WFI's conferences have focused on global wood trade, emerging countries, international perspectives on forest management and the forestland investment arena.  As an educational institution, we seek to provide a forum for engaging discussions on issues of importance to the forestry sector.


We thank our corporate sponsors for their generous support of WFI conferences through the years.  Their donations allow us to offer high caliber educational content.


2015 World Forest Institute Conference Events





 Who Will Own the Forest? 11

September 15-17, 2015


Institutional investors now own more than 25 million acres of U.S. forests. Join the 400-plus participants at our annual September event as we discuss forestland valuations, investing overseas, regulatory, tax and lending drivers, and emerging values such as carbon, biomass, and environmental credits.

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Forest Products Forum 5

September 15, 2015


Want in-depth analysis of wood markets? Join Forest Economic Advisors and other experts as they cover specific wood markets demand and forecasts.










Changing Dynamics of the Asia-Pacific Wood Trade

March 1-2, 2016


Asia is the primary driving force impacting wood trade. Featuring an international roster of speakers from the forest industry, this event covers trends and developments in wood trade in this dynamic region. Co-organized with DANA Limited.