Annual Conference 05.10

EFI Annual Conference 2022
Provisional agenda  

Wednesday, 5 October 2022, at 9.00- 17.00 CET  
Electronic voting instructions will be provided on a later day. 

Members’ dialogue session
09.00-10.15

Introduction
Marc Palahí, Director
Panel discussion on EFI Facilities 
Moderator:  Robert Mavsar, Deputy Director
Panelists:

  • Michele Bozzano, Head of Mediterranean Facility and Genetics Resources Facility
  • Valérie Merckx, Head of International Partnerships Facility
  • Inazio Martinez de Arano, Coordinator, Bioregions Facility
10.15

Coffee break

Decision-making session (10:40-13:15)
10.40

Item 1
Opening of the Conference decision-making session (10´)
a) Brief introduction to the decision-making session
b) Announcing the total number of participants and voters
c) Adoption of the agenda (voting item)

10.50

Item 2 Election of the Officers of the Conference (10´) (voting item)
a) Vice-chair of the Conference 2023
b) Minute checkers
c) Vote checkers

11.00

Item 3 Board's report to the Conference (10´)

11.10

Item 4 EFI Reports and Plans (50´)
a) Review and adoption of the Annual Report 2021 (voting item)
b) Approval of the audited financial statements 2021 (voting item)
c) Approval of the Work Plan for 2023 (voting item)

12.00

Item 5 Auditors of Accounts for 2023 (10´) (voting item)

12.10

Item 6 Board members 2022-2025 (20´) (voting item)
a) Election of one Board member for the period 2022-2025

12.30

Item 7 Annual Conference venues (10´)
a) Venue of Annual Conference in 2023

12.40

Item 8 Conference and membership Issues (15´)
a) A welcome to new members
b) Membership fees for 2023 (voting item)

12.55

Item 9 Any other business (5´)
a) EFI fellowships

13.00

Item 10 Ukraine (15’)

13.15

Item 11 Closing of the decision-making session 

13.15-14.15

Lunch

Young Scientists Session on Climate Smart Forestry
14.45

The aim of the session is to present the Climate-Smart Forestry concept, discuss how it relates to other forest management concepts and present the ongoing research of Young Scientists in this field in Europe.

Call for grant: Presenting the Climate Smart Forestry concept, discussing how it relates to other forest management concepts and present the ongoing research of Young Scientists – find out more here

Opening of the session
Moderation: TBC

14.50

Climate Smart Forestry – why introducing a new concept and what is it?
Bas Lerink, Wageningen University and Research (WUR)

15.05

Regional example – Climate Smart Forestry in Catalonia, Spain
Nuria Aquilue,  Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia (CTFC)

15.20

Ongoing research on Climate-Smart Forestry
5-10 min presentations by Young Scientists (5 presentations) - to be selected based on an open call - mobility support grants available

 

 

 

16.30

Moderated panel discussion: the future of CSF and how it relates to other forest management concepts
Moderator: Mariana Hassegawa and/or Yasmin Imparato Maximo, EFI
Panelists TBC

17.15

Session ends