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Another unique opportunity for young foresters

1 October 2022

This new opportunity comes with a free conference registration – up to about eight of them in fact for – for this year’s ForestTECH 2022 event running in Rotorua, New Zealand on 15-16 November 2022. The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) has teamed up with the WIDE Trust, a charitable Trust formed in 2018 that supports the development and education in New Zealand’s forestry and wood industry sectors.

What’s being offered? To help out younger employees, recent graduates and new entrants into the industry, this new arrangement will enable up to eight young employees, recent graduates or students to attend the upcoming ForestTECH 2022 event in New Zealand with all major conference expenses being paid.

The event is the eagerly awaited tech update set up for resource managers, remote sensing and data capture specialists, foresters involved in GIS & mapping and all those involved in forest inventory, tree crop, silvicultural operations and forest establishment.

So, as well as the opportunity of learning about new technology, staying abreast with the very latest in research and operating practices, learning about emerging technologies (within and outside our own industry), you’ll be able to network with senior management, tech providers and your counterparts from across the country. Now that’s an offer just too good not to look at further.

Previous offers for tech events earlier in 2022 have been snapped up. Details for the event can be found on the event website, www.foresttech.events/ft22.

Conditions: Applicants for the complimentary places for the NZ leg of the ForestTECH 2022 series have to be actively employed within the forestry or wood products industries or in a recognised training scheme, apprenticeship or course. The places are available only to those that haven’t yet registered to attend the conference. And, to ensure the package is targeting the right person, the applicants should also be 35 years or younger.

What do I do if interested? Places will be filled on a first in-first served basis, provided the eligibility criteria have been met. So, if keen on picking up one of these complimentary available spaces for the upcoming ForestTECH 2022 event, please make contact with gordon.thomson@fiea.org.nz

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