Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference 2016

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Conference Overview
Join us in Newcastle for an outstanding programme that will challenge conventional thinking on the cascading use of timber, and explore how best to capitalise on emerging markets.

Over two days, the programme will explore the whole supply chain from species choice to potential future markets. UK and international speakers will cover:

  • Supply and demand forecasts
  • Species selection and tree improvement for timber markets
  • Processing for value and profit
  • Developments in UK construction
  • Market opportunities on the horizon
  • Adding value to the UK forest resource

Our staff will be presenting as follows:

The UK Timber Market: Demand
Sheila Ward, Head of Statistics

The UK Timber Resource and Future Supply
Ben Ditchburn, National Forest Inventory Manager

Silvicultural Techniques for Timber and Biomass
Dr Gary Kerr FICFor, Research Group Manager



OS Grid ref: NZ243712
Postcode: NE3 5HN

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