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Program | August 16-18, 2021

All slots are listed in Pacific Daytime Savings Time (PDT, UTC -7). This Program may change, please check frequently for updates until the start of the Conference.

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Monday morning, August 16

Opening Ceremony

6:30 am – 7:00 am

Plenary (All-Conference) – Keynote 1 & 2

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Dr SavitaIndiaKeynote 1: Legacy from the 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference and looking forward to the future of forests
Dr Harini NagendraIndiaKeynote 2: Urban forestry in the era of the Anthropocene: Science, education, action.

Special session 1: New Markets and applications: Building our Future

9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Chair: Jack Saddler

Ian de la RocheCanadaRecent Trends in Building with Wood
Chunping Dai  CanadaSustainable material developments with bamboo
Neil TomasUKBuilding with Bamboo
Michael RamageUKGrowing the Future
Eric KarshCanadaBeyond the Case for Tall Wood
John MetrasCanadaThe Evolution of Mass Timber Construction at the University of British Columbia
All Panel discussion

Concurrent session 2.1. Education and Careers: Forest Education in the Context of Massive Transition

8:00 am – 10:30 am | Chair: John Innes

Alicja KacprzakItalyThe role of forest education in shaping the workforce of the future
David EkhuemeloNigeriaAppreciation of Forestry Profession amidst Forestry and Wildlife students in Some Nigerian Universities
August TemuTanzaniaFuture Specialized Forestry Eduation For Africa
Shashi KantCanadaForestry Education in 21st Century: Trees to Global Socio-Ecological Systems
Michelle Zeng  CanadaForest Education in An Online Environment: Lessons Learned during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic at UBC
Brigitte LeblonCanadaTRANSFOR-M (TRANSatlantic FORestry Master): a Canada-Europe award-winning dual-degree Master program for training globally-minded forest and environmental managers and scientists

Concurrent session 3. Communication

8:00 am – 10:30 am | Chair: Susan Gagnon

Neil LeveridgeCanadaForestry communication in a virtual/hybrid world: transforming approaches to education and engagement
Alan PottingerUnited KingdomThe Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy: promoting forests throughout the Commonwealth
Judith VogelUSAA Study of Maple Syrup Production in New Jersey
Terence SunderlandCanadaCommunicating science: A practical perspective
W. Keith MoserUSAExpanding the role of the International Society of Tropical Foresters in knowledge/tech transfer for tropical sustainability

Concurrent session 6.1, 3 & 6 Conservation vs. Consumption: Indigenous & Community Forestry | Valuation | Old Growth

8:00 am – 11 am | Chair: Jeff Sayer

Sanjay Singh Canada Sustainable harvesting of Mucuna pruriens (Linn.) DC. from wild
Marie Nosten Canada Assessing the Pga’knyaw (Karen) rotational farming practice as a form of forest management and tool for land governance: a case study of Ban Klang, Lampang, Thailand
Rashmi Sehrawat Canada Indigenous Tree Borne oil seed: Diploknema butyracea (Cheura, The Indian Butter Tree)
Health Break
Sarah Dickson-Hoyle Canada Equal partnerships in the era of ‘megafires’: lessons and leadership from Secwepemcúl’ecw
Renata Veiga Brazil The social value environmental and fire stewardship programs: Insights from Australia and Canada
Nicholas Brokaw United States Old-growth dynamics in tropical forests of Belize

Concurrent session 7. Urban Forestry for Promoting Planetary Health

8:00 am – 10:30 am | Chair: Cecil Konijnendijk

Robert WhiteCanadaSaskatoon’s Hidden Forest- An afforestation project now a laboratory in ecological succession and a valuable urban forest on the Prairies.
Christina GengCanadaImpacts of COVID-19 pandemic on urban park visitation: a global analysis
Zhaohua (Cindy) ChengCanadaTo what extent are climate change and urban forestry policies aligned in Canadian cities?
Syamili Manoj SanthiIndia/UKContext-specific Urban Forest Management: A Citizen Science Approach
Yuhao LuCanadaHow “shady” are neighborhood trees: modeling Vancouver’s urban canopy shading effect

