Session Ia: Wood Industry and Certification
Moderator: Arne Rørå, NORSKOG
8:20 – 9:20 PANEL: Where the wood will flow? International trade prospects and challenges.
William Schlosser, Washington State University
Hendrikus Oddendal, JELD-WEN
Krzysztof Wypij, Bureau Veritas Certification Holding
Brian Johnson, Margules Groome
9:20 – 9:40 Coffee Break
Session II: New Technologies
Moderator: Karolina Chudy, FBA
9:45 – 10:05 Bucking Industry Practises with Value-based Harvest Optimization.
Perttu Aunola, Trimble Forestry
10:10 – 10:30 The Difference AI Can Make in Forest Management and Planning.
Rolf Schmitz, CollectiveCrunch
10:35 – 10:55 Augmented Reality in the Forestry – Today and in the Future.
Johan Ekenstedt, Arboreal
11:00 – 11:20 Digital Aerial Forest Management – How to make the Most of the New Image and 3D Analysis Technologies to Optimise your Forest Productivity.
Albrecht von Ruffer, SKYLAB
11:25 – 11:45 Taking the Pulse of the Forest: Emerging Satellite Technologies for Timberland Evaluation and Monitoring.
Joseph O. Sexton, terraPulse
11:50– 12:10 Measuring and Tracking Log Volumes from the Harvesting Site, throughout the Logistic Chain with Timbeter. Case study detailing recent projects in Latin America and Europe.
Martin Kambla, Timbeter
12:10 – 13:00 Lunch
Session IIIa: Forestry – a growing asset class.
Moderator: Richard Mei, University of Georgia
13:05 – 13:25 Forestry as an Investment Asset – Trends and Drivers in the Baltic Rim Region.
Arne Rørå, NORSKOG
13:30 – 13:50 Timberland Investments in Africa – Investing in the Value Chain: Challenges and Opportunities.
Hans Lemm, Green Resources
13:55 –14:15 Why Ingka Group Invests in Forestland?
Andriy Hrytsyuk, INGKA Group
14:20– 14:40 Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:05 Investing in Timberland – an International Perspective.
David Gardner, GRESHAM HOUSE
15:10 – 15:30 Central European Storm & Beetle Crisis: Effects on a Diversified Timberland Portfolio.
Felix Jenninger, Salm-Salm & Partner
15:35 – 15:55 Exploring Finance and Investment Opportunities in Forests, Natural Capital
Sona Blessing, Independent Researcher
16:00 – 16:25 Creating Impact Investments and Measuring their Returns – 3 Forestry Cases Studies.
Tom Tuchmann, US FOREST CAPITAL