Minutes of the Business and Board meeting of the

Biennial Meeting of the Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics

held in Hyytiälä, Finland 23-26th of May 2012

Minutes of Meeting

Minutes taken by Jussi Leppänen


The chairperson of the SSFE board Anne Toppinen opened the meeting. Following matters were on the agenda.


1. The board 2012-2014
Denmark: Bo Jellesmark Thorsen (Tove Enggrob Boon, deputy)
Finland: Anne Toppinen (Heikki Pajuoja, deputy)
Norway: Sjur Baardsen (Even Bergseng, deputy)
Sweden: Anders Roos, chairperson (Lars Lönnstedt, deputy)
No changes were made in the board members and their deputies. Anders Roos was elected as the new chairperson of the SSFE board. Sweden will be hosting the next SSFE meeting in 2014.


2. The working groups and their coordinators 2012-2014
Business Economics of Forestry & Forest Management and Planning: Niels Strange, Denmark
Forest Policy: Jussi Leppänen, Finland
Forest Industry & Forest Products Markets: Anders Roos, Sweden
International Forestry: Jens Friis Lund, Denmark
No changes were made in the working groups and their coordinators.


3. The proceedings
Deadline for submitting articles to proceedings will be the 1st of September 2012. Detailed instructions for authors are on the SSFE webpage. The proceedings will be published both in printed and pdf-form. The estimated time of publication is December 2012.


4. No other business matters
The meeting was closed.