Te Uru Rakāu – ETS Overview and Update on Consultation Process, followed by practical workshop on common procedural and interpretation issues

Oliver Hendrickson – Director Forestry & Land Management

Environmental Risks, Adverse Weather Events & Catchment Management 

Sally Strang – National Overview ,  Kit Richards – Tolaga Bay – Practical,  Neil Woods – Aratu Forests

Women in Forestry Breakfast

Prue Younger – FICA,   Angela Bull - Viaduct Harbour Holdings & Wairakei Estate

Forestry’s role in meeting Aotearoa‘s climate change objectives

Hon James Shaw – Minister for Climate Change

Forestry’s growing role whilst maintaining social licence to plant and a balanced land use

David Janet,  Lawrence Yule,  Bruce Weir 

Watercare’s practical learnings managing Hunua water catchment and transitioning from exotic to indigenous

James Talbot

Plantation Manuka – experience establishing over 2,100 ha

Andrew Watters - MyFarm

What would it take for Aotearoa to see 300,000ha of indigenous forest established and who will pay?

Heidi Dungey - Scion


Woodhill Forest – Case study from Treaty Settlement forwards

Margaret Kawharu / Malcolm Paterson


Kauri dieback – Auckland Council share their key learnings

Phil Brown, Auckland Council

A Maori lens on exotic forestry and sustainable land use

Te Kapunga Dewes

An update on key industry research projects and findings

Paul Adams - Forest Growers Research

Expert Panel Discussion

Update on current law changes affecting the forestry sector

David Raudkivi (Russell McVeagh),  Tara Wylie (Simpson Grierson),  Dan Williams (Anderson Lloyd)

Industry overview and impediments to greater take up of mass timber construction

Stephen Macauley - WPMA

A design perspective on embodied carbon and the ESG decision making drivers

Simon Hardy - Warren & Mahoney 

Oji’s role in the circular bioeconomy and the role its facilities play supporting sustainability in Tāmaki Makarau Auckland

Jon Ryder – Oji

Insights into the growing demand for bioenergy, outlining the drivers behind this demand, opportunities for forest owners to collaborate on utilising in forest residues for bioenergy and what is happening in Sweden and Finland

Lloyd McGinty – Ahika Consulting


Fonterra – case study transitioning processing facilities away from coal

Linda Mulvihill - Fonterra