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SAINT-PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY
FORUM

September, 25–26, 2019
The largest annual Business Forum of the Russian Forestry Industrial Complex
600+ attendees
50+ speakers
from 11+ countries and all over Russia
top specialists of federal and international companies
representatives from Austria, China, Finland, Holland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Republic of Belarus, Russian Federation, Sweden, Turkey, United States of America, Germany etc.
11+ countries

About Forum

The federal-level event and the largest communication platform for discussing the future of the timber industry and making strategic business decisions. Representatives of Russian and foreign business, financial institutions, science, industry associations and market regulators regularly take part in its work.
Unique industry-specific information, combined with ample opportunities for communication, provide participants with additional ways for expanding business contacts.
KEY SPEAKERS
Principal Analyst Federal State Unitary Enterprise «Roslesinforg»
Head of export support wood products Russian Export Center
Aleksandr Mariev
Elena Smirnova
Igor Novoselov
CEO of Lesprom Network
Nikolay Petrunin
Alexey Bogatyryov
Regional represantative Fordaq S.A.
Alexander Vysotsky
Deputy Director of FBU "SPbNIILH"
WhatWood Forestry Analytics Agency
Boris Romanyuk
Head of the laboratory FBU "SPbNIILH"
CEO Satellite Telecom LLC
Dmitry Zakharov
CEO LLC "AUTOMATIKA-VEKTOR"
Oleg Smol'kov
Deputy Chairman of the Board "Bank "Saint-Petersburg" PJSC
Vyacheslav Yermolin
Vice President-Director of the Department "Bank "Saint-Petersburg" PJSC
Tatyana Ivanova
AGENDA
Plenary discussion «Russian forest industry market: figures and facts, estimates and forecasts
•Legislative support of the development of the forest complex. Changes in the Forest Code.
•Economic pricing model for forest resources
•Territory marketing. The main criteria for attracting investment.
•Positioning of Russian regions as attractive regions for investment. The main criteria for attracting investment.
•Proposals for technical modernization of the industry. Digital transformation in forestry.
•Control of wood circulation
Investment attractiveness and state support of the Russian forestry sector
•The role of state and commercial financial institutions
•Strategy of work of banks with the enterprises of the timber industry complex
•What is necessary for the development of public-private partnerships?
•Examples of partnerships in project implementation.
•Possible benefits and preferences for the enterprises of the forestry complex and the mechanisms for obtaining them
•How to reduce the risks of investing in the forest industry, and what difficulties do investors face?
•Development of clusters as a modern model for the development of forestry complexes in the regions
Overview of international markets and global wood flows
•The current situation and trends in the usage of forest resources in the world.
•Analysis of international markets. Focus: South and East Asia, Middle East and North Africa. Commodity needs, capacity.
•Russian timber in a global context: analysis of facilities, sales, supply and demand, and territorial distribution
•Export support mechanisms
Forestry
•Intensive forestry, changes over the past year
•Experience of pilot regions. Restraining factors of the development of an intensive model in the regions.
•Providing a forest base of new enterprises
•Forestry Information Systems
•The problem of extending the lease of forest areas. Improving of rental relations.
Panel boards and plywood
•Raw materials market: shortage of plywood on the domestic market, rapid price increase, export deliveries
•Finished goods markets: geographic markets, end-use segments, domestic demand
•Competitiveness of Russian manufacturers of birch plywood
•Future investments in new production, increase in existing capacity, consolidation of market players
•The development of the panel industry in the Forest Strategy 2030. Industry support mechanisms.
•Saving production.
•Technological solutions for the production of panels
Tracing of wood origin in the Russian Federation
•Development of a system of control over the origin of wood in the Russian Federation
•Electronic accompanying document and wood storage sites
Innovations at forestry enterprises
•The concept of modern timber industry enterprise: what should it be like?
•Automation of enterprise management system
•CRM systems.
•Infrastructure of wood processing enterprises.
•Automatization (organization) of transport and warehouse production service.
•Sawmill optimization software
•3D and X-ray scan for logs
•Assessment of the quality and strength of wood using modern technologies
•Modern model of management of a timber industry enterprise. Experience of leading enterprises.
•Innovations in personnel management.
•Examples of organizational changes in companies to improve their effectiveness.
Sawn timber trade through Internet platforms
TERMS OF PARTICIPATION
ONE DAY
330 €
TWO DAYS
420 €
BUSINESS
790 €
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Commercial participation
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Forum Venue:
Vedensky Hotel
37, Bolshoy prospekt Petrogradskaya storona, St. Petersburg, Postal code 197198

Nearest metro station: Chkalovskaya

Timezone: EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, UTC +03:00

+7 (812) 320-96-94
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speakers
9
countries
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