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FPInnovations and partners to host webinar on forestry’s role in climate change mitigation


October 14, 2021
By FPInnovations

FPInnovations is pleased to invite interested participants to a webinar, the Role of Canada’s Forest Sector for Economic Development and Climate Change Mitigation, to be held Nov. 10, 2021 (from 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. EDT or 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. PDT).

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 examine the major transformations that will be required in various industrial sectors to meet Canada’s objectives regarding climate change and continuing economic growth.

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

Diane Nicholls

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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 B.C.’s Forests” which contribute 30 per cent 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.

Click here to view the program.

Click here to register.

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 Nov. 10, 2021!