Industry Events

'Russian Market of timber & sawn wood 2016' conference in Moscow - 3 March 2016

On 3 March 2016 the Metropol hotel in Moscow will host the International Conference 'Russian Market of timber & sawn wood 2016'.

Organised by Max Conference and Spimex, the event offers an exclusive insight on Russian timber and sawn wood price forecasts based on the latest changes on the market.

A high-level panel, including Russia’s Ministry of natural resources, Ministry of Industry and Trade, FSC, Russian Timber Group and Greenpeace, will discuss new terms of timber and sawn wood exchange trade analyzing benefits and disadvantages of traditional market instruments and options.

Key topics of the event include - Demand/supply ratio in the domestic and global markets; - Overseas quality standards and norms. Correlation between Russian and foreign standards; - Trading instruments; - New investment projects; - State offices’ initiatives on segment regulation; - Overseas quality standards and norms. Correlation between Russian and foreign standards; - Automated processing lines; - Timber transportation issues. 

The conference’s delegates can enjoy special prices for room reservation at the Metropol hotel. 

For registration and more information, phone +7(495) 775-07-40 or e-mail: [email protected].

Confor conference - Modern Forestry: unleashing the rural potential

On 10 November, Confor will take the forestry policy debate back to Westminster with a conference, "Modern Forestry: unleashing the rural potential", specifically focused on sustainable forestry.

The first Conservative Forestry Minister, Rory Stewart MP, will be the key-note speaker outlining his vision for the forestry and wood-using sector as part of his party's blueprint for rural Britain.

His presentation will be followed by a political panel debate, while two detailed sessions will examine how forestry and wood can contribute to the UK economic and environmental agendas.

Find out more here or download the conference flyer.

FSC Friday for responsible forestry on 25 September

On 25 September hundreds of different organizations around the world are going to celebrate the FSC Friday

The event, organised by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), aims to increase the awareness of responsible forestry by showing support to FSC sustainability campaign.

FSC Friday is celebrated in many different ways, from internal events to raise awareness among staff, to public events such as tree planting with local schools. Organisations can host articles and banners on their websites and everyone (on social media) can donate a tweet or post in aid of forests and let others in on the secret of responsible forestry. 

For more information click here.