A one-day conference on the North American and international wood products market is to be held in Vancouver on May 10, 2011.

The event, organised by International Wood Markets Group, is entitled Assessing the Inter-Connectivity of Global Supply Chain Dynamics & Emerging Market Opportunities & Constraints.

Major themes to be discussed include global timber supply and demand trends, North American lumber, OSB and plywood markets, new revenue streams (pellets, bioenergy, carbon credits), and the outlook for North America, Europe and Asia.

The event will be followed by PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 24th annual global forest and paper industry conference on May 11.