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The International Society Of Forest Resource Economics, (formally SOFEW), is an organization that brings together representatives of industry, consulting, academia, and federal and state agencies to discuss current issues in the economics of forestry, timber markets, timberland investments, and forest products trade.

An annual meeting is held in the Spring with presentations on financial aspects of timber management and utilization, timber supply and demand, international trade, forest policy, law and many other current issues involved in the business of forestry. An electronic newsletter is distributed to keep members up-to-date on the activities of others within the organization.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.


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2023 International Society of Forest Resource Economics Symposium (ISFRE), Where is Timber Going? Trends and Predictions for Timber Supply and Forest Markets During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic  |  May 15-17, 2023 Texas A&M Forest Service Houston, Texas

The 2023 ISFRE annual meeting will be in-person in Houston, Texas, on May 15-17, 2023. The event includes keynotes, general, and poster presentations on the meeting theme.

The abstract submission is open now. The deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2023. Submit your abstract here- https://forms.office.com/r/82DgyfGVJg.

Registration is now open for the 2023 ISFRE meeting- (https://www.isfre.msstate.edu/)

The 2023 ISFRE is hosted in Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria, next to the Houston Galleria in Uptown Houston, and steps from the city’s most fashionable shopping, dining, and entertainment. Please book your hotel by April 15, 2023, to get a discounted rate- (https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/HOURG/G-ISFR)

If you are interested in supporting this event through sponsorships or have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Xufang Zhang at Xufang.Zhang@tfs.tamu.edu