In London BVRio connects leading stakeholders in the Brazilian Timber industry to european market

 

embassy timber federation

 

A seminar will gather leading stakeholders in the Brazilian Timber industry to present an overview of the industry, its regulatory framework and some of the country’s most attractive trade opportunities to importing companies based in the UK and Europe; and members of the British and the European Timber Trade Federations. Speakers will include representatives from the private sector, the BVRio Institute, the Brazilian Association of Mechanically Processed Timber (ABIMCI), the Brazilian Tree Industry Association (Ibá), the British Timber Trade Federation and the Director of the Brazilian Forest Service in the Ministry of the Environment of Brazil.

Importing companies will have the opportunity to hold B2B meetings with Brazilian companies coming to London to present their products. See the schedule:

08h45-09h15 Arrival
Welcome Coffee
09h15-09h30 Welcoming Remarks
Eduardo dos Santos – Ambassador of Brazil to the UK
David Hopkins – UK Timber Trade Federation Managing Director
09h30-09h50 Environmental public policies in Brazil including the Forest Code, the Rural Environmental Registry (CAR) and the Monitoring System of Federal Forest Concessions
Raimundo Deusdará Filho – Director of the Brazilian Forest Service, Ministry of the Environment of Brazil
09h50-10h10 Planted trees industry in Brazil: products, quality assurance and sustainability
Elizabeth de Carvalhaes – President of the Brazilian Tree Industry Association (Ibá)
10h10-10h30 Processed timber industry in Brazil: products, quality assurance and sustainability
Fabiano Sangali – Director of the Brazilian Association for Mechanically Processed Timber (ABIMCI)
10h30-10h50 BVRio Responsible Timber Exchange and its Due Diligence & Risk Assessment System
Pedro Moura Costa – President of the BVRio Institute
10h50-11h10 Q&A with all speakers of session one 
11h10-11h30 Coffee break
11h30-11h45 Importing timber from Brazil to the UK: insights from a trade case
Robbie Weich  – Sales & Group Compliance Officer, Tradelink Wood Products ltd.
11h45-12h45 Brazilian timber companies: product lines, quality assurance and sustainability certificates 

Company 1: Group Sudati & Guararapes industries
Fabiano Sangali, Group Sudati & Guararapes Director

Company 2: Amata Brasil
Patrick Reydams, Operations Manager

Empresa 3: Indusparquet
Gustavo Ribeiro, Director of the Brazilian Wood Company, distributor of Indusparquet in the UK

Company 4: Green IS Timber
Lee Coates, Operations Manager

Company 5: Rebnic Madeiras
Rebecca Di Colli Oliveira, representantive of Rebnic Madeiras in the UK

Company 6: Nova Lammy
Ana Valéria Totti Auferes, Founder

12h45-13h00  Q&A with all speakers of session two 
13h00-14h00 Networking and light lunch at Sala Brazil  
14h00-18h00 B2B meetings: Brazilian and UK companies
Meetings will be scheduled in advance. They will take place at the Embassy of Brazil