Technical Meetings

The present section contains a summary of selected meetings on poplars and willows that have been relevant over the past years, beginning with the most recent. This list includes meetings organized by FAO as well as those organized by collaborating partners.

Additions to this list are welcome. Visitors to this site who are aware of appropriate meetings and who would like to submit the details are kindly asked to contact the IPC Secretariat (

Ministry of Agriculture, INTA, University of Buenos Aires, University of La Plata []
28 October 2018 - 4 November 2018
Argentina, Buenos Aires
Languages: English
Chopo en Castilla y Léon; Junta de Castilla y Leon
17 October 2018 - 19 October 2018
Languages: Spanish
International Phytotechnologies Society Conference
Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment - University of Novi Sad
1 October 2018 - 5 October 2018
Serbia, Novi Sad
Languages: English
WOODY CROPS 2018, International Short Rotation Woody Crops Conference
Short Rotation Woody Crops Operations Working Group, Poplar and Willow Council of Canada, IUFRO Working Party 2.08.04 (Physiology and Genetics of Poplars and Willows), IUFRO Working Party 1.03.00 (Short Rotation Forestry), International Energy Agency Task 43 (Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets), International Poplar Commission Environmental and Ecosystem Services Working Party []
23 July 2018 - 25 July 2018
United States of America
Languages: English
Comisiones Nacionales de Chile y Argentina, Universidad de Talca
13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017
Chile, Talca
Languages: Spanish
International Symposium on Forest Biotechnologies for Smallholders
19 May 2015 - 22 May 2015
Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu
Languages: English
20 July 2014 - 28 July 2014
Canada, Vancouver
Languages: English
IUFRO working group 2.08.04 []
20 July 2014 - 23 July 2014
Canada, Vancouver, B.C.
Languages: English
Workshop of Environmental Working Party: Erosion Control; the role of poplars and willows in holding slopes
10 March 2014 - 14 March 2014
New Zealand, Gisborne, Emerald Hotel
Languages: English
Miscellaneous documents:
25 April 2012 - 28 April 2012
China, Xi’an
Languages: English, Chinese
Qualità e sostenibilità ambientale della pioppicoltura per legno ed energia
l’Associazione Pioppicoltori Italiani []
31 January 2012
Italy, Mortara (PV)
Jornada Técnica sobre el Sauce en el Delta entrerriano
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Estación Experimental Agropecuaria Delta del Paraná
30 November 2011
Argentina, Islas del Ibicuy, Entre Ríos
Languages: Spanish
Contact: Teresa Cerrillo
19 October 2011 - 22 October 2011
India, Bangalore, Indian Institute of Science, J N Tata Auditorium
Languages: English
National Poplar Council of Canada; IPC-WP6; National Poplar Council of United States
18 September 2011 - 24 September 2011
Languages: English
Istituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria (INEA)
23 June 2011 - 24 June 2011
Italy, Rome
Languages: English
Short rotation forestry and Agroforestry: an exchange of experience between CDM countries and Europe
20 June 2011 - 22 June 2011
Italy, Barolo
Languages: English
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON AGROFORESTRY: "Ecological Benefits of Agroforestry"
Brandenburg University of Technology []
15 June 2011 - 17 June 2011
Germany, Cottbus
Languages: English
Italian Association of Poplar Growers, Pro-Populus, Italian National Poplar Commission []
8 June 2011 - 9 June 2011
Italy, Mantua
Languages: French
Comisión Nacional del Álamo de Argentina []
16 March 2011 - 18 March 2011
Argentina, Neuquén
Languages: English, Spanish
Informal Workshop on Poplar
ConfédérationEuropéenne des Propriétaires Forestiers
30 November 2010
Belgium , Brussels, European Forestry House
Languages: English
16 October 2010 - 17 October 2010
Tunisia, Hammamet
Languages: English, French
Contact: Alberto Del Lungo Walter Kollert Mohamed Saket
National Council of Research - IVALSA
8 October 2010
Italy, Trento, Italy
Languages: English
IUFRO; Agricultural Research Council of Italy (CRA); CNR - Institute of Forest and Environmental Biology; University of Tuscia, Department of Forest Resources and EnvironmentItalian
20 September 2010 - 25 September 2010
Italy, Orvieto, Palace of Congress
Languages: English
IPC Working Party on Environmental Application of Poplars and Willows
17 September 2010 - 18 September 2010
Italy, Montelibretti, Rome
Languages: English
Poplar energy crops in North-Central USA: breeding, production potential and environmental aspects
