Activities and events
- IUFRO RG 5.10.00 Conference "Pathways of forest bioeconomy – past, present and future"; online; 27-29 September 2020. Conference homepage - Report
- Future of forest industrial business: co-management of ecosystem services and corporate sustainability? Session F-7 at the Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania; Beijing, China; 23-27 October 2016. Report
- 59th SWST International Convention: Forest Resource and Products: Moving Toward a Sustainable Future; Curitiba, Brazil; 6-10 March 2016. Units involved: 5.00.00, 5.10.00. Conference homepage - Report
- 5.10.00 Research Group Meeting "Forest Products and Communities" at the 58th International Convention of the Society of Wood Science & Technology; Jackson Lake Lodge, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States; 12 June 2015. Conference homepage
- International Symposium MORIOKA 2013: Global Forest Products Marketing and Forest Certification in A Green Economy; Morioka, Japan; 28 March 2013. Conference homepage - 1st announcement - Report
- 2012 IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference; Lisbon, Portugal; 8-13 July 2012. Business meeting: Report
- IUFRO 5.10.00 – Forest Products Marketing and Business Management and the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Forest Products Markets and Marketing Pre-Conference to the Forest Products Society 65th International Convention; Portland, Oregon, United States; 15-18 June 2011. Call for Papers - Registration
- IUFRO 5.10.00 & The UNECE Team of Specialists on Forest Products Markets and Marketing: Joint Pre-Conference to the IUFRO World Congress in Seoul; Hokkaido, Japan; 17-20 August 2010. Conference homepage
- Joint UNECE/FAO and IUFRO Forest Products
In conjunction with the 2006 Forest Products Society International Convention in Newport Beach, California, USA, a joint meeting was held on June 26th of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Forest Products Marketing and Business Development Working Group 5.10.00 and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNECE/FAO) Team of Specialists in Forest Products Markets and Marketing of the Timber Committee. The program included a presentation by Dr. Richard Vlosky, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, on an overview of both organizations and their roles and contributions to global forest products marketing research, education and outreach. In addition presentations were made on marketing and business research by Dr. Eric Hansen, Oregon State University, Dr. Robert Kozak, University of British Columbia, Dr. Toshiaki Owari, University of Tokyo, and Dr. Richard Vlosky. A joint business meeting identified opportunities for collaboration further linkages between the two organizations.
Contact: Dr. Richard Vlosky, email: vlosky(at)lsu.edu: phone: (225) 578-4527.
We invite you to visit and provide content for the UNECE/FAO TEAM OF SPECIALISTS ON FOREST PRODUCTS MARKETS AND MARKETING: Current Issues Forum website at http://www.rnr.lsu.edu/lfpdc/unece/. This is the website of the Team of Specialists on Forest Products Markets and Marketing (ToSFPMM) which has a mandate in the field of forest products markets and marketing from the UNECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission. Individuals participate by providing the information presented on this website. However, this website is not an official website nor endorsed by any of the following entities: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), UNECE Timber Committee, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), or the FAO European Forestry Commission.
The site was built and is maintained by Dr. Richard Vlosky, ToSFPMM Team Leader and Director and Professor of Forest Products Marketing, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center in the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. The site was launched in 2004 and currently contains over 650 documents, presentations and links. In 2007, the site received over 47,000 visits and over 3.5 gigabytes of data/information was downloaded.