27th International Forestry Symposium 2023

27th & 28th January 2023 at University of Sri Jayewardenepura (Hybrid)

Call for papers

Theme: Economic resilience   and environmental sustainability: A synergy for the future

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura proudly invites you to the 27th International Forestry and Environment Symposium.

Key Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 10th October 2022

Notification of Acceptance (Abstract): 10th   November2022

Commencement of Registration of Presenters: 15th December 2022

Submission of Full Papers Selected for the Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment: 15th March 2023

Key Sessions:

  1. Forest and Natural Resource Management
  2. Biodiversity Conservation and Management
  3. Waste Management and Pollution Control
  4. Environmental Economics and Resource Management
  5. Climate Change and Disaster management
  6. Biomass and Sustainable Energy
  7. Sustainable Tourism
  8. Sustainable Land Use and Urban development
  9. Wood Science, Wood and Non-Wood Industry
  10. 10.Environmetal Engineering and Green Technology
  11. Geology, Soil and Water Resource Management

Submission procedure

Abstracts are now accepted for formal presentations and posters via


visit the symposium website for guidelines on preparation and submission of abstracts. All correspondence will be made by the principal author by email.

Review and Selection process

Abstracts will be reviewed by panel of experts, those selected will be published in symposium proceedings. Authors of the selected abstracts have the option to submit their full papers to the Journal of Tropical Forest and Environment. The journal has double- bind peer- review process

Read the latest online issue :     https://journals.sjp.ac.lk/index.php/JTFE

Contact Details

Symposium Chair

Prof. Priyan Perera

Symposium Coordinators

Dr. Chaamila Pathirana

Symposium organizing Committee

Department of Forestry & Environmental Science
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 280 4685
Fax: +94 11 280 2914
Email: fesympo@sjp.ac.lk