Science Strives for Impact: Action & Collaboration

Oval Room

Stakeholders´ feedback to scientists. What are the key focus areas for future science really relevant for decision makers? We strive for impact! How are we going to take this forward?This session will introduce the insight process of IBFRA. IBFRA insight is boreal focused research synthesis

Moderator: Raisa Mäkipää, Natural Resources Institute Finland

Part 1 Stakeholder Keynotes:

Keynote 1 (live video): Jack A. Kaye, Science Mission Directorate, NASA, USA: “NASA approach to Cool Forests”

Keynote 2: Frank Martin Seifert, Earth Observation Programme, ESA/ESRIN: “Space for Forests”

Part 2 Panel Discussion:

Panel Introduction: Werner Kurz, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada/Government of Canada


  1. Alexander Buck, IUFRO
  2. Florian Kraxner (Conference Chair), IIASA
  3. Markku Kulmala, Universityof Helsinki, PEEX
  4. Rasmus Astrup, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, IBFRA President
  5. Gerald Steindlegger, ISS Integrated Sustainability Solutions
  6. Katharina Albrich, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)