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Appendix A AGENDA

Workshop on National Capacity in Forestry Research

July 15 & 16, 1999

Lecture Room

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20418

Thursday, July 15, 1999

8:15 AM

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Frederick W.Cubbage, Committee Chair

8:30

Perspectives on Future Research Needs

Barbara C.Weber, USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC

9:00

Assessment of Current Research Capacity

John Pait, The Timber Company, Atlanta, GA

9:30

Merits and Limits of Current Approaches and Structures

Ross Whaley, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry

10:00–10:30

Break

10:30

Panel: Research Needs and Opportunities

Moderator: Arnett C.Mace, Jr., University of Georgia

Biological Diversity and Sustainability

Norman Christensen, Duke University, Durham, NC

Forestry Research Conservation and Reserves

Christopher Haney, Wilderness Society, Washington, DC

Research Needs and Opportunities for Forest Landowners

Kirk Rodgers, Forest Landowners Association, Washington, DC

Intensive Production and Forest Zonation

Clark Binkley, Hancock Timber Resource Group, Boston, MA



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Page 136 Appendix A AGENDA Workshop on National Capacity in Forestry Research July 15 & 16, 1999 Lecture Room National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20418 Thursday, July 15, 1999 8:15 AM Welcome and Introductory Remarks Frederick W.Cubbage, Committee Chair 8:30 Perspectives on Future Research Needs Barbara C.Weber, USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC 9:00 Assessment of Current Research Capacity John Pait, The Timber Company, Atlanta, GA 9:30 Merits and Limits of Current Approaches and Structures Ross Whaley, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry 10:00–10:30 Break 10:30 Panel: Research Needs and Opportunities Moderator: Arnett C.Mace, Jr., University of Georgia Biological Diversity and Sustainability Norman Christensen, Duke University, Durham, NC Forestry Research Conservation and Reserves Christopher Haney, Wilderness Society, Washington, DC Research Needs and Opportunities for Forest Landowners Kirk Rodgers, Forest Landowners Association, Washington, DC Intensive Production and Forest Zonation Clark Binkley, Hancock Timber Resource Group, Boston, MA

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Page 137 Biotechnology and Genomics, Biological and Fundamental Sciences Les Pearson, Westvaco, Summerville, SC Global Competition and Wood as Raw Material James Bowyer, University of Minnesota 11:30 General Discussion 12:00–1:00 PM Break 1:00 PM Panel: Research Responses to Forestry Needs Moderator: Thomas J.Mills, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR Development and Application of Interdisciplinary Research Bernard Bormann, USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR Forest Management for Ecological Benefits and Species Protection Danna Smith, Dogwood Alliance, Brevard, NC Community Based Conservation, Management and Economic Development Jonathan Kusel, Forest Community Research, Taylorsville, CA Forestry Graduate Curricula Directions Alan Ek, University of Minnesota Urban Forestry Gerald Gray, American Forests, Washington, DC 2:00 General Discussion 2:45 Breakout Session I Attendees divided into working groups. A leader and recorder appointed for each group. Groups were asked to identify critical forestry issues and priorities for forestry research. 4:30 Reports from Breakout Session Leaders 5:00 Adjourn Friday, July 16, 1999 8:00 AM Review of the Previous Day's Activities Frederick Cubbage 8:15 Breakout Session II: Examining Hypotheses

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Page 138 Attendees divided into working groups. A leader and a recorder appointed for each group. Groups were asked to examine hypotheses related to meeting forestry research priorities identified during Breakout Session I. 10:00 Break 10:15 Reports from Breakout Session Leaders 10:45 Comments and Input from the Public 11:45 Conclusions Frederick W.Cubbage, Committee Chair 12:00 Adjourn