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CFS-LFC lectures

Since 1987, the Laurentian Forestry Centre (LFC) has hosted many high-calibre speakers who have shared their knowledge and discoveries.

Lectures begin at 10:30 am (Eastern Time) and last approximately 60 minutes, followed by a question period.

Lectures are presented in French, unless otherwise specified.

The objective of the CFS-LFC lectures series is to provide knowledge to our partners and the forestry community.

Upcoming lecture schedule

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, conferences will be offered exclusively remotely via webinar.

Upcoming lecture schedule listing dates, speakers and topics
Dates Speakers Titles
November 18, 2021 Daniel Mazerolle, Director Strategic Operations Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, Natural Resources Canada

Éric Soucy, Director, Industrial Process Optimization CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada
Toward a digital ecosystem: opportunities, research and innovation for the Canadian forest sector
December 2, 2021 Jill L. Wegrzyn, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut Integrated technologies to support forest tree biodiversity and conservation genomics (in English.)
January 13, 2022 Alain Paquette, Full Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal Urban forest and climate change
January 27, 2022 Hubert Morin, Professor-Researcher, Department of Basic Sciences, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi Eight thousand years of spruce budworm epidemic history
February 24, 2022 Sylvain Jutras, Full Professor, Department of Wood and Forest Sciences, Université Laval The Government of Quebec and Water Conservation on our Public Lands: A statement of failure
March 10, 2022 Jonathan Boucher, Research Scientist, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada Research on forest fire management
March 17, 2022 Guillaume Peterson St-Laurent, Senior Policy Advisor, Environment and Climate Change Canada From adaptation to transformation: toward more transformative actions for our natural resource management in the context of climate change
March 24, 2022 Nelson Thiffault, Research Scientist, Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, Natural Resources Canada Regeneration issues for adaptive silviculture
April 7, 2022 Nicolas Mansuy, Research Scientist, Northern Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada

Sharlene Alook, Student, University of Alberta

Matt Munson, GIS Technician, Lands Department, Dene Tha' First Nation
Challenges and opportunities in land use and management by and for Indigenous communities. Applied examples for bioenergy and conservation in western Canada
April 14, 2022
Dominique Henri, Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada Bringing together western science and Indigenous knowledge to understand and protect Arctic ecosystems

For more information about our current webinars, recordings of previous webinars, adding your name to our invitation list or receiving a summary of each lecture, please email the Planning, Partnerships and Operations Division of the Laurentian Forestry Centre.

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