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International Forestry and Environemt Symposium 2011

on 28 - 29 October 2011.

International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2011
   Where Researchers, Policy makers and Industry meet....

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Forestry and Environment Symposium 2010 Sri Lanka

Annual Symposium organized by Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
28 - 29 October 2011 at Golden Rose Recreation Complex, 261, Maharagama Road, Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka.
(Symposium 2011 Program)

Theme: Forest for Social Transformation

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Forum on Corporate Environment Sustainability

A Forum on Corporate Environment Sustainability” wiill be held on 28th October 2011 from 7:00 pm at Golden Rose Conference Center, Boralesgamuwa in line with the 16th Annual International Forestry and Environment Symposium.

The objective of this forum is to educate and create awareness among the private sector on emerging trends in Corporate Environment Sustainability.

This forum will provide an ideal opportunity for private sector organizations to gain a better insight on emerging areas such as Cleaner Production, Environment Standards, Environment Certification, the New National Green Reporting System to be implemented in Sri Lanka, Sustainability Reporting (Environment Management Reporting), Greening Supply Chains, Green Accounting and Green Marketing. This will provide an open platform for private sector organizations to discuss their issues and potentials in moving towards cooperate environment sustainability.

Prof. Ajith de Alwis of University of Moratuwa, and Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda, Director General, National Planning, will deliver speeches on Corporate Environment Sustainability. Representing the industry, Mr. Randeewa Malalasooriya from Holcim Geocycle will share his experience in implementing sustainability measures in the industry.


This symposium is a forum for researchers in the fields of Natural Resources Management, to present their research findings, and networking with policy makers and industry.

You are invited to present your latest research findings in the oldest and most renowned Forestry and Environment Symposium in South Asia, and to publish in the peer reviewed Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment.



Deadline for Abstract Submission - (Closed)
Notification of Selection (Abstract) - 22 July 2011 (Finished)
Submission of Full Paper (For Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment)
Registration of Presenters - 7 October 2011
Symposium  - 28 – 29 October 2011 (Symposium 2011 Program)


Deadline for submission of Abstracts is 1 July 2011 (Closed).


The authors will be notified on the details of registration once their paper is accepted for presentation. Registration fee will entitle the copy of the symposium proceedings, meals, and refreshments during the symposium.
Registration fee: local participants-Rs.1000/=; local presenters Rs. 500/=; Students Free.
Foreign participants / presenters US$ 80; from SAARC countries US$ 40.
Registration fee can be paid at the registration desk.


Accomdation for foreign participants are provided in a local hotel ( Haus Chandra Hotel, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka)  

Download 2011 Symposium Porgram (when it is ready)


Web Cast of Symposiim 2009 from Sri LankaGoto Live Web Cast, Chat and Presentations when the symposium starts on 28 October 2011.


Symposium Organising Committee consists of academic members of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Review panel consists of local and international subject experts. If you need any other information please contact Prof. Hiran Amarasekera chair of the symposium, coordinator Prof. Nilanthi Bandara or other member of the SOC. SOC is advised by the national advisory committee consists of relevant state, private and NGO representatives in Sri Lanka.


Symposium Organising Committee (contact)
Department of forestry & Environmental Science
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 280 4685         Fax: +94 11 280 2914      Skype Call: Past Symposia

Images of Symposium 2007 (30 Nov - 1 December 2007 at Tangerine Beach Hotel, Kalutara, Sri Lanka)

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forestry symposijm 2005Details of Past Symposia

Abstracts of Forestry and Environment Symposium 2005

Research papers of Forestry and Environment Symposia 1995-2001 Abstracts of the research papers of the symposia covering various subjects in the fields of forestry, environment, biodiversity, nature and natural resources