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Forest Growers Conference 2021 - DAY 2: Session 1 & 2 - 20th October 2021
8:40am   Welcome and Introduction - Session Chair
Bart Challis, Forest Growers Research Ltd

8:45am Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service - Strategy
Jason Wilson, Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service

SESSION 1: CLIMATE CHANGE

9:00am     Risk perception and climate change adaptation
Grace Villamor, Scion

9:15am     Risk perception and climate change adaptation Hovermap data for single tree phenotyping
Robin Hartley, Scion

9:30am     Climate Change -tangible impacts on forest management
Ian Hinton, Timberlands Ltd

9:45am    Session 1:  Q & A

10:05am Refreshment Break

Session 2: INDUSTRIAL FORESTRY AND WOOD PRODUCTS

10:25am Introduction by Session Chair
Peter Berg, NZ Farm Forestry Association

10:30am SWP: Regional strategies for specialty wood species
Paul Millen, Marlborough Research Centre

10:45am SWP: Pests and diseases in specialty wood species
Toni Withers, Scion

11:00am SWP: Douglas-fir Cross Laminated Timber - ready to go
Minghao Li, University of Canterbury

11:15am Future Investment in Contingency & Alternative Species by FGLT
Bart Challis, Forest Growers Research Ltd

11:30am Tōtara Industry Pilot Initiative
Ramona Radford

11:45am Session 2: Q&A

12:05pm Close

Oct 20, 2021 08:40 AM in Auckland, Wellington

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