Activity of the Polish National IUFRO Committee in 2014.

Polish National IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) Committee operates in the framework of the Forest Sciences and Wood Technology Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. It consists of persons delegated by scientific institutions belonging to IUFRO and persons performing various functions within the Organization. The scope of activities of the Polish National IUFRO Committee is the inspiration and coordination of activities related to participation in this organization and to stimulation of activity in various forms of international meetings (symposia, conferences, etc.).

The Chairman of the PNC IUFRO is professor Maciej Skorupski (Forestry Faculty of the Poznan University of Life Sciences).

In October 2014, XXIV World IUFRO Congress was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. During the Congress a new president of the organization was elected, as well as the International IUFRO Council. As a result of the elections, Polish delegates to the International Council were alected for the 2015-2018 term: prof. Piotr Paschalis-Jakubowicz (Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW) and his deputy - prof. Stanisław Małek (University of Agriculture in Kraków).