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2023 Forestry Conference - Next generation: Securing our future


Forestry Conference 2023 - Next generation: Securing our future

The annual Forestry Conference, organised by the CLA, Forestry Commission and Grown in Britain, is back for a sixth year - with a highly topical theme and great line-up of speakers.

The 2023 focus is 'Next generation: Securing our future', and will feature a packed programme of sessions and talks.

The conference is normally attended by up to 200 foresters, farmers, landowners, land managers and other stakeholders from across the country, and provides a strong platform to hear from a range of experts and case studies, share experiences, network and collaborate. 
Confirmed speakers so far include: 
Trudy Harrison, Forestry Minister
Dame Glenys Stacey, chair of the Office for Environmental Protection
Sir Edward Milbank, landowner and Director of CSX Carbon
Andy Howard, CEO of CSX Carbon
Tom Williams, Managing Director of Maydencroft
Jez Ralph, owner of Evolving Forests
Christopher Williams, Chief Executive of the Royal Forestry Society
Phoebe Oldfield, designer and furniture maker
Ben Harrower, BH Wildlife Consultancy
Jo Clark, Head of Research at Future Trees Trust
Anna Brown, Director at the Forestry Commission
Simon Bullock, Senior Woodfibre Manager, AW Jenkinsons
CLA President Mark Tufnell will also be participating in a session.


Tickets include a full day's programme, lunch, and tea and coffee. 
These are priced at:
£100 +VAT for CLA members and Grown in Britain certificate holders, 
£125 +VAT for non-members.
£75 Including VAT for Students (Please call the office to access this rate. Proof of ongoing studying to be provided)

If you have any issues booking online, please call the CLA South East office on 01264 358195 or email and the team will be happy to assist.

This event is kindly supported by:
Pryor & Rickett Silviculture

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Bookings for this event will open soon

Event Details

Wednesday 11 October 2023
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Newbury Racecourse, The Racecourse, RG14 7PN

£100 + VAT - CLA Members and Grown in Britain Certificate Holders 
£125 + VAT - Members of the Public
£75 Incl VAT - Student - (Please call the office to access this rate. Proof of ongoing studying to be provided)