MONDAY - JUNE 25TH

17:30 - 19:00

REGISTRATION OPENS - SNACK PROVIDED

DRINKS - MEET & GREET IN MAIN HALL (OPTIONAL)

TUESDAY - JUNE 26TH

07:00 - 08:00

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST - BUFFET PROVIDED

08:00 - 08:30

WELCOME:    SETTING THE STAGE

08:30 - 10:00

THE CLIMATE SESSION (FACILITATED BY STEPHAN MARTINEAU)

 THE REALITIES OF CLIMATE CHANGE - MEL REASONER

OUR CHANGING LANDSCAPE - GREG UTZIG

 FIRE IS COMING OUR WAY - MIKE FLANNIGAN

10:00 - 10:30

CLIMATE SESSION PANEL

10:30 - 11:00

BREAK

11:00 - 11:45

ACTION SESSION (FACILITATED BY CINDY PEARCE)

FIRESHED MANAGEMENT - JOHN BAILEY

11:45 - 13:00
12:15 - 12:45

LUNCH - BUFFET PROVIDED

LUNCH ACTION SESSION: ADDRESSING THE NEW NORMAL: BC WILDFIRE SERVICE PERSPECTIVES - MADELINE MALEY  

13:00 - 13:30

ACTION SESSION Cont.

THE CREATION OF A STRATEGIC LANDSCAPE LEVEL WILDFIRE PLAN - STEPHAN MARTINEAU

13:30 - 14:00

ACTION SESSION PANEL

16:00 - 17:15
14:00 - 14:30

BREAK

14:30 - 16:15

THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SESSION (FACILITATED BY JOHN CATHRO)

15:45 - 16:15

THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PANEL

LOOKING BACK AT THE 2017 WILDFIRE SEASON FROM THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE COMMISSIONER - GORD PARKER

16:15 - 17:00

CALL TO ACTION REVIEW (FACILITATED BY JOHN CATHRO AND CINDY PEARCE)

17:00 - 18:00

BEER TASTING

18:00 - 19:30

CATERED SUPPER

19:30 - 20:30

THE  FOREST CARBON SESSION (FACILITATED BY JULIE CASTONGUAY)

BC FOREST CARBON MANAGEMENT - CAREN DYMOND

WILDFIRE AND CARBON MANAGEMENT- MATTHEW HURTEAU

20:30 - 20:45

Q&A

20:45 - 22:30

BEER TASTING CONTINUED

WEDNESDAY - JUNE 27TH

07:00 - 08:00

 BREAKFAST - BUFFET PROVIDED

08:00 - 08:30

WELCOME:    WHAT WE HOPE TO ACHIEVE TODAY - SUMMARY OF PRIORITIES IDENTIFIED IN DAY 1

08:30 - 10:30

FOREST MANAGERS SESSION (FACILITATED BY CINDY PEARCE)

2017 WILDFIRE IMPACT ON FOREST MANAGEMENT - MURRAY WILSON 

09:00 - 10:00

FOREST MANAGERS PERSPECTIVES

GRANT NEVILLE

10:00 - 10:30

THE FOREST MANAGERS PANEL

10:30 - 11:00

BREAK

11:00 - 12:00

THE RESIDENT TOOLBOX SESSION (FACILITATED BY JOHN CATHRO)

SETTING THE STAGE: WHAT ARE COMMUNITIES DOING ACROSS BC? - TOVE PASHKOWSKI

CASE STUDY #1: FERNIE - TED RUITER

12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH - BUFFET PROVIDED

13:00 - 13:20

THE RESIDENT TOOLBOX SESSION (Cont)

CASE STUDY #3: QUEEN’S BAY – JOHN BETTS

13:00 - 13:50

THE RESIDENTS TOOLBOX  PANEL

13:50 - 14:15

BREAK

14:15 - 15:20

LANDSCAPE SCALE SOLUTIONS SESSION (FACILITATED BY CINDY PEARCE)

LANDSCAPE RESTORATION - PAUL HESSBURG

BUILDING AND MAINTAINING RESILIENCE - BOB GRAY

15:20 - 15:45

LANDSCAPE SCALE SOLUTIONS PANEL

16:15 - 17:15

THE CLOSING SESSION - A CALL TO ACTION (FACILITATED BY JOHN CATHRO AND CINDY PEARCE)

FREE EVENING TO EXPLORE NELSON

 THURSDAY - JUNE 28TH

07:00 - 08:00

 BREAKFAST - BUFFET PROVIDED

FOREST MANAGER WORKSHOP (FACILITATED BY CINDY PEARCE)
08:00 - 08:15
08:15 - 08:35
08:35 - 08:55
08:55 - 09:35
09:35 - 10:00
INTRO TO FORESTRY WORKSHOP
2018 WILDFIRE AND FOREST CARBON FOREST LICENSEE SURVEY RESULTS, DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS - BOB GRAY
WILDFIRE RISK REDUCTION - KELLY OSBOURNE
POTENTIAL CUMMULATIVE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON OLD FORESTS IN THE ELK VALLEY- CASSIDY VAN RENSEN & TAYE AYELE
FESBC FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES - GORD PRATT
10:00 - 10:15

BREAK

FOREST MANAGERS BREAK OUT SESSIONS
10:15 - 12:00
BREAK OUT ONE: Identifying challenges and opportunities for land managers to implement wildfire risk reduction treatments
BREAK OUT TWO: Identifying challenges and opportunities for land managers to implement forest carbon effective management activities
BREAK OUT THREE: Identifying opportunities for land managers to improve ecosystem resiliency
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP (FACILITATED BY JOHN CATHRO)
08:15 - 10:00
WHAT HAPPENED IN FORT MCMURRAY AND WHAT DO WE KNOW TO BE EFFECTIVE? – AL WESTHAVER
10:00 - 10:15

BREAK

COMMUNITY BREAK OUT SESSIONS
10:15 - 11:30
WHAT ARE THE BARRIERS TO SUCCESS?
WHAT ARE OUR PRIORITIES?
WHAT ARE THE ACTIONS WE MUST TAKE?
12:00 - 12:45

LUNCH - BUFFET PROVIDED

13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
FOREST MANAGERS FIELD TRIP - Visit various WUI treatment sites - SIFCo - Back to hotel @ 17:00
COMMUNITY FIELD TRIP - Private Land Field Tour - Back to hotel @ 17:00
17:00 - CONFERENCE ENDS

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