Tuesday 16 December

Theme 3: Sustainable forest management (SFM) as a basis for developing the forest sector in Russia

Moderator of the day: Prof. Dr. Timo Karjalainen, Finnish Forest Research Institute

8:30

Introduction to the day ( presentation )
Prof. Dr. Timo Karjalainen, Finnish Forest Research Institute

8:40

What is sustainable forest management? How to measure it? Criteria and indicators, lessons learned
( presentation )
Dr Bernhard Wolfslehner, EFI

9:10

SFM environmental and social aspects ( presentation )
Mr. Nikolay Shmatkov, WWF Russia

9:40

Contributing to sustainable forest management in Russia: the IKEA approach ( presentation )
Mr. Anders Hildeman, IKEA Global Forestry Manager

10:10

Coffee

10:30

Promoting SFM through intensive forest management ( presentation )
Dr. Saija Huuskonen , Finnish Forest Research Institute

11:00

Panel discussion: Promoting sustainable forest management via intensification - challenges, approaches and experiences in Russia

NGOs and their role as stakeholders
Mr. Nikolay Shmatkov, WWF Russia

Economic aspects of forest management in Russia ( presentation )
Mr. Denis Popov, Mondi Syktyvkarsky PPM

Sustainable forest management
Dr Bernhard Wolfslehner, EFI

Forest certification
Mr. Anders Hildeman, IKEA Global Forestry Director

12:15

Departure to half-day excursion hosted by John Deere company 

(Sandwich break)                 

Demonstration of forest operations

15:30

Coffee

16:00

Wrap-up discussion and group work exercises

16:30

Group work

19:00-      

Walk to Villa Vainoniemi, address: Vainoniementie 3, 80110 Joensuu

19:30 

Leadership and communication - a key to sustainable forest management
Mr. Markku Luhtasela , Metsä Group

20:00

Informal dinner hosted by the Metsä Group