ForestTECHx 2018

Mobile Connectivity | Big Data | Harvest Planning
  • 7 Mar 2018, Vancourver, Canada
ForestTECH has proved to be one of New Zealand and Australia's most popular conference on new technology and innovation in the forest industry. In 2018, we brought ForestTECHx to Vancouver, Canada. This was an invaluable chance to meet and hear from the latest innovators in the North American forest industry.
John Stulen, Director, Innvoatek

ForestTECHx 2018

What was Planned?

Session 1
The age of disruptive innovation: Just how is it changing the way we do and will be doing business?

Session 2
How can forest managers best harness improvements in mobile connectivity and satellite imagery?

Session 3
Big Data: Effective storage, processing and management or information being collected through remote sensing.

Session 4
Harvest planning tools: How can harvester head data be utilised?

LiDAR Workshop

Interpine ran a LiDAR Workshop following the conference on Thursday March 8th, 2018.

There were limited spaces at this workshop, available only to registered ForestTECHX conference delegates.

The LiDAR Workshop SOLD OUT


Innovatek specialises in connecting and supporting businesses with the latest intelligence, technologies and innovations best suited to their operations.

Innovatek also produces Australasia’s two leading newsletters for the forest products industry, Friday Offcuts and WoodWeek.

Logging and Sawmilling Journal

Established in 1969, Logging and Sawmilling Journal covers both woodlands and timber processing sectors from the small logging contractor to the senior executive building state-of-the-art mills, wood energy and wood pellet facilities.

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Since 1975, each issue of TimberWest has been packed with valuable job stories on successful mechanized harvesting, wood processing techniques and equipment. Also inside you’ll find timely information on legislation, industry news, annual events, people profiles and products reviews.

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Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

ForestTECHx offered a tremendous opportunity for companies involved in forest harvesting and management to maximize their exposure to North American forestry companies.

Exhibition space at ForestTECHx 2018 SOLD OUT!


Who Attended?

  • Forestry managers and owners
  • Harvest planners
  • Harvesting contractors
  • Technical foresters
  • Forestry H&S managers
  • Forestry consultants
  • Plantation forestry researchers