Public seminar: Sustainable Forest Landscapes (presentations)

The video recordings and the PowerPoint presentations from the public seminar are now available online. From the videos you can choose to either see the PP presentation or the speaker, you can also see the videos in high definition (selection tools on the upper-right side of the videos)

The seminar took place on August 17, 2016 at Metsätalo (Unioninkatu 40, Helsinki). The PowerPoint presentations are available from the links in the program.

9.00-9.50 What have we learnt from the last decade of plantation forestry for the rest of the century, Peter Kanowski, Professor, Australian National University
9.50-10.10 Plantation based business models in China – experiences from joint research project ESGRI , Anne Toppinen, Professor, UH; Xie Yu, Nanjing Forestry University, associate professor
10.10-10.45 Coffee
10.45-11.45 Panel: Forest plantations in the future, panelists: Peter Kanowski, Anne Toppinen, Xie Yu, Timo Lehesvirta (UPM K.), Prof. Pierre Ackerman (Stellenbosch Uni.), Anne Arvola (Indufor)
11.45-12.45 Lunch
12.45-13.05 Summary and analysis of HSS and MScFB 2006-2016, Adrian Monge Monge, UH
13.05-13.25 Future trends in international forest education, Mika Rekola, PI, UH
13.25-14.00 Panel:  Future trends in capacity building, panelists: Adrian Monge Monge, Markku Kanninen, Mika Rekola, Kirsi Kettula (HY+), Julia Tauszig (MScFB alumni), Vesa Kaarakka (MFA, Finland)

Morning session

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