We are pleased to announce that the Duke Student SAF Chapter is holding our 3rd annual Forestry Symposium. This year the theme is "Seeds of Change: A Renewed Perspective on Forest Policy"
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 6. The event will take place in the Von Cannon Rooms at the Bryan Center at Duke University.With a changing economy, political administration, and environmental markets many factors are changing the way we manage forests today. Three panels with speakers from different perspectives will delve deeper into these changes, opportunities, and challenges.
The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Please visit our website www.duke.edu/web/forestry to register and for more information
CFE credits are available. This event qualifies for 4.5 Cat 1 CF credits.
"Seeds of Change: A Renewed Perspective on Forest Policy"
Friday November 6 8:30am - 3:30pm
Von Cannon Rooms, Bryan Center
9:00-10:30 Reinventing Forestry Panel
Moderator: Judson Edeburn, Duke Forest Manager
Al Sample, Pinchot Institute
Amanda Cundiff, US Forest Service
David Halley, True North Forestry
10:45-12:15 Forest Policy in a New Political Arena
Moderator: Coleman Doggett, Duke Professor and
Retired Senior Staff Forester & Forest Health
Program Head for NC DFR
Michael T. Goergen, SAF Executive Vice-President
and CEO (filling in for Erica Rhoad)
Will McDow, Environmental Defense Fund
Mark Megalos, NC State Forestry Extension
12:15- 1:15 Lunch
1:15- 2:45 Forestry in Emerging Carbon Markets
Moderator: Jeffrey Vincent, Korstian Professor of
Forest Economics and Management
Roger Sedjo, Resources for the Future
Clark Binkley, International Forestry Investment Group
Murali Kanakasabai, Vice President & Senior Economist
for Chicago Climate Exchange
3:00-3:30 Keynote: Michael T. Goergen, SAF Executive Vice-President and CEO