A global vision of forestry in the 21st Century

30th September to 3rd October 2007

What was the event?

The main objective of this conference was to develop a comprehensive Global Vision of Forestry in the 21st Century. The vision will be developed through input from everyone who is concerned with the future state of our global forests, environment, and society. Discussions were organised under three over-arching themes:

  • Global challenges, responsibilities and leadership in forestry
  • Frontiers of science and a healthy and diverse forest environment
  • Cultures, markets and sustainable societies.

Full details and conference programme

Liz O’Brien of Forest Research presented a paper ‘Trees and woodlands: nature’s health service’ in the Human Health and the Forest theme.

Who was the event suitable for?

Key stakeholders including forest and natural resource administrators, judges, Aboriginal leaders, scientists, and experts from the forest industry, academia and international and non-government organizations.

Where did the event take place?

Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre
525 Bay Street
Ontario M5G 2L2


Amalia Veneziano
Tel: (416) 978-5480
Fax: (416) 971-3077
Email: a.veneziano@utoronto.ca