The draft agenda for INVASIVES 2018 will be posted later this year following development by the Forum Planning Committee.


PRE-FORUM

FEB 6, 2017

 

 

 

On the afternoon of February 6th, join the following sessions:

  • Building for Success on Aboriginal Lands Workshop (open to Aboriginal Organizations & Individuals ONLY)
  • Pre-Forum Aboriginal Partnerships Session (open to all interested parties)
  • Joint Strategic Planning Session (open to Staff & Directors of Regional & Provincial Invasive Species Organizations ONLY)

Feb 7, 2017

On the morning of February 7th, choose from the following optional pre-Forum workshops:

  • Local Government, Local Solutions Workshop (open to Local Government ONLY)
  • Applied Practices in Invasive Species Management

FORUM

Feb 7 - 8, 2017

The Day One Forum Sessions kick off at 1pm with:

  • Welcome
  • Keynote: "Talking Partnerships" - Tim Readman, Stroke Recovery Association of BC
  • Session 1: Engaging the Public
  • Session 2: Partnering for Solutions with Industry
  • Posters, Nibble and Network

Day Two Forum Sessions:

  • "Planning for the Future" Breakfast
  • Keynote: "Tackling Invasive Species - Experiences from Europe" - Joe Caffrey, INVAS Biosecurity 
  • Session 3: Emerging Issues of Invasive Species
  • Session 4: Provincial Spotlight
  • Session 5: Speedy Sessions
  • Session 6: Moving Forward at the National Level
  • Closing Session: Future Directions 

POST-FORUM

Feb 9, 2017

Join the optional Post-Forum Workshop Series covering the following topics, taking place on February 9:

  • Knotweeds 
  • Fire Ants
  • Soil