Program and Speakers

Immediately go to ISC Program here or ISC Speakers’ Biographies here!

During the whole conference, you can ask written questions in the chat, which will be answered during the Q&A sessions.
During the Q&A sessions, also verbally questions will be taken and be answered immediately by the respective speakers.

Your Host and Moderator:

Keith Fryer
(Past President UK Timber Trade Federation)

Keith Fryer, Host & Moderator online ISC 2020
1200 – 1210
Welcome and Opening

Morten Bergsten
(Softwood Chair ETTF)

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Sampsa Auvinen
(President EOS)

1210 – 1230
Economic developments

Latvia | Kārlis Danēvičs
(Member of the Mgmt. Board Latvia JSC “SEB banka”)

1230 – 1300
EU markets

Morten Bergsten
(Softwood Chair ETTF)

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Sampsa Auvinen
(President EOS)

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1300 – 1310
1310 – 1320
Q&A first block
1320 – 1420
Market developments

Japan | Yasuo Toyoda
(Executive Officer & Senior General Manager of Wood Products Division ITOCHU KENZAI CORPORATION)

China | Håkan Persson
(Managing Director for SCA Wood Hong Kong LTD)

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Russia | Vadim Eresko
(Sales Director, Woodworking Division, SEGEZHA GROUP)


India | Tano Khan
(Co-Founder & Managing Director Timber Base GmbH)

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1420 – 1430
1430 – 1440
Q&A second block
1440 – 1525
Market developments

MENA | Ulf Gabrielsson
(Managing Director Uni4 Marketing AB)

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United States | Marc Brinkmeyer
(Owner & CEO Idaho Forest Group)

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Canada | Don Kayne
(President & CEO Canfor Corporation)

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1525 – 1535
Q&A third block
1545 – 1600
Bark beetle outbreaks in British Columbia and in Central Europe

United States | Paul Jannke
(Principal of Forest Economic Advisors LLC)

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1600 – 1610
Q&A fourth block
1610 – 1620
Close and Announcement of 69th ISC 2021 in Helsinki

Morten Bergsten (Softwood Chair ETTF)
Sampsa Auvinen (President EOS)