Farewell symposium Prof. Frans Bongers: Old forests - New forests / Shifting paradigms

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Farewell symposium on the occasion of the retirement of
Prof. Frans Bongers

Old forests - New forests

Shifting paradigms

Friday 27 January 2023 (11:00 - 16:00hr)

Room Gaia 1/2, Gaia Building, Wageningen University Campus

Symposium Old forests New forests.jpgIn line with Prof. Frans Bongers' farewell speech, the symposium is entitled “Old forests - New forests: shifting paradigms”. In the morning we will focus on old-growth tropical forests, and in the afternoon on new, young secondary tropical forests and restoration initiatives.
We will discuss the paradigm shifts over the past 35 years of Frans’s career, and theory and application.

The symposium can also be followed on-line.


Please click here for the full programme.

More information

Louise Altena
Management Office assistant
Department of Environmental Science WUR
Phone: +31317486195
Email: louise.altena@wur.nl


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