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Timber & Technology Conference 2021 – Global Developments & Innovative technologies in the Timber Industry

Timber is one of the most common and popular forestry products shipped around the world with a global export value of around $270 billion.

Digitalisation is sweeping through many industries including the timber industry, bringing with it dramatic reductions in the cost of obtaining, processing, and transmitting data achieved and changing the way we do business globally.

The Timber & Technology Conference 2021, organised by Centersource, is a virtual conference, which will discuss Global Market Developments & Innovative technologies in the timber industry and is a perfect platform for sawmills, importers, traders, and forwarders to understand and navigate global timber markets and work more efficiently.

The conference showcases industry leading speakers who will be covering a variety of topics aimed at providing visitors with information on where the timber markets are headed and how technology can automate some of the most time consuming processes.

The conference will be focusing on the technology developments in the leading timber markets of

  • Europe
  • Russia
  • North America
  • The Middle East & North Africa
  • China

and will cover below technological points:

  • RFID
  • Electronic documents
  • Bank integration
  • Supply chain automation
  • Digital marketplaces
  • Tracking
  • Analytics

Timber and Technology Conference 2021 - Shipping and Freight Resource

Great lineup of already confirmed speakers

Below is the list of our guest speakers each with specialist knowledge and understanding of the industry and its requirements.

Speaker’s Name Company Topic
Josh Brazil Ocean Insights Tracking and Schedules + Container Line Performance
Russ Taylor RUSS TAYLOR GLOBAL North America Timber Markets
Gerd Ebner Holzkurier European timber industry (lumber)
Dominic Broom Fineon Trade Finance Techniques
Andréas Pettersson Koch Smartkit Insights Business Intelligence & Analytics
Michael Wisnefski Materials Xchange Innovation and Digitalisation within Commodity Trading
Patrik Patriksson SCANDINAVIAN CHARTERING Logistics
Alexander Goulandris EssDocs Paperless Trade
Alex Fryer Zebra RFID


A Unique Networking Opportunity

Conferences provide great opportunities to meet your peers and other professionals in the industry. Pre-COVID, conferences were held in-person and provided a chance to meet and greet face to face and exchange contact information. But, due to timing and the volume of people, this can also lead to missed connections.

This year, we have the chance to do things differently.

Because the conference is virtual, there is an opportunity to expand your contacts like never before and our digital event platform will allow you to book individual private meetings with all the attendants in three easy steps.

  1. Choose a time slot and send a personal invitation message.
  2. Host the video meeting through the event platform.
  3. Export your list of contacts you have connected with for future reference.

This free online event will take place on April 8th, 2021, at 1 pm GMT. Click here to register now.

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