International Forest Business Conference 2018

6 June 2018

IFBC2018 will be a great opportunity to exchange industry experiences and the best market practices. This will guarantee the presence of representatives of the most influential companies from the forestry and wood sector in the world.

06 - 08 June 2018, Warsaw, Poland

The goal of the IFBC2018 is to focus on megatrends that shape forest and wood industry sectors, highlight transformation of forest related businesses towards a low-carbon bioeconomy, discuss tensions between sustainability and cost competitiveness, and call attention to new green innovations.

The presence of global organizations and leaders of the forestry and wood sector will be a great asset, including representatives of the World Bank, the European Commission, timberland investment companies (GreenWood Resources, Norskog), wood industry (Steico, IKEA), forest and wood industry consulting (Pöyry, Indufor, Forstpan, ForestEdge), certification companies (FSC, Exova, BM Trada, Control Union, SGS), IT firms (Taxus, Remsoft, Simosol) or the one of the best forest and wood technology universities in the world.

The first day of the conference will offer many attractions. Participants will be able to take part in a field trip to the STEICO factory in Czarna Woda. Guests will also visit the Europe's largest rapid poplar plantation managed by the American company GreenWood Resources Inc. The last attraction will be the opportunity to see the Zamek Krzyżacki [Fortress of the Teutonic Knights] in Malbork, which is the largest and unconquered fortress in Europe.

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