Carbon Forestry 2022 Registrations Open
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The Carbon Forestry 2022 event is being designed to suit a wide range of local and international managers and investor delegates. New Zealand’s ETS changes have delivered positive interest and investment. Strategically motivated corporate emitters are acquiring land for carbon planting as are niche international investors.
Recent rises in carbon prices have seen local emitters with emission obligations become motivated to form collectives to purchase marginal land suited to afforestation to establish forest portfolios.
Their objectives are closely aligned to key Government policy directions. Conference sessions will provide expert opinions across the debate. In close cooperation with Government, pre-and post-conference workshops and seminars make this conference a key focus for professional attention.
- Session 1: Setting the Scene and “the mechanics”
- Session 2: Who’s Involved – Demand-side and What’s Happening
- Session 3: Who’s Involved – Supply-side and Case Studies
- Session 4: What’s Next and What Might Prove Challenging?
- Panel Session: Future Carbon Landscape – How May Carbon Forestry Play Out Longer Term?
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Since 2020, Covid-19 has had a major impact on how we work, network and grow our businesses. Things have changed in 2022. High community vaccination rates have enabled the New Zealand government to lift the regulations put in place during the pandemic.
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Who Attends?Forest Managers | Forest Investors | Farm, Iwi and Land Managers | Consulting Foresters | Iwi Groups and Organisations | Accountants and Investment Managers | Legal and Financial Professionals | Landowners and Farm Foresters | Large Carbon Emitters | Policymakers | University / Education and R&D Institutions
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Carbon Forestry 2022 Programme
9 - 10 August 2022, Rotorua, New Zealand
Tuesday, 9th August 2022
Welcome and introduction by conference hosts – Innovatek
Chair: John Stulen, Innovatek
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - "How Carbon Markets Will Affect International Forestry Investment"
David Brand, CEO, New Forests, Australia
The Climate Change Commission’s Advice on the ETS and the Role of Forestry
The Climate Change Commission made several recommendations on forests in its first advice to the Government, Ināia tonu nei: a low emissions future for Aotearoa. This session will look the advice the Commission is required to provide annually on the ETS and the role forestry plays in preparing that advice.
Stephen Walter, General Manager, Sector Analysis Climate Change Commission
Forestry ETS Update
Changes to the ETS for forestry and how they are progressing – what participants need to know and what they need to be thinking about. The presentation will include a brief update on related Government initiatives.
Oliver Hendrickson, Director Forestry and Land Management, Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service
Supporting Farmers to Meet their Future Emission Targets: A Banking Perspective
Dana Muir, Head of Natural Capital, BNZ
PANEL SESSION: The Future Carbon Landscape
How carbon forestry may play out longer term
SESSION 2: INDUSTRY GROWTH ISSUES & LAND USE CHALLENGES IN THE SHORT TERM
Session Chair: Sean Weaver
Carbon Forestry Perspectives from a Commercial Operator
- A considered land use approach to rotational and carbon forestry
- Key examples of identifying appropriate land for Forestry and agricultural outcomes
Colin Jacobs, General Manager, Dryland carbon
Carbon Forestry and Farming - land use issues and challenges on a small island
- Simple solutions for complex problems are usually wrong
- Carbon and farming can be highly complementary
- The context and specifics are all important.
Keith Woodford, Land Use Consultant, Lincoln University
The Emissions Reduction Plan: Friend or Foe of the NZ ETS?
- What does the ERP say about the role and purpose of the ETS?
- How might the proposals in the ERP affect the NZ ETS and the future NZU price?
- What impact might the ERP have for carbon foresters?
Matthew Cowie, Director – Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
Wednesday, 10th August 2022
Carbon Markets 101, 102 & Beyond
What drives the Carbon Price?
Susan Kilsby, Agriculture Economist, ANZ
Carbon - NZ's Market System from an International Perspective
- Why a price on carbon is important?
- ETS or a Tax?
- ETS is the global model
- Compliance vs Voluntary markets
- What about international markets and prices?
Nigel Brunel, Head of Commodities, Jarden
Carbon Forestry Projects – Key Legal Considerations
- Structuring of carbon forestry projects and allocation of risk
- Potential implications of future legislation amendments.
