2024 National Conference & 116th Annual General Meeting

2024 CIF-IFC National Conference & 116th Annual General Meeting

Forest Protection

September 15-18, 2024 | St. John’s, NL

Hosted in collaboration with the CIF-IFC Newfoundland & Labrador Section


This multi-day Conference, Protecting Our Forests: Adapting to the New Normal, will explore various forest threats such as wildfire and invasive species and discuss a variety of sustainable forest management practices that protect our wildlands, and learn about ways to ensure the safety and wellness of our current and future forestry workforce. The Conference will also include many activities where you can experience St. John’s and the surrounding area.


Early-bird open now! Receive discounted rates as a CIF-IFC member.
Virtual option now available!


Guest speakers, social events, and tours. Find more details on the schedule of events and speaker lineup!

Location & Accommodations

Conference venue: Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. Find more details on where to go and where to stay, including a special rate for booking accomodations!

In-Conference Tour

Attend the 1-day In-Conference Tour to experience forestry in St. John’s and the surrounding area.

Post-Conference Tour

Save the date! Continue the fun and register for the UK Forestry & Woodlot Tour from September 23-28, 2024.

Networking & Sponsorship

Extend your reach and make connections! Find details on Conference sponsors and the exhibitor tradeshow.

The biggest CIF-IFC event of the year

The Institute, in collaboration with a CIF-IFC Section, hosts a National Conference & Annual General Meeting each year. We are excited to welcome hundreds of members and delegates from all corners of Canada and internationally to join us for our 2024 National Conference & 116th AGM in St. John’s, NL!

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Poster Symposium

Student Quiz Bowl

FwB Silent Auction

Post-Conference Tour

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