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Program

Tuesday, 28 April, 2020

Pre Event

19:00

Pre-Event Registration & Welcome Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

Day 1

7:50

Registration

8:50

John North

Economist, International Timber

Fastmarkets RISI

Welcome remarks

9:00

Portuguese woodchip import outlook

9:30

Global pulp market update

10:15

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

10:45

Moderator

John North

Economist, International Timber

Fastmarkets RISI

Panelists

David Evans

Director Marketing

New Forests Timber Products Pty Ltd.

Panel Discussion:The Woodchip Supply Chain

11:15

John North

Economist, International Timber

Fastmarkets RISI

Asian woodchip import outlook

11:45

European biomass market

12:15

Networking Lunch

13:30

Gaku Sato

.Forest Products Department-Paper Material Section

Sojitz

Outlook for Vietnam woodchip supply

14:00

Outlook for Australia woodchip supply

14:30

John Swaine

General Manager, Timber Exports and New Business Development

TWK, South Africa

Outlook for South Africa woodchip supply

15:00

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

16:00

Outlook for Latin America woodchip supply

16:30

North America import outlook

17:00

Close of Day 1

18:00

Evening networking reception and dinner

Thursday, 30 April, 2020

Day 2

7:50

Registration

8:50

John North

Economist, International Timber

Fastmarkets RISI

Welcome remarks

9:00

Turkey woodchip import outlook

9:30

How the woodchip industry can use freight to its advantage

10:00

Doug Massey

General Manager

Plantation Export Group, Australia

Woodchip price trends

10:30

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

11:00

The new “eco- friendly” woodchip carrier

12:00

Networking Lunch

14:00

José Reis

Owner and General Manager

BSL Comércio Internacional S.A.

Some interesting new woodfiber trade flows

14:20

Coffee and Tea Networking Break

15:00

New Projects Panel

This panel to discuss relevant new projects is traditionally a highlight of the Woodfiber Conference. Slots are open to registered delegates, by invitation of the Conference Moderator. Concise, 6-minute presentations will introduce the conference delegates to new projects being developed to add to the global woodchip or biomass fiber supply, as well as potential new customers.