Programme

Active Forestry with Responsibility

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

9:00

Opening of the Scientific Seminar


Welcoming words
Prof. Lisa Sennerby Forsse, Swedish University of AgricultureSciences
(SLU), Sweden

9:30

The new coniferous genome projects in the USA
Prof. David Neale, University of California at Davis, Department of Plant
Sciences, USA

10:00

The Norway Spruce Genome project in Sweden
Prof. Ove Nilsson, SLU, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden
Prof. Pär Ingvarsson, Umeå University, Sweden

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Forest genomics and global issues in European forestry
Dr. Antoine Kremer, INRA, France

11:30

Breeding from lodgepole and radiate pine to Scots Pine and Norway Spruce.
Strategic direction of future Swedish tree breeding research

Dr. Harry X. Wu, SLU, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden

12:00

Populus development
Prof. Stefan Jansson, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden

12:30

Panel discussion
Chair: Prof. Jan-Erik Hällgren, SLU, Sweden

13:00

Lunch

14:15

Introduction to forest management and silviculture
Prof. Bo Larsen, Chairman of the Board, EFI

14:30

The changing landscape of industrial forest production in North America
Prof.em. Lee Allen, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina
State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

15:00

Management for biodiversity
Prof. Lena Gustafsson SLU, Sweden

15:30

Coffee break

16:00

Management of Carbon
Prof. Tomas Lundmark, SLU, Sweden

16:30

Science for Trade-offs between Conflicting Interests in Future Forests
Prof. Annika Nordin, SLU, Sweden

17:00

Panel discussion
Chair: Prof. Bo Larsen, Chairman of the Board, EFI

17:30

Closing of the Seminar



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