Inception meeting

Phase I Inception Meeting

The inception meeting for Phase I of this project took place at the UBC Faculty of Forestry on March 4-9, 2012. Photos from the event can be found in the panel to the right.

Agenda

Opening remarks

  • Welcome remarks – Dean Innes, UBC
  • Remarks, Canadian Forest Services
  • Remarks – Mr. Qu, Executive Director, APFNet
  • Project overview – Dean Innes, UBC
  • Project implementing plan, task allocation and milestones – Dr. Guangyu Wang, UBC

Presentations

  • Climate modeling in AP region – Dr. Tongli Wang, UBC
  • Vegetation change and climate modeling in AP region – Prof. Nicholas Coops
  • Carbon modeling and forest management – Dr. Qingli Li, BC Ministry of Forests
  • Pilot studies and forest adaptation – Dr. Paul Lawson, UBC Research Forests
  • Climate change scenario and forest planning – Prof. Stephen Sheppard, UBC
  • Discussion & wrap up – Dean Innes

Lab tours

  • Remote Sensing lab – Prof. Coops, UBC
  • Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, UBC – Prof. Sheppard, UBC

Phase II Inception Meeting

The inception meeting for Phase II of this project took place at Asia-Pacific Forestry Week in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines. It was split between February 23 and 26, 2016. Photos from the event can be found in the panel to the right.

Inception Meeting 2016

Agenda: Part I, February 23rd, 2016

Opening remarks

  • Welcome remarks – Dean Innes, UBC
  • Review of Phase I and introduction to Phase II – Dean Innes, UBC

Presentations

  • Model development – Dr. Tongli Wang, UBC
  • Model integration and application – Dr. Brad Seely, UBC
  • Local partner presentations on pilot sites:
    • Dr. Tze-Ying Chen, Ilan University, Chinese Taipei
    • Dr. M. Al-Amin, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
    • Dr. Sithong Thongmanivong, National University of Laos, Laos
    • Dr. Siti Nurhidayu Abu Bakar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Mr. Thein Saung, Forest Research Institute, Forest Department, Myanmar

Agenda: Part II, February 26th, 2016

Presentations

  • Local partner presentation on pilot site:
    • Dr. Shuaifeng Li, Chinese Academy of Forestry, China
  • Discussion – led by Dr. Tongli Wang, UBC, about climate and ecosystem modeling
  • Discussion – led by Dr. Brad Seely, UBC, about ecological modeling and application in pilot sites
  • Action plan for Phase II – Dr. Guangyu Wang, UBC,
  • Discussion – led by Guangyu Wang, UBC, about Phase II work plan, milestones, communication strategies, and budget allocation
  • Conclusion – Dean Innes, UBC