News and Events Vol 13-1_PWPA Endorses Global Timber Conference 2017

PWPA Endorses Global Timber Conference 2017

The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) joins other associations in endorsing the Global Timber Conference 2017 to be held in Pullman Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Originally, the event is scheduled on May 15-17, 2017 but due to some unavoidable circumstances moved to November 6-8, 2017. The conference is organized by Confexhub with the support from the Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation. The details of the event is indicated below.

Title Global Timber Conference 2017
Tagline Innovation & Market Driven Strategies: Keys to Sustainable Growth
Description of event: Timber; flexible, structurally strong and being the lowest embodied carbon of any commercially available commodity; contributes $600 billion to the global economy and that translates to 1% of global total GDP. According to the World Bank’s forecast, the global demand for timber will quadruple by 2050. The market foresees major changes in the regional supply of and demand for wood fiber over the next two decades which will impact both international markets and other producers around the globe. The second edition of the Global Timber Conference 2017 (GTC 2017) is once again back to gather 300 odd regional policy
makers, experts and captains of the industry from over 20 countries in Sarawak; under the selected theme ‘Innovation & Market Driven Strategies: Keys to Sustainable Growth’ to discuss and deliberate on
strategies in lifting the timber and timber-products industry.
Dates/ time: 15-17 May 2017 moved to November 6-8, 2017/7.30am-6.00pm
Venue: Pullman Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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Contacts: +603 27711668/