66th International Softwood Conference
The 66th INTERNATIONAL SOFTWOOD CONFERENCE will be held from 10th to 12th October, 2018 in the biggest metropolis in the Baltics – Riga, Latvia.
This years program includes an optional two day pre-tour on October 9th and 10th to the local sawmills. The tour gives you the oportunity to visit localy funded sawmils, branches of large international milling enterprises and privately or government-owned tree nurseries.
As per tradition, the conference will be anticipated by a cocktail reception in the early evening on 10th October at The Riga Latvian Society house. Next day will officially start at 9 o’clock with full day Conference at headquarters hotel – Radisson Blu Latvija. In evening Conference participants are invited to enjoy marvellous Gala Dinner at the Blackheads House together with partners and collagues.
Conference will offer to get market analysis from the perspective of top-class international speakers. The presentations will be focused on facts and figures showing softwood production as well as consumption in the most relevant timber markets such as USA, Canada, North Africa and Egypt, Russia, France, China and other.
We will offer an insight view of Confederation of European forest owners on resources with participation of certification system PEFC, FSC representatives, which will be one of the most interesting points of panel discussion of this years ISC.
At the end of this ISC we will stress out people resource topic specifically – investment in people, marketplace and recruitment in the future (till 2025).