Register now for the upcoming Webinar Series titled INTERNATIONAL UNION OF FOREST RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS

This series is co-hosted by the working parties 7.03.05 (Ecology and Management of Bark and Woodboring Insects) and 7.03.16 (Behavioural and Chemical Ecology of Forest Insects) and will focus on the Behavioural and Chemical Ecology of Bark and Woodboring Insects.

The format of the talks will include a short introductory talk by the webinar coordinator (5-10 min) followed by 2-3 short research talks (45-50 minutes total) and concluding with an open discussion period with the speakers (ca. 25 min) so that the total length of each webinar will be ca. 90 minutes. The series starts on January 21 with a webinar on “Plant defense and biotic and abiotic stressors” coordinated by Dr. Nadir Erbilgin (see the full list of webinars with dates below):

January 21 - Plant Defense and Biotic and Abiotic Stressors

Nadir Erbilgin, University of Alberta

February 04 - Visual Ecology of Forest Beetles

Johannes Spaethe, University of Wurzburg

February 18 – Finding a point source of odor in a turbulent world:  mechanisms and constraints

Ring Carde, University of California-Riverside

March 04 - Climate Change Effects on Bark Beetle Range Expansion, Community Associates and Outbreak Dynamics

Barbara Bentz, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station

March 18 – Behavioural and Invasion Ecology of Hylurgus ligniperda

Ecki Brockerhoff, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

April 01 -Chemical Ecology of Ips typographus – Norway spruce Interactions

Sigrid Netherer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

**Please note that all webinars will start at 16:00 UTC (11 AM EST; 8 AM PST).**

To track participation and protect against unwelcome visitors we ask that you register for the webinar series (you will receive a confirmation email after you register and then the week of each seminar an email with the zoom link for the webinar). If you registered for the last webinar series we ask that you please register again as we have reset the database. To register for the webinar series please use this link:

https://www.fabinet.up.ac.za/index.php/event/IUFRO_WP_7.03.16/ 

The webinars are co-hosted by the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, the Institute for Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection, BOKU, the Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay and the Canadian Forest Service. If you are unable to attend a webinar live but would like to view it, we will be posting recordings of the webinars at a YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE1bhBiFrYSbUSh09LipkZw.

Upcoming Webinar Series: INTERNATIONAL UNION OF FOREST RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS
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