Partners and sponsors

FCBA is proud to count on its professional partners, Office National des Forêts, Norske Skog Golbey and the forest cooperative Forêt et Bois de l’Est for the organization of this major conference.

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The conference benefits from a fruitful partnership with the two major scientific journals in the domain of forest engineering. Authors selected for oral presentation at FEC-FORMEC-2014 can propose their paper to be peer-reviewed and published in either the Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering (CROJFE) or the International Journal of Forest Engineering (IJFE).

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The conference is also organised in partnership with the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) and its Division 3 (Forest Operations Engineering and Management).


FCBA is also thankful of the support of the financial partners of the conference : The French Ministry for Agriculture and Forests (Ministère de l’agriculture, de l’agroalimentaire et de la forêt), the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), the Commissariat à l’aménagement du Massif des Vosges, the Conseil Général des Vosges and the Region Lorraine.

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The conference is also supported by the Association of French Paper Industries : COPACEL


The conference FEC-FORMEC-2014 is supported by a grant overseen by the French National Research Agency (ANR) as part of the “Investissements d’Avenir” program (ANR-11-LABX-0002-01, Lab of Excellence ARBRE)



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The 5th Forest Engineering Conference (FEC) together with the 47th International Symposium on Forestry Mechanisation (FORMEC) will take place in September 23-26, 2014 in Gerardmer (France). The themes, as well as the gathering of forest researchers and practitioners would be an ideal opportunity for your company to communicate on innovation and support the transfer of research results to operational practices. If you are interested in sponsoring this major event, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss relevant arrangements for your company to support the FEC – FORMEC – 2014.