Siberian Federal University, RU
Born 10 October, 1948 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Graduated from Krasnoyarsk State University (1971). Candidate (PhD, 1975), and Doctor (1985) of Biological Sciences, Professor (1994) in Biophysics, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1997). Director for V.N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch (1994-2006). First Rector of Siberian Federal University (2006-2017). Research Director Emeritus at Siberian Federal University (2017–).
Founder and Chair for scientific school on ecology of woody plants and dendrochronology. Builder of system for dendroclimatological monitoring of Russian forests.
The Science-Stakeholder Dialogue will stimulate exchange of scientific knowledge and the stakeholders’ perspective on climate. The dialogue will be introduced by a Science Keynote by Werner Kurz, reporting back from the scientific sessions followed by a discussion with five panelists from policy, industry and CSOs.