Forest Growers Research annual conference 2023

Friday 1 Sep 2023

The 2023 Forest Growers Research Annual Conference, will be held at Rydges, Rotorua over two days from Tuesday 12th to Wednesday 13th September and the third day is a Field Trip on Thursday 14th September 2023

This year’s theme, Meeting the Challenge – Protecting and Enhancing the Environment through Sustainable Forestry, will provide an update on FGR’s main research programmes, showcase the collaborative work with industry, government and other stakeholders that is supporting the sector and its transformation, and discuss the latest forestry innovation and technology. A great event to add to your calendar for those who work in the forestry sector.

The three-day conference will incorporate a diverse range of topics and activities, including presentations from over 40 speakers, Panel Q&A sessions, a field trip to the Kaingaroa Timberlands forest estate and the Annual Awards Dinner, with plenty of networking and engagement opportunities throughout.

Day 1 – Tuesday 12th September. Four sessions with various speakers presenting on topics including FGR Research Programmes and the Annual Awards Dinner with Guest Speaker, Roger Dennis, Strategic Foresight Expert, followed by the presentation of six awards.

Day 2 – Wednesday 13th September. Wahine in Forestry Breakfast – Guest Speaker Dr Elizabeth Heeg, newly appointed Chief Executive of Forest Owners Association. Four conference sessions.

Day 3 – Thursday 14th September. Full day Field Trip, to Kaingaroa forest estate, hosted by Timberlands Ltd.

The full programme of activities can be viewed here.

Registrations for the 2023 Forest Growers Research conference close Thursday, 7 September 2023. Only one week to go! Secure your tickets at Forest Growers Research look forward to seeing you there!

Source: Forest Growers Research

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