The objective of the workshop is to contribute to the process of developing a new legal framework for forest monitoring and strategic plans for the EU.
Part 1: Background
Introduction (Helene Holstein, Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure, Pär Forslund, SLU, Göran Ståhl, SLU)
Workshop programme (Lotta Möller, moderator)
Conclusions from Kutná Hora (Jaroslav Kubišta, Czech Forest Management Institute)
Where do we stand? (Marco Onida, EC DG Environment)
Part 2: Information needs and indicators
Keynote presentation – linking information needs with indicators (Bernhard Wolfslehner, Forest Europe)
Keynote presentation – forest information needs for the EU (Stefanie Schmidt, EC DG Environment)
Group session 1 – Information needs and indicators by subject areas
Introduction to workgroup session I (Lotta Möller)
Workgroup session I (including lunch) – information needs and indicators by subject areas (thematic workgroups)
Group session continued.
Short plenary reports. Audience participation through Mentimeter. Comments by an expert panel.
Panelists: Iciar Alberdi (Spanish Ministry of Research), Annemarie Bastrup-Birk (EEA), Andreas Eriksson (Swedish Forest Agency), Fulvio di Fulvio (IIASA), Gert-Jan Nabuurs (Wageningen University), Anssi Pekkarinen (FAO)
Part 3: Components and governance of a forest information system for the EU
Keynote presentation – potential components of a forest information system for the EU. Annemarie Bastrup-Birk, European Environmental Agency
Keynote presentation – potential MS contributions to a forest information system for the EU. Klemens Schadauer, European National Forest Inventory Network
Comments by an expert panel.
Panelists: Johannes Breidenbach (Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research), Alessandro Cescatti (EC JRC), Stefanie Schmidt (EC DG Environment), Marco Ferretti (ICP Forests), Jaroslav Kubita (Czech Forest Management Institute), Linda Reinholdsson (Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure)
Chartered buses to central station.
Chartered buses from Elite Hotel Academia to Uppsala castle for guided tour and dinner.
Individual transportation back to the hotels.
Introduction to workgroup session II (Lotta Möller, Göran Ståhl, SLU)
Workgroup session II - components and governance of a forest information system for the EU.
Short plenary reports. Concluding remarks by an expert panel.
Panelists: Annemarie Bastrup-Birk (EEA), Jaroslav Kubita (Czech Forest Management Institute), Marco Onida (EC DG Environment)
Part 4: Monitoring methods
Keynote presentation – monitoring methods (Alessandro Cescatti, EC JRC)
Expert panel discussion on relevant monitoring methods.
Panelists: Iciar Alberdi (Spanish Ministry of Research), Rasmus Astrup (Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research), Gherardo Chirici (University of Florence), Camilla Jönsson (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency), Jukka Miettinen (Technical Research Centre of Finland), Rubén Valbuena (SLU)
Part 5: Workshop summary
Discussion of observations from the workshop with a panel.
Panelists: Marco Onida, EC DG Environment, Linda Reinholdsson, Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure, Göran Ståhl, SLU
Buses leave for central Uppsala and Arlanda.