Concurrent session 8.1 & 2 IUFRO Div. 6 and 9: Livelihoods and Traditional Knowledge

8:00 – 11:00 am | Chair: Stephen Wyatt

Sruthi Subbanna India Economic Analysis of Bambusa balcooa, Dendracalamus stocksii and Bambusa tulda in subhumid regions of Peninsular India
Angela Muthama Kenya Socio-economic impact of tree Pests and Diseases in Nakuru County, Kenya
Lucy Binfield Canada BC Bamboo industry development for poverty alleviation: What works?
Camilla Moioli Canada BC Income distribution and inequality analysis within the Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program: a case study from Jiangxi, Shaanxi, and Sichuan provinces in China
Dawit Guta Canada BC Misalignment of households revealed and stated tree-species preferences for firewood in the South of Chile and implications for native forests
Health break
John Palmer Canada BC Cassava agrobiodiversity in the Guiana Shield: ecocultural resilience, global implications
Janette Bulkan Canada BC Producing cassava foods and drinks, re-producing Indigenous society in Guyana
Simay Kirca Turkey Reconstructing the historic fabric of Belgrade Forest (Istanbul) through its toponyms as a means to revitalizing conservation and restoration efforts
Elisabeth Johann Austria The appreciation of traditional forest-related knowledge as a starting point for future development – a case study of Austria
Wil de Jong Netherlands Cedars of the north mountains. Historical forest culture and practices in modern day nature policies

Monday afternoon, August 16

Plenary (All-Conference) – Keynote 3 and 4

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Suzanne MavoaAustralia/CanadaUrban forestry and human health
Julian Elder New ZealandThe Future of Forestry – The Climate Change Challenge and Opportunity

Concurrent session 6.4 & 5 Conservation vs. Consumption: National Parks and Wildlife

4:00 pm – 8:30 pm | Chair: Cole Burton

Nabin Dahal Japan Conservation benefits globally costs locally: A case study of wildlife impact on food security in the adjacent community, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal
Margaret Calderon Philippines Enhancing the potential contribution of Almaciga (Agathis philippinensis) Resin Tapping to Indigenous Peoples in the Phillipines
Analyn Codilan Philippines Feasibility of Developing Almaciga (Agathis philippinensis) Tree Plantations in the Philippines
Baifei Ren Canada The Impact of Human Interference on Landscape Pattern in the Entrance Community of National Park
Pauline Suffice Canada Shifting paradigms: Promoting Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas projects
6 – 7 pm All-Conference Keynote Talks 3 and 4
Christina Geng Canada Seasonal Variation in Visitor Satisfaction and Its Management Implications in Banff National Park
Subhash Sharma India Willingness to Pay for Conservation of Pin Valley National Park (PVNP), Himachal Pradesh, India
Fangbing Hu Canada Impacts of National Park Tourism Sites: A Perceptual Analysis from Residents of Three Spatial Levels of Local Communities in Banff National Park
Divya Soman India The Economics of Endangered Species Protection in a Protected Area: The Case of Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India
Suresh Chandra Gairola India Wildlife Management in India: Challenges, Strategies and Perspectives
Subhash Anand India Impacts of Forest Ecosystem Services on Livelihood Security and Sustainability: A Case of Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand

Concurrent session 8.3 & 4 IUFRO Div. 6 and 9: Certification | Policy | Livelihoods

4 pm – 6 pm | Chair: Janette Bulkan

Juliana Lima de FreitasCanadaAssessing how the beneficiaries perceive the constraints and benefits of FSC certification: a case study of Brazilian smallholders planted forests
Paul JohnsonUnited StatesNew Roadmap and Destination – SFI Urban Forest Sustainability Standard
Ryo KohsakaJapanImpacts of forest environmental tax and multi-level collaboration: toward sustainable forest management scheme in Japan
Sudha AdhikariJapanImpacts of scientific forest management practices on forest user’s livelihood- A case study from community forest in Lumbini Province Nepal.
Yoshitaka MiyakeJapanEconomic and environmental prospect of NTFP GIs in Japan: Empirical analysis of Joboji Urushi

