The Urban Forest of Tomorrow: Strategies for a Changing Environment

Thursday June 14th and Friday June 15th
University of Toronto – Mississauga Campus

Over this two-day conference, leading experts from three continents will guide participants through the challenges and opportunities that environmental changes pose for our urban forests, while focusing on preparing for the future.

Seven international and two local Toronto speakers will showcase new improvements and advances in species selection, planting methods, engineering solutions and the latest in tree conservation approaches. Join us for a unique series of lectures set amongst the spectacular facilities and forests at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus.

This educational event  is open to all including arborists, landscape architects, urban  foresters and  planners, ecologists, and anyone with a passion for learning about the latest research and advancements for the future of trees in urban landscapes.

Featured Speakers Include;

Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch — University of British Columbia

Janet McKay —  Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests

Henrik Sjöman — Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

David Callow — City of Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Peter Del Tredici — MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Keith Sacre —  Barcham Trees, United Kingdom

Joris Voeten —  Urban Roofscapes, The Netherlands

Meaghan Eastwood —  Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Ted Green MBE —  Ancient Tree Forum President, United Kingdom

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