The conference Forests in Women’s Hands will be held from 12-14 April 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic as a hybrid event. In addition to the personal exchange on site, participants will have the opportunity to participate in the conference online and/or in real time, to join in the discussion and to meet women in forestry from home and abroad.
Representatives of government, research, education and forest owners will speak at the conference and an excursion around Traunkirchen will provide both examples by practitioners and insight into multifunctional services of Austrian forests.
At the international conference Forests in Women’s Hands, connecting women in forestry is a central theme. Participants will meet members of existing women’s networks and have the opportunity to exchange best practice examples and discuss relevant activities and initiatives. Additionally, the conference will increase the visibility of women and their achievements in the forest sector.