Program

           

WOOD FROM FINLAND Conference 2019, February 14th 2019

Time: Thursday, February 14th 2019, starting at 8.30 with coffee and registration

Place: Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Paasivuorenkatu 5 A, 00530  Helsinki
http://www.paasitorni.fi/en

Program:

8.30 Coffee and registration, Congress Hall

9.00 "Welcome"

Mr. Pekka Kopra, Managing Director, Westas Oy, Chairman of Finnish Sawmills Association

9.15 "Economic Outlook"

Mr. Aki Kangasharju, Chief Economist, Nordea Bank

9.45 "Opening of the Wood from Finland Conference 2019"

Ms. Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, Minister of Education

10.00 "The Sawmill Industry - Handbook",

Mr. Ilkka Tarvainen, Lahti University of Applied Sciences and Mr. Esa Mikkonen, Polar Timber, UK

10.10 "Finnish Sawmill Industry Update"

Mr. Kai Merivuori, Managing Director, Finnish Sawmills

10.30 Break

11.00 "Global softwood trade Outlook"

Mr. Russell Taylor, Managing Director, FEA-Canada (WOOD MARKETS)

12.00 Lunch

13.00 "Softwood outlook, China"

Ms. Anna Ni, Senior Advisor, Wood from Finland

13.25 "Market Outlook"

NN.

13.50 Coffee

14.20 Market discussion

16.00 End of the seminar

Chairman of seminar, Mr. Pauli Aaltonen, Sales Director, JPJ-Wood Oy

18.00 Drinks, Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Entrance Hall

18.30 Dinner, Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Congress Hall

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