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Our presentation to SEF 2016

Julio Casero gave us a warm and heartfelt introduction to delegates in the Teatro Principal on the Thursday morning of the Congress and noted that we had mounted a crowdsourcing campaign to attend as visual artists. He also explained that … Continue reading

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Opening of the 18th Spanish Plant Pathology Society Congress

The Congress opened at Palencia’s Teatro Principal, an elegant building downtown, with speeches and welcoming remarks by representatives of various levels of government and of course, organizer Julio Casero from the University of Valladolid, who is the current President of … Continue reading

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Setting up in Palencia

Our exhibition was located in the City of Palencia’s Culture Centre, a lovely building downtown just a few blocks from the Teatro Principal where the keynote speeches and many presentations were to take place. We rolled our suitcase of art … Continue reading

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Preparing to take our art to Palencia

Both of us feel honoured to have been invited to this prestigious gathering and excited to present our work to plant pathologists. We hope to inspire them in their work and to learn from their latest research. Many thanks to all … Continue reading

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IUFRO Banff 2013: day 4

On our last morning we heard the seven more presentations on the theme of Climate Change & Altered Disturbances. Among them were Amber Marciniak talking about western spruce budworm and Anthony Robinson’s models and scenarios to calculate how long it … Continue reading

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IUFRO Banff 2013: day 3

On the Wednesday morning we heard seven presentations on the effects of climate change on species such as spruce bark beetles, pine weevils, MPB and defoliators. Among them, Maartje Klapwijk of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences wove together Hungarian … Continue reading

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IUFRO Banff 2013: day 2

Tuesday’s presentations were on trophic & effects of weather and & climate. For example, Adriana Arango-Velez from the University of Alberta discussed lodgepole & jack pine responses to a blue fungus associated with MPB under water deficit conditions, Ken Raffa … Continue reading

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IUFRO Banff 2013 day 1

After a long, beautiful drive down the icefields parkway, Annerose Georgeson, Claire Kujundzic and I arrived at the Banff Centre late Saturday night and unloaded our artwork. The staff were very helpful, bringing us ladders and vacuum cleaners when we … Continue reading

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Around Sopron

On Tuesday we spent a few hours  photographing the exhibit and ensuring all the work was labeled. Claire’s trees and “forest carpets”, conference level, Pannonia Hotel, Sopron We needed some extra mat board, so we took a stroll around Sopron … Continue reading

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Sopron Bark Beetle Conference: installation

We spent most of Monday hanging the art in the area outside of the conference meeting rooms at the Pannonia hotel. The portico-collonade has an open area that extends from the restaurant on the ground floor up two floors to … Continue reading

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