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77th Forest Industry Lecture
Dr. Yousry A. El-Kassaby, Professor, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia



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The number refers to the Forest Industry Lecture No.

  1. Industrial Forestry in a Changing Canada.  C. Ross. Silversides.  17 November 1977.  
  2. The Role of Integrated Companies in Western Canada.  W. Gerald Burch.  15 March 1978.  
  3. Premises of Energy Forestry in Sweden.  Gustaf Siren.  7 March 1979.  
  4. Agro-Forestry - Prospects and Problems.  K.F.S. King.  27 September 1979.  
  5. The Role of the Federal Government in Forestry.  F.L.C. Reed. 5 March 1980.  
  6. Breeding for Variable Environments.  Gene Namkoong.  14 August 1980.  
  7. Federal Forestry Commitments in the 1980's.  Roger Simmons.  5 December 1980.  
  8. Space, Time and Perspectives in Forestry.  Kenneth A. Armson.  26 November 1981.  
  9. Labour's Role in Forest Resource Management.  John J. (Jack) Munro.  25 March 1982.  
  10. Stocking Control and Its Effect on Yields.  Peder Braathe.  4 November 1982.  
  11. Timber  Management Scheduling on Public Lands - Why the Future is Not Like the Past.  Dr. K.N. Johnson.  29 March 1983. Not available.
  12. The Canadian Schools of Forestry - Retrospect and Prospect. V.J. Nordin.  19 January 1984.  
  13. Increasing the Land Base and Yield Through Drainage.  J. Paivanen.  15 March 1984.  
  14. Forestry Productivity Limits:  Real, Imagined and Potential.  Conor Boyd.  24 January 1985.  
  15. Air Pollution and Forest Resources - The Nature of the Threat.  Peter Rennie.  28 March 1985.  Not
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  16. Land-Use Planning for Forest Harvesting and Environmental Concerns.  John A. Marlow.  28 November 1985.  
  17. Northern Forest Management for Wildlife.  Gordon W. Guillon. 16 October 1986.  
  18. From NSR to Intensive Forest Management.  Hugo Von Sydow.  12 March 1987.  
  19. People - Managing Trees: Understanding Today's Environment for Natural Resource Management.  Mary Jo Lavin.  19 November 1987.  
  20. The Social Renewability of Forestry.  Harold R. Walt.  30 March 1988.  
  21. Forest Policies:  Public Duty and Private Action.  Adam H. Zimmerman.  1 November 1988.  
  22. New Dimensions in the Development of Forest Policy:  A View From the Trenches.  T.M. (Mike) Apsey.  16 March 1989.  
  23. Vision and Reality - The View From Sweden.  Bjorn Hagglund.  17 October 1989.  Not available
  24. The Contribution of Old Growth to the New Forestry.  Jerry F. Franklin. 4 April 1990.  
  25. Developing Silvicultural Alternatives for the Boreal Forests: An Alaskan Perspective on Regeneration of White Spruce.  John Zasada.  7 November 1990.  
  26. Forestry After the End of Nature.  Clark S. Binkley.  20 March 1991  
  27. Sustainable Forestry:  Can We Use and Sustain Our Forests?  J.P. Kimmins.  21 November 1991.  
  28. Environmental Regulations and the Implications for Canadian Export.  Don G. Roberts.  18 March 1992.  
  29. Forest Health Issues:  An Entomologist's Perspective.  David L. Wood.  18 November 1992.  
  30. Unconventional Wisdom:  Reflections on Polarization, Politics, Prosperity and the Future of the Canadian Forest Industry.  David L. McInnes.  9 March 1993.  
  31. The Canadian Forest Products Industry:  Competitive Challenges in the 1990's.  Patricia M. Mohr.  10 November 1993.  
  32. The Deforestation of Siberia:  Economic and Environmental Problems in Russian Forest Management.  Lisa A. Tracy.  25 April 1994.  
  33. Alumni Presentations: Past, Present and the Future;  Forestry and the Failure of Technocracy.  Lois Dellert - Class of 1979; Biological Truth and the Court of Public Opinion.  Glen Dunsworth - Class of 1975; Why My Next Forestry Work Associates Will be Less Likely to be Foresters.  Barry Northey - Class of 1979. Educating Forest Resources Managers:  Challenges and Opportunities  Val Lemay - Class of 1981.  
  34. Global fibre Resources Situation: The Challenges for the 1990's. James A. McNutt.  28 February 1995. 
  35. Life Cycle Assessment Studies in the Timber Industry:  Pros and Cons.  Dr. Arno Fruhwald.  2 November 1995.  
  36. Accommodating Wildlife in Forest Management Plans and Practices, Is It Possible. Mr. Max Peterson.  7 March 1996.  
  37. Beyond 2000: The Challenges of the Pulp and Paper Industry.  Lise Lachapelle,  10 October 1996. 
  38. Managing Change - Strategies for Future Challenges in the Forest Industry.  George R. Richards,  20 March 1997. 
  39. The Fight Over Forest and How to Resolve It.  Alston Chase, Ph.D. October 16, 1997.  
  40. The Challenge of Adaptive Forest Management:  Aren't People Part of the Ecosystem Too?  George H. Weyerhaeuser, Jr. March 16, 1998  
  41. The Future of the Forest Management Industry:  Highly Mechanized Plantations and Reserves OR a Knowledge - Intensive Landscape Approach? Chadwick Dearing Oliver, October 15, 1998  
  42. A Handbook for Would-Be CEO:  Reinventing the Forestry Industry Starting at the Roots. David Emerson, March 25, 1999.  
