Canadian Institute of Forestry National Conference

The Canadian Institute of Forestry holds a Conference at a location of a sponsoring Section. The event is generally held in the early fall and is designed to provide professional, scientific and technical information to improve understanding of current issues and challenges related to resource management. Attendees come from across Canada and abroad, which fosters the development of contacts and professional relationships.

Upcoming Event


2024 National Conference and Annual General Meeting
Location: St. John’s NL
Date:September 15-18, 2024

Past Events


Forestry for All
Location: Vancouver Island Conference Centre Nanaimo, BC   
Date:September 24-27, 2023


The New Normal
Location:Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario   
Date: September 11-14, 2022


Rooted In Resilience
Location: Virtual, hosted by Caribou Section   
Date:October 6-7, 2021


2020 CIF-IFC National Conference and 112th Annual General Meeting
Location: Virtual, hosted by Caribou Section   
Date: September 13-16, 2020


River Through the Pines: still flowing… still growing.
Location: Pembroke Ontario   
Date: October 6-9, 2019


Sustaining Resources and Enhancing Communities: by looking back and going forward.
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta    Date: September 27-29, 2017


Canada’s Forests: our stories, our future.
Location: Ottawa, Ontario    Date: September 27-29, 2017


Canada’s Forests Sector – Adapting to a new reality.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia    Date: September 19-21, 2016


Sharing the Forest
Location: Kenora, Ontario    Date: September 14-17, 2015


Remodeling the Forest Science-Management Partnership
Location: Salt lake City, Utah     Date: October 8-11, 2014