Event Date/Time: Oct 26, 2009
End Date/Time: Oct 28, 2009
Welcome to the most important event of the year for investment opportunities in the timberland space. Now in its 6th successful year, the conference is the definitive annual meeting for the entire timberland investments value chain including pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, family offices, TIMOs, REITs, forestry management companies, paper and forest products companies, law firms, and banks. Timberland is a complicated, knowledge-based investment, and itâ€™s crucial that investors have a detailed understanding of the dynamics of the asset class before committing capital. Over the course of 3 information-packed days, existing and potential investors in timberland will gain a thorough understanding of every aspect of the timberland investing process, including appraisal and valuation, harvest optimization, yield enhancement, and strategies for maximizing returns through ancillary revenue streams. Specific focus areas include: international prospects for timberland investments, including Brazil, China, Russia, Australia and New Zealand macroeconomic perspectives on the future of global demand for wood products and cash flow generation opportunities represented by ecosystem services, carbon schemes, easements, and the market in woody biomass.