13 September 2010
Italy, Monterotondo (RM)
Languages: English
Facoltà di Agraria - Università degli Studi di Padova, European Union - DG Agricolture and Rural Development []
21 June 2010 14:30
Italy, Padua, Archivio Antico, Palazzo del Bo' - Università degli Studi di Padova, Via VIII Febbraio
International Conference on Sustainable Management of Multi-purpose Poplar Plantations
IUFRO, ESC, Chinese Accademy of Forestry
29 May 2010 - 30 May 2010
China, SiYang
Languages: English
Contact: Lu Meng-Zhu
Unión de Silvicultores del Sur de Europa; Confederación de Organizaciones de Selvicultores de España; Pro-populus (Asociación Europea del Chopo)
18 May 2010 - 19 May 2010
Spain, Valladolid
Languages: French, Spanish
CDM Afforestation/Reforestation Projects: International workshop for developers and investors
26 April 2010 - 28 April 2010
China, Beijing Forestry University, 35 Qinghua East Road, 100083 Beijing
Languages: English
Secretariat of the International Poplar Commission []
13 April 2010
Italy, FAO, International Poplar Commission Secretariat
Languages: English, Chinese
Contact: Alberto Del Lungo Walter Kollert Lorenza Colletti
Miscellaneous documents:
Pioppo - Europa: il rilancio della pioppicoltura nel quadro delle azioni dell’Unione Europea
Italian National Poplar Commission
19 March 2010
Italy, Cremona, Vegetalia, Sala Fonti Rinnovabili
Contact: Lorenza Colletti
18 November 2009
Italy, Rome
Contact: Lorenza Colletti
FAO, Argentina
18 October 2009 - 23 October 2009
Argentina, Buenos Aires
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Contact: Olman Serrano
Regione Piemonte; IPLA (Istituto per le piante da legno e l’ambiente); CRA-PLF (Unità di Ricerca per le produzioni legnose fuori foresta)
2 October 2009
Italy, Torino
27 July 2009 - 31 July 2009
Turkey, Izmit
Languages: English, Russian
1st General Assembly of Pro-Populus
European Growers, Promoters and Industrial Users of Poplar
26 June 2009
Spain, Santiago de Compostela
Languages: English, Spanish
Progetto Pro-Populus e Pioppicoltura in Italia
Lions Club Viadana-Oglio Po []
16 May 2009
Italy, Viadana (MN), Meeting Room Piazzetta Oreficie
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias de la Universidad Nacional de Cuyo; Comisión Nacional del Alamo []
15 April 2009 - 17 April 2009
Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias de la Universidad Nacional de Cuyo - Mendoza
Languages: Spanish
IPC Working Party Conference: Engineered Wood Products Based on Poplar/Willow Wood
College of Wood Science & Technology; Nanjing Forestry University
21 October 2008 - 24 October 2008
China, Nanjing
Languages: English
Fourth International Poplar Symposium
Nanjing Forestry University (NFU); The International Union of Forest Research Organisations's, Poplar and Willow Working Unit
5 June 2006 - 9 June 2006
China, Nanjing
Languages: English
International Poplar Commission IUFRO Symposium
June 2006
China, Nanjing
Languages: English
Contact: Jim Carle
Government of Italy; Italian National poplar Commission; FAO
13 November 2003 - 15 November 2003
Italy, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy
Languages: English
Contact: Jim Carle
Poplar Research Institute; Turkish Foundation for Combatting Soil Erosion
10 August 2003 - 14 August 2003
Turkey, Poplar Research Institute in Izmit, Turkey
Languages: English
Sustainable Bioenergy Production Systems: Environmental, Operational and Social Implications
IEA Bio-energy; Society of Forest Research; FAO
28 October 2002 - 1 November 2002
Brazil, Belo Horizonte
Languages: English
UK Poplar Forum Meeting
National Poplar Commission-UK
14 October 2002 - 16 October 2002
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland
Languages: English
Poplar Research Institute - IUFRO
11 September 2002 - 13 September 2002
Turkey, Izmit
International Poplar Symposium III on Basic and Applied Aspects of Poplar and Willow Biology
Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning / Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry / Municipality of Uppsala IEA-Bioenergy-Task-30
26 August 2002 - 29 August 2002
Sweden, Uppsala
Languages: English
FAO / Government of Belgium / China State Forest Administration
22 August 2002 - 26 August 2002
China, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia
Languages: English, French, Russian
Advisory Committee of Experts on Pulp and Paper
18 May 1992 - 20 May 1992
Italy, Rome
Languages: English, French, Spanish
World Symposium on Man-made Forests
17 April 1967 - 22 April 1967
Australia, Canberra
Languages: English, French, Spanish
last updated:  Thursday, July 12, 2012