Conference 2016

ICF National Conference 2016:
The Timber Supply Chain – Dynamics and Opportunities


timber forestry conference


Conference Overview

Join us in Newcastle for an outstanding programme that will challenge conventional thinking on the cascading use of timber, and explore how best to capitalise on emerging markets.

Over two days, the programme will explore the whole supply chain from species choice to potential future markets. UK and international speakers will cover:

  • Supply and demand forecasts
  • Species selection and tree improvement for timber markets
  • Processing for value and profit
  • Developments in UK construction
  • Market opportunities on the horizon
  • Adding value to the UK forest resource


Download the programme (PDF) below.

Timber Supply Conference Programme


Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park
Conference Centre


This event is now sold out. To be added to a reserve list, please email your details to Ben Summers-McKay (

ICF has arranged fixed preferential rates at the conference and dinner venue, the Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park. For further information on this and other accommodation options, download our accommodation document below:

Where to Stay >>

2016 ICF AGM

The National Conference will incorporate the 2016 ICF AGM, which will take place on 27 April.


Follow the discussion in lead up to this event and on the day by using the hashtag #ICFTimberCon

Contact Us

Event enquiries – or 0131 240 1425

Business opportunities – or 0131 240 1425

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