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General Agenda for the Southern Pine Beetle Workshop

The following agenda is intended to be a general guideline for the workshop. At the onset, it is not possible to predict the time requirements for the tasks outlined below. Adjustments will be made during course of the workshop to provide more or less time (as required) for scheduled activities.    (Download Agenda)

 

     5:30 PM: Welcoming Reception



Time

Title

Morning 8:30 - 9:00 Opening remarks by the sponsors
9:00 - 9:30 Workshop charge, review of background materials
9:30 - 10:15 Approach (the facilitation process)
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45 11:45 Continuation of discussion of approach and
establishment of working groups and leaders
11:45-1:15 Lunch
Afternoon 1:15-3:00 Breakout group: Pest Population Dynamics
Breakout group: Tree and Forest Dynamics
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00 Breakout group: Impact Assessment
Breakout group: Forest Database



Time

Title

Morning

 

 

 

8:30 - 9:30 Review of accomplishments & discussion
9:30 - 10:15 Breakout group: Treatment Tactics
Breakout group: Monitoring
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45 11:45 Breakout group: Treatment Tactics
Breakout group: Monitoring
11:45-1:15 Lunch
Afternoon

 

1:15-3:00 Breakout group: Environmental Assessment
Breakout group: Management Planning
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00 Breakout group: Decision and Execution
Breakout group: Diagnosis



Time

Title

Morning

 

 
8:30 - 9:30 Review of accomplishments & discussion
9:30 - 10:15 Breakout groups: (redress specific IPM activities)
10:15-10:45 Break
10:45 11:45 Discussion of approaches to implementation of a SPB RD&A program. 

Moderated discussion: 
  1. How will research priorities be established.
  2. What type of administrative organization would
      (could) be used? 
  3. How can the stakeholders participate?
  4. What type of performance criteria will be used to
       judge research?
  5. Etc.
11:45-1:15 Lunch
Afternoon 1:15-3:00 Continue discussion of approaches to implementation SPB RD&A Program: codify recommendations.
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-5:00 Review outcome of workshop. Make assignments for production of proceedings.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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