Come join us for our 10th Annual Forest Products Forum, the premier conference featuring forward-looking analysis of the wood products, timber and wood biomass sectors.

The FEA Forum takes place on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the World Forestry Center, Portland, Oregon

This one-day event will feature industry-leading economists from Forest Economic Advisors (FEA) addressing a wide range of hot-button topics, as well as a variety of outside experts offering their views on the most important issues facing stakeholders in the industry. In addition, the team from FEA will present their North American outlooks.

This year’s Forum will be at the front-end of the Who Will Own the Forest? 16 event. We will provide a full day of analysis on September 22nd, followed by the industry’s best-attended cocktail reception at the WFC Discovery Museum.

Registration will open in early 2020.

The FEA Forum has sponsorships available. Please contact David Battaglia at (978) 496 6338 or

Questions? Email Lisa Kelly at

2019 Pricing

The registration fee includes all meals, drinks, and events.

Forest Products Forum – Portland, Oregon
September 17, 2019

8:30 – 8:40
Welcome and Housekeeping
8:40 – 9:25
Economic and Housing Outlook
Brendan Lowney (FEA)
9:25 – 9:45
Timber and Biomass Market Outlook
Rocky Goodnow (FEA)
9:45 – 10:10
Supply Side Constraints/Opportunities in Building Mills
Alistair Cook, The BID Group
10:10 – 10:55
10:55 – 11:10
International Lumber Overview
Russ Taylor (FEA)
11:10 – 12:15
Global Softwood Lumber Market Outlook Panel
Thomas Mende, Binderholz, Paul Jannke (FEA), Russ Taylor (FEA) & Jane Guo (FEA)
12:15 – 1:30
1:30 – 1:55
Current State of the Industry, Ontario & Quebec
Jeff Webber, Eacom
1:55 – 2:25
Offsite Construction: The Future of Homebuilding
Brendan Lowney, FEA
2:25 – 3:10
3:10 – 3:40
Wood Panels Market Outlook
Greg Lewis (FEA)
3:40 – 4:05
Mass Plywood Panels as an Alternative to CLT
Kyle Freres, Freres Lumber
4:05 – 4:20
Engineered Lumber
Francois Robichaud (FEA)
4:20 – 4:30
Wrap-up & Concluding Thoughts
Brendan Lowney & Paul Jannke (FEA)