Concurrent session 2.4 Forest Education Technology Development

7 pm – 9 pm | Chair: Guangyu Wang

Juan Pulhin, Roberto FigueroaPhilippinesTransforming Forestry Education through Technological Innovations
Michael JustasonCanadaUsing the Lightboard to teach online
Kathleen CouplandCanadaUntapped Resources: Increasing outdoor education by utilizing urban trees on a hyper-local scale
Dominik RoeserCanadaDigital twin of the forest – how virtual reality can improve operational performance and land-based resource management
Patrick CulbertCanadaOnline teaching and learning
Anil Shrestha, Halina Chen, Shiyi Zhang, Guangyu WangCanadaLessons learned in delivering the Innovative SFM Online Courses Amid the Pandemic

Tuesday morning, August 17

Concurrent session 4.2, 4 & 5 Climate Change: Carbon Sequestration, Seed Transfer and Communities

5:00 am – 7:00 am | Chair: Sally Aitken

Seongmin ShinKoreaContribution of planted forests to climate change mitigation and adaptation
Pratibha BhatnagarIndiaNature based solutions: Carbon Sequestration by Trees in Urban Parks and Gardens of Kaitni City, Madhya Pradesh, India
Md Saidur RahmanUKBiomass estimation in mangrove forest: a comparison of allometric models incorporating species and structural information
Sumit ChakravartyIndiaAssessment of Home gardens for Carbon Market in Sub Himalayan Region of West Bengal, India
Swayne BecklesJamaicaMitigating Climate Change – Building National Capacity in Carbon Stock Monitoring
Cindy PrescottCanadaHow can we sequester more carbon in forest soils?

Concurrent session 7. Urban Forestry

5:00 am – 6:00 am | Chair: Cecil Konijnendijk

Yuta UchiyamaJapanAccess to urban forestlands during the COVID-19 pandemic: influence of environmental factors and reexploring values and functions of forest
Snowy BaptistaIndiaLiving with leopards in a metropolis in 21st Century India
Ranjit Singh GillIndiaInadequate space for urban forest in India’s National Forest Policy – need for review
Robertson Richards KhatazaMalawiPreferences for Urban Greenspace functions, COVID-19 Pandemic, and Willingness to Contribute to Conserve Nature Areas in Malawi  

Plenary (All-Conference) – Keynote 5 and 6

7:00 am – 8:00 am

John InnesCanadaUniversity forestry education after the epidemic: Will anything change?
Shannon HagermanCanadaAssisted migration and the reluctant acceptance of new forest interventions as a climate adaptation strategy

Concurrent session 1. New Markets and Applications

8:00 am – 10:00 am | Chair: Scott Renneckar

Bala PrasadIndiaAccelerated Growth in Non-Timber Forest Products  Based Bioeconomy for Income Enhancement and Poverty Eradication in India and its Future Trajectory
Ludwig LiagreItaly/UKWhich financing strategies can unleash forest-based industries engagement for ecosystem restoration?
Abosede MustaphaNigeriaMicromorphology and Phytochemical Screening of  Anthocleista djalonensis
Alok RajCanadaMonitoring of Eco-biophysical dynamics using time-series MODIS data on GEE platform: A case of the Aravalli hills range (India)
Jubril SoagaNigeriaEconomic values of ecotourism of selected natural sites

Concurrent session 2.3. Forest Career and Collaboration

8:00 am – 10:30 am | Chair: Rob Kozak

Mika RekolaFinlandForestry Education and Student Competency
Troy V. LeeCanadaLearning Forest Professionals: Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Forest Management
Jorma Neuvonen,
Sheri-Andrews Key
CanadaMicro-Certificates in Continuing Education for Forestry Professionals
Casey MacaulayCanadaWhat You Need to Embark on a Forestry Career in Canada
Sanya Sivic, Nazlyn PiraniCanadaHelping Students Build Their Careers Through Co-operative Education
Ben McArthurCanadaThe Greenest Workforce: An Information Hub for Job Seekers in Canada’s Forest Sector
Elaine SpringgayCanadaForYP: a Global Network for Forestry Young Professionals

