I’m pleased to invite submission of abstracts for the 2014 Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) annual meeting to be held June 22 – 25 in Moline, Illinois, USA. The conference website is located at http://wordpress.cfans.umn.edu/cfe/. The theme for the 2014 COFE meeting is “Global Harvesting Technology”. Technical presentations that address the following four sub-themes are sought. Other applied forest engineering and operations topics may also be accepted.
• Technological innovations in forest operations
• Global challenges in a changing forestry landscape
• Business improvement opportunities in the forest industry
• Innovations in biomass harvesting
Abstracts are due by January 31, 2014.