FPF 2017 Agenda

Don't Tell the Wood Products Sector that Globalization is Dying

Forest Products Forum - Portland, Oregon - September 12, 2017

Presentations are available for purchase, after the event.  If interested, please contact Lisa Kelly, at lkelly@getfea.com or 978-944-2610.

Time Title Speaker
8:30-8:40 Welcome and Housekeeping FEA
8:40-9:15 Economic and Housing Outlook Brendan Lowney (FEA)
9:15-9:45 Trends in Global Cost Competitiveness Russ Taylor, President, International Wood Markets Group
9:45-10:15 Break  
10:15-11:00 Timber and Biomass Market Outlook Rocky Goodnow (FEA)
11:00-11:30 The Present Constraints to Timber Harvest Capacity in the Northwest Brian Bahs, President and CEO, WCLA Credit Union
11:30-12:00 Softwood Lumber Market Outlook Paul Jannke (FEA)
12:00-1:10 Lunch  
1:10-1:40 Russian Sawn Timber Industry and Export Markets Overview Slava Bychkov, Managing Director, Ilim Timber
1:40-2:10 America's Changing Demographics Lynn Michaelis (FEA)
2:10-2:45 Engineered Lumber Market Outlook Art Schmon (FEA)
2:45-3:15 Break  
3:15-3:45 Wood Panels Market Outlook Greg Lewis (FEA)
3:45-4:15 The Potential Growth for India’s Solid Wood Product and Timber Market Jacob Mannothra, Managing Director, Zindia
4:15-4:30 Wrap-up and Concluding Thoughts Brendan Lowney and Paul Jannke (FEA)


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