Concurrent session 4. 2, 4 & 5 Climate Change: Seed Transfer and Communities

8:00 am – 9:30 am | Chair: Sally Aitken

Muneer MagryIndia/AustraliaCommunity perceptions on changing climatic variables and their impact on Non-timber forest products.
José LopesCape VerdeCommunity Empowerment for increasing adaptation and resilience to climate change in Cabo Verde
Alice GarganoSwitzerlandTree rings say where to plant cacao trees in Ivory Coast (West Africa)
Sally AitkenCanadaTime to get moving: Phenotypic and genomic approaches informing assisted migration in reforestation

Concurrent session 5. Technology and Innovation

8:00 am – 11:00 am | Chair: Chris Gaston

Suresh Chandra Gairola India Emerging Technologies and Innovations for Sustainable Forest Management in India
Neelesh Yadav India Design and Development of Online Plantation Decision Support System
Juliana Magalhaes Canada/Brazil Predicting Tree Growth Application Software: an emerging technology for modelling individual tree growth
Vinay Sinha India Reimagining Forest Science within Rhetoric of Massive Plantation Program
Sheila Ward United States Tapping into historical information for tropical forest management
Health break
Stanislav Horzov Ukraine Forestry Supply Chain Management System Based Upon Blockchain Technology
Md. Shawkat Islam Sohel Canada Tropical forest water source patterns revealed by stable isotopes: a preliminary analysis of 46 neighboring species
Nicholas Coops Canada New Technologies for Forest Management
Rajit Gupta India Potential application of using full-waveform LiDAR remote sensing GEDI data with forest growth modelling in deciduous forest management

Concurrent session 6.2. Conservation vs. Consumption: Landscape Level Approaches

8:00 am – 12:00 pm | Chair: Jeff Sayer

Afthab Faisal Katakath India/ Germany Conservation Beyond Protected Areas: Significance of Human-Modified Ecosystems
Alicia Edwards Jamaica A Lesson in Resilience- Comparative Analysis of managed and non-managed Mangrove Areas in Jamaica
Maria Vasconcelos Portugal REFLOR-CV – increasing the resilience of local communities to climate change in Cabo Verde
Andrew Wardell France Moving from the proposed Two Green Walls to One Great Green Wall – a West African environmental history
Angeline Van Dongen Canada Linear restoration by happy accident: The influence of forest harvesting activities on seismic line tree and shrub regeneration in upland mixed wood boreal forests
Health break
Jeffrey Sayer Canada How change happens in forest landscapes
Md Abiar Rahman Bangladesh Growing Trees in Agriculture Landscapes for Sustaining Production and Ecosystem Services in Bangladesh
Nirmal Kumar Paul Canada Rapid Land Use Land Cover Change is a Big Challenge for Sustainable Management of the Sundarbans (Bangladesh) Ecologically Critical Area
Samuel Adeyanju Canada Learning from Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Ghana and Zambia: Lessons for integrated landscape approaches
Samuel F. Bartels Canada Impacts of retention harvesting on forest understory vascular plants: dynamics and recovery over nearly two decades in boreal mixed wood forests
Thirumurugan Vedagiri India Tree species diversity, community composition and recruitment pattern in a critical wildlife habitat of Peninsular India
Mike Fenger Canada Reforms needed for British Columbia’s timber supply review process to actively embrace all forest values.

Concurrent session 8. 4 & 5 IUFRO Div. 6 and 9: Policy and Social Aspects

8:00 am – 11:30 am | Chair: Janette Bulkan

Madison Stevens Canada & India Evaluating state responses to gender inequity in community forest governance, Uttarakhand, India
Stephen Wyatt Canada Understanding social diversity in Canada’s forest sector through quantitative data
D. Sarada Devi India Nudge: On Enhancing Adaptive Capacity and Reducing Vulnerability Levels
Pradip Kumar Sarker Germany Actor-centered policy arrangement in Bangladesh forest protected area co-management governance
Hang Ryeol Na USA International Political Economy of the Lacey Act Amendment of 2008
Sen Wang Canada The State of Canada’s Forests Amid Three Decades of Sectoral Transformations
Health break
Karen Price Canada British Columbia Forest Policy Reforms Needed for Sustainability
Adinda Herdianti Canada Governing innovation and knowledge sharing to increase the adaptive capacity of forest industry in Quesnel, British Columbia
Emilio Valeri Canada Broader Participation Needed to Allow Forest Policies to Address New Challenges
Cristina Miranda Beas Peru The internal migration and forestry policies in Peru
Jean-Michel Beaudoin Canada Insights into employers’ attitudes and behaviors regarding Indigenous workforce diversity

