Registration is now open for the CIF-IFC‘s 109th annual general meeting and conference that will take place at the Westin Hotel, in Ottawa, from September 27-29, 2017.

As a part of Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations, the theme of this year’s event is “Canada’s Forests: Our Stories, Our Future”, with individual themes and speakers, field tours, and socials highlighting the role of the forest sector in Canadian history and our journey to current sustainable forest management regimes.

The conference will be co-located with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) annual conference at the Westin Hotel with various joint sessions and activities planned to celebrate National Forest Week (September 24-30, 2017) and National Tree Day (September 27, 2017).

Among the many special events planned during the conference, get to know the Ottawa Valley area through a number of exciting pre, post and in-conference tours.