2018 Schedule

Join us in September 2018 for CIF-IFC 110th AGM & Conference in
Grande Prairie, Alberta

....where will work to understand and gain information about the opportunities and challenges related to resource management and the required measures needed to maintain the resources and the communities (rural, urban, and Indigenous) that depend on resource use.
See below for special events planned for the week and check back soon for final event listings and  the conference program.

Explore the Conference...

By Day:

Saturday, September 15 - Monday, September 17
Monday, September 17

8:00am - 7:00pm - Pre-Conference Tour

5:00pm - 8:00pm - Conference Registration

7:30pm - 9:00pmCIF-IFC 2018 Student Quiz Bowl

Tuesday, September 18
-DRAFT-

7:30am - 8:30am  - Registration

8:30am - 9:00am - Welcome & Introductions

9:00am - 9:30am  - Plenary Session 1

9:30am - 10:15am  - Plenary Session 2

10:15am - 10:30am  - Nutrition Break

10:30am - 12:00pm  - Concurrent Sessions

  • Site Restoration - Recovery of Highly Disturbed Sites
  • Wildlife - Caribou
  • Community - First Nations in Forests

12:00pm - 12:45pm  - Lunch Break

12:45pm - 1:30pm  - Luncheon with Guest Speaker

1:30pm - 3:00pm  - Concurrent Sessions

  • Site Restoration - Linear Disturbances
  • Wildlife - Forestry & Species Co-Management
  • Community - Social License

3:00pm - 3:15pm  - Nutrition Break

3:15pm - 4:45pm  - Concurrent Sessions

  • Site Restoration - Long-term Experiments in the Boreal Forest
  • Wildlife - Large and In Charge
  • Community - Forest History

6:30pm - 10:00pm  - Evening Social Event

Wednesday, September 19
-DRAFT-

7:00am - 8:30am  - CIF-IFC Annual General Meeting (AGM)

7:30am - 8:30am - Registration

8:30am - 9:45am  - Plenary Session 1

9:45am - 10:00am  - Nutrition Break

10:00am - 11:30am  - Student Professional Development Session

10:00am - 11:30am  - Concurrent Sessions

  • Site Restoration - Boreal Silviculture
  • Wildlife - Forestry in the Foothills
  • Land & Forest Management Planning - Land Use Planning

11:30pm - 12:15pm  - Lunch Break

12:15pm - 1:00pm  - Luncheon with Guest Speaker

1:00pm - 2:30pm  - Concurrent Sessions

  • Site Restoration - Threats from Drought, Insects & Diseases
  • Community - Agroforestry/Woodlot Management
  • Land & Forest Management Planning - Access Management/Road Planning

2:30pm - 2:45pm  - Nutrition Break

2:45pm - 4:15pm  - Concurrent Sessions

  • Site Restoration - Fire and its Management
  • Land & Forest Management Planning - Forest Management for a Future Climate
  • Land & Forest Management Planning - Innovations in Forest Management Planning

4:30pm - 5:15pm - Plenary Session 2

6:00pm - 10:00pm  - CIF-IFC Awards Banquet

Thursday, September 20
Friday, September 21 - Sunday, September 23

by Event:

Pre-Conference Tour
Pre-Conference Tour

September 15th-17th

Student Quiz Bowl
CIF-IFC 2018 Student Quiz Bowl

Go head to head in a national forestry quiz battle!
The Quiz Bowl is a fun and friendly academic competition, challenging the participants’ (and audience’s!) forestry knowledge. This event will be taking place on the evening of September 17th at the Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre in Grande Prairie, AB. Test your forestry knowledge - register your team by June 1st!

Conference Sessions
Conference Sessions

September 18th-19th

-DRAFT-

Plenary Sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 18th
    • Plenary Session 1 with Guest Speaker
    • Plenary Session 2 with Guest Speaker
    • Luncheon with Guest Speaker
  • Wednesday, September 19th
    • Plenary Session 1 with Guest Speaker
    • Luncheon with Guest Speaker
    • Plenary Session 2 with Guest Speaker

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 18th
    • Site Restoration
      • Recovery of Highly Disturbed Sites
      • Linear Disturbances
      • Long-term Experiments in the Boreal Forest
    • Wildlife
      • Caribou
      • Forestry & Species Co-Management
      • Large & In Charge
    • Community
      • First Nations in Forests
      • Social License
      • Forest History
  • Wednesday, September 19th
    • Site Restoration
      • Boreal Silviculture
      • Threats from Drought, Insects & Diseases
      • Fire and its Management
    • Wildlife
      • Forestry in the Foothills
    • Community
    • Agroforestry/Woodlot Management
    • Land & Forest Management Planning
      • Land Use Planning
      • Access Management/Road Planning
      • Forest Management for a Future Climate
      • Innovations in Forest Management Planning

Student Professional Development Session:

  • Wednesday, September 19th
Social Night
Social Night

September 18th

Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The CIF-IFC 2018 AGM will take place on September 19th from 7:00am-8:30am.

Awards Banquet
Awards Banquet

The nomination deadline for all National Awards is June 1st

The Awards Banquet is a social night planned for the evening of September 19th at the Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre in Grande Prairie, AB. Enjoy a delicious dinner and networking opportunity while the National Award winners are presented with their Awards.

In-Conference Tours
In-Conference Tours

September 20th

Post-Conference Tour
Post-Conference Tour

September 21st-23rd

- Please stay tuned as more information becomes available -

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