Conference Program

 

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Thursday , 5th October | 08:30 –17:00

Sofitel Hamburg │ Alter Wall 40 │ 20457 Hamburg │ Saal 1 + 2

08:30 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Opening
Andreas von Moeller (President ETTF)
Sampsa Auvinen (President EOS)
Jürgen Klatt (Chairman German Timber Trade Federation)
09:15 – 10:00 Macroeconomic Developments
Dr. Holger Weimar (Thünen Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics)
10:00 – 11:00 Market Developments Europe
ETTF and EOS

Andreas von Moeller (President ETTF)
Sampsa Auvinen (President EOS)
11:00 – 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 – 13:00 Market developments
Canada
- Don Kayne (President & CEO Canfor Corporation)
USA - Marc Brinkmeyer (Owner & CEO Idaho Forest Group)
North Africa - Mohamed Loudghiri (Softwood Procurement Manager Group Robelbois)
 
13:00  – 14:00 Lunch at Hotel
14:00 – 15:00 Market developments
Egypt - Ibrahim Elshal (CEO & Purchasing Director, Elshal Timber)
Russia - Sviatoslav Bychkov (Managing Director, Marketing & Communications Ilim Timber)
15:00  – 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 17:00 Panel discussion
3 producers & 3 consumers tbd,
moderation & questions
17:00 Close
18:30 Departure to The Westin for the Gala Dinner

 
Friday , 6th October | 09:00 – 12:00

09:00 – 09:30 Market developments
UK - Charles Hopping (Chairman Hoppings Softwood Products plc)
09:30 – 10:30 Market developments
China - Shen Wei (Sec. Gen. of Wood Importers Committee of China Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association)
Japan - Speaker tbd
10:30 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 11:45 “Softwood in Construction in the Future”
Dr. Tanja Haas-Lensing (Business Development HAAS Fertigbau GmbH)
11:45 – 12:00

Closing & Announcement ISC '18
Andreas von Moeller (ETTF)
Sampsa Auvinen (EOS)

After the conference a lunch will be served.