About the Conference Proceedings Series

Opening remarks will be given by Her Worship Kate Rogers, Mayor of Fredericton; Chris Ward, Assistant Deputy Minister, Forestry Division, GNB Natural Resources and Energy Development; and Gaetan Pelletier, Executive Director of Northern Hardwoods Research Institute; and more TBD.

Our Keynote speaker is Doug Jones of Remsoft Inc. Doug is a thought leader in Remsoft’s planning space and brings a deep understanding of forest industry trends and direction to overseeing the Solutions and Innovation Team, as well as strategic direction and corporate growth. Doug holds a Masters in Forestry and worked in the forest industry in both Canada and the United States before joining Remsoft.

Closing remarks will be given by Michael Walters, PhD, Forest Ecologist and Associate Professor, Michigan State University. Mike has had a long and successful career in hardwood research, with 65 publications, 16,000+ citations, and professional appointments since 1998 at Michigan State University, Michigan DNR, and UNBC.

These plus 25 other diverse speakers from across the Northern hardwoods range are confirmed to be speaking on one of our concurrent themes as they relate to northern hardwoods; Technology, Silviculture management, Silviculture research, Climate change, and Wildlife/Ecology. Stay tuned for program updates and follow our social medias.