16th International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Sri Lanka (FESYMPO2011)

Venue: University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Location: Nuegoda, Sri Lanka

Event Date/Time: Oct 28, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 29, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 07, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jul 01, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 01, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Sep 16, 2011
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16th International Forestry and Environment Symposium organised by the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura will be held on 28 - 29th October under the theme of “Forest for Social Transformation 2011” at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Key Areas

Papers are invited consisting of original research findings and comprehensive reviews on the following areas.

Forest and Natural Resources Management

Waste Management and Pollution Control

Biodiversity Conservation and Management

Climate Change

Socio-Economics of Natural Resources

Sustainable Energy

Preference will be given for the papers that focus on national development issues.

Submission Procedure

The deadline for submission of abstracts through our website is 1st July 2011

Abstracts typed in MS Word should be submitted via the submission form available at http://www.environmentlanka.com/sympo website. All correspondents will be made with the principal author by email.

Review and Selection Process

Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of experts and those selected will be published in Part I of Symposium Proceedings. Authors of the selected abstracts have the option to submit their full papers which will be refereed and selected for publication in the Journal of Tropical Foresty and Environment.

Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission- 1st July 2011

Notification of Selection (Abstract) -22nd July 2011

Submission of Full Paper ( For Journal of Tropical Foresty and Environment)- 16th September 2011

Notification of Selection (Full Paper) - 7 th October 2011

Submission of Revised Full Paper - 21st October 2011

Registration of Presenters -7 th October 2011

Conference - 28-29th October 2011


Symposium Organising Committee,

Department of Forestry and Environmental Science,

University of Sri Jayewardenepura,


Sri Lanka.

E-mail: fesymposium@gmail.com

Tel: +94 (0) 11 2804685, Fax: +94 (0)11 2801604

Symposium Chair: Prof Hiran Amarasekara

Symposium Coordinator: Prof Nilanthi Bandara


Participants should register on or before 7th October 2011. Registration fee will entitle a copy of Symposium Proceedings, meals and refreshments during the symposium.

Registration fee: Local Participants – Rs. 1000.00, Local Presenters – Rs. 500.00

Foreign Participants/Presenters – US$ 80.00 and those from SAARC Countries – US$ 40.00

Registration fee can be paid at the registration desk.

About the Forestry and Environment Symposium

This symposium is forum for researchers and other stake holders in Forestry and Environment sectors to present their research findings and experience and networking with policy makers and industry.

Submission of abstracts, latest news on symposium activities and to read past abstracts, please visit http://www.environmentlanka.com/sympo.


Sri Lanka