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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
Duke University

8:30-9:00      Registration/Breakfast
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

10:30-10:45  Break
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
2:45-3:00      Break
3:00-3:30      Keynote: Michael T. Goergen,  SAF Executive Vice-President and CEO

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