  43. The Question of Scale in the Management of Poplar.  Reini Stettler, November 4, 1999.  
  44. Japanese Forests to Make Japanese Houses. Shin Nagata, PhD. March 23, 2000.  
  45. Intensive Forest Management:  How Does it Work? Gordon Weetman, PhD.  November 2, 2000.  
  46. Logging the Globe: the Changing Context for Canadian Forestry. Patricia Marchak, PhD. March 22, 2001. 
  47. Are There Lessons for Canadian Foresters Lurking South of the Border? Jack Ward Thomas, PhD. November 8, 2001.  
  48. Aboriginal Influences and the Original State of Nature. Charles Kay, PhD. April 11, 2002.  
  49. Ecosystems and Economies: Is Forestry Part of the Future? Bill Hunter, April 3, 2003.  
  50. Timber Supply and Sustainable Forests:  A Global Overview. Roger Sedjo, PhD. November 13, 2004.  
  51. Is even-aged management the right strategy for the Canadian boreal forest? Yves Bergeron, Ph.D.  March 11, 2004.  
  52. Beyond myths and miracles: Biological potentials and social obstacles to use of gene modified trees in plantation forests. Steven Strauss, Ph.D.  November 4, 2004.  
  53. A Paradise of Forests and Forestry? The Case of Finland. Timo Kuuluvainen, Ph.D. March 31, 2005. Not available
  54. The Alberta Forest Products Industry: Realizing the Potential of the 21st Century. Hank Ketcham. November 3, 2005. 
  55. Getting to know the tango between forest and people: Social issues in Canadian forestry. Luc Bouthillier. March 9, 2006.  
  56. Thoughtful Intensive Silviculture: An Application of Statistical Process Control to Growing Trees. Dick Fisher. November 9, 2006.
  57. Where Does Canada Stand on Global Competition in the Forest Industry? Craig D. Neeser. March 8, 2007.  
  58. Forest Regeneration Trends in Canada: The Role of Dinosaurs, Political Correctness, and Emerging Pressures. Dr. Robert Wagner. November 8, 2007.
  59. Ecological Feedbacks Under Changing Environments: Implications for Sustainable Forestry.  Dr. Dave Perry. March 6, 2008.
  60. Will Forests Survive the Use and Abuse of Humans? Dr. James Beck. 6 November 2008.   PDF Presentation.
  61. Does Canada's Forest Industry Have an Economic Future? Avrim Lazar. 5 March 2009.
  62. Can the Forest Sector Help to Mitigate Climate Change? Werner Kurz. 5 November 2009. 
  63. The Mega-Fire Phenomenon: Risk Implications for Land Managers and Policy-Makers. Jerry Thomas Williams. 4 March 2010. 
  64. Learning From the Future: Lessons From Scenario Analysis of Canada's Forests and Forest Sector. Peter N. Duinker. 4 November 2010. 
  65. The Economics of Forests as a Climate Mitigation Strategy: Global Opportunities and Challenges. Brian Murray. 10 March 2011. 
  66.  The Global Competition for Land: The 4Fs (Food, Feed, Fiber and Fuel). Don Roberts. 10 November 2011. 
  67. Variable Retention in the Southern Hemisphere: Is Managing Fire-driven Forests an Ecological or a Social Issue? Dr Steve Read. 8 March 2012. 
  68. Can genetics help climate-proof our forests? Dr Sally Aitken. 1 November 2012. 
  69. Sustainable forest management: Balancing stand dynamics, natural disturbances, biodiversity, conservation, forest zoning, intensive management, multiple values... Dr David MacLean. 4 April 2013. 
  70. "Looking Under the Bark Beetle Hood to Get a Better Grip at the Wheel." Dr Ken Raffa, Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. November 7, 2013.
  71. "The future looks bright for Alberta Forest Products" Mr. Edward (Ted) Seraphim March 2014.
  72. "From management to stewardship: viewing forests as complex adaptive systems in an uncertain world" Dr. Christian Messier November 6, 2014.
  73. "Nature-deficit disorder and the new nature movement" Richard Louv. March 5, 2015.
  74. "Global Winds of Change: Global Forces Buffeting Forests and the Forest Industry" Dr. David Cohen. November 5, 2015.
  75. "Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in the Boreal Forest Region of Canada" Dr. David Martell. March 3, 2016.
  76. "Demographics and Technology Improve Lumber’s Prospects" Paul Jannke. November 3, 2016.