CFS-LFC lectures

General information

CFS-LFC lectures are given at the Laurentian Forestry Centre of the Canadian Forest Service (1055 du P.E.P.S., Quebec, QC, Canada), in the Lionel-Daviault conference room from 10:30 a.m. to noon (informal discussion beginning at 10:00 a.m.).

Registration is not necessary and parking and admission are free. However, it is mandatory for all visitors to hand over an ID card with photo (driver’s license or health insurance card) to the agent at the entrance of the building to have access to the room.

For more detailed information or to add your name on our list to receive the invitation and the summary of each lecture, contact the Planning and Operations Division of the Laurentian Forestry Centre, by phone at 418-648-7145, or by e-mail. Please note that most of the lectures are given in French.

For information on the regional broadcast of lectures, call Forest Innovation Partnership (in French only) at 418-648-5828.

Upcoming lecture schedule listing dates, speakers and topics
Dates Speakers Topics
February 23, 2017 Michel Cusson, Research scientist
NRCan, CFS-LFC
Genomic approaches used
in the detection of invasive alien species
March 2, 2017 Pierre Bernier, Research scientist
NRCan, CFS-LFC
Canadian forests in pixels: A treasure trove for science
March 9, 2017 Patrick Lenz, Research scientist
NRCan, CFS-CWFC
Forest genomics to support genetic improvements
March 23, 2017 Francis Charette, Associate research leader
Modeling and Decision support, FPInnovations
Forest Reengineering 2025
April 6, 2017 Steven Kembel, Assistant professor,
Canada research Chair in plant microbiomes
Département des sciences biologiques, UQAM
Tree microbiome ecology and biogeography