Why come to this conference?

The forest sector is emerging globally as a leader in sustainability, diversification, and innovation. The innovation-themed plenary sessions and various networking events will generate discussion, from research and from a business viewpoints, on the future of the forest sector. We expect this conference to engage members of the forest industry and government.

Reasons to attend:

  • An opportunity to interact with an anticipated 600 participants from 50+ countries
  • A chance to network with fellow researchers and practitioners looking for novel and advanced solutions
  • An excellent chance for inter-unit connection and jointly-run technical sessions
  • In addition to including leading researchers in the area of Forest Products, we expect to involve leading international industry and government executives as keynote speakers and as participants in networking events.
  • Location: Vancouver is situated on the west coast of Canada at the foot of the Coastal Mountains and edge of the Pacific Ocean. It is an easily accessible, multi-cultural city, rich with urban forests and parks, and is the gateway to numerous holiday destinations that feature spectacular natural beauty.