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  1. 1. The Canadian Institute of Forestry 100+ Years Proud! Change is in the Air
  2. 2. About the Institute… <ul><li>Established in 1908 as a National Network of Foresters </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting Continuing Education & Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Forest Science Extension and Knowledge Transfer/Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Advocates for sound forest stewardship and sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>18 Sections across Canada </li></ul>
  3. 3. To the heart of it…
  4. 10. <ul><li>Multi-disciplinary </li></ul>Networks
  5. 11. Implementing Change… <ul><li>Rejuvenation Exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct member input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New name, vision, mission, goals, objectives ‘ look and feel ’ all coming in 2008! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International projects </li></ul></ul>
  6. 12. Providing Value… <ul><li>Serviced through the Canadian Ecology Centre </li></ul>
  7. 13. Providing Value… <ul><li>Electronic Lecture Series </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant and quality information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to connect & carbon-friendly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationally respected speakers with a wide range of backgrounds </li></ul></ul>
  8. 14. Providing Value… <ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focused on information, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tools, resources, opportunities… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line registration and dues payment </li></ul></ul>
  9. 15. Providing Value… <ul><li>Electronic Discussion Forum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timely and topical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote debate and discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen our national network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage students and young members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newly Designed Forum coming soon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CIF Facebook coming soon </li></ul></ul>
  10. 16. Providing Value… <ul><li>Electronic Newsletter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National, regional and local news/info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant and helpful links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertaining and fun </li></ul></ul>
  11. 17. Providing Value… <ul><li>The Forestry Chronicle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Forestry Chronicle now digital and on-line back to 1925! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant - themed issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of forestry </li></ul></ul>
  12. 18. Providing Value… <ul><li>Using our national voice to advocate and educate! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SWAT Teams: Streamlined for approval – timely , topical, relevant and credible responses </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 19. Providing Value… <ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FedNOR, Heritage Fund, CFS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talented, subsidized labour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build value – coordinate special projects/events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available to the Sections </li></ul></ul>Julia Hancock Communications Coordinator Kristy Durst Cinematographer
  14. 20. Providing Value… <ul><li>Special Projects and Events </li></ul><ul><li>Forests without Borders </li></ul><ul><li>Annual AGM (The Canadian Institute of Fun!) </li></ul><ul><li>Cariboo Section events and activities (quantity and quality) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career chilli night (Feb.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ring ceremony – keynote Larry Pedersen (Mar.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AGM & International night (Nepal; April) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field tours (Summer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Forest Week (Fall) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socials (bring ‘em on) </li></ul></ul>
  15. 21. What is your legacy? What do you want? Become part of the change! Join Now: www.cif-ifc.org

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