Menu

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 Lesprom Network
Nikolay Petrunin
Alexey Bogatyrev
Regional Representative Fordaq S.A.
Alexander Vysotsky
Deputy Director FBU "SPbNIILH"
Representative 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
COO StepChange Consulting
Dr. Veronica Schey
Deputy Head of the Department of Forestry, Engineering and Light Industry Ministry of Investments, Industry and Transport of the Republic of Komi
Andrej Krivoshein
Chairman of the Board RAO Bumprom
Yurij Lakhtikov
Director Pöyry Management Consulting
Petteri Pihlajamäki
Director, Corporate Relations UPM Russia
Nataliya Malashenko
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of Department Higher School Of Technology And Energy
Eduard Akim
Deputy General Director for Investment Promotion Special economic zone "Alabuga"
Evgenij Trushin
Representative Springer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
Aleksandr Sumarokov
CEO JSC "Novoyeniseiskiy Wood-Chemical Complex" ("NE")
Founder & CEO
Timber Exchange
Supply-Chain Manager, MAROSEF
Martin Hermansson
Amir Rashad
Zhanna Martynova
CEO LLC Vladvneshservis
Director LLC Finscan Rus
Sergej Kirilin
Account Director Terramonitor
Artur Surov
Director TopFaktor
Aleksandr Belov
Sales Optimization & Process Management Microtec srl GmbH
Anastasia Zavodchikova
Aleksandr Mariev
Principal Analyst
Federal State Unitary Enterprise «Roslesinforg»
Elena Smirnova
Head of Export Support Wood Products
Russian Export Center
Igor Novoselov
Representative
WhatWood Forestry Analytics Agency
Alexey Bogatyrev
CEO
Lesprom Network
Martin Hermansson
CEO
JSC "Novoyeniseiskiy Wood-Chemical Complex" ("NE")
Amir Rashad
Supply Manager
MAROSEF Import & Export AB Timber Exchange
Zhanna Martynova
CEO
LLC Vladvneshservis
Sergej Kirilin
Director
LLC Finscan Rus
Nikolay Petrunin
Deputy Director
FBU "SPbNIILH"
Alexander Vysotsky
Regional Representative
Fordaq S.A.
Boris Romanyuk
Head of the laboratory
FBU "SPbNIILH"
Dmitry Zakharov
CEO
Satellite Telecom LLC
Oleg Smol'kov
CEO
LLC "AUTOMATIKA-VEKTOR"
Vyacheslav Yermolin
Deputy Chairman of the Board
"Bank "Saint-Petersburg" PJSC
Tatyana Ivanova
Vice President-Director of the Department
"Bank "Saint-Petersburg" PJSC
Nataliya Malashenko
Director, Corporate Relations
UPM Russia
Dr. Veronica Schey
COO
StepChange Consulting
Andrej Krivoshein
Deputy Head of the Department of Forestry, Engineering and Light Industry
Ministry of Investments, Industry and Transport of the Republic of Komi
Eduard Akim
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of Department
Higher School Of Technology And Energy
Yurij Lakhtikov
Chairman of the Board
RAO Bumprom
Petteri Pihlajamäki
Director
Pöyry Management Consulting
Evgenij Trushin
Deputy General Director for Investment Promotion
Special economic zone "Alabuga"
Aleksandr Sumarokov
Representative
Springer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
Artur Surov
Account Director
Terramonitor
Aleksandr Belov
Director
TopFaktor
Anastasia Zavodchikova
Sales Optimization & Process Management
Microtec srl GmbH
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

Language: Russian, English
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

Language: Russian
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

Language: Russian, English
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.

Language: Russian
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

Language: Russian
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

Language: Russian
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.

Language: Russian
Sawn timber trade through Internet platforms
TERMS OF PARTICIPATION
ONE DAY
380 €
TWO DAYS
480 €
BUSINESS
930 €
CONTACT US
Communication with speakers and sponsors
Commercial participation
Andrey Afanasyev
Darya Plokhikh
Have a question or request? Feel free to contact us, we are always happy to help you!
Anna Starikova
PR and advertising
Forum Venue:
Vvedensky 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
TRAVEL ASSISTANCE
We will make your travelling to Saint-Petersburg comfortable and memorable. Our travel assistants are on hand to help you with flights and accommodation, and provide visa support where needed. We can also help arrange anything from taxis and car rentals to personal city tours.
PLANNING YOUR VISIT
FLIGHT
TRANSFER
HOTELS
Want to become a Sponsor of the Forum?
We are ready to offer you a special benefits, individual packages
and promotion services! Fill out the form below to contact our support staff
Official partner
INFORMATION PARTNERS
General Information Partner
SPIFF 2018 BY THE NUMBERS
562
attendees
96
speakers
9
countries
ORGANIZER
ООО "ВО "РЕСТЭК"
RESTEC® Exhibition Company, Limited Liability Company
RESTEC® Exhibition Company for more than 25 years, has held leading positions in the Russian exhibition market. We formed a team of professionals with extensive, unique experience in the exhibition business.
RESTEC® Exhibition Company developed as a multi-format enterprise: our portfolio includes B2B and B2C format exhibitions, congresses, conferences, and festivals in 40 spheres of industry.
OUR PROJECTS
Sign up to receive the latest event updates and information!
Just type your contacts
BECOME A PARTNER
Just type your contacts
BECOME A PARTNER
Just type your contacts
Just type your contacts
Just type your contacts
Just type your contacts
Select the participation package
Do you need help with booking a hotel?
We specially book rooms for Forum guests so that they live next to the venue at the best price! We specially book rooms with the best price for Forum guests so that they live next to the venue!
Number of participants
+