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About the Conference

Conference Organising Committee

Key Dates

Closing Date for Abstract Submissions31 March 2017
Early Bird Registration OpenNow Open
Offer of Acceptance for AbstractsTuesday 9 May 2017
Draft Program ReleaseTuesday 9 May 2017
Early Bird Registration ClosesWednesday 31 May 2017
Full Registrations OpensThursday 1 June 2017
Authors to Finalise Abstracts and Portal ClosedWednesday 31 May 2017
Full Registration ClosesWednesday 12 July 2017
Late Registration OpensThursday 13 July 2017
IFA Biennual Conference14 - 17 August 2017


Pullman Cairns International
17 Abbott Street, Cairns City QLD 4870


By Road

The Pullman Cairns International is a 12 minute drive from Cairns Airport.

Simply head west toward Airport Ave, exit the roundabout onto Airport
Ave, turn left onto Sheridan St/National Route 1 Continue to
follow Sheridan St, turn left onto Wharf St, turn left onto Abbott
St and the Pullman will be on the left

By Bus
Sun Palm Transport Group operate the accredited airport shuttle bus services. The pickup point is near the arrivals area of both terminals.

At the domestic terminal, proceed to the orange shuttle bus booth where our staff will greet you upon arrival.

At the international terminal, make your way to the shuttle bus counter. No pre-booking is required.

Click Here for more information on promotions, timetables, door to door services and online bookings.


Taxis will take you anywhere you want to go. Phone ahead and arrange pick up or drop off straight to the Pullman International.

Cairns Taxis

Phone: 131 008 or 07 4048 8311


Platinum Sponsor

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Gold Partner


Silver Partner

Forest and Wood Products Australia


Conference Sponsor

OneFortyOne Plantations

Conference Dinner

Forestry Corporation

Name Badge/Lanyard Partner

Margules Groome

Welcome Reception Partner

PF Olsen Australia

Session Sponsor

Cape York Partnership

Vic Forests

Forestry SA

Hurford Hardwood


African Mahogany (Australia)

Jack Westoby Fund


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