28-30 Nov Conference on Non-Timber Forest Products and Bioeconomy, Rovaniemi

We are proud to invite You to the international conference on Non-Timber Forest Products and Bioeconomy. The NTFP2017 conference is hosted by Natural Resources Institute Finland and Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland.

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Call for abstracts

The submission process for contributed abstracts is now open. The deadline for submission is August 7, 2017 with speakers and presenters being informed of acceptance by September 1, 2017. Accepted abstracts will be assigned to the most appropriate theme and session. Abstracts are to be submitted online. Please visit the conference website to submit an abstract or for additional information: www.luke.fi/ntfp2017

Registration is open

Registration fees for the conference are based on early and late registration. Registering on or before September 15, 2017 will offer the lowest registration fee of EUR 270. Please visit www.luke.fi/ntfp2017 to register online.

Registration Information

Advanced, online registration and payment of registration fees is required in order to attend the conference. Please go to www.luke.fi/ntfp2017 to complete a web form. The registration fees include the VAT 0%. Please note that all payments must be made in advance and in euros (€). Please choose your payment type on the online registration form. The options are

• Online bank transfer (Finnish banks)

• Online credit card payment (Visa, EuroCard, MasterCard, AMEX)

• Invoice: Invoice will be sent to you separately by the congress office. Please remember to specify a possible separate invoicing address on the registration form. Invoicing fee 10 € will be added to all invoices.


The conference will take place in Rovaniemi, Finland. The conference will be held at the Arctic Center located within an easy walk from downtown Rovaniemi.

For more information about conference themes, keynote speakers, accommodation and travelling details, please visit the conference web site: www.luke.fi/ntfp2017.


We warmly welcome participation of all interested experts operating in the field of Non-Timber Forest Products.

Rainer Peltola
Chair of the local organizing committee


Natural Resources Institute Finland

Arctic Centre, University of Lapland

Ruralia Institute, University of Helsinki

University of Eastern Finland

University of Oulu

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

CENTRIA University of Applied Sciences


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