Trees for the Future: contributing to the green bio-economy
24 September 2013 , AgroParisTech, Nancy, France
This Trees4Future meeting provides an opportunity for discussions amongst a broad spectrum of stakeholders on European research needs in contributing to green bio-economy, and especially the role of genetics and genomics. These are issues of strategic importance for the forest-based sector, and the outcomes of the meeting will help to steer the activities of the Trees4Future project to allow the project to better meet the needs of different stakeholders. Meeting registration is open to all interested stakeholders.
There is no registration fee, but you must register.
Location: AgroParisTech, 14 Rue Girardet, Nancy
Registration - 8:30
Meeting - 9:00-16:00
|Session 1||The European RTDI agendas for the green bio-economy
Moderator: Luc Pâques, INRA
(Coordinator of Trees4Future)
|Welcome and introduction to Trees4Future|
FTP (Forest-based Sector Technology Platform)
|Forest-based Sector's RTDI agenda|
EPSO (European Plant Science Organisation)
|Agriculture and crop plant-based RTDI agenda|
|Session 2||From research to business - creating added value
Moderator: Antoine Kremer, INRA
|Genetics and genomics RTDI contributing to the needs of the forest-based sector|
|Near-InfraRed Spectometry – NIRS (High performance tool)|
Forest Research, UK
|The Climate Matching Tool|
|Session 3||Contributing to the green bio-economy
Moderator: Andreas Kleinschmit von Lengefeld, FCBA
Forest Research, UK
|Trees4Future industry stakeholder profile – what are their needs?|
EOS (European Organisation of the
|RTDI needs for the woodworking industries|
SCION, New Zealand
|Trees4Future in a wider futures perspective: Societal changes towards a bio-economy|
|Panel discussion and conclusions of the seminar / recommendations|
The meeting will be held in connection with the 20th anniversary of the European Forest Institute - Our forests in the 21st century – ready for risks and opportunities? (23-27 September 2013).The EFI conference pages contain practical information about Nancy, transport, meeting venues and accommodation.
Accommodation can be booked through the Nancy Tourism Bureau web-site. The Nancy Tourism Bureau are also happy to help booking accommodation.
Ms. Marie-Laure Clausse
Tel: +33 3 83 35 84 71
This map contains locations and links to hotels near the meeting location.
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If you have more questions about this meeting, please contact the meeting coordinators:
Andreas Kleinschmit von Lengefeld ;
Jo van Brusselen