École d'été VCO 2015 - Programme (anglais) et présentations

Programme et prĂ©sentation | École d'Ă©tĂ© VCO 2015 

Thursday – May 14

08:00 – 08:30 AM


08:30 – 08:45

Welcoming Remarks 

Mikael Rönnqvist, Université Laval

08:45 – 09:45

Big Data and its Use in Swedish Forestry

Gert Andersson, The Forestry Research Institute of Sweden

09:45 – 10:30

Big Data for Big Changes in Support of a Big future for the Forest Sector of Canada (3BigFSC)

Robert Beauregard, Faculté de foresterie, de géographie et de géomatique, Université Laval

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break & Poster Session

11:00 – 12:00

Student projects :

“Optimizing the Short Term Multi-Period Production Planning at a German Sawmill”
Maria Anna Huka, Phd candidate, 
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

“Multi-objective Optimal Design of a Forest Biomass Supply Chain in Interior British Columbia: Data collection and use”

Claudia Cambero, Ph.D. candidate, University of British Colombia 

“Transportation Optimization in Operational Wood Procurement Planning”

Greg Rix, Postdoctoral fellow,  Ecole Polytechnique de MontrĂ©al and FPInnovations

12:00 – 01:00 PM

Lunch Time

01:00 – 01:45

The Emergence of Big and Fast Data: The Potential and Applications for Efficient Management of Forest Value Chains

Francis Charette, FPInnovations 

01:45 – 02:30

Strategic Planning Challenges in the Forest Sector

David Martell,  Toronto University

02:30 – 03:00

Coffee Break & Poster Session

03:00 – 03:45

Working Session

Presentation and Closing Comments