SIMO had been in hard use before LIFO2008 conference, as in four of the presented studies, SIMO was used as the main simulation tool. Antti Mäkinen presented a study with the title Error characteristics of different inventory methods and their effect on forest growth projections. Markus Holopainen had a presentation named Effect of tree and stand level LIDAR measurement accuracy on the expected value of harvest decisions. Anu Hankala presented her simulation study with the title The use of micro compartments in forest planning and its effect on forest owner's net income. Eveliina Kotamaa had a presentation about Integration of ALS based bioenergy inventory data and optimal bucking for stand level decision making. Jussi Rasinmäki had a poster about SIMO: "SIMO: An adaptable forest management planning framework for multi-scale forest resource data".
The presentations can be viewed here.