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5.10.00 - Forest products marketing and business management



IUFRO RG 5.10.00 Conference "Pathways of forest bioeconomy – past, present and future"

online from Finland; 27-29 September 2020.

The conference was originally planned to be held in Asikkala, Finland, but had to be moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the fully online and free of charge meeting it was possible to reach a larger group of scientists and also attract some industry and international organization representation.

Keynote presentation slides by Professor Eric Hansen

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Anne Toppinen, Finland


Amin Arian, Iran

Anders Q Nyrud, Norway

Rajat Panwar, Canada

About Unit

The Forest Products Marketing and Business Management Research Group covers all aspects of forest products business with a focus on marketing.  The Group is very inclusive and, as such, encompasses a myriad of issues and topics on a global basis. Examples include sustainable business management practices, value-addition strategies, marketing, management, consumer behavior, Internet marketing, supply chain management, innovation, strategic positioning, branding, certification, and policy.
Major goals of the Research Group include

  1. Engage researchers and practitioners globally in discussions related to forest products marketing and business issues and concerns.
  2. Share and disseminate information at international meetings and conferences.
  3. Contribute to the state-of-knowledge in the field.

The Research Group welcomes new members. If you have an interest that you think falls under our wide umbrella, please contact any of the Deputies and help us to become a better Unit.