American Hardwood Trade Symposium

American Hardwood Trade Symposium
The symposium will focus on global trade flows of American hardwood, analysis of supply trends, how risk-based certification will change market access, and the implications of incoming EU Deforestation Free Regulation (EUDR).


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09.30 | Coffee and registration

10:00 | Welcome and introduction | David Venables (AHEC),  David Hopkins ( TDUK), Mike Jeffree (Symposium Chair) 

10:15 | Global trade in US hardwoods | Mike Snow, Executive Director, AHEC                     

Session 1

11:00 | American hardwood supply | Dan Meyer, Editor, Hardwood Review 

11:30 | Panel discussion: U.S. hardwood exporters; Nick Thompson, Thompson Appalachian hardwoods, Adam Hyer, Macdonald & Owen Lumber, Dennis Mann, Baillie Lumber12:

12:00 | How risk based certification will change market access for US Hardwoods - George White, Sustainable Hardwood Coalition

12:30 |  Lunch and networking

Session 2

13:30 | European demand for US hardwood | Rupert Oliver, Forest Industries Intelligence

14:00 | Panel discussion: European importers; John Dowd, International Timber, Stuart McBride, NHG Timber Ltd., Genevieve Standaart, Vandecasteele, Scott Beddow, Archwood Group.

14:45 | Coffee  

15:15 | EUDR and implications for US hardwoods; Silvia Melegari, CEI Bois, Chaired by Rupert Oliver 

16:00 | Closing remarks

16:15 | Ends

Networking Dinner

18:30 | Reception and Gala Dinner, Carpenters Hall, City of London

22:00 | Carriages

Please note: this event is open to legitimate importers and traders only and places are reserved for those trade personnel only. We reserve the right to refuse entry for ancillary services, consultants and others as places are strictly limited.

16/05/2023 09:30 - 22:00
GMT Summer Time
26 Store Street The Building Centre LONDON WC1E 7BT UNITED KINGDOM

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