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, North Carolina State University
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 Understanding Natural Hazard Risks in Forestry
Phil Cottle, ForestRe
09:40 – 10:00 Coffee Break

Session IV: Applied Science
Moderator: Laura Merlini, CAIA

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, North Carolina State University
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 – 12:30 The Performance of Private Equity Timberland Funds.
Rafal Chudy, NORSKOG

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:35 – 14:35 PANEL: Investments in Forestry, Trends and Opportunities
Moderator: Sona Blessing, Independant Researcher
Keith Black, CAIA
Manoel de Freitas, Innovatech
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

15:50 – 16:00 Closing Remarks.
Rafal Chudy, NORSKOG