Special session: Forest Stewardship Council

8:00 am – 10:00 am | Chair: Monika Patel

Alan ThorneCanada/OntarioFSC’s Global Strategy
Pina GervassiGermany/ PeruDelivering Nature Based Solutions through forest certification, ecosystem services and restoration
Harrison Ochieng Kojwang KenyaUsing FSC forest certification to promote and incentivize restoration in Africa
Cindy ChengHong Kong/ PR ChinaNew forest-based products – Textile sector in Asia
Francois DufresneCanada/QuebecLeadership in caribou conservation through voluntary certification

Tuesday afternoon, August 17

Happy Hour: Visit the Booths of our Friends and Sponsors

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm | Fast-paced speed-networking happy hour to meet and greet our supporters and friends.

Login to the virtual event platform here and click on Friends and Sponsors to visit a booth.

Concurrent session 8.6. IUFRO Div. 6 and 9: Indigenous Forestry

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Chair: Stephen Wyatt

François-Xavier CyrCanadaFairness and the implementation of a collaborative forest management agreement: The case of the Adapted Forestry Regime in Eeyou Istchee (Cree territory), Quebec, Canada.
Ratan GurungJapanImplication of national forest and land legislation and property rights of customary leaflitter forest (Sokshing): Case from central Bhutan
Michelle BaumflekUSAManaging forests for culturally significant plants in traditional Cherokee homelands
Tonya SmithCanadaFollowing a Lil’wat approach towards reciprocal and relational forestry research

Concurrent session 4.1. Climate Change: Wildfires

3:30 – 9:30 pm | Chair:  Lori Daniels

Maria da Conceição Almeida Colaço Canada REFLOR-CV: Fires, desertification and communities
Kelsey Copes-Gerbitz Canada Community Forest collaborations lead proactive wildfire management in British Columbia, Canada
Thomas Chen United States Facilitating forest fire relief through machine learning and multitemporal imagery
5:00 pm 3MT Challenge (All-Conference)
6:00 pm Poster Session (All-Conference)
7:00 pm Keynote speaker (All-Conference) – Michael Norton (Canada) on Climate Change and Wildfires
Campfire Session continues at 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Mike Flannigan Canada Wildfires and Climate Change
Amy Christianson Canada Indigenous fire stewardship
Phil Burton Canada Addressing Anomalies in the Behaviour and Severity of Recent Large Fires in Central British Columbia
Lori Daniels Canada Wildfires in British Columbia: Causes, Consequences and Coexistence
Tony Bartlett Australia The challenges and role of fire in Australian forests under a changing climate

3-Minute Talk Challenge (All-Conference) – Part 1 of 2

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | MC: Nicholas Coops

Shiva ZargarCanadaLife cycle assessment of lignin-containing cellulose nanocrystals (LCNCs) isolation using deep eutectic solvents (DES)
Md. Habibur RahmanBangladeshGeographical Variations of Commercial Consumption and Supply of Woodfuel and its Alternatives in Northeastern Bangladesh
Debbie PierceCanadaThe impact of land ownership and deforestation in the Colombian Amazon from 2010 to 2020 on the livelihoods of rural women
Md. Seikh Sadiul Islam TanvirBangladeshThe soil quality of the world’s largest refugee campsites located in the Hill forest of Bangladesh and the way forward to improve the soil quality

