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TRANZFOR programme (2009-2012) - Transferring Research between EU and Australia-New Zealand on Forestry and Climate Change

Tranzfor Seminar Day - Canberra (Aus)

16 October 2009

Tranzfor Seminar Day - Canberra (Aus)
04 November 2009, CSIRO Discovery Centre

AGENDA – TRANZFOR SEMINAR DAY - CANBERRA

7 FP – PEOPLE – IRSES (International Research Staff Exchange Scheme)

  • 10.30 am - Welcome (officials from AAS, CSIRO, FEAST)
    Overview on scientific cooperation and new instruments for Europe-Australia (Jean-François Desvignes-Hicks, FEAST)
    Role of AAS in managing IRSES funding for Australia (Nancy Pritchard, AAS)
    Introduction of 7 FP People – IRSES (Jean-Michel Carnus, INRA)

  • 11.00 - Introduction & presentation of TRANZFOR (ean-Michel Carnus, INRA)

  • 11.30 - Forest & Climate Change Research programmes in Australia (M Battaglia, CSIRO)

  • 12.00 - Overview of Forest & Climate change research in France and Europe (INRA, ISA)

  • 12.30-1.30 pm: lunch break

  • 1.30-3.00 pm - presentations and discussions on current TRANZFOR activities:
    - WP 1: genetic diversity and adaptive capacity of trees (C Dourthe, C Bresson, INRA)
    - WP 2: forest modelling (CSIRO, ISA)
    - WP 3: forest environmental services
    - WP 4: post-fire management (F Moreira, ISA)
    - WP 5: bioenergy

  • 3.00 pm: coffee break

  • 3.30 pm - EU COST actions linked with TRANZFOR (JM Carnus, F Moreira)

  • 4.00 pm - discussion on perspectives & conclusions