Conference Proceedings 2018
The joint IFA and AFG 2018 Conference: Forests for healthy cities, farms and people, was held at the University House - ANU (ACT), from the 2nd-5th of September 2018. You can downdoad the Conference Program and the Conference Proceedings by clicking on the links below.
Please note, not all the presentations were made available for download as making tghe publication available is at the authors descretion.
Monday 3 Sept 2018:
Plenary Session 1: Forests for Healthy Cities 1 (9:30 - 10:30)
Kenneth Er - Growing a Biophilic City in a Garden
Professor Kate Auty - Forests for Healthy Cities and People
Plenary Session 2: Forests for Healthy People (11:00 - 12:00)
Jacki Shirmer - Supporting Wellbeing Throughout the Supply Chain
Kathryn Williams - Forests People and Well-being
Concurrent Focus Session 1: Forests for Healthy Cities and People (12:45 - 2:30)
Catherine Keirnan - Developing Canberra's Living Infraestructure Plan
Adrian Gray - Greening The City
David Rowlinson - Why Wood is Good for Health, Wellbeing and Productivity
Concurrent Focus Session 2: Forests for Healthy Farms and People (12:45 - 2:30)
Dr Hillary Smith - Opportunities for Production Forests in the ERF
Zoe Ryan and Robert Downie - Is carbon the tipping point between short and long rotation plantations?
Nick O'Brien - Trading accuracy for simplicity
Stephanie Motwani - Emissions Reduction Fund Opportunities for vegetation projects
Concurrent Contributed Papers Session 1: Forests for Healthy Cities and People (2:45 - 4:15)
A/Prof Cris Brack and Jasmin Ghazalli - Competition for Space
Dr John Dargavel - Trees in our Everyday Life
Dr Bill Jackson - Healthy Nature Healthy People Australia & New Zealand
Dr John Van Der Kallen - Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Concurrent Contributed Papers Session 2: Farm Forestry - Making it Work (2:45 - 4:15)
Rowan Reid - Australian Farm-Forestry: A Pretty-Ugly Oxymoron?
Daniel Mackey and Cameron Neil - Planting, Hugging and Logging Trees... Together
Dr Daniel Mendham et al. - Effects of shelter belts on wind speed, microclimate, pasture productivity and profitability
Zara Marais et al. - Can we use natural capital accounting to build a business case for agroforestry?
Peter Langdon et al. - Recreation ACT Forests
Wednesday 5 Sept 2018:
Breakfast Forum on Education (7:15-8:15)
Plenary 3: Forests for healthy farms and
people – Policy Engagement Forum (9:15-10:30)
Greg McCormack - National Forest Industries Plan and Forest Industry Hubs
Rob Youl - Another Perspective on Farm Forestry (SA)
Focus Session 3: Next Generation Plantations Investment Discussion Panel (11:00-12:30)
Dr Lyndall Bull
Professor Rod Keenan - Planted forest investment: the future
Braden Jenkin - Five Points
Tony Price - New Generation Plantations
Ruth Harvey - New Plantation Investment
Concurrent Contributed Papers Session 3: Urban Forestry (1:15 - 2:45)
A/P Cris Brack -
Dr Marie Yee - Can a landscape approach designed for production forests be applied to the urban and agroforestry landscape?
Dr Rosemary Lott & Rohan Jacobsen - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander involvement in forests and their management
Kamal Melvani - Forest Gardens are Resilient to Ranifall and Provide Multiple Houshold BenefitsRanifall Integrating High Value Mahogny Plantations and Agricultural SystemsHousholdBiodiverse sandalwood reforestation for healthy farms and people
Concurrent Contributed Papers Session 4: Practical Farm Forestry (1:15 - 2:45)
Dr John McGrath -Encapsulated dry herbicides: An environmentally friendly way to control trees.High Value MahognyTwenty Six years since the NFPS and are we any closer to plantation hardwood production?
Dr Peter Ritson et al. - Risks and Costs
Ken Goulter et al. - High risk site surveillance: developing methods to improve detection and response to exotic forest pests
Dr Graeme Palmer - Twenty Six years since the NFPS and are we any closer to plantation hardwood production?
Concurrent Contributed Papers Session 5: Biosecurity for Healthy Forests (1:15 - 2:45)
A/Prof. Treena Burgess - Pathogens on the move: A 100-year global experiment with planted eucalypts
Dr Angus Carnegie et al. - Risks and Costs
Dr Geoff Pegg - High risk site surveillance: developing methods to improve detection and response to exotic forest pests
Paco Tovar - Protecting Australia’s forests