Poster session (All-Conference) – Part 1 of 2

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lead author Country Title of presentation Track
Md. Seikh Sadiul Islam Tanvir Canada/ Bangladesh The soil quality of the world’s largest refugee campsites located in the Hill forest of Bangladesh and the way forward to improve the soil quality 4.2. Climate change: Carbon sequestration
Gaurav Chand Ramola India Bio-ecology of longhorn beetle, Xylotrechus basifuliginosus (Heller,1926) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), a borer of Kharsu oak (Quercus semecarpifolia Smith) trees  in Western Himalayan temperate forests in India. 4.3. Climate change: Insect outbreaks
Pavithra GM India Soil Organic Carbon stocks (SOC) and sequestration potential of Permanent Preservation Plots (PPP’s) in wet evergreen and moist deciduous forests in Central Western Ghats of Karnataka, their sustainability and land use types 4.2. Climate change: Carbon sequestration
Gopal Shukla Canada Biomass and Carbon Storage in Gmelina arborea Plantation at Agricultural Landscape in Foothills of Eastern Himalayas 4.2. Climate change: Carbon sequestration
Krishna Kumari India Impact of climate change in Western Himalayas: A review study 4.4. Climate change: Seed transfer
Mei He China Current Status and Utilization of Plant phytoncides in Forest Therapy 5. Technology and Innovation
Yu’an Hu Canada Mechanical properties and Dimensional stability of Bamboo Fiber Composites for Engineering 5. Technology and Innovation
Riya Tudu Solanki India Status of Wood Identification in Eastern Zone of India 5. Technology and Innovation
Neelesh Yadav Canada Knowledge Discovery through digital Inventory of Forest Diseases and Fungi of Forest Research Institute, Dehradun (India). 5. Technology and Innovation
Smriti Panwar India Potential threats upon sustainability of Myrica esculenta in north-western Himalayas and emphasis on its conservation strategies by implementation of scientific technologies through village communities. 5. Technology and Innovation
Tara Kumari India Productivity assessment of wheat (Triticum aestivum) and pea (Pisum sativum) under Grewia optiva based existing agrisilvicultral system in mid-hills of Central Western Himalaya, India 6.1. Conservation: Indigenous and community forestry (policies, products)
Swathi Balakrishnan India Adaptive Potential of Teak and its Implication on Design of Conservation Strategies in India 6.2. Conservation: Landscape level approaches
Digvijaysinh Rathod India How do low-cost in-situ soil moisture conservation measures impact ecosystem services in chirpine (Pinus roxburghii Sarg.) forest? 6.2. Conservation: Landscape level approaches
Anita Tomar India Growth and Sustainability Through High-Density Plantation Management 6.3. Conservation: Conservation valuation
Remya Unnikrishnan Canada Machine Learning – a Prospective Approach for Raw Drug Authentication 6.1. Conservation: Indigenous and community forestry (policies, products)
Hariharan SV Canada Miyawaki Forest – a Feasible Way to Create Urban Forest 7.1. Urban Forests: Benefits

Plenary (All Conference) – Keynote 7 and 8

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kenneth ErSingaporeThe Science & Technology Behind Transforming Singapore Into a City in Nature
Michael NortonCanadaStrategic Directions Towards Building Resilience to Wildland Fire in Canada

Concurrent session 2.2. Forest Education and Cooperation

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Chair: Peter Marshall

Guangyu Wang, John InnesCanadaAsia-Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism
M. Al-AminBangladeshFuture of Forestry Education and Career in New Normal: Collaborations and Technology Interventions
Youqing Luo, Yu LinChinaOnline Forestry Education in the New Era
Rodney KeenanAustraliaThe Evolution of forest education in Australia: from forestry to landscape and ecosystem management
Tyson QuanCanadaTransforming Secondary Education in British Columbia
Joris (Xuan) JunCanadaInclusion actions for international transfer students at UBC – case study: 2+2/3+2 transfer programs between UBC Faculty of Forestry and its partner universities in China
Wil de JongJapan/ NetherlandsA comparison of forestry continuing education academic degree programs

Wednesday morning, August 18

Plenary (All-Conference) – Keynote 9 and 10

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Chris QuineUKExchanging knowledge: reflections on improving communication
Suresh Chandra GairolaIndiaForests and Climate Change in India: Innovative Approaches for Carbon Sequestration

