Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape, AT
Managing Director, Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW)
Peter Mayer is the Managing Director of the Austrian Research Centre for Forests (BFW), responsible for the development and implementation of the overall strategy and financial operations of BFW. From 2003 to 2010 he was Executive Director of IUFRO, the International Union of Forest Research Organizations. From 1998 to 2003 Peter Mayer was the head of the Liaison Unit of Forest Europe responsible for developing pan-European forest policy. He holds a Masters degree in forestry and political science and a PhD in forest policy.
The Science-Stakeholder Dialogue will stimulate exchange of scientific knowledge and the stakeholders’ perspective on people and nature. The dialogue will be introduced by a Science Keynote by (Dipak Gyawali), reporting back from the scientific sessions followed by a discussion with five panelists from policy, industry and CSOs.