JOINT NZIF/APPITA ANNUAL DINNER MEETING

DATE: Wednesday 25th October 2017
VENUE:
Copthorne Hotel, Fenton Street, Rotorua

  PROGRAMME

6:00 pm
Registration and Drinks (cash bar) - House Bar
6:30 pm
Buffet Dinner, Hotel Restaurant
7:30 pm

“The Changing Face of Forestry Science in NZ”
Alison Stewart, GM Forest Science, Scion

8:00 pm “Rethinking Radiata; Future Proofing NZ’s Kraft Pulp & Paper Industry”
Paul Watson, Technical Services Manager, Oji Fibre Solutions

Highlighting past successes, this presentation will compare OjiFS’s current situation vs global competitors regarding Radiata pine fibre quality, cost and end use value delivery. Wood and fibre quality attribute targets for future Radiata pine breeding will be discussed in consideration of OjiFS new short rotation Radiata pine plantation program which was recently established to determine in part, the viability of a world scale kraft pulp biorefinery project in New Zealand.
8:30 pm
“What’s Needed to Increase Forest Planting”
Graham West, Graham West Land Use Solutions, and Bryce Heard,
Chair- CNI Forest & Wood Group, Board Member Bay of Connections -
BOP Regional Council

COST:
Members: $45; Non-members: $55
(The following payment options are available: cash; cheques paid to “Appita NZ Section”; credit cards (Visa, Mastercard & Amex. NB: Amex payments incur a 3% surcharge); direct credit to Appita NZ Section Acct, ANZ, Fenton St, Rotorua 060413 0178800 00; pre-arranged invoice)

Meeting
Organisers:

Kim McGrouther, Scion - email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Jonathan Dash, Scion - email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Please register by Friday 20 October by contacting
 Karen Clark, Appita NZ,
Ph: 07 350 2252 M: 027 231 6541 E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

(People who register for meetings, but fail to attend may be charged.
Please advise Karen Clark before the day of the meeting if you can no longer attend. )

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