we inform you that it has been decided to cancel the appointment and to postpone it to the next year during dedicate session of the XI SISEF meeting.

More information and update will follow in this webpage.


“COP 21 and Mountain Land Use in a changing climate”
Wednesday 23, November 2016 
CREA | Aula Biblioteca, via della Navicella, 2  ROMA

Dear PhD students,

the Second MOUNTFOR PhD Day will be held on Wednesday 23 November 2016, at the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, in Rome.

The PhD Day will include exciting talks from excellent speakers, poster/oral presentations. The theme of the day will be: “COP 21 and Mountain Land Use in a changing climate”. EFI-Project Centre MOUNTFOR welcomes oral presentations and posters enhancing the improvement of knowledge and exchange of scientific research and best practices on adaptation and resilience of forests and natural environments in mountain areas, to support the transfer of low carbon and adaptive technologies, taking into account traditional knowledge and practices in mountain areas, as well as to adopt a long-term vision and holistic approach.

As the PhD Day is the annual meeting point for all PhD students, everyone is expected to participate:

• 1st year PhD students and research-year students are invited to submit an abstract and present a poster.
• 2nd year PhD students are requested to submit an abstract and present a poster.
• 3rd year PhD students are requested to submit an abstract.

Students abstract proposals will be selected by the EFI-MOUNTFOR Scientific Committee for either oral presentation or short oral poster session.
Abstracts for oral presentation that will be not accepted, can be presented as a poster.

The Organizing Committee is looking forward to seeing you all!

Tentative programme

08.30        Registration of participants 
09.00        Opening by EFI Project Centre
09.10        Welcome by CREA  
09.20        Welcome by SISEF
09.30        Plenary Lecture
10.30        Coffee Break 
10.50        Invited PhD’s speeches
12.30        Lunch 
13.00        Posters presentation
14.00        Invited PhD’s speech
16.30        Closing by EFI Project Centre

Abstract Submission 

To find more information on how to submit your abstract, 

Attendance registration
  • Participation is free
  • To register, and to fill the registration form, Click here
  • Places will be allocated on “first comes first” served basis


Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA)
Aula Biblioteca, via della Navicella, 2 ROMA

Via della Navicella, 2

Lunch and coffee breaks will be covered by the organization.

Trip to/from Rome, accommodation and other expenses not specified above shall be covered by the participants.

A the following link you can find a list of suggested Hotels close to the venue of the event.

Organizing Committee

Alberto Mattedi, EFI-MountFor 
Gian Antonio Battistel, EFI-MountFor 
Marco Marchetti, SISEF 
Silvano Fares, CREA 
Luca Salvati, CREA 
Nicola La Porta, FEM 

Scientific Committee

Enrico Brugnoli, CNR 
Maria Giulia Cantiani, UNITN 
Piermaria Corona, CREA 
Nicola La Porta, FEM 
Francesco Loreto, CNR 
Franco Miglietta, CNR 
Luigi Portoghesi, CSAlp 
Gianfranco Scrinzi, CREA 
Roberto Tognetti, CSApp
Giustino Tonon , UNIBZ


For any further information, please contact:

Alberto Mattedi                                           Gian Antonio Battistel
email:                    email:
tel: +39 0461 615597                                    tel: +39 0461 615597