Working Party on Environmental Applications of Poplars and Willows

Highlights

The presentations and posters on the topic of Environmental Applications delivered at the 24th IPC Session in Dehradun, India are now available for download here (http://www.fao.org/forestry/80796/en/).

The next Technical Meeting will be held from 10 to 12 March 2014 in Gisborne, New Zealand. The 3rd announcement (click here  to download) of this event is attached for your reference.  It was also decided to have a WP6 business meeting in July 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia in conjunction with the International Poplar Symposium (www.2014ipsvi.com).

Officers of the Working Party for the period November 2012 to 2016 are as follows:

Sharon Doty (USA)  Chair  sldoty@u.washington.edu
Jaconette Mirck (Canada)  Vice-Chair  jmirck@gmail.com
Andrej Pilipovic (Serbia)  Vice-Chair  andrejpilipovic@yahoo.com
Ioannis Dimitriou (Sweden)         Technical Secretary        Jannis.Dimitriou@vpe.slu.se 

The different roles of the post holders are set out below.

CHAIR
  • Head up the committee
  • Casting vote if required
  • Run business meetings
  • Primary contact between working party and Secretariat
  • Sign correspondence
  • Represent working party at external events as required
  • Oversee delivery of WP Action Plan
VICE CHAIRS
  • Substitute for Chair when indisposed or not present
  • Supports the host of technical meetings with organisation
  • Lead on special projects
  • Ensure agreed content of webpages is delivered and coordinate uploading with Secretariat
TECHNICAL SECRETARY
  • Prepare official record of WP business meetings
  • Prepare draft report of WP activities for Executive Committee and submit once finalised
  • Write reports from Technical meetings for uploading on website
  • Support hosts of technical meetings with publicity and preparation of meeting documents
last updated:  Monday, November 11, 2013