TDUK Global Market Conference

Come find out the trends shaping timber from international supply through to local demand. This is your chance to get ahead of market trends, and find out how Timber Development UK is supporting you.

This year’s Global Market Conference will be at prestigious Carpenter’s Hall in London, where we hosted the Wood Awards in 2022, to coincide with our Annual Dinner on 8 November 2023.

Members are invited to attend this conference for free, however, tickets are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

When: 8 November 2023
Where: Carpenters’ Hall, London EC2N 2JJ

Speakers and topics include:
  • Overview of timber production, supply and demand from Olle Berg, Setra Group
  • Panel discussion and insights from representatives of Ireland, Latvia, UK, and other sawmilling groups.
  • Housing and construction market overview from Allan Wilen, Economics Director, Glenigan.
  • Discussion and insght from leading timber frame and timber construction firms.
  • The timber in construction roadmap – a UK cross government, cross departmental initiative, from Dave Hopkins, chief executive of Timber Development UK.
  • What to expect from Timber Development UK in 2024, from Nick Boulton, head of technical and trade policy.
  • And much more…


  • Complementary for members
  • £195 for non-members


For sponsorship opportunities – contact Karen Sussex

  • Event short description (used on home page):

    Global market conference focused on timber supply.

Hourly Schedule

Global Market Conference

12:00 - 12:59
Lunch and Networking
13:00 - 13:05
David Hopkins, Chief Executive, Timber Development UK
13:05 - 13:45
Timber Market Overview
Olle Berg, EVP Market and Business Development, SETRA Group
13:45 - 14:00
Softwood Forecast
Nick Boulton, Head of Technical and Trade Policy, Timber Development UK
14:00 - 14:30
Panel Discussion
Olle Berg, EVP Market and Business Development, SETRA Group; Graham Blyth, Sales Director, James Jones & Sons Limited, Antti Koulumies, SVP Timber and Forest, UPM; Mike Glennon, Joint Managing Director, Glennon Brothers Limited.
14:30 - 14:45
Coffee and Networking
14:45 - 15:15
Housing and Construction Forecast
Allan Wilen, Economics Director, Glenigans
15:15 - 15:45
Panel Discussion
Allan Wilen, Economics Director, Glenigans; Geoff Arnold, Managing Director, Pinewood Structures; Alex Goodfellow, Chief Executive, Donaldson Offsite
15:45 - 16:15
Timber in Construction Roadmap
David Hopkins, Chief Executive, Timber Development UK
16:15 - 16:30
TDUK 2024
David Hopkins, Chief Executive, Timber Development UK