Global Market Conference

Global Market Conference

The speakers will analyse the impact of the covid-19 fallout, Russia-Ukraine war and energy crisis on their timber markets and provide an outlook for the sector in the year ahead.


12pm: Sandwich lunch

1pm: Timber Development UK – Our Vision: David Hopkins, CEO TDUK

1.20pm: Wood Supply Overview, Nick Boulton, Head of Technical & Trade, TDUK

1.40pm: Wood Based Panels: a view from Brazil and EU

– Clive Pinnington, European Panels Federation

– Paulo Pupo, ABIMCI

2.10pm: Softwood Market: EU Perspective without Russian supply

Panel discussion facilitated by David Hopkins:

  • Markus Henningsson, Market Director SCA Wood
  • Ben Illman, Stora Enso
  • Keith Ainslie, James Jones & Sons Ltd
  • Mike Glennon, Glennon Brothers

2.40pm: Break and Networking

3.10pm: Government Timber in Construction Working Group: David Hopkins

3.40pm: UK Construction Forecast – Dr Noble Francis, Construction Products Association

4.15pm: Q&A

4.30pm: ENDS

  • Event short description (used on home page):

    Global market conference focused on timber supply.