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 418-648-3524, or by e-mail. Please note that most of the lectures are given in French.

Upcoming lecture schedule listing dates, speakers and topics
Dates Speakers Titles
November 7, 2019 Martin Perron, Researcher, Forest genetics,
Forest Research Branch, Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs
Genetic improvement 2.0: Genomic selection at the operational level at the MFFP
November 21, 2019 Guillaume Proulx, Advisor and Research Development Officer,
Manicouagan-Uapishka World Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO)
Uapishka Station: Research partner at the heart of the Nitassinan
December 5, 2019 Jérôme Dupras, Professor Faculty of Natural Sciences,
Université du Québec en Outaouais
Trees, science and rock 'n' roll
January 16, 2020 Luc Guindon, Project Leader, Remote sensing,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Monitoring forest disturbances using the Landsat satellite and annual national cover:
Concepts and implementation
January 30, 2020 Mark Partington, Senior Researcher and Matthew Thiel, Researcher,
Climate change: Forestry operations must adapt
February 13, 2020 Christian Hébert, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Deterioration of balsam fir killed by spruce budworm:
From the organic chain to the value chain
February 27, 2020 Véronique Martel, Research Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC
Learning to live with the emerald ash borer
March 12, 2020 Stéphane Renou, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Research and innovation: A clash of cultures?
March 26, 2020 Marzouk Benali, Manager, Biorefinery program,
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Varennes
Local bioeconomy central to developing forest regions
April 2, 2020 Danny Rioux, Nathalie Isabel and Isabelle Duchesne, Research Scientists,
Natural Resources Canada, CFS-LFC and Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
Fighting to get a green product off the black market