Role of Canada’s Forest Sector for Economic Development and Climate Change Mitigation

Event: Role of Canada's forest sector for economic development

FPInnovations is pleased to invite interested participants to a Webinar on the Role of Canada’s Forest Sector for Economic Development and Climate Change Mitigation.

This webinar, organized by the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and the Canadian Forest Service of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan – CFS) with support from FPInnovations, builds on the CAE series of Net-Zero Webinars presented over the last year, which examines the major transformations that will be required in various industrial sectors to meet Canada’s objectives regarding climate change and continuing economic growth.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Reserve the November 10 time slot for this event according to your location. We look forward to seeing you via Zoom on November 10, 2021!

Details
Date:

November 10

Time:

10:00 am

The webinar will feature presentations from three speakers with extensive forest sector experience and involvement:

Diane Nicholls
(Assistant Deputy Minister and British Columbia Chief Forester; Diane is an award-winning Registered Professional Forester with a background in consulting, industry and government, whose mission is “Caring for BC’s Forests” which contribute 30% of Canada’s forest sector GDP).

Werner Kurz
(NRCan – CFS Senior Research Scientist, and leader of Canada’s National Forest Carbon Monitoring, Accounting, and Reporting System, and the Wildfire and Carbon Project of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions; Werner has co-authored eight reports of the IPCC and published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers).

Warren Mabee
(Canada Research Chair in Renewable Energy Development and Implementation, Queen’s University, and Director of the Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy; Warren’s specialty is in bioenergy technology and policy).

Skyward view of tall indigenous coniferous trees - Including Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) and Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), with sun shining through.