Session IIIb: Forestry – a growing asset class
Forestry as an investment in the planet’s future
Moderator: William Schlosser, Washington State University


8:00 – 8:20 Forest Investment Framework as a Support Tool for the Sustainable Management of Planted Forests
Richard Yao, SCION
8:25 – 8:45 Projecting global and regional outlooks for planted forests under the shared socioeconomic pathways
Frederick W. Cubbage, NCSU
8:50 – 9:10 Ultra-premium hardwood from complex natural forests – the paradigm case in Modern Forest Finance
John Foppert, Pekin Branch Forestry
9:15 – 9:35 TBD
Phil Cottle, ForestRe
09:35 – 10:00 Coffee Break


Session IV: Applied Science
Moderator: TBD


10:05 – 10:25 Why log price predictions define overall asset value for timber management organizations?
William Schlosser, WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
10:30 – 10:50 Timberland Investment Trends: Tempests on Wall Street versus Global Opportunities
Frederick W. Cubbage, NCSU
10:55 – 11:15 Publicly-traded vs private equity investment options – which are better for investors interested in participating in the timberland asset class?
Richard Mei, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
11:20-11:40 Economic impacts of setting reference levels for the forest carbon sinks in the EU on the European forest sector
Birger Solberg, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
11:45 – 12:05 Which investors are willing to pay for goodwill and impact in their alternatives investments?
Adair Morse, HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKLEY
12:10 – 13:10 Lunch


13:15 – 14:15 PANEL: Investments in Forestry, Trends and Opportunities
Moderator: Sona Blessing, Independant Researcher
Laura Merlini, CAIA Association

Rafal Chudy, NORSKOG
Wendelin von Gravenreuth, MEAG
Justin Beardon, Preqin


Session Ib: Wood Industry – The Future of Wood
Moderator: Rafal Chudy, NORSKOG


14:40 – 15:00 Wood Fibre Life Cycle at Egger as a Foundation for Sustainable Future.
Lukasz Tymendorf, EGGER GROUP
15:05 – 15:25 SCA, the forest and the climate
Björn Lyngfelt, SCA
15:30 – 15:50 How Does the Public see Sustainable Wood Sources?
Hendrikus Oddendal, JELD-WEN

15:55 – 16:15 The importance of markets: linerboard industry and forestry in the US South
Jacek Siry, UGA

16:20 Adjourn


16:45 – 19:00 Forest Asset Valuation Course