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Joachim Forum 2007

June 4-5, 2007
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Room Reservation Deadline is May 4, 2007

What's included in your fee?

  • Your registration fee includes Monday reception and banquet dinner, Tuesday breakfast, breaks, lunch and reception. Tuesday dinner is on your own.
  • Can I bring a guest to the Monday evening banquet?  Yes, a ticket must be purchased separately for $95.  When registering online, please select the “Banquet Monday Evening” under SESSION.

Registration

Millennium UN Plaza Hotel New York

One United Nations Plaza (44th Street between First and Second Ave.)
New York, NY, USA 10017-3575
tel: +1 212 758 1234
fax: +1 212 702 5051
reservation: +1 866 866 8086
email: unplaza@mhrmail.com

The Millennium UN Plaza is more than a hotel, it is truly a New York experience.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel with a cut-off date of May 4, 2007. To reserve a room call our hotel Reservations Department directly at 212-758-1234 ext. 5598. Please ask your guests to refer to the JOACHIM FORUM, or group code CAESF, in order to receive the special discounted group rate of $269 for a single or double occupancy. 

Online room reservations: JOACHIM FORUM

Agenda

Agenda At A Glance for Monday, June 4, 2007
Time Activity Room(s)
11:00 AM Registration and sign in Foyer, 2nd Floor, East Tower
12:30 - 1:00 PM Welcome and introductions Ballroom, 2nd Floor
1:00 - 2:30 Opening Plenary Session: "Following Fiber, Carbon, Energy and Value form Forest Ecosystems to Forest Products" Ballroom, 2nd Floor
2:30 - 2:45 Forum Overview Ballroom, 2nd Floor
2:45 - 3:10 PM Break Foyer, 2nd Floor, East Tower
3:10 -5:00 Three Concurrent Showcase Sessions:
  1. Valuing forests: current Approaches and Trends
  2. Energy Initiatives: Environmental Stewardship
  3. Customer Driven Materials Substitutes and Recycled Products
 
  • U Thant,
  • Dag Hammarskjold A,
  • Dag Hammarskjold B
6:00 - 7:00 Wine and cheese reception Trygve Lie, 28th Floor, East Tower
7:00 - 9:00 Banquet dinner with Plenary, "Changing Global Perspectives"

Joachim Management Excellence Award

Ballroom, 2nd Floor
Agenda At A Glance for Tuesday, June 5, 2007
7:00 - 8:00 AM Continental breakfast Foyer, 2nd Floor, East Tower
8:00 - 10:40 Three Concurrent Showcase Sessions
  1. Economics of Sustainable Forests: Carbon Cycling and Sequestration
  2. Renewable Bio-based Materials and Fuels
  3. Sustainable Paper and Paper Board Research; ESPRA invited speakers
  • U Thant,
  • Dag Hammarskjold A,
  • Dag Hammarskjold B
10:40 - 11:00 AM Break Foyer, 2nd Floor, East Tower
11:00- 12:15 PM Morning Plenary "Challenges and Opportunities for Investing in New Ventures in Forest Products Industries" Ballroom, 2nd Floor
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch Ballroom, 2nd Floor
1:15 - 2:15 Mid-day Plenary "Leading, Managing and Partnering for Sustainability in a Potentially Carbon and Non-renewable Energy Constrained World" Ballroom, 2nd Floor
2:15 - 2:45 PM Break and vote in break out session of choice Foyer, 2nd Floor, East Tower
2:45 - 4:15 Three Concurrent Sessions with Facilitated Discussion of:
  1. Policy Implications
  2. Education and Public Communication Approaches
  3. Research Needs
 
  • U Thant,
  • Dag Hammarskjold A,
  • Dag Hammarskjold B
4:30 - 5:00 Closing Plenary "Opportunities; Pathways to a sustainable future Ballroom, 2nd Floor
5:00 PM Appetizers in hotel lounge followed by dinner on your own Hotel Lounge and a restaurant of your choice

Attraction/Transport Locator

Empire State Building - One of the city's tallest and most elegant buildings. The view from the deck is spectacular. 1.4 Miles

Fifth Avenue Shopping - From Tiffany's to Sak's, Fifth Avenue offers some of the finest shopping in the world. 2.1 Miles

Grand Central Station - The hub of New York City. The breathtaking terminal is worth the visit, even if you are not catching a train. 4 Blocks

From JFK Airport:
Van Wyck Expressway North to Long Island Expressway (LIE) (I-495) West. Take the LIE to the Queens Midtown Tunnel (toll). When you exit the Tunnel, take 37th Street West to 3rd Avenue. Turn right on on 3rd Avenue and continue North to 44th Street. Turn right on 44th Street and continue 1-1/2 blocks. The hotel is located on 44th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, on the left-hand side of the street.

From La Guardia Airport:
Follow signs to Long Island Expressway (LIE) (I-495) West. Take LIE to Queens Midtown Tunnel (toll). When you exit the Tunnel, take 37th Street West to 3rd Avenue. Turn right on 3rd Avenue and continue North to 44th Street. Turn right on 44th Street and continue 1-1/2 blocks. The hotel is located on 44th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, on the left hand side of the street.

JFK International Airport - 16 miles
$60-65 Taxi, $16 Bus

Newark Airport - 18 miles
$80 Taxi, $18 Bus

La Guardia Airport - 8 miles
$30 Taxi, $13 Bus


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