October 4 - 7, 2022
Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A.


"One Big Family – Shaping Our Future Together"

The Council on Forest Engineering (COFE), the International Symposium on Forest Mechanization (FORMEC), and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Division 3 will meet in Corvallis, Oregon.  

This year's international meeting is the in-person forum on cutting-edge scientific research and innovative practices in forest operations and engineering.  The 2nd IUFRO Division 3 Doctoral Conference will be held alongside this 2022 Joint Meeting.

One Big Family – Shaping Our Future Together will focus on building a strong community of forest engineering across continents and sectors.  Together, we will learn from each other and shape our future.


Call for Abstract

The Council on Forest Engineering (COFE), International Symposium on Forest Mechanization (FORMEC), and International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Division 3 invite researchers, students, and professionals to submit abstracts for presentation at the 2022 Joint Conference.  The meeting will feature a wide range of exciting talks, discussions and networking opportunities with Forest Operations and Engineering researchers, industry experts, government agencies and academics.

Presentation abstracts on forest operations and engineering are welcome frostudents, researchers, and professionals from around the world.  Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and accepted based on content, quality, and available space for oral and poster presentations. Acceptance of individual abstracts for inclusion in the Joint Meeting will be emailed to the authors no later than June 30, 2022.

Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2022
Instructions for Abstract Submission
  • Enter your presentation title, authors, author affiliations and abstract in the online form (

  • Limit your abstract to the maximum of 400 words.

  • Submit the completed abstract form electronically by the deadline, June 15, 2022

Oral vs. Poster Presentations

Select your preferred presentation format, oral or poster.  The Conference Scientific Committee will do our best to accommodate your preference.  Instructions for preparation of oral or presentations will be sent to individual authors after acceptance of abstracts.  ​

Publication of Abstracts and Full Papers

All accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Additional information and guidelines for extended abstracts or full manuscripts will be provided.  Two publication options will be available for extended abstracts or full manuscripts:

  • Extended abstract or full manuscript in the Conference Proceedings (non-refereed);

  • Full manuscript in a special issue of the Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering (refereed).

The 2nd IUFRO Division 3 Doctoral Student Conference

IUFRO Division 3 Doctoral Student Conference will be held on September 28 – October 3, 2022 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.  PhD students who wish to participate in the Student Conference should submit abstracts through the 2022 COFE-FORMEC-IUFRO Conference website ( and indicate attendance interest.  All Doctoral Student Conference participants can attend and present their research at COFE-FORMEC-IUFRO 2022 Conference.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Woodam Chung

Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management

Oregon State University

Christian Kanzian

Department of Forest and Soil Sciences

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna



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