Recommendation: webinar on “Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times”

The new Science-Business Platform TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS invites to join the launch webinar of the new IUFRO World Series Vol. 42, ‘Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times’, an evidence-based synthesis report. In this session, they will present the key findings of this report and exchange views with stakeholders. We will unravel crucial factors impacting wood supply in Europe and discuss concrete measures to address emerging challenges.

The new report will provide valuable insights for you as a stakeholder of the forest and wood-based sector. Please find regularly updated information about the event at: https://teamingup4forests.com/webinar-europes-wood-supply-in-disruptive-times-report

Webinar details:

Date and time: March 18, 13:00 – 14:30 CET

Platform: Online via Zoom

You can participate in the event through this link.

Agenda:

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times – an overview
  • Key factors influencing wood supply in Europe
    Climate change and forest management  presentation by Florian Kraxner (IIASA)
    Policy aspects on multiple levels presentation by Metodi Sotirov (University of Freiburg)
    Forest ownership, socioeconomic and geopolitical aspects presentation by Špela Pezdevšek Malovrh (University of Ljubljana)
    Technological developments, wood-based products and market trends presentation by Anne-Christine Ritschkoff (Research Council of Finland)
  • Proactive measures and responses to wood supply challenges
    presentation by Andreas Kleinschmit von Lengefeld (FCBA Technological Institute)
  • Stakeholder perspectives on key messages of the report
  • Discussion and Q&A
  • Outlook and closing of session

TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS is a Science – Business Platform that aims to better understand climate change impacts on forests and identify response measures in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The platform was initiated by IUFRO and Mondi Group in 2021 and wants to invite more industry partners in the future.