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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.

The objective of having CFS-LFC lectures 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
Date Speaker Title
November 5, 2020 Marzouk Benali, Biorefinery Program Manager,
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY-Varennes
Bioeconomy of proximity at the heart of development forest regions
November 19, 2020 Christine Martineau, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Metagenomics as a tool for assessing the impact of disturbances in forest ecosystems
December 3, 2020 Jacques Régnière, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
“You shall not pass!”: Rationale and Evaluation of the Early Intervention Program for SBW
January 14, 2021 Christian Messier, Scientific Director of the Institut des Sciences de la Forêt tempérée (ISFORT),
Department of Natural Sciences at UQO and Regular professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at UQAM
The "social and secret" life of trees in an urban environment: not what you think!
January 28, 2021 Jean-François Bissonnette, Assistant Professor,
Department of Geography Faculté de foresterie, de géographie et de géomatique Université Laval
Social acceptability in all its states: the forest between economy and ecology
February 11, 2021 Sandy Erni, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-Great Lakes Forestry Centre
Fire risk and communities
February 25, 2021 Marie-Eve Sigouin, Director of Forestry,
RYAM Forest management Quebec Rayonier advanced materials

Benoit Croteau, Director Territory and Environment,
Council of the Abitibiwinni First Nation
Integration of Aboriginal knowledge in the management of the habitat of the Detour/Kesagami population's woodland caribou: a collaborative approach
March 11, 2021 Micheline Manseau, Research Scientist,
Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Demographic of boreal caribou populations: insights from genetic tagging
March 25, 2021 Christopher Keeling, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Genomics of forest insect pests: as easy as A-C-G-T?
(the webinar will be in English)
April 8, 2021 Nathalie Isabel , Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC

Isabelle Duchesne, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Wood Fibre Centre

Danny Rioux, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Fighting to get a green product off the black market

Lectures will begin at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) and last approximately 60 minutes, followed by a question period.

Lectures are presented in French, unless otherwise specified.

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 and Operations Division of the Laurentian Forestry Centre.

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