Last update: 02/03/2019




The submission Web page for SSAFR 2019 is closed.

We solicit abstract submissions for SSAFR 2019 in the broad area of systems analysis models and techniques useful for analyzing problems that arise in forestry, natural resources and conservation. The final, extended deadline for submissions is November 15, 2018.

The specific themes for which abstracts are sought include but are not restricted to the following:

  • Forest harvest scheduling,
  • Optimal reserve site selection,
  • Wildfire management,
  • Forest transportation,
  • Supply chain optimization,
  • Bioenergy logistics,
  • Invasive species and wildlife management,
  • Forest decision support systems,
  • Forest economics,
  • Methodological contributions (e.g., integer programming, multi-criteria decision analysis, stochastic optimization, etc.).


  1. All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  2. Maximum of 500 words.
  3. No images or tables are allowed to be submitted as part of the abstract.
  4. Please note the name of the presenting author on the abstract submission form.
  5. The corresponding author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission, and of all communications thereafter.
  6. All notifications regarding abstract status, including notifications regarding acceptance and scheduling will be sent to the corresponding author. The corresponding author will be responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.
  7. The submission form will request the name, affiliation and email address of each co-author.
  8. Once completing the submission, a confirmation email will be sent to the corresponding author.


  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent to the corresponding author.
  • Only abstracts of registered presenting authors will be scheduled for presentation and included in the printed program.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
  • Upon submission, the corresponding author accepts that the content cannot be modified or corrected after a final deadline unless required by the scientific committee.
  • The organizers reserve the right to remove from any publication an abstract which does not comply with the above.


Special Issue 


We will publish a special issue of about 7-12 contributed or invited papers in the journal Natural Resource Modeling (Wiley). All submissions will go through peer-review. The target online publication date for the special issue is 2020 (issue 2 or 3) and the tentative deadline for first submissions is August 31, 2019. If you intend to submit a paper for this special issue, please make a note to that effect when you submit your abstract.




SSAFR 2019