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Forest Products Markets in 2002 and 2003 Speakers for the 24-25 September 2002 Timber Committee Market Discussions

Theme: Market Effects of Wood Promotion Policies

 

24 September, Tuesday

 

15:00  Market Effects of Wood Promotion Policies

Introduction

Mr. Ed Pepke, Forest Products Marketing Specialist

UNECE and FAO Timber Section

Trade Development and Timber Division

439 Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Tel. +41 22 917 2872, Fax +41 22 917 0041

E-mail: Ed.Pepke@unece.org

www.unece.org/timber

 

15:10  Mr. Peter Hofer, Senior Advisor

GEO Partner AG

Baumackerstrasse 24

CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland,

Tel. +411 311 2728  Fax +411 311 2807

E-mail hofer@geopartner.ch

 

15:35  Mr. Jan Hagstedt, Senior Advisor

Nordic Timber Council

Drottning Kristinas väg 71

SE-114 28 Stockholm, Sweden

Tel. +468 440 8561  Fax +468 411 2676

E-mail: jan@ntc.se

www.nordictimber.org

 

15:50  Discussion on wood promotion effects

 

16:20  Economic situation in the UNECE region

Mr. Dieter Hesse, Acting Director

UNECE Economic Analysis Division

464 Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Tel. +41 22 917 2479 Fax +41 22 917 0036

E-mail: Dieter.Hesse@unece.org

www.unece.org/ead/ead_h.htm

 

16:35  Certified forest products markets

Introduction

Mr. Ed Pepke, Forest Products Marketing Specialist

 

16:45  Mr. Keith Forsyth

VELUX A/S

Telford Road, Eastfield Industrial Estate

Glenrothes, KY7 4NX, United Kingdom

Tel. +44 1592 773181  Fax +44 1592 773253

Email: Keith.Forsyth@velux.com

www.VELUX.com

 

Discussion on certified forest products (if time permits)

 

(Intermission from market discussions)

 

17:00 60th TC Session celebration

 

18:00 End of afternoon session

 

18:15 Chairman’s reception

 

25 September, Wednesday

 

10:00  Value-added forest products

Introduction

Mr. Ed Pepke, Forest Products Marketing Specialist

 

10:10  Mr. Jukka Tissari, Market Development Officer

Division of Product and Market Development

International Trade Center

54-56, rue de Montbrillant

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Tel. +41 22 730 0191 Fax +41 22 730 0446

E-mail: tissari@intracen.org

www.intracen.org

 

10:30 Discussion on value-added forest products

and certified forest products if needed

 

11:00  Sawn softwood markets

Timber Committee forecasts

Dr. Chris Gaston, Group Leader

Markets, Economics and Library

Forintek Canada Corp.

2665 East Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1W5, Canada

Tel. +1 604 222 5722  Fax +1 604 222 5690

E-mail: gaston@van.forintek.ca

www.forintek.ca

 

11:10  Mr. Pierre Verneret, Directeur

Fédération Nationale du Bois and FrenchTimber

6, rue François 1er

F-75008 Paris, France

Tel. +331 566 95 200  Fax +331 566 95 209

E-mail: Pierre.Verneret@fnbois.com

www.fnbois.com

 

11:25  Mr. Andrey A. Benin, General Director

Concern Lemo

4 Vosrozhdenia str.

St. Petersburg, Russia

Tel. +7 812 303 9280  Fax +7 812 303 9281

E-mail: info@lemo.ru

www.lemo.ru

 

11:40  Discussion on sawn softwood markets

 

12:00 Sawn hardwoods

Timber Committee forecasts

Mr. Michael Buckley, Wood Industry Consultant

World Hardwoods

12 Turnstone House, Star Place, St. Katharine Docks

London E1W 1AE, United Kingdom

Tel. +44 20 7709 7408  Fax +44 20 7709 7408

E-mail: mibuckley@worldhardwoods.com

www.worldhardwoods.com

 

12:10  Temperate hardwoods

Mr. David Venables, European Director

American Hardwood Export Council

3 St. Michael’s Alley

UK-EC3V 9DS London

Website: www.ahec-europe.org

Tel. +44 20 2626 4111  Fax +44 20 7626 4222

E-mail: David.Venables@ahec.co.uk

www.ahec-europe.org

 

12:25  Tropical hardwoods

Dr. Steve Johnson, Statistician/Forest Economist

Economic Information & Market Intelligence

International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

International Organizations Center, 5th Floor

Pacifico-Yokohama, 1-1-1 Minato-Mirai, Nishi-ku

Yokohama 220, Japan

Tel. +81 45 2231 110  Fax +81 45 2231 111

E-mail: itto@itto.or.jp

 

12:40  Discussion on hardwoods

 

13:00 End morning session

 

15:00  Paper, paperboard and wood pulp

Timber Committee forecasts

Mr. Kit Prins, Chief

UNECE and FAO Timber Section

Trade Development and Timber Division

456 Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Tel. +41 22 917 2874  Fax +41 22 917 0041

E-mail: Christopher.Prins@unece.org

 

15:20  Dr. Peter Ince, Research Forester

USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory

One Gifford Pinchot Drive

Madison, Wisconsin, USA 53705-2398

Tel. +1 608 231 9364  Fax +1 608 231 9592

E-mail: pince@fs.fed.us

www.fpl.fs.fed.us/econ/main.html

 

15:40 Discussion on paper and pulp markets

 

16:00  Panels

Timber Committee forecasts

Mr. Jorge Najera, Panels Expert

UNECE and FAO Timber Section

Trade Development and Timber Division

433 Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Tel. +41 22 917 3240, Fax +41 22 917 0041

E-mail: Jorge.Najera@unece.org

 

16:15 Mr. Olli Koskiranta

Vice-President, Business Development

Finnforest Corporation

PL 50

FIN-02020 Metsä, Finland

Tel. +358 50 598 9594  Fax +358 104 694 863

E-mail: Olli.Koskiranta@finnforest.com

www.finnforest.com

 

16:35 Discussion on panels

 

17:00 Wood raw materials markets

Timber Committee forecasts

Mr. Volker Sasse, Project Leader, Outlook Studies

UNECE and FAO Timber Section

Trade Development and Timber Division

435 Palais des Nations

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Tel. +41 22 917 1637  Fax +41 22 917 0041

E-mail: Volker.Sasse@unece.org

 

17:15 European wood energy markets

Dr. Bengt Hillring, Associate Professor

Department of Bioenergy

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

P.O. Box 7060

SE-75007 Uppsala, Sweden

Tel. +46 18 673548  Fax +46 18 673800

E-mail: bengt.hillring@bioenergi.slu.se

www.bioenergi.slu.se

 

17:35  Discussion on wood raw materials, including wood energy

 

18:00 End of session

 

 

Note: All information from the market discussions will be put on the Timber Committee’s website at its Market Information Service (MIS) site at: www.unece.org/timber/mis/mis.htm

We intend to include: Timber Committee Market Statement, Timber Committee Market Forecasts, country market statements, introductory PowerPoint presentations, and feature speakers’ PowerPoint presentations.


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