Karlstad Market Conference 2019

The annual Karlstad Market Conference seminars returns on November 21, 2019. Seminars, debates and announcement of the Knights of the Order of the Wood Market.

Program Karlstad Market Conference seminar 2019:

The first part 10:00 - 12:00 is in Swedish and the second part 14:00 - 17:00 is in English.

10.00-12.00 

WOOD CONSTRUCTION: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS!
Moderator: Susanne Rudenstam, Sveriges Träbyggnadskansli/Swedish Wood Building Council

 

10.00-10.05

Welcome, Mathias Fridholm, Swedish Wood

 

10.05-10.30

Svenska Skogen/Swedish Forest. A campaign to increase knowledge of the forest’s potential
Speakers: : Åsa Bihl and Cecilia Boman, Svenska Skogen

 

10.30-10.50 

Cederhusen: Ground-breaking engineering and architecture in one of the world’s largest wooden housing projects
Speakers: Anna Ervast Öberg, Veidekke and Robert af Westterstedt, Bjerking

 

10.50-11.10

Digital processes for climate declaration of buildings
Speaker: Christer Green, Christer Green Affärsutveckling AB

 

11.10-11.30

Sara Kulturhus in Skellefteå: We’re building the Nordic region’s tallest building in wood!
Speakers: Robert Hortlund, Martinsons and P-O Landstedt, Derome

 

11.30-11.45

Wood and fire – from threat to opportunity when Europe’s wood industry joins forces
Speakers: Björn Källander, Swedish Wood and Eli Bjørhovde Rindal, Treindustrien, Norway

 

11.45-12.00 

Wood construction hub Värmland
Speaker: Helene Vogelmann, Region Värmland

 

14.00-17.00

MARKET SEMINAR
Moderator: Mathias Fridholm, Swedish Wood

 

14.00-14.05

Welcome, Mathias Fridholm, Swedish Wood

 

14.05-14.30

Key Note Speech: Gustaf Josefsson Tadaa
Gustaf is a “futurist” and one of Sweden’s most hired key note speakers. In an ever-transforming world we’ll soon be spending more time changing what we do, than we actually spend doing it. How will that affect you and your organisation?

Speaker: Gustaf Josefsson, Tadaa

 

14.30-15.00

A bumpy road ahead? Economic outlook and the underlying drivers
Speaker: Ylva Hedén Westerdahl, Director of Forecasting, National Institute of Economic Research

 

15.00-15.20

Coffee break

 

15.20-15.40

Bark beetles and storm fellings in central Europe. Effects on the market today and tomorrow
Speaker: Christina Reimann, Deutche Säge- und Holzindustrie

 

15.40-16.00

Trade wars, Brexit and increased production. A look at the current market situation
Speaker: Magnus Niklasson, Swedish Forest Industries Federation

 

16.00-16.15

Summing up with Ylva, Christina and Magnus

 

16.15-16.30

The climate contribution of the Swedish Forest Industry
New calculations show the enormous climate benefits from the Swedish forests

Speaker: Helena Sjögren, Swedish Forest Industries Federation

 

16.30-16.45

The Black Book: New and updated grading rules for the sawmill industry
Speakers: Johan Fröbel, Swedish Wood and Tomas Ivarsson, Svenskt Trätekniskt Forum

 

16.45-17.00

Announcement of the Knight of the Order of the Wood Market 2019 

 

17.00

Wood Market networking mingle