Forest Criteria and Indicators
Analytical Framework and Report Workshop

18–21 May 2008, Joensuu, Finland

 

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Workshop venue: Metla Joensuu Research Unit, Yliopistokatu 6, Joensuu, Finland

Organizers: Metla, US Forest Service, ITTO, FAO, Montreal Process

 

Participants are invited by the organisers.

 

Agenda

 

Monday 19th | Tuesday 20th | Wednesday 21th

 

Monday, May 19th

Opening of the workshop and introductions
Käpy meeting room

09.00

Welcome to Finland and Metla
Heikki Granholm, Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
presentation

09.10

Welcome to Joensuu, workshop logistics and introductions
Jari Parviainen, head of Metla Joensuu Research Unit

09.35

Background, purpose and expected outcomes of the workshop
Rob Hendricks (U.S)
presentation

Topic 1 – Forest reporting and smarter communication

10.00

The audiences for and use of national reports
Jari Parviainen (Finland)
presentation and background paper

10.20–10.40

Examination of the reporting problem. We need a better way!
Clair Howell (Australia)
presentation

11.05

Progressive communication work in India
Prem Chand Kotwal (India)
presentation

11.20

Innovative use of the web to display natural resource data, a US Forest Service perspective.
David George (U.S)
presentation

11.40–12.10

European Forest Information and Communication Platform (EFICP)  -- on going initiatives on data collection and dissemination at the EU level
Jesus San-Megyue-Anyanz (EEDAC)
presentation

13.15

Pulling it all in perspective plus Web 2
Simon Bridge (Canada)
presentation

14.15–14.30

Open forum

14.30–17.30

Breakout session 1 and 2, Käpy/Kerkkä meeting rooms

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Tuesday, May 20th

Topic 2 – Methods for interpreting C & I trend data relating to forest condition

09.00

Defining the problem – the need for methods to analyze trend data. Can we tell the story that we need to?
Rich Guldin (U.S)
presentation and background paper

09.20–10.30

European developments in the use of analytical models
Marcus Lindner (EFI)
presentation

10.50

Case study with in the analytical use of C&I data – is forest management sustainable?
Keith Reynolds (U.S.)
presentation and background paper

11.20

FAO assessment traffic lights
Örjan Jonsson (FAO)
presentation and background paper

11.40–12.10

C&I Reporting and C&I Analytic Networks
Aljoscha Requardt (Germany)
presentation and background paper

13.30

Developing country application of the analytical assessment tools
Ric Umali (Philippiens)
presentation and background paper

13.50

An alternative opinion on the need for models
Alternative speaker

14.15–17.00

Breakout session 1 and 2 - Käpy/Kerkkä rooms

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Wednesday, May 21st

Finishing up the workshop

08.30

Group 1 and 2 Reports

09.30–11.00

Group discussion

11.30

Field trip to Koli National Park area in North Karelia

 

 

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More information on the agenda upon request: markus.lier @ metla.fi

 
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