Programme

The final list of registered participants is available here.

15 September 2010
The Deutsche Hygiene Museum, Lingnerplatz 1, Dresden, Germany ( map)

08:00


Registration opens

09:00

Item 1        

Opening of the Conference


Welcoming words
a) Registration of the Participants
b) Adoption of the Agenda

09:15

Item 2

Election of the Officers of the Conference
a) Chairperson and Vice-chairpersons
b) Minute-checkers
c) Vote-checkers

Reporting



09:20

Item 3

Report on Activities in 2009-2010

09:35

Item 4

Regional Offices

09:50

Item 5

2009 Final Accounts and Auditors' report

10:00

Item  6

Membership matters                                                                                                                                         
a) Membership fees

10:10

Item 7

External Evaluation: mid-term report

10:40


Coffee Break



Future plans and strategic discussions

11:00

Item 8

Prospects for EFI     

12:00

Item 9

Work Plan and Budget 2011

12:20

Item 10

Election of Board Members
- Two new seats for the period of 2010-2013

12:40


Lunch break
(includes official photograph and EFI Regional Office posters)

14:00

Item 11

Election of Auditors of Accounts of 2011

14:05

Item 12

Time and Venue of Annual Conferences in 2011 and 2012
a) Uppsala, Sweden 2011
b) Venue of the Annual Conference in  2012

14:30

Item 13

Grants and Awards

14:40

Item 14

Any other Business



Closing of the desicion making session

Future directions of European forest policy framework: Potential contributions by EFI

15:00

Seminar on Future Directions of European Forest Policy Framework
Chair: Hubert Hasenauer, EFI Scientific Advisory Board

15:10

Forest  Action Plan and EU Forestry Strategy after 2011
Hilkka Summa, European Commission, DG Agri and Rural Development

15:30


Green Paper on Forest Protection and Information in the EU: Preparing Forests for Climate Change
Ernst Schulte, European Commission, DG Environment

15:50


Coffee

16:15


Legally Binding Agreement for Europe
Malgorzata Buszko-Briggs, Liaison Unit Oslo, Forest Europe

16:35

EFI's role  in Science-policy Interaction in Europe 
Ilpo Tikkanen, EFI

16:50


Discussion

17:15


Closing of the Conference

19:00


Guided Walk to the Conference Dinner
Meeting place: Luther statue in front of the Frauenkirche

Conference Dinner  in Festungsmauern Am Brühlschen Garten, Am Brühlschen Garten 4, Dresden


16 September 2010

8:00-8:30

Consultation of EFI Associate Members on FLEGT related research needs
Tomi Tuomasjukka, EU FLEGT Facility, EFI
Dorint Hotel, Grunaer Strasse 14