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Tuesday afternoon, May 22

TUESDAY MAY 22
SCIENTIFIC PARALLEL SESSIONS 4
14:00 - 15:45 

DISTURBANCES 1
Moderator: Andrea Battisti
The WINDA-GALES wind damage probability planning tool.
Barry Gardiner – Forest Research, Northern Research Station - United Kingdom
 
Drivers and impacts of intensified disturbance regimes in European forests.
Rupert Seidl - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) - Austria
 
Observed and expected impact of climate change on a defoliator insect species, the pine
processionary moth, in France and Europe.
Christelle Robinet - INRA - France
 
Disturbance-driven northwards spread of European beech in Southern Sweden.
Andreas Bolte - Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute, Institute of Forest Ecology and Forest
Inventory - Germany
 
Likelihood of improving climatic conditions for the pine-tree lappet moth (Dendrolimus pini) in
Scotland: an examination of the probabilistic climate change projections for the UK.
Duncan Ray - Forest Research - UK   
 
MANAGEMENT FOR ADAPTATION 2
Moderator: Myriam Legay

Adaptive forest fire management in the Mediterranean Europe.
Yannis Raftoyannis – Technological Educational Institute of Lamia - Greece
 
 Optimizing the management responses to the climate change in the boreal conditions methods and findings.
Seppo Kellomäki – University of Eastern Finland - Finland
 
Adapting forests to climate change in the French Mediterranean Mountains: how far forest
management can facilitate species succession, consider growth potential modification, and ensure the continuity of some ecosystem services. 
Philippe Dreyfus – INRA - France
 
 Exploring adaptive management options under climate change in a biosphere reserve.
Stefan Schörghuber – Institute of Silviculture - Austria
 
Wind damage probability-reducing forest management and its effects on recreation- and life-style values, and yield.
Kristina Blennow – University of Agricultural Sciences - Sweden
 
Close-to-nature silviculture as adaptation strategy to climate change.
Peter Brang – Federal Institute of Forest - Switzerland    
 MITIGATION 2
Moderator: Maria Nijnik

Combination of a carbon tax and direct mitigation policies: potential impacts on the forest sector.
Sylvain Caurla – INRA - France
 
The impacts of the Kyoto protocol on climate change mitigation in boreal forests.
Hanne K. Sjølie – University of Life Science - Norway
 
Sequester or substitute - Consequences of the increased production of bioenergy in Finland.
Maarit Kallio – Finnish Forest Research Institute - Finland
 

Tool for Simulation of Forest Mitigation Potentials.
Volker Mues - Von Thünen Institute (Vti) - Germany

 

Forest biomass production and their potential use to mitigate climate change.
Bishnu Chandra Poudel – Mid Sweden University – Sweden

 
 TUESDAY MAY 22
SCIENTIFIC PARALLEL SESSIONS 5
16:15 -18:00
 DISTURBANCES 2
Moderator: Marc Kenis
Uncertainties of forest risks assessment under climate change.
Johannes Merklein - Göttingen University - Germany
 
Overview of European forest pest and pathogen population responses to climate change.
Andrea Battisti – University of Padova - Italy
 
Responses of forest pests to climate change: tree resistance and herbivore damage along European elevational gradients.
Ewelina Czwienczek - Poland
 
Forest insects and climate change: Can management mitigate the risks?
Christer Björkman - University of Agricultural Sciences - Sweden
 
Historical range of variability in temperate mountain spruce forests of Central Europe.
Miroslav Svoboda - Czech University of Life Sciences – Czech Republic
 
Drought explains outbreak dynamics and altitudinal range expansion of a destructive bark beetle.
Lorenzo Marini – University of Padova - Italy   
 
 MANAGEMENT FOR ADAPTATION 3
Moderator: Klaus Seeland

Stand composition and stocking management in Mediterranean Stone pine (P. pinea L.) forests as adaptive measures to climate change.
Javier de Dios – CIFOR INIA – Spain
 
Vulnerability assessment of ecosystem services and adaptive management options in Austrian mountain forests under climate change.
Michael Maroschek – Institute of Silviculture - Austria
 
Territorial foresight and regional strategies for forest management in the face of climate change -
The  Landes de Gascogne 2050: case study.
Olivier Mora – INRA - France
 
Climate change impact and adaptation in the managed Canadian boreal forest: a review of current knowledge.
Pierre Bernier – Canadian Forest Service - Canada
 
Tree breeding as a tool to minimize possible adverse effects of climate changes on forest trees.
Aris Jansons - LSFRI SILAVA - Latvia
 
Preparedness to climate change in European forestry based on COST ECHOES database on adaptive measures.
Marcus Lindner – EFI - Finland   
 
SOCIO ECONOMIC ASPECTS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Patrice Harou
 A first national assessment of climate change risks for forestry in the UK.
Andy Moffat – Forest Research - UK
 
Assessing Experts Opinion on Challenges and Opportunities of Tackling Deforestation in the tropics: a Q- Method Application.
Maria Nijnik – The James Hutton Institute - UK
 
Adaptation, mitigation and ecosystem services - Challenges to sustainable forest management and research needs.
Jean-François Dhôte – ONF - France
 
 Forest owner motivations and attitudes towards land-use change for bio-energy production in Europe.
Kristina Blennow - University of Agricultural Sciences - Sweden
 Not avaialble
A web-based tool for participatory vulnerability assessment of forest ecosystem services.
Werner Rammer - Institute of Silviculture - Austria
 
No manual for the future: helping private woodland owners to adapt to climate change.
Mariella Marzano – Forest Research - UK
 
Modelling for Knowledge Update in Adaptive Forest Management.
Rasoul Yousefpour - Forest & Landscape - Danemark
Not available
Forest change - Generating, Integrating and Delivering Climate Change Knowledge to Support Forest Sector Adaptation in Canada.
Catherine Ste-Marie – Canadian Forest Service - Canada