Agenda Item 1- Adoption of the Agenda
Agenda Item 2- Thesis Award
"Introduction on the selection process"
Paola Deda, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section
"How will climate change alter Europe's forests in the next 40 years?"
Hongyu Ding, University of Padova
Agenda Item 3- Keynote speech on the Green Economy
"Forests in a green economy: activities and initiatives from Germany"
Matthias Schwoerer, German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
Agenda Item 4- State of UNECE forests
"UNECE countries in the Green Economy- Update on the State of Europe's Forests 2011"
Roman Michalak, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section
Agenda Item 5- Outlook studies
"EFSOS II: what does it mean for policy?"
Kit Prins, Consultant
"EFSOS II: methods, scenarios and assessment"
Mart-Jan Schelhaas, Alterra Wageningen UR
"Noth American Forest Sector Outlook Study"
Linda Langner, US Forest Service
"Russian Forest Sector Outlook Study"
Maxim Lobovikov, FAO
"Swedish Forest Sector Outlook Study"
Ragnar Jonsson, Future Forest Programme
Agenda Item 6- UNECE/FAO Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy
"Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy"
Christoph Dürr, Swiss Federal Office of Environment
Heikki Granholm, Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
"Special Segment on the Green Economy- Presentation of the roundtables"
Agenda Item 7- Special Segment on the Green Economy
"Promoting Stability in Pulp and Paper Production"
Robert Jones, Natural Resources Canada
"The wood industry from Kyoto to Rio"
Sylvain Labbé, CEO
"Timber-Smart investment in a century old, yet "new" resource"
Guillaume Chagnard, Pictet Asset Management
"Payment for ecosystem services and REDD+ opportunities in Mediterranean Forests: main priorities of the new Collaborative Partnership on Mediterranean Forests (CPMF)"
Christophe Besacier, FAO
"Potential role of Europe's forests in the low-carbon forest sector: where are the constraints?"
Gert-Jan Nabuurs, European Forest Insitute
"The Joint Wood Energy Enquiry"
David Ellul, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section
"The future of forestry work- opportunities and threats for the most traditional green job"
Edgar Kastenholz, ENFE
"Greener jobs in the forest sector: Dare to dream in color"
Christian Salvignol, Forestry Training Center for the French Region Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur
"Green Jobs: A Case Study of the Forest Sector in Louisiana, USA"
Richard Vlosky, Louisiana State University
"Payments for ecosystem services and the green economy in the UK"
Pat Snowdon, UK Forestry Commission
"Payments for ecosystem services: a tool for leveraging political attention and private and public finance"
Ivonne Higuero, UNEP Regional Office for Europe
"Assessing sustainability of forest management: a new approach for State of Europe's Forests 2011 and beyond"
"EU Forest Strategy in light of the requirements for a Green Economy"
Steve Smith, European Commission
"Strategic Framework for Forest Communication in Europe"
Kai Lintunen, ECE/FAO Forest Communicators Network
"Take Home Messages"
Representative of the ECE/FAO Forest Communicators Network
Agenda Item 8- Market Discussions
"Presentation of the Market Review"
for additional graphs on the market (2003-2012) click here
Douglas Clark, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section
Keynote speech on "Sources of competition for the forest sector in a global recession"
"Building the Future in Timber: Architecture, Engineering and Construction Delight"
Peter Wilson, Edinburgh University UK
"Innovation scenarios- A pulp and paper industry perspective"
Ulrich Leberle, CEPI
"Wood energy market and policy issues"
Francisco Aguilar, University of Missouri
Market Review: Survey Findings
Chris Gaston, FP Innovations
Agenda Item 9- Joint UNECE Timber Committee / FAO European Forestry Commission matters
"ECE and FAO in a changing international environment: briefing and discussion of recent developments"
Arnaud Brizay, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section
"Proposed revision of the Joint ECE/FAO Working Party on Forest Economics and Statistics"
"Towards the 2013 Strategic Review of the ECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission integrated programme of work on forestry and timber"
"Review of activities and the programme of work for 2011"
"Review of activities in the International Year of Forests"
Eve Charles, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section
Agenda Item 10- UNECE Timber Committee matters
"Matters arising from the 69th session of the ECE"
Agenda Item 11- FAO European Forestry Commission matters
"Report on FAO Climate Change Activities since the thirty-fifth session of the European Forestry Commission"
Peter Csoka, FAO
"Preparation of a long-term strategy for the Forest Resource Assessment programme"
Kenneth MacDicken, FAO
"FAO Committee on Forestry Multi-Year Programme of Work for the period 2012-2015"
Michael Martin, FAO
"Review of the mandate and modus operandi of the EFC Working Party on Management of Mountain Watersheds"
Thomas Hofer, FAO