Programme

Climate policy targets: How can European forests contribute?

1 December, Paris-Le Bourget (Salle 6)
Conference languares are English and French

Please note, due to circumstances beyond our control the timeslot for this event has changed to 13.15-16.15

12:45 Onsite registration
13:15 Introduction ( View the recording)
  Moderator: James Astill, The Economist
13:20 Welcoming statement ( View the recording)
  Göran Persson, ThinkForest President, former Prime Minister of Sweden
13:25 Effective policies against climate change ( View the recording)
  Lucas Bretschger, Professor, President Elect of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, CER-ETH Center of Economic Research
at ETH Zürich ( presentation)
13:45 Discussion
13:55 A new role for the EU forest sector in the climate targets beyond 2020 ( View the recording)
  Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Professor, Wageningen University, Alterra, coordinator of the EFI study ( presentation)
14:15 Discussion
14:25 European forest-based sector's role in low carbon economy
  Henrik Ehrnrooth, Chairman of the Board, Pöyry PLC ( presentation)
14:45 Discussion
14:55 Panel discussion: Views from policy-makers, stakeholders and scientists ( View the recording)
  Panellists include:
  Hannah Mowat, Forest and Climate Campaigner, FERN
  Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Professor, Wageningen University, Alterra
  Paul Brannen, MEP, European Parliament 
  Per-Olof Wedin, President, EUSTAFOR, CEO, Sveaskog, Sweden
  Peter Wehrheim, Head of Unit, Climate Finance and Deforestation, DG Climate Action, European Commission
  Silvia Melegari, Secretary General, European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry
16:00 Statement by International Forestry Students' Association (IFSA) ( View the recording)
  May Anne Then, IFSA President
16:05 Concluding remarks ( View the recording)
  Göran Persson, ThinkForest President, former Prime Minister of Sweden
16:15 Guided walk to networking event (or bus transportation)
16:30 Networking with wine and snacks
18:15 The event ends