The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is calling on its Federal Government to renew and replenish the highly successful Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program to help the sector further develop innovative breakthrough technologies. Source: Timberbiz
The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) is running the 3rd biennial forest industry investment conference – Forest Investment and Market Outlook – in Auckland on 9–10th April 2014. Source: Scoop NZ
A British climate risk specialist and Jeanette Fitzsimons, former co-leader of the Green Party, will be key speakers at the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association national conference being held in Blenheim in April. Sources: The Marlborough Express, Stuff Co NZ
The important Industry Development Conference will take place on 4 March and will feature a series of Innovation Skills Forums designed especially for managers and business leaders across the full spectrum of industry.
Last year, after decades of fighting, environmentalists and the forestry industry reached a landmark agreement that added 170,000 hectares of old growth forest in Tasmania as a part of a World Heritage Site. Source: Eco-Business