CLA South East: Forestry Conference 2020

The annual Forestry Conference, organised by the CLA, the Forestry Commission and Grown in Britain will take place online in 2020.  The event, now in its third year, aims to provide strategic information and advice to help inform land ownership & management decisions and debate issues faced from a range of perspectives. 

This year’s event will focus on three areas, Good for Business, Good for the Planet and Good for the Future and will be opened with a Keynote Address from Sir William Worsley, Forestry Commission Chair. The speakers will discuss a range of topics highlighting the benefits of forestry, not only from a business and conservation perspective but also for the future of mankind. 

You will hear from the experts about:
- The latest Government land use policy position
-  Current and future timber markets; 
- The future place for rewilding in the landscape;
- Why new woodlands must have the highest of design
and maintenance standards; and 
- New incentives for landowners and managers.

Our speakers include Sir William Worsley, Chair of the Forestry Commission, Mark Bridgeman, CLA President, and Sir Charles Burrell, Owner of the Knepp Estate.

The full agenda can be viewed here. Speaker biographies can also be viewed here.

On booking, you will receive an email to confirm you are registered. Nearer the event, you will receive further information, including a video about how to access and navigate your way around the conference. The online conference facility will allow you to attend presentations from our speaker lineup, as well as participate in Q&As, network with partners and other delegates, and take part in workshops throughout the day.

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Event Details

Wednesday 14 October 2020
8:30AM - 5:00PM
Webinar, Online Event, SW1X 8PQ
30 + VAT