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 Canadian visitors to hand over an ID card with photo (driver’s license or health insurance card) to the security agent at the entrance of the building to have access to the room. Foreign visitors have to hand over their passport or a color copy of their passport to the security agent.

For information on the regional broadcast of lectures, or to add your name on our list to receive the invitation and the summary of each lecture, please 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.

Upcoming lecture schedule listing dates, speakers and topics
Date Speaker Title
November 15, 2018 Guy Lessard, Director,
Sustainable Forest Management and Silviculture, CERFO
A global vision of the proposed national wood production strategy
November 29, 2018 Louis Pelletier, Chief Forester,
Bureau du forestier en chef
Establishing forestry opportunities:
Expertise which is evolving and being refined
December 6, 2018 Valérie Courtois, Director,
Indigenous Leadership Initiative
An indigenous approach to forest development:
An exploration of models and success stories from across Canada
January 10, 2019 Louis de Grandpré, Scientific Researcher,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
All I can eat! Ten years of monitoring the spruce budworm outbreak in the boreal forest ecosystem
January 24, 2019 Étienne Laliberté, Associate Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences, Université de Montréal
Plant biodiversity: The importance of soils
February 7, 2019 Mathieu Varin, Researcher and Manager of the Forest Remote Sensing Laboratory,
Emerald ash borer management:
Mapping based on hyperspectral imaging
February 21, 2019 Serge Constantineau, Research Manager,
SM2 Initiative, FPInnovations
SM2 Initiative: Smart manufacturing
March 7, 2019 Michel Cusson and Philippe Tanguay, Research Scientists,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Genomics as a means of monitoring spruce budworm populations and those of its natural enemies
March 21, 2019 Martin-Hugues St-Laurent, Full Professor in Animal Ecology,
Université du Québec à Rimouski
Understanding the impact of forest management on caribou ecology: Improving our practices or failing to meet our commitments
March 28, 2019
Luc Guindon, Remote Sensing Project Leader,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Monitoring forest disturbances using the Landsat satellite and annual national coverage