Who Will Own the Forest?

World Forestry Center’s Signature Timberland Investing Conference
September 26-28, 2023

Who Will Own the Forest?

Who Will Own the Forest? is an IN-PERSON 2-day event, beginning with an evening reception on September 26, conference sessions and evening reception on September 27, and conference sessions on September 28. This year’s conference will bring executives, investors, asset managers, landowners, and conservationists to Portland to examine the drivers, trends, and impacts of institutional timberland investing.

Who Will Own the Forest? offers ample networking and learning opportunities, including continuing education credits for appraisers, attorneys, foresters, and CPAs.

The Forest Products Forum, which runs just prior to Who Will Own the Forest? on September 26, features expert presentations from Forest Economic Advisors and guest speakers on wood markets.

Please check back later for more details on the 2023 conference.

See who attended “Who Will Own the Forest?” and “Forest Products Forum” 2022


2022 Title Sponsors

Esri

Farm Credit System

Roseburg Forest Products

Timberland Investment Resources

2022 President’s Club Corporate Members

Collins

Forest City Trading Group

Roseburg Forest Products

2022 Classic Sponsors

AcreTrader

Adams and Reese

American Forest Management

Campbell Global

Chinook Forest Partners

Domain Timber Advisors

Ecora Engineering and Resource Group

Eversheds Sutherland

F&W Forestry Services

Finite Carbon

Forest Economic Advisors

Forest Investment Associates

Global Forest Partners

Green Diamond Resource Company

Huber Resources Corp

Industry Intelligence

INFLOR

Jeffrey M. Siegrist & Company

K&L Gates

KPMG

LandVest

Larson & McGowin

Lone Rock Resources

The Lyme Timber Company

Manulife Investment Management

Mason, Bruce & Girard

MetLife Investment Management

Molpus Woodlands Group

Moss Adams

NCX

New Forests

Nuveen Natural Capital

Perkins Coie


PGIM Real Estate

PotlatchDeltic

Resource Management Service

ResourceWise

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Sewall Forestry & Natural Resource Consulting

Smith, Gambrell & Russell

Stafford Capital Partners

Stoel Rives

Superior Pine Products Company

BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

TimberMart-South

Treeswift

University of Georgia Harley Langdale, Jr. Center for Forest Business

Weyerhaeuser

Womble Bond Dickinson (US)

2022 Classic Sponsors

AcreTrader
Adams and Reese
American Forest Management
Campbell Global
Chinook Forest Partners
Domain Timber Advisors
Ecora Engineering and Resource Group
Eversheds Sutherland
F&W Forestry Services
Finite Carbon
Forest Economic Advisors
Forest Investment Associates
Global Forest Partners
Green Diamond Resource Company
Huber Resources Corp
Industry Intelligence
INFLOR
Jeffrey M. Siegrist & Company
K&L Gates
KPMG
LandVest
Larson & McGowin
Lone Rock Resources
The Lyme Timber Company
Manulife Investment Management
Mason, Bruce & Girard
MetLife Investment Management
Molpus Woodlands Group
MossAdams
NCX
New Forests
Nuveen Natural Capital
Perkins Coie
PGIM Real Estate
PotlatchDeltic
Resource Management Service
ResourceWise
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Sewall Forestry & Natural Resource Consulting
Smith, Gambrell & Russell
Stafford Capital Partners
Stoel Rives
Superior Pine Products Company
BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group
TimberMart-South
Treeswift
University of Georgia Harley Langdale, Jr. Center for Forest Business
Weyerhaeuser
Womble Bond Dickinson (US)

2022 Canopy Club Corporate Members

Starker Forests

Stoel Rives


2022 Agenda


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Meet the 2022 Speakers

Our 2022 Who Will Own the Forest event featured leading voices in timberland investing.


Continuing Education 2022

World Forestry Center’s Who Will Own the Forest? 2022 offered a variety of professional continuing education credits for successfully attending the conference.

  • Society of American Foresters: 8.5 Category 1 CFE credits
  • Oregon Certified Public Accountants: 10.5 CPE general review credits
  • Oregon State Bar: 8.5 MCLE general credits
  • Oregon Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board: 10.5 general credits

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View instructor bios

For further questions, please contact Vivian at vbui@worldforestry.org.


Thank you to our 2022 Organizing Committee:

  • Joe Taggart, LandVest
  • Carter Coe, Chinook Forest Partners
  • Marshall Thomas, F&W Forestry
  • Bob Saul, Shearwell
  • Karim Khalifa, Google
  • Sam Cook, North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources
  • Mark Wishnie, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (TIG)

​Questions? Email World Forestry Center’s Director of Professional Programs, Sara Wu, at swu@worldforestry.org.