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Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

Stream 1: Pathways to prosperity - future trade and markets

Draft programme     [print version Vers. 10 Feb]

Tuesday 23 February

1330-1630

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall (1+2)
Stream 1 Opening Plenary
ITTO, WRI

Situation and trends in world forest products trade
ITTO

Presentations
Timber outlook for 2016: Malaysia's perspective, Khairul Anwar
Timber market and trade from EU perspective, Rupert Oliver
Forest-based products trade in the Philippines: Trends and prospects, Alejandrino R. Sibucao Jr
China's timber industry and trade, Lu Wenming
Safeguarding global timber supply chains, Darren Thomas
Situation and trends in world timber trade and the tropical timber trade in Asia-Pacific, Frances Maplesden

1630-1800

Widus Hotel, Reno Plenary Hall
Partnerships for positive change: Towards new Chinese overseas forest investment and trade
WWF China, CAF (CINFT)

Presentations
Foreign investment of China’s forestry industry under “One Belt, One Road” initiatives, Baodong Cheng
Models of public-private-civil society partnerships: Replicating China-Gabon lessons in Asia Pacific, Wang Lei
Meeting international timber legality requirements: our efforts, Li Jing
What Can We Learn From China’s Collective Forest Tenure Reform?, Zhang Ying

Widus Hotel, Nevada Room
Challenges and opportunities of the development of timber legality definition
Department of Forestry/Department of Forest Inspection, Lao PDR

Presentations
Challenges and opportunities of the development of timber legality definition FLEGT/VPA process in Lao PDR
Overview: Forestry sector and timber trade in Lao PDR and FLEGT/VPA negotiation, Phoxai Inthaboualy
Private sector involvement in the FLEGT-VPA negotiation, Thongsavanh Soulignamat

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall (1+2)
Innovative NTFP marketing channels and mechanisms
Flyer
NTFP-EP, ASFN, JMHI, Ministry of Environment and Forestry – Indonesia

Presentations
Introduction and objectives
Background and challenges
ICCO presentation, Ann Marie Torres
Honey harvesting in Indonesia
Forest Harvest, a collective trademark
Participatory Guarantee System, Rotan Lestari

Wednesday 24 February

0900-1230

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall (1+2)
Opportunities and challenges for market access
Flyer
WRI, Forest Trends, EU FLEGT Facility (EFI)

Presentations
Recent developments on timber legality regulations in Asia-Pacific, Mari Momii
Actions taken by major timber importing countries on legality assurance, Rupert Oliver
Century Furniture and the Lacey Act, Roger Jones
Australian Government’s illegal logging laws, Emma Hatcher
Australian Government’s illegal logging laws: Compliance and Enforcement, Emma Hatcher
Implementation of DD systems, Robbie Welch
Lacey, EUTR and ILPA - enforcement, Jade Saunders

1330-1500

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall (1+2)
Small forest enterprises: Barriers and opportunities in participating in the responsible wood products trade (cont’d)
EFI-RAFT-FAO FLEGT

Presentations
Small Forest Enterprises in the Mekong Region, Hugh Speechly
I am the Khao Chakarn Forest, Krirk Meemungkit
SME engagement in FLEGT VPA process, Agus Sarsito
Certification and legality: help or hindrance to smallholders?, Salwood Asia Pacific

1530-1800

Widus Hotel, Nevada Room
Global significance of teak - present and future
TeakNET

Presentations
Global Teak Support Program, Michael Kleine
Rationale for clonal teak plantations, Doreen Goh
TEAKNET for global teak community, MP Sreelakshmy
Teak resources for a sustainable future, PK Thulasidas
Teak trade and market - ITTO's perspective, Qiang Li

Friday 26 February

0900-1030

Widus Hotel, Reno Plenary Hall
Public/government procurement policies for certified forest products in the Asia-Pacific region
Flyer
CAF

Presentations
Government's procurement policy in timber and wood products in New Zealand, Hu Yanjie
Public procurement policy for legally sourced timber in Japan, H Takeuchi
Feasibility of China's procurement policy for certified forest products and road map, Lu Wenming

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall 1
Updates on timber trade and timber legality
Flyer
WRI, ITTO

Presentations
US timber legality enforcement update, Elinor Colbourn
Due Care Training Course for Sourcing Legal Timber, Cindy Squires
Trends in illegal logging and forest governance, Alison Hoare
Forest Legality Initiative, WRI Chip Barber
Lacey Act Amendment of 2008 and US trade balance in forest products, Daowei Zhang et al

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall 2
Forests and beauty: Regional assessment of NTFPs related to the cosmetics and fragrances sector
Flyer
NTFP-EP

1100-1230

Widus Hotel, Reno Plenary Hall
Legal and logic sciences for forest law enforcement, governance and trade
Flyer
FLEGT, CAF

Presentation
Law sciences and logic sciences for FLEGT, Lu Wenming

1330-1500

Widus Hotel, Macau Hall (1+2)
Wrap-up and summary
ITTO, WRI

Presentation: Closing summary

1530-1700

Fontana Convention Center
Closing ceremony

Presentation: Closing summary