Price: Included in registration
The convention will include a visit to the Forestry and Wood Technology Museum, Lesnícke a Drevárske Múzeum, in downtown Zvolen. After Monday's sessions, attendees will walk directly from the convention venue to the Museum.
The Museum concentrates on the documentation of the history of forestry and wood technology of Slovakia. It also records the nature, history, and society of the Zvolen region.
The museum includes:
Forests in the Mirror of Science: The decline of spruce stands - transfer of research outcomes to practice
The exhibition shows the current situation in the Slovak forests and points mainly to the bad condition of spruce monocultures. It mentions its historical and economic reasons but it also brings some ideas on how to solve this problem and optimize spruce forests.
Timber Always Alive: Traditional crafts for current times
The exhibition shows the most widespread techniques of woodcrafts in our country, such as splitting, carpentry, wheelwrighting, turnery or joinery, and wood carving. It provides a brief review about their history and applied techniques. Final products of craftsmen are also presented as a source of ideas and inspiration for new breakthroughs which meet current needs.
Voices of the Forest: Positive historical legacies to make the work in forestry more effective
The exhibition is divided into two sections.
General Travel Info
Passport and Visa
Forestry Museum Tour
Final Day Tour
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