3-Minute Talk Challenge (All-Conference), Part 2 of 2

8:00 am – 9:30 am | MC: Nicholas Coops

Cut Augusta Mindry AnandiIndonesiaCustomary institutions as entry points for landscape governance: A study in Kapuas Hulu in West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Lubina P. A.IndiaSustainable management of timber bamboo plantations as a new promising ‘climate smart forestry strategy’ – a case study from India
Peter ThürSwitzerlandEarly growth requirements of two central African timber species
Kamana PokhariyaIndiaThe legacy effect of land use land cover changes in forest types of Panna Tiger Reserve, Central India
Daniel Barker-RothschildCanadaThe impact of drought-induced abiotic stress on the composition and valorization of Douglas-fir lignin
Angela MuthamaKenyaUsing Ecological Niche Modelling to determine the ecological requirements and geographical occurrence of Phragmanthera spp. a woody parasitic plant in Rift Valley ecoregion of Kenya
Kehinde OlagundoyeNigeriaDevelopment of Geospatial database for the permanent sample plots of Tectona grandis Lin. F plantation at the university of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo state. Nigeria.
Magdalena JovanovicSerbiaConservation of Wild Pear (Pyrus pyraster (L.) Burgsd.) in Protected Area “Kosutnjak Forest”
Alida O’ConnorCanadaOperationalizing landscape approaches in Ghana and Zambia

Poster session (All-Conference) – Part 2 of 2

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Lead author Country Title of presentation Track
Arabelle Hurlstone Mozambique Forest Recovery through Emission Capture 4.2. Climate change: Carbon sequestration
Keith Openshaw United States Biomass, especially woody biomass: an essential ingredient to satisfy parts of the Paris Agreement on climate change 4.2. Climate change: Carbon sequestration
Yawar Bhat India An account of genus Oligosita & Pseudoligosita (Chalcidoidea: Trichogrammatidae) Egg Parasitoids from Jammu & Kashmir (India) 4.3. Climate change: Insect Outbreaks
Elizabeth Racine UK An evaluation of a gender integration workshop in Irangi Forest, Kenya 4.5. Climate change: Communities
Neelesh Yadav Canada Biodiversity Informatics for Climate Change Studies 4.5. Climate change: Communities
Oladele Amoo-Onidundu Nigeria Solar Energy Technology: Resorting to Renewable Energy for Socioeconomic and Ecological Development of Wood Industries in Nigeria 4.5. Climate change: Communities
Phillip Kihumuro Uganda A Policy and Institutional Analysis of the Constraints to Retaining Trees on Farms in Uganda 6.2. Conservation versus Consumption: Landscape level approaches
Yaowaret Jantakat Canada Spatial Distribution Modelling of Tropical Forest Types  using GIS-based Cluster Analysis 6.3. Conservation versus Consumption: Conservation valuation
Christina Geng Canada Human-wildlife Conflicts in Banff National Park: Patterns, Trends and Implications 6.4. Conservation versus Consumption: National park management
Miantsia Olivier Cameroon Multivariate analysis of cranial measurements of Cameroon’s Blue Duiker (Cephalophus monticola Thunberg, 1789) 6.5. Conservation versus Consumption: Wildlife management
Abha Manohar K India Urgency of Conserving a Globally Vulnerable Tropical Medicinal Tree: Saraca Asoca 6.5. Conservation versus Consumption: Wildlife management
Arun Pratap Singh India Butterflies Associated with Different Forest Types in Western Himalaya, India 6.5. Conservation versus Consumption: Wildlife management
Yaowaret Jantakat Canada Supporting Role of Green University on The Spatio-Temporal Change of Tree Canopy Cover 7.1. Urban Forests: Benefits
Norgrove Lindsey Canada Urban trees can increase avian and insect diversity and abundance in tropical cities 7.1. Urban Forests: Benefits
Fangbing Hu Canada Resident perceptions toward tourism development: a case study from Grand Canyon National Park, USA 7.2. Urban Forests: Community engagement
Oyinlola Fasoro Nigeria Willingness of Ibadan Residents to Plant Trees to Commemorate Social Events 7.2. Urban Forests: Community engagement
Wagmare Balraju India Most Efficient tree species (Tree Ring) using for monitoring of urban, industrial pollution area, A review 7.3. Urban Forests: Valuation

Plenary: Conference Recommendations (All-Conference)

10:00 am – 11:00 am

20th Commonwealth Forestry Conference – Closing Ceremony

11:00 am