Urban forestry for human health and well-being

Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) 2nd Symposium on Urban Forestry, COST E39 2nd Research Conference

28th to 30th June 2006

What was the event?

This international conference was based on two ongoing research networking activities: one is ASEM Urban Forestry Symposium, which aims at promoting urban forestry research and cooperation among ASEM countries; the other is COST Action E39 “Forests, Trees, and Human Health and Well-being”, which has an interest in health aspects of forest and tree resources.

The conference aimed to identify promising approaches and developments of forestry to serve health aspects of urban societies and sustainable urban development.

Conference details

Liz O'Brien of Forest Research presented: "A marvellous opportunity for children to learn: Evaluating Forest School in England"

Who was the event suitable for?

Researchers, planners, policy makers and managers that have an interest to explore the relationships between urban forests and human health. The theme is particularly relevant to the fields of forestry, planning sciences, and landscape architecture, social sciences, natural resource management and ecology related.

Where did the event take place?

The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University
Thorvaldsenvej 40
DK-1871 Frederiksberg

Conference website

For updated information, please refer to the conference website.


Dr. Kjell Nilsson
Forest & Landscape Denmark
Rolighedsvej 23
1958 Frederiksberg C
E-mail: kjni@kvl.dk