Dan Williams, Partner, Anderson Lloyd
Lending to investors perspective
- BNZ's policies, appetite and framework for lending
Aaron Tuohy, Client Director, Institutional Banking, BNZ
Session Chair: John Stulen
Technology to Support Carbon Forestry – How far have we come?
Local technology leaders in forest mensuration, Interpine are working closely with Planet Labs to bring the latest technologies into practice for carbon forestry
Tara O’Shea, Business Development Director, Forest & Land Use Programmes, Planet Labs and
David Herries, General Manager, Interpine Group
Farming Industry Perspective – He Waka Eke Noa processes and progress
Kelly Forster, Programme Director, He Waka Eke Noa
Carbon Financed Indigenous Reforestation for Climate Resilience
Sean Weaver CEO, Ekos Kāmahi
Maximising Domestic Reductions
- Addressing the climate emergency onshore
- Actively managing exotic forests and transition to permanent indigenous gorests
- Partnering with farmers and landowners to create value
- Māori participation in the carbon economy
- Avoiding billions of taxpayer dollars used to buy offshore credits
- Growing rural communities
- Delivering a positive legacy for New Zealand
Matt Walsh, Managing Director, NZ Carbon Farming
Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Carbon Forestry 2021 was a tremendous success. Our 2022 event will be another fantastic opportunity for companies to maximise their exposure to the New Zealand carbon industry.
Innovatek has earned a well-deserved reputation over 20 years of providing both event sponsors and exhibitors with a unique independent platform for promoting their products and services to the industry in this region.
For further details about future events, contact Gordon Thomson, (+64) 7 921 1384 or (+64) 27 275 8022, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Super Early Bird | $695 + GST (SAVE $200)
Super Early Bird ends 10 June 2022. Access to on-demand event video post-event. Rates are per person.
Group Rate (3+) | $795 + GST (SAVE $100)
A minimum of 3 attendees is required for this special rate. Access to on-demand event video post-event. Rates are per person.
Virtual Online (Internationals Only) | $595
Restricted to attendees from outside of New Zealand only. Virtual online registrations from outside New Zealand are not charged GST. Access to live and on-demand event videos post-event. Rate is per person.
- The Conference Rate refers to your attendance in person at the Rotorua conference and exhibitions
- Virtual Event registrations can only be booked by attendees outside of New Zealand.
- All prices exclude GST (15%).
- For virtual online registrations from outside New Zealand, GST does not apply.
- A credit card processing fee of 2.9% will be charged for all transactions.
- To be eligible for the Super Early Bird or Early Bird Rates, registrations and payment must be received on or before the listed dates above.
- For those attending the Rotorua event, the event registration payment covers morning and afternoon teas, lunches, refreshments, a conference handbook, post-event access to presentation PPT’s (electronic download of PDF’s for those presentations where presenter approval has been given) and recorded presentations, for a limited time and where speaker approval has been given.
- For Virtual Event registrations, your registration payment covers live access to all conference presentations, post-event access to presentation PPT’s (electronic download of PDF’s for those presentations where presenter approval has been given) and recorded presentations, for a limited time and where speaker approval has been given.
COVID-19 related information:
- The event organiser will work diligently to ensure that all instructions provided by the New Zealand Government and Health Authorities, relating to travel and the running of events because of COVID-19 are strictly adhered to.
- It is the responsibility of the sponsor, exhibitor or delegate, if intending to travel to attend the conference, to check on all updated health and Government guidelines for any specific entry requirements.
- If for any reason the venue is unable to be used because of COVID-19 restrictions that have been imposed by the Government, the event organiser may need to either reschedule the event or move the event online. Your registration will automatically transfer to the new dates and/or format. In this situation, no refunds will be given. If the Event is not moved online or able to be rescheduled within 12 months of the original date, you will be entitled to a credit or a full refund.
For cancellations on or before Friday 1 July 2022, a 10% administration fee applies. Cancellations received after this date are non-refundable but are transferrable. Please allow 30 days for refunds to be processed. If you wish to transfer your registration to another individual from within your company, please provide us with at least 24 hours advance notice.
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With its beautiful garden setting, the affordable Distinction Rotorua Hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind after enjoying the wealth of attractions and activities that Rotorua has to offer.
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Special Accommodation Rates
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- Junior Suite $220.00 incl. GST (per room per night based on single or double share occupancy)
- Executive Suite $240.00 incl. GST (per room per night based on single or double share occupancy)