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Program

Monday, 14 August, 2017

Pre Event

18:30

Pre-Event Registration & Welcome Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, 15 August, 2017

Day 1

9:05

Presentation of the RISI Latin American CEO of the Year Award

9:10

Keynote Address by CEO Winner

9:45

Brazilian Macro-economy Outlook

10:15

Alan Ghani

Economist

FIA/USP and Saint Paul Universities

New Nationalism or Deglobalization - Impacts on Market

10:50

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

11:30

Pulp Market Outlook

12:15

Topic to be Announced

12:45

Networking Lunch

14:00

Dissolving Pulp Outlook

14:30

Topic to be Announced

15:00

The Impact of Genetic Improvement on the Forestry Value Chain

15:30

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

17:30

Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, 16 August, 2017

Day 2

9:00

Global Outlook for Graphic Papers with Tariffs Impacting Global Trade — Implications for Latin America

9:30

Topic to be Announced

10:30

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

11:15

Latin American Corrugated Packaging Industry and New Business Opportunities in the Trump Era

11:45

Logistics and Transportation

12:15

Networking Lunch

13:45

Innovation: New Technology for Pulp Production

14:15

Bob Flynn

Director, International Timber

RISI

Outlook for Investment in Pulpwood Plantations

Outlook for Investment in Pulpwood Plantations

·       Pulp mills in Asia used “overseas pulpwood plantations” (woodchip imports) to produce more than 12 million tonnes of pulp in 2016; but is this supply sustainable?

·       Economics of pulpwood plantations in different regions around the world: some findings of the 2017 Global Tree Farm Economics Review.

·       Trends in new investment in pulpwood plantations around the world.

 

 

14:45

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

15:30

Tissue Market Overview

16:00

Global Outlook for the Tissue Business

16:30

Conference Ends