Forestwood 2009, a joint conference hosted by New Zealand Forest Owners and Wood Processors Association, was held on 8 and 9 October 2009 at Seifrieds Winery, Nelson. The theme of the conference was “Improving Productivity”.

The conference programme is available for download.


ForestWood 2009 Presentations

(available for download in pdf)

The Global Forest Products Industry 2012: Changing Times 1,004.30 KB Download
Gary Bull, UBC, Canada
Wood from Planted Forests: Global Outlook, 2005-2030 1,723.72 KB Download
Jim Carle, Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
The World Economy and What New Zealand Must Do to Succeed in It 306.21 KB Download
Roger Kerr, Business Roundtable
Learnings from the Kiwifruit Industry – a research to market perspective 1,114.60 KB Download
Elspeth MacRae, Group Manager Bioproduct Development, Scion
Becoming a World Leader in the Supply of Energy Wood Pellets 5,174.44 KB Download
Jarrod Waring, Business Development Manager, Plantation Energy Australia Pty Ltd
Plantations in the FSC System 1,102.95 KB Download
Andre de Freitas, Director General, FSC International
Multi-storey timber buildings and carbon footprinting 3,253.49 KB Download
Stephen John, Timber Engineering Group, University of Canterbury
Biofuels & Bioenergy in NZ 1,318.54 KB Download
Andy Matheson, General Manager Renewable Energy, Sold Energy New Zealand Ltd
NZ energy use - challenges and opportunities for the wood industry 407.33 KB Download
Mike Underhill, Chief Executive, EECA
Biofuels - Friend or Foe? 5,075.23 KB Download
Rob Mallinson - Managing Director, Living Energy Ltd
12 month review of government's contribution to the sector 35.73 KB Download
Hon D Carter - Minister of Forestry