Global Timber Conference set to kick off in Borneo

Borneo, the third largest island in the world is known for its dense rainforest; has been selected as the host venue for the 2nd edition of Global Timber Conference (GTC 2017) from 6 – 8 November 2017 at Pullman Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Organized by Confexhub with the strong support from Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC), this high calibre conference is back again providing a premier platform for the stakeholders in the timber and timber-product industry to converge and gain further insights into building stronger and sustainable wood industry.

Global Timber Conference 2017 themed “Innovation & Market Driven Strategies: Keys to Sustainable Growth” is expected to bring together over 400 odd regional policy makers, experts, and captains from the United States, Europe, East-Asia, North-Asia and ASEAN representing industry practitioners, government officials and regulators in the timber and timber-products industry. More than 20 guest speakers representing government agencies, timber research bodies, timber associations and commercial companies from over 10 countries will gather at this event and discuss on two plenary addresses, six focused topics and a forum:

What are the Impacts and Benefits of TPP and RCEP on Timber Industry in Asia
Assessing the Impact of COP 21 on Natural Forest and Forest Plantation in Asia
Global Timber Outlook: Demand, Supply And Prospects
Genomics And Good Silvicultural Practices: The Keystone To Productivity And Profitability
Standards, Certifications And Eco-Labeling Of Timber And Timber Product Industries: Impacts And Benefits To The Asian Markets
Alternative Raw Materials To Timber For Wood-Based Industries: Development And Prospects
Urban Transformation In Timber
The Next Wave In Wooden Furniture Industry: Design, Material And Technology
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