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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

For now, conferences will be offered exclusively remotely via webinar.

Upcoming lecture schedule listing dates, speakers and topics
Dates Speakers Titles
November 17, 2022 Udaya Vepakomma, Lead Scientist in Remote Sensing FPInnovations AIDD for pest and procurement management. A scalable AI solution with drone imagery (In English)
December 1, 2022 Michel Cusson, Research Scientist, Associate Professor CFS-LFC, Natural Resources Canada Genomics for forest pest management: A pipe dream or reality?
January 12, 2023 Louis Lesage, Director Bureau du Nionwentsïo Huron Wendat Nation Ya'nienhonhndeh Sustainable Use Protected Area: The long road from dream to reality
January 26, 2023 Joshua Johnston, Research Scientist Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada WildFireSat: A critical step in climate change adaptation (In English)
February 9, 2023 Annie Montpetit, PhD student in applied social sciences Université du Québec en Outaouais
Solange Nadeau, Forest Sociologist CFS-LFC, Natural Resources Canada
The notion of forest dependence revisited: A look at community-forest relations in Canada in a context of climate change
February 23, 2023 Armand Séguin, Research Scientist CFS-LFC, Natural Resources Canada A rapid test for direct detection of emerald ash borer infestation: Science fiction or reality?
March 9, 2023 Nicole Fenton, Professor, Director of the Institut de recherche sur les forêts Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue To develop an ecological planning tool to assist in the conservation of a little-known resource, the peatlands of the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region
April 6, 2023 Dominique Henri, Research Scientist Environment and Climate Change Canada Bringing western science and indigenous knowledge together to understand and protect Artic ecosystems
April 20, 2023 Kaysandra Waldron, Research Scientist CFS-LFC, Natural Resources Canada Val-Paradis: 25 years of post-fire ecological monitoring and salvage logging
May 4, 2023 Alison Munson, Full Professor, Co-director CRAUM Chair Université Laval From the spruce forest to downtown: An ecologist's logbook

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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