International Scientific Conference “Forestry: Bridge to the Future”
7 - 9 May 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria

University of Forestry Sofia has the pleasure to invite you to participate in the International Scientific Conference “Forestry: Bridge to the Future”, which will take place on 7 - 9 May 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Conference is dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of higher forestry education in Bulgaria and is organized by the University of Forestry, Sofia and Faculty of Forestry.
The Conference sessions will be focused to the following topics: Impact of climate change on forest ecosystems, Adaptation strategies and mitigation, Forest health and protection, Disturbances and disturbance regimes in forests, Fires, windstorms and soil erosion, Forest-related and energy policies.
Eminent keynote speakers have confirmed their participation: Kevin O'HARA (University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA), Jean-Luc PEYRON (ECOFOR, France) and Ivan RAEV (Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria).
All information regarding the Conference and its facilities: registration, accommodation, payments, program, abstract submission can be found on the official conference web-site:

We shall look forward to meet you in Sofia in 2015.

Kind regards,

Prof. Dr. Veselin Brezin
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Rector of the University of Forestry
Sofia, Bulgaria

Assoc. prof. Dr. Milko Milev
Vice-chairman of the Organizing Committee
Dean of the Faculty of Forestry
University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria