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

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonst ration under grant agreement No. 311919

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