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Who Will Own the Forest? 15

September 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

$880 – $1600

Join us for a wide-ranging program covering trade wars, climate change, emerging markets, and the opportunities and challenges to timberland investing.

Presentations include:

  • Mitigating Political, Economic, and External Risks of Forest Investments in the US South – Andres Villegas, President & CEO, Georgia Forestry Association
  • The Risks and Rewards of a Timber Future – Eric Corey Freed, Sustainability Disruptor, Morrison Hershfield
  • Climate Change: Mapping the Risks and Opportunities for Forests – Moderator Gwen Busby, Director of Economics Research, GreenWood Resources, and panelists:
    • Helena Olin, Head of Real Assets, Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2)
    • Jonah Busch, Chief Economist, Earth Innovation Institute
    • James Mulligan, Senior Associate, Food, Forests, and Water Program, World Resources Institute
  • Tax Considerations for the Foreign Investor and Opportunity Zone Investing – Danny McKeithen, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • Current Status and Future Outlook for Mass Timber – Bryan Beck, President, The Beck Group
  • Chinese Wood Markets Amidst Trade War – Kent Wheiler, Director, Center for International Trade in Forest Products
  • Vietnam – The Pulpwood Market in Southeast Asia – John North, International Timber Economist, FastMarkets RISI

And much more! Check online for the full agenda.


September 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am
September 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$880 – $1600
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World Forestry Center
4033 SW Canyon Rd.
Portland, OR United States
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