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Hosted by the Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA), Australian Timber Importers Federation (ATIF), ForestWorks, and the Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), the event’s objective was to provide an opportunity for all timber industry supply chain companies and groups to openly discuss and explore possible approaches to the rapidly expanding mid”rise construction market.

The organisers stated that the symposium is the commencement of a long-term engagement process for the industry on this issue. The presentations covered the following topics:

  • Tim Woods – Market trends in multi-residential construction
  • Ric Sinclair – Current FWPA activities to support the emerging mid-rise market
  • Kelly McCloskey – Wood initiatives currently in Canada and the US
  • Alastair Woodard – Previous Australian Timber Industry Collaboration

You can view the presentation slides on the AFPA website here.