Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Premier Urban Forestry Presentations and Learning!

Each year, the Urban & Community Forestry Society hosts a conference and tradeshow. This exciting event brings together members and non-members alike to network, learn, and knowledge share. Presentations from experts in the field, city tours, networking receptions, and more make this a can’t miss event! The conference is held in conjunction with the Partners in Community Forestry Conference. We hope to see you at our next conference! 


November 18-19, 2024


Will be posted in early June


Palmer Hotel

Chicago, Illinois

Plan to join us from November 18-19, 2024 for the annual Urban and Community Forestry Society Tradeshow and Conference! It’s a great opportunity to network with and learn from fellow urban foresters who make daily tree planting and care decisions! 

UCFS’s conference will be followed by the Partners in Community Forestry conference from November 20-21, 2024. Stay for the full week of learning!

Registration details will be posted in early June.

Call for Presentations

Now accepting presentation proposals! Proposals are due by 5:00pm CDT on May 15, 2024.

This year, our theme is Growing Together. We’re looking for stories, case studies, best practices, successful partnerships, and more that showcase how urban and community foresters can build a thriving urban forestry program that bring many people together. More details and the proposal form can be found at the button below.