institutions for non-wood forest products: an empirical study of harvesting practises across Europe

Enrico Vidale: Wild forest products supply chain and legislation: effects and proposals

Valentino Marini Govigli: Travel cost approaches to assess mushroom picking valie and policy interventions effects in Catalonia (Spain)


Session 2a: Domestication and WFP production

Margarida Tomé: Science supporting cork oak stands management : A stakeholders’ driven development of forest management support tools

Olaya Mediavilla: Effects of the bacteria Pseudomonas fluorescens on the mycorrhization between Cistus ladanifer and Boletus edulis

Eleni Abraham: Effects of local factors on Thymus sibthorpii’s essential oils in mountainous area of northern Greece


Session 2b: Working with supply chains & networks

Davide Pettenella: Wild forest products international trade: which opportunities for the European market?

Riccardo De Re: Network typologies for promoting wild forest products economies: a comparative analysis of nine case studies

Matti Spiecker: Creation of an innovative Kenyan-European Macadamia nuts supply chain

Sven Mutke: From paradox to paradigm : The non-conventional innovation in natural resin

Jelena Nedeljković: Yield models for wild mushrooms in Pinus Sylvesteris and Pinus pinaster stands of northern Spain


Session 3a: Planning and supported decision-making

Burak Sari: Developing empirical models for predicting production of lime tree flowers (Tilia sp)

Mariola Sánchez-González: Yield models for wild mushrooms in Pinus Sylvesteris and Pinus pinaster stands of northern Spain

Johan Barstad: Meat me on the corner: Game theory dressed up in cyber clothing


Sessiob 3b: Social capital - collective action and collaboration

Jennifer Wong: Research in action - the essential role of stakeholder in the development of NWFP opprtunities

Isa Pelto: Scouting social innovation in the woods: collaborative strategies in Mediterranean non-wood forest products

Maria Wilding and Carmen Rodríguez: Social capital articulating moss picking in Wales: the role of networks and trust


Sessiob 4a: Silviculture

Mariola Sanchez-Gonzales: Optimising the management of Quercus Suber stands in Spain

Sergio de Miguel and Juan Antonio Bonet: "Linkages between mushroom production, forest growth and climate in Mediterranean Pinus pinaster forest stands"

Rafael Calama: Cone production in Pinus pinea forests facing climate change: proposals for adaptive management

João Freire:  Pinus pinea silviculture guidelines for cone production management in Portugal


Session 4b: Institutions and innovations support II

Gerhard Weiss: Wild forest products innovation patterns and their support needs: an analysis based on European case studies

Cosmin Coșofreț: Who owns wild forest products in Europe

Kalliopi Stara: Non Timber Forest Products Linguistic Diversity - The case of mushrooms

 Alice Ludvig: The Practice of Entrepreneurship: Support for Innovation on private forest land

 Anže Japelj: Innovating in the transition forestry: cases of non-timber forest products innovations in forestry sector in the South-East Europe


Session 5: Perceptions and knowledge

Elena Górriz Mifsud: Perception of harms and property rights shapes private forest owners views on wild mushroom picking policies

Marko Lovrić:  European household survey on consumption and collection of NWFPs

Veera Tahvanainen: The forest owners' view on berry and mushroom picking on private land in Finland

Irmgard Krisai‐Greilhuber: Non timber forest products: An ethnomycological study on mushroom knowledge in the Waldviertel, Austria

Ana Belén Noriega: Tastes from Sustainable Forests


Poster session

Rigas Tsiakiris: The 'Salep' traders of Pindos mountains in Greece

Sasa Vochl: The beaver paradox - Protected species, which might not need protection anymore?

Irina Prokofieva: Beyond wood: the state of non-wood forest products in Mediterranean Europe

Sven Mutke: Kernel yield loss in Mediterranean stone pine cones

Sven Mutke: Damage assessment in pine nuts from stone pine caused by Leptoglossus Occidentalis and pathogenic agents

Seung-Yeon Byun: Consumer perception on wild forest products in South Korea

Kyung-Taek Min 8 Current status of forest farming in South Korea

Choi Junyeong: A study on shiitake market in South Korea,

Giulia Corradini: Non-Wood Forest Products in European policies and regulations

Anastasiia Kraskovska: Wild, non-wood, non-timber forest products – optimization of definition for sustainable use and development

Jorge Benitez: Policy frameworks to enhancing the role of non-wood forest products (NWFPs) for achieving SDGs

Burak Sari: Developing empirical models for predicting production of bay leaves (Laurus nobilis)

Patrick Huber: Analysis of the potential of NWFPs for forest owners – a case study comparison

Marko Lovrić: European Non-Wood Forest Products Policy Portal

Photo by Mikhail Anikaev.

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