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The Urban Forest of Tomorrow conference

June 14 - June 15


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Urban Forest Innovative Solutions Ltd. is organizing a two-day conference, The Urban Forest of Tomorrow: Strategies for a Changing Environment, on June 14-15 at the
University of Toronto – Mississauga Campus.

Over this two-day conference, leading experts from three continents will guide participants through the challenges and opportunities that environmental changes pose for our urban forests, while focusing on preparing for the future.

Seven international and two Toronto speakers will showcase new improvements and advances in species selection, planting methods, engineering solutions and the latest in tree conservation approaches. Join us for a unique series of lectures set amongst the spectacular facilities and forests at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus.

This educational event is open to all including arborists, landscape architects, urban foresters and planners, ecologists, and anyone with a passion for learning about the latest research and advancements for the future of trees in urban landscapes.

Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, University of British Columbia
  • Janet McKay, Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests
  • Henrik Sjöman, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • David Callow, City of Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr. Peter Del Tredici, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Keith Sacre, Barcham Trees, United Kingdom
  • Joris Voeten, Urban Roofscapes, The Netherlands
  • Meaghan Eastwood, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
  • Ted Green MBE, Ancient Tree Forum President, United Kingdom


University of Toronto – Mississauga Campus
3359 Mississauga Rd
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6 Canada
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