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International Timberlands and Alternative Real Estate Asset Investment Conference

International Timberlands and Agriland Investment Conference

DANA New Zealand Forest Industry Sector Conference

DANA Australian Forest Industry Sector Conference

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International Timberlands and Alternative Real Estate Asset Investment Conference

London, UK
7-8 October 2014

DANA 2- day International Timberlands and Alternative Real Estate Asset Investment conference, preceded by a pre- conference field trip on 6 October. The conference will be DANA's second in London after a highly successful inaugural conference in October 2013.

Presentations will cover timberland investing from both investors and fund managers viewpoints, with regional presentations on opportunities in UK, Western and Eastern Europe, North, Central and Latin America, Australia and New Zealand Africa and Africa and Asia. A series of panels will provide information on alternative real estate asset investments such as agriculture, commercial and residential real estate, hotels etc.

A pre- conference field trip on Sunday October 5 & Monday 6 October has been organised: On Sunday to visit commercial plantation forestry operations on the estate of the Duke Of Buccleugh; and on Monday to the major new biomass energy generation plant owned by E.oN, and to UK's largest sawmill owned by James Jones at Lockerbie in southern Scotland. However, places will be limited, so those wanting to register their interest in this field trip should notify Pamela Richards as soon as possible.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014




International Timberlands and Agriland Investment Conference

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 - 26 August 2014

DANA 2- day International Timberlands investment conference followed by a 1- day field trip to Curitiba on 27 August. The focus will be on Brazil, (especially) but also on other Latin and Central American country opportunities for native and plantation forestry investment. Almost all topics and speakers now confirmed, as are details of the field trip: to Arauco's plantation forest operations and also to the Berneke sawmill. Very strong interest received recently from a number of potential presenters / and sponsors means that DANA is looking to extend the conference time until the very end of Day 2.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014




DANA New Zealand Forest Industry Sector Conference

Rotorua, New Zealand
11-12 August 2014

DANA 2- day New Zealand forest industry sector conference with field trip. This event follows on immediately after the related Melbourne Australia event, and will have presentations on the state of the New Zealand tree plantation industry and New Zealand's place in the global demand for institutional forest investment and why, its trading environment (and new interest from Chinese investors), and the direction of world's largest softwood sawlog export industry (and growing), the state of the somewhat troubled sawmilling industry and initiatives to improve it, Australia as an existing and future sawn timber market for New Zealand, the state of the wood panel industry and potential for expansion, pulp and paper sectors, wood pellet potential, cannon forestry and more. Several high profile international speakers will attend. Regional economic development agencies will present cases as to why wood processors should consider investment in their region; and political Party forestry spokespeople will give their take on the sector, and how they intend managing it post- the (probably early) 2014 NZ General Election.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014




DANA Australian Forest Industry Sector Conference

Melbourne, Australia
7-8 August 2014

DANA 2- day Australian plantation forest and wood products trading follows the successful 2013 event, and will have presentations on the state of the Australian tree plantation industry and its trading environment, log production and exports, SW and HW woodchip export trends to major markets and the future outlook; the sawn timber industry production and direction (including import competition), the potential for wood panel expansion, the domestic pulp and paper sectors and global pulp demand outlook, wood pellet potential; and more. A number of high profile international speakers will attend.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014




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