7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
 
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Back by popular demand, this dynamic duo shares their views on BC’s political landscape and facilitates a fascinating political discussion.

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
 
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Business investment decisions based on current climate for forest product markets and the global economy. 

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
 
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

How will future advances such as technology, etc. impact BC’s forestry sector? Award-winning Futurist Nikolas Badminton provides insight into global and local trends in the forest industry that may influence future business decisions.

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

From the research and operational perspective, this session explores new trends in technology being implemented here and now and forecasts for the future. 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A look at moving safety forward for BC’s forestry workers and attracting and keeping employees through recruitment and retention strategies including training and wellness.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
 
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Following the Contractor Sustainability Review process and implementation of Timber Harvesting Contract & Subcontract Regulation changes, this session will provide a legal and accounting perspective on negotiating during arbitration under the new legislation.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
 
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
 
1:15 PM - 5:30 PM
 
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

In June 2021, the BC government released its “Setting the Intention and Leading the Forest Sector Transition” document followed by significant changes to forest policy. In this session, respected industry professionals provide their perspectives on the merits of these and future changes.

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

In part two on this topic, industry professionals will consider whether the government’s intentions and transition strategies will move the forest industry forward.

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

5:30 pm - Reception
6:30 pm - Dinner
8:00 pm - Comedy by the 
Vancouver Theatre Sports League

9:00 PM - 11:59 PM

After some laughs with our comedians, continue the good times with friends in a lounge environment along with music and libations.

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

What does the forest industry need to do to improve its social contract and meet BC residents' demands?

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Following government's announcement to defer old-growth harvesting, this session explores how the deferrals will impact and influence the forestry sector.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The forest industry has a bright future in tackling society’s expectations for tackling climate change and sustainability. There is also an opportunity and need to invigorate the sector with new, diverse, and inclusive new people.

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
 
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

All delegates and exhibitors MUST promptly exit the Trade Show Floor at 4:30pm

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
10:00 PM - 11:59 PM