Come celebrate Halvor Solheim's 70th birthday! Forest Health Symposium 1.-2. November 2018

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Place
VitenParken Campus Ås
Time
From Thursday November 1st 2018 at 00:00
To Friday November 2nd 2018 at 00:00
Deadline
Wednesday October 31st 2018 at 00:00
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Come celebrate Halvor Solheim's 70th birthday! Forest Health Symposium 1.-2. November 2018

Prelimary program

Thursday November 1

13:30-14:00

Registration and coffee/tea

 

14:00-14:15

Welcome and introduction

Carl Gunnar Fossdal, Head of Department of Forest Health, NIBIO

14:15-14:35

Forest pathology experiences with Halvor over the past 25 years

 

Iben Margrete Thomsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

14:35-14:55

Following the blue-stained footprints of Professor Halvor Solheim

 

Thomas Kirisits IFFFF Austria

14:55-15:15

Title to be decided

Jan Stenlid SLU, Sweden

15:15-15:45

Coffee and cake

 

15:45-16:05

Bluestain fungi revisited

Halvor Solheim, NIBIO

16:05-16:25

Bark beetles + blue-stain fungi = tree-killing?

Paal Krokene, NIBIO

16:30-16:45

Short break

 

16:45-17:05

Siricid woodwasps and their associated fungi

 

Bernard Slippers, Director of FABI, University of Pretoria, South Africa

17:05-17:25

Bark beetle-associated fungal reseach in Finland

Linnakoski Riikka  Luke, FINLAND

17:30

Round-up

Carl Gunnar Fossdal, NIBIO

18:30

Conference dinner

NIBIO, Høgskoleveien 8 (Forest Research Building)

 

Friday November 2

8:30-9:00 

Coffee/tea

 

9:00-9:15

Introduction

Paal Krokene, NIBIO

9:15-09:35

 Title to be decided

Ari Hietala, NIBIO

09:35-09:55

Invasive bark beetles…

Bjørn Økland, NIBIO

09:55-10:15

Title to be decided

Miroslav Kolarik, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

10:15-10:45

Coffee and cake

 

10:45-11:05

Title to be decided

Jonathan Gershenzon, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

11:05-11:25

Invasive species

Steve Woodward

11:25-11:45

Many sides of the Heterobasidion virome

Hantula Jarkko, LUKE, Finland

11:45-13:00

Lunch

 

13:00-15:00

Guided Tour on Campus Ås

 

15:00- 15:20

Title to be decided

Håvard Kauserud, University of Oslo, Norway

15:20-15:40

Volatiles mediate bark beetle-bluestain fungus interactions

Dinesh Kandasamy, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

15:40-16:00

Title to be decided

Melissa Mageroy, NIBIO

16:00-16:20

Title to be decided

Rein Drenkhan

16:30-17:30

Food & drinks, mingle

 

17:30-17:45

Mycorrhiza…

Isabella Børja, NIBIO

17:45-18:00

Title to be decided

Speaker to be decided

18:00-18:15

Closing of the meeting

Paal Krokene, NIBIO

Come celebrate Halvor Solheim's 70th birthday! Forest Health Symposium 1.-2. November 2018

Accomodation:

Outside Ås:

 

In or near Ås:

  • Ås guest house (https://www.facebook.com/AasGjestehus/) - nice private guest house with 5 rooms a 15 min walk from NIBIO, the owners live next door, 700 NOK p.p. and night, no breakfast (can be arranged)
  • University guest accommodation (https://www.sias.no/options-and-prices/category1188.html) - shared housing and studio apartments next door to NIBIO, 900 NOK p.p and night (double rate 1 100,-), no breakfast (but can be arranged)
  • AirBnB – there are a couple of good options near NIBIO but they get booked early
  • Reenskaug Hotel in Drøbak (http://www.reenskaug.no/ (in Norwegian)) – by the Oslofjord about 25 minutes by bus from Ås, 1 400 NOK p.p. and night, breakfast included

 

How to get to the meeting:

There are trains from Oslo and Ski to Ås every hour (18 min past the hour from Oslo, 42 min from Ski). It is a 15 minute walk from the train station to the venue at Ås Campus.

Trains: https://www.nsb.no

 

NIBIO address:

Phone: +47 406 04 100

Visiting address: Høgskoleveien 7, 1433 Ås

 

Venue address:

Vitenparken Campus Ås
Fredrik A Dahls vei 8
0433 Ås

https://vitenparken.no/

Any questions? Contact Paal og Carl Gunnar.

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Come celebrate Halvor Solheim's 70th birthday! Forest Health Symposium 1.-2. November 2018

Social Programme (optional)

  1. Pub crawl in Oslo:

Friday evening after the official program we go to Oslo to visit some traditional pubs and bars. We leave by train from Ås and can pick up people at Oslo Central station on our way.

  1. Sightseeing in Oslo on Saturday.

This is a chance to see the best parts of Oslo while walking and talking with colleagues:

A .By foot: we take the train to Oslo Central and walk over to the beautiful opera house, then through the oldest part of the city including the Akershus castle and fortress, down to the City Hall, Aker Brygge and out on Tjuvholmen, a new and fancy part of the Oslo waterfront.

  1. Or by car: we visit some of Oslo’s main tourist attractions, such as the Ekeberg sculpture park, Vigelandsparken, and the famous Holmenkollen ski jump stadion.