2018 Joint Southern And Northeastern Mensurationists And IUFRO 4.01 Conference

Date / Time

Start Time: Sunday, October 28, 2018 2:00 PM

End Time: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:00 PM


Name: Inn at Virginia Tech / Virginia Tech Campus

City: Blacksburg

State: VA


For additional information and questions, please contact the conference organizers: 

Ralph Amateis (SOMENS)

Aaron Weiskittel (NEMO)

Temesgen Hailemariam (IUFRO Division 4.01)

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About This Event

We are excited to announce the call for abstracts for the 2018 joint SOMENS/NEMO/IUFRO 4.01 Conference. The conference will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech on the Virginia Tech campus from Sunday, October 28 through Tuesday, October 30. As part of the conference there will be a banquet to honor and appreciate Harold Burkhart for his mentoring influence and many contributions to forest biometrics. 

Call for Abstracts: 

The theme of this year’s meeting is Forest Mensuration and Modeling: Past Successes, Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Abstracts related to forestry measurements, modeling, inventory, growth and yield, planning, analysis, computer applications, etc. are welcome. Abstracts are due Monday, September 3, 2018. Please email them to the conference organizers (listed at the bottom). 

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

Full Registration
$375 early-bird by June 1, 2018
$400 June 2 – September 1, 2018
$450 late
$25 optional field tour (Wed. 10/31)

Student Registration
$250 early-bird by June 1, 2018
$275 June 2 – September 1, 2018
$325 late
$25 optional field tour (Wed. 10/31)

Banquet Only (not attending conference)
$45 per person by September 1, 2018
$65 per person late

Lodging Information:

Inn at Virginia Tech: 
The Inn at Virginia Tech is located on the Virginia Tech campus. A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate of $139/night (plus fees) through Friday, September 28, 2018. Call the hotel directly at 540-231-8000 or toll free at 877-200-3360 and ask for the 2018 Southern and Northeastern Mensurationists Conference room block.

Hyatt Place Blacksburg/University:
The Hyatt Place is located directly across the street from the Inn at Virginia Tech (5 minute walk) with room rates that are competitive with the Inn. The website is: https://blacksburguniversity.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.htmland phone number is 540-552-7500.


The Roanoke Regional Airport is about an hour drive from Blacksburg. Besides the usual car rental agencies, there is direct bus service between the Virginia Tech campus and the airport (http://smartwaybus.com/) Monday through Saturday for $4.00 per person one way.


Contact Info

Melinda or Richard

Email: richard@westernforestry.org

Phone: (888) 722-9416 or (503) 226-4562

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