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Symposium to look at all aspects of industry

International forester Clark Binkley will be the keynote speaker at VicForests’ third Windows on Wood Symposium. The symposium, themed Skills: Training: Viability – Working for our Future, will be held on 2 September at the RACV Club in Melbourne.

Dr Binkley is managing Director of international forestry investment advisors, LLC, a firm providing timberland investment advisory services to sophisticated investors. He served as managing director and chief investment officer of the Hancock Timber Resources Group (HTRG), and prior to that as Dean of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia.

The symposium will cover all aspects of the timber industry from forestry education, processing and harvest and haulage. This year more than 150 delegates are expected to attend.