Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Keynote addresses

Mr. Doug Konkin, Deputy Minister, British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Canada - Learning to deal with climate change and catastrophic forest disturbances

Ms. Balgis Osman Elasha, Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources, Khartoum, Sudan – Assessment of impacts and adaptation to climate change and the links to sustainable development in Africa

Mr. Eskil Erlandsson, Minister for Agriculture, Sweden - Swedish Forest Policy in a changing World

Technical sessions

2. Climate-induced changes in forest ecosystems

6. Silviculture and production of wood and non-wood forest goods

11. Tropical forest management and climate change adaptation

14. Forest dieback and mass mortality: monitoring and mitigation of consequences

16. The 'Swedish Example' as a tool for global carbon mitigation

18. Wood as a green building material

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