The Urban Forest of Tomorrow: Strategies for a Changing Environment

June 14, 2018 – June 15, 2018 all-day

The Urban Forest of Tomorrow:
Strategies for a Changing Environment

The Urban Forest of Tomorrow:
Strategies for a Changing Environment

Thursday, June 14 and Friday June 15, 2018
University of Toronto – Mississauga Campus

Over this two-day conference, leading experts from three continents will guide participants through the challenges and opportunities that environmental changes pose for our urban forests, while focusing on preparing for the future.

Seven international and two local Toronto speakers will showcase new improvements and advances in species selection, planting methods, engineering solutions and the latest in tree conservation approaches. Join us for a unique series of lectures set amongst the spectacular facilities and forests at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus.

This educational event is open to all including arborists, landscape architects, urban foresters and planners, ecologists, and anyone with a passion for learning about the latest research and advancements for the future of trees in urban landscapes.

Featured speakers include:

Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, University of British Columbia
Janet McKay, Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests
Henrik Sjöman, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
David Callow, City of Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Peter Del Tredici, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Keith Sacre, Barcham Trees, United Kingdom
Joris Voeten, Urban Roofscapes, The Netherlands
Meaghan Eastwood, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Ted Green MBE, Ancient Tree Forum President, United Kingdom

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