Future of Scottish forestry to be debated

22 May 2014

Politicians will join forestry industry executives, architects and property experts on May 29 to discuss the future of forestry in Scotland.

The Future of Forestry in Scotland, to be held in Edinburgh, is billed as an opportunity to air views on the decisions needed to protect and enhance forestry and timber’s contribution to economic growth, rural employment and carbon reduction targets.

The event is organised in association with Confor and sponsored by Bidwells, Scottish Woodlands and UPM Tilhill. Speakers will include Scottish government forestry minister Paul Wheelhouse, Conservative rural affairs spokesperson Alex Fergusson and his Labour counterpart Claire Baker.

Other speakers include economic analyst Clive Suckling, Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall, Hamish Macleod of BSW, Raymond Henderson of Bidwells and Craig White of White Design.

For more conference details visit www.scotsmanconferences.com