Programme

The final list of participants is available here.

Bus transportation to and from the venue, SLU's Ultuna Campus:

Pick up spots ( the map):
Concert & Congress Hall on the street Storgatan, Uppsala (two buses) at 8:00
Hotel Scandic Nord (one bus) at 8:00
Please note that the buses leave at 8:00 sharp (trip takes around 30 minutes).

Departure from the venue back to Uppsala city centre/ Hotel Scandic Nord at 17:45

Programme, 28 September 2011

8:15

Registration

9:00

Item 1

Opening of the Conference

Welcoming words
Prof. Lisa Sennerby Forsse, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


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

9:15

Item 2

Election of the Officers of the Conference



a) Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons
b) Minute-checkers
c) Vote-checkers

9:20

Item 3

Report on Activities in 2010-2011 and highlights



a) Overview
b) Research
c) Policy Advice (including FLEGT and REDD)

9:50

Item 4

2010 Final Accounts and Auditors' report

10:00

Item 5

Membership Matters

10:15

Coffee break

Networking session: 'EFI market'

11:40

Item 6

Future of EFI



a) External Evaluation
b) Work Plan and Budget 2012

12:30

Lunch
(includes official photograph)

14:00

Item 7

Election of Auditors of Accounts of 2012

14:10

Item 8

Time and Venue of Annual Conference in 2012 and 2013

a) Istanbul, Turkey
b) Venue of Annual Conference in 2013: EFI's 20 th anniversary

14:30

Item 9

Grants and Awards
-
Winner of the EFI Photo Contest

14:40

Item 10

Any Other Business

Closing of the decision making session


Role of Forests in Europe 2020 Strategy

15:00


Opening of the afternoon session
Prof. Dr. Risto PƤivinen, Director, EFI 

15:10


Positioning forest science in Europe at the frontier of knowledge
Dr. Marc Palahi, Assistant Director of Policy Advice, EFI

15:30


Potential role of forest research contributing to Europe 2020 Strategy
Mr. Timothy Hall, Head of Unit, DG Research 

15:50



Coffee

16:15



Revised FTP Research Agenda
Mr. Michal Jarczynski, Chairman of the high level group, FTP

16:35


Forest Europe 2011 onwards
Mr. J.M. Solano, FOREST EUROPE, Liaison Unit Madrid

16:50


Discussion
Prof. Dr. Risto PƤivinen, Director, EFI

17:15


Closing of the Conference


(transportatation back to the city centre/ Hotel Scandic Nord at 17:45)

19:00



Conference Dinner at the Uppsala Castle



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