Background and aim
Conference Programme
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Registration and accommodation
Important deadlines
Organizing committee


Place: Best Western Hotel Santaka, J. Gruodžio 21, Kaunas, Lithuania
29 May, 2014
8.00 - 9.00 Registration
Moderators: Diana Mizaraitė, Vilis Brukas
9.00 - 9.10 Opening. Foreword
Stasys Mizaras, Project leader
9.10 - 9.40 Economics of Sustainable Forest Management
Keynote speaker Prof. Sten B. Nilson.
Biografical sketch of prof. S.B. Nilsson.
9.40 - 10.00 The use of economic valuation of forest services in the sustainable management accounting
Miroslav Hajek, Michal Ševchik
10.00 - 10.20 Coffe break
10.20 - 10.40 The value of forest ecosystem services: a joint analysis of stakeholders'preferences and economic evaluation
Gianluca Grilli, Natasha Nikodinoska, Alessandro Paletto, Isabella De Meo
10.40 - 11.00 Assessing the economic impact of forest biomass use on the ecosystem services: a Slovenian case study
Gianluca Grilli, Alessandro Paletto, Ales Poljanec
11.00 - 11.20 Understanding habitat conservation costs and benefits in the context of wood economy: case study on Lesser Spotted Eagle nest site protection
Gintautas Mozgeris, Rimgaudas Treinys, Gintautas Činga
11.20 - 11.40 Ecosystem services valuation: the case of Abisco national park (Sweden)
Natasha Nikodinoska, Alessandro Paletto, Pier Paolo Franzese
11.40 - 12.00 Analysis of socio-economic value of state and other owners owned forests in Latvia's statistical regions.
Zinta Zalite.
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 13.20 Quantifying future development of ecosystem services from forest landscapes.
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13.20 - 13.40 Economic sustainability from the perspective of private forest owners in Lithuania
Andrius Stanislovaitis, Vilis Brukas, Marius Kavaliauskas
13.40 - 14.00 Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services for Different Landscape Scenarios
Marius Kavaliauskas, Andrius Stanislovaitis, Vilis Brukas, Gintautas Mozgeris
14.00 - 14.20 Results of re-cultivation of cut-over peat-lands
Dagnija Lazdiņa, Andis Bārdulis
14.20 - 14.40 Coffee break
14.40 - 15.00 Forestry management and forest certification in Harghita County to support the utilization of local forest resources
Molner Gabor
15.00 - 15.20 The criteria for assessment of short rotation energy plantations’ development sustainability in Lithuania
Julija Konstantinavičiene
15.20 - 15.40 Economic and social evaluation of forest management sustainability
Stasys Mizaras, Diana Mizaraitė
15.40 - 16.00 The comparative analysis of Lithuanian and Sweden forest management sustainability
Vilis Brukas, Stasys Mizaras, Diana Mizaraitė
16.40 - Discussion
30 May, 2014
8.00 - 17.00 Study Tour

Preliminary programme of the conference tour: visiting Institute of Forestry, the most productive larch stand, Nemunas Loops Regional Park, soviet period museum „Grūtas“, afforested agricultural land in private forest holding, etc.