2019 Annual General Meeting & Conference


Access to the 2019 Conference Presentations available here!

111th CIF-IFC Annual General Meeting & Conference

Hosted by the CIF-IFC Algonquin Section, the 2019 National Conference & AGM will take place from October 6th-9th in Pembroke, Ontario. 

About the Program

This year's Conference theme is: "River through the Pines: Still flowing...Still growing"

The conference includes 15 concurrent and three plenary sessions highlighting a variety of topics including:

  • Families of the Valley - Sustainability across many Generations
  • Silvicultural Systems in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Forest Region
  • Forests without Borders – Successful International Projects
  • The Legacy and Future of the Petawawa Research Forest
  • University of Toronto MFC Student Projects
  • AWARE – National Forest Inventory Research and Application
  • Fire Research – Needed  locally and Important nationally
  • Ontario Forest History Society Session
  • Advances in Forest Biomass Supply Chain Knowledge Nationally
  • Diversity in the Forest Sector: The Future is Bright
  • Modern Technologies to Stimulate Innovation and Collaboration: From Landscapes to Wood Products
  • Post-Harvest Regeneration – A Regulatory Requirement and Moral Obligation
  • The Growing Indigenous Forest Economy in Ontario
  • Mass Timber and Building with Wood
  • Canadian Experiences in Knowledge Exchange in Forestry - National, Regional, and Local
Sponsorship & Exhibitors

Sponsors and participating organizations will include: industry, consultants, service providers, government, academic institutions, and private sector organizations active in the forestry and the natural resources sector. 

For more information on sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities, please click here.

Who Should Attend?

Attendance at the CIF-IFC 2019 Conference & 111th AGM is welcome to any individual, but is highly recommended to all professionals, practitioners and students from the forestry and environmental/natural resources sectors. 

Explore the tabs below for information about registration, the conference program, travel and accommodations, and other conference details.  
Thank you for visiting and hope to see you in Pembroke! 


Registration now open!

Explore the ticket options and register today.

Conference at a Glance

Explore the draft 2019 Conference program! More details coming soon on speakers, special guests, and the many special social events planned.

Field Tours

Explore the pre-conference and in-conference tours that are being planned in and around the Ottawa Valley.

Location & Accommodations

The 111th AGM & Conference will take place at the Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre. Booking information now available!

Conference Presentations

Access the 2019 Conference Presentations.

Note: Only the files given permission to be shared by presenters will be uploaded.

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Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors!

Derek and Diane Day - Mattawa, Ontario

Forest Stewardship Committee of Renfrew County


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