About the event

The Update Seminar on Wood Harvesting and Forest Transportation Systems carries on the tradition of the 1977 event which has since gained renown in this field for spreading knowledge and technology. Today, the Seminar is known as the largest technical/scientific event in the wood harvesting field in Latin America.

Program

Program

April 8th | 17:00 - 19:00 Credentials and registering
07h15 - 08h15 Credentials and registering
EVENT OPENING
1st THEME: PROCESS MANAGEMENT
08h30 - 09h00 Harvest System Diversification and its Interrelations with the Productive Process Speaker: Germano Aguiar | Eldorado's forest director
09h00 - 09h30 Operational Safety in Steep Slopes Speaker: John Garland | Professor Emeritus of Forest Engineering and Resources and Management at Oregon State University (USA)
09h30 - 10h00 Process Management for Machinery and Attachment Failure Maintenance Speaker: Daniel Moraes Pessoa | Business Process Technology Specialist at Duratex
10h00 - 10h30 COFFEE BREAK
10h30 - 11h00 Operators for Machinery and Attachments: Training, Improvement and Evaluations Speaker: Bruno Fernandes | Cenibra's Forest Harvest Coordinator
11h00 - 11h30 Quality and Value in Biomass Production Speaker: Marcelo Acioli | ADM’s BR and PY Forest Manager
11h30 - 12h10 DISCUSSION PANEL
2nd THEME: LOGISTICS
14h00 - 14h30 Online Monitoring Systems for Machinery and Equipment Speaker: Tomás Balestiero | Fibria’s General Manager of Forest Operations in Mato Grosso do Sul
14h30 - 15h00 Excellence in Forest Machinery and Attachment Maintenance Speaker: Valmir Alves Filho | Manager of Operation at JSL
15h00 - 15h30 Wood Harvesting in Small and Medium-sized Properties Speaker: Fabiano Stein | Veracel Wood Supply Manager
15h30 - 16h00 COFFEE BREAK
16h00 - 16h30 Wood Transportation Optimization and Planning Control Speaker: Altair Negrello Jr. | Manager of Wood Production at Klabin
16h30 - 17h00 Forest Road Optimization for Wood Harvesting Systems Speaker: John Sessions | University Distinguished Professor of Forestry and Strachan Chair of Forest Operations Management at Oregon State University (USA)
17h30 - 18h10 DISCUSSION PANEL
1st day closing remarks
3rd THEME: NEW TECHNOLOGIES
08h30 - 09h00 Global Trends for Wood Harvesting Machinery and Equipment Speaker: Andrew McEwan | CMO International’s Managing Director (South Africa)
09h00 - 09h30 New Technologies for Wood Harvesting in Steep and Irregular Terrain Speaker: Oliver Thees | Leader of the research group "Forest production systems", Swiss Federal Institute of Research WSL (Switzerland)
09h30 - 10h00 Technological Advancement in Timber Transportation Speaker: Rodrigo Zagonel | Fibria’s Manager of forestry and nursery ES / BA
10h00 - 10h30 COFFEE BREAK
10h30 - 11h00 Optimizing the Forestry Value Chain: Planning the Harvesting and Delivery Process Speaker: Doug Jones | Senior Vice President of Remsoft Inc. (Canada)
11h00 - 11h30 Use of Drones for Replacing Pre-Harvest Inventory Systems Speaker: Richard Mendes Dal Aqua | Suzano's Geoprocessing and Forest Register Manager
11h30 - 12h10 DISCUSSION PANEL
4th THEME: TIMBER PRODUCTION CHAIN
14h00 - 14h30 Global Trends and Perspectives for Planted Forests Speaker: Paulo Roberto Pupo | ABIMCI's Executive Superintendent
14h30 - 15h00 New Legislation for Outsourcing and Possible Impacts for the Brazilian Forestry Sector Speaker: Sylvia Lorena | Executive Manager of Labor Relations at the National Confederation of Industry
15h00 - 15h30 DISCUSSION PANEL
15h30 - 16h00 COFFEE BREAK
16h00 - 18h00 SPECIAL PANEL: The Planted Forests segment: perspectives, associativism, political and economical foundations. Speakers: Beatriz Milliet, João Antônio Fagundes Salomão, Maurício Antônio Lopes, BNDES, Ministry of Agriculture and UNESP/FGV
Closing Ceremony

Speakers

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Altair Negrello Jr. Klabin's Supply Manager
Andrew McEwan CMO International’s General Director
Bruno Fernandes Cenibra's Forest Harvest Coordinator
Daniel Moraes Pessoa Business Process Technology Specialist at Duratex
Doug Jones Senior Vice President of Remsoft Inc.
Fabiano Stein Veracel Wood Supply Manager
Germano Aguiar Eldorado's forest director
John Garland Professor Emeritus of Forest Engineering and Resources and Management at Oregon State University
John Sessions University Distinguished Professor of Forestry and Strachan Chair of Forest Operations Management at Oregon State University (USA)
Marcelo Acioli ADM’s BR and PY Forest Manager
Maurício Antônio Lopes Embrapa's president
Paulo Roberto Pupo ABIMCI's Executive Superintendent
Richard Mendes Dal Aqua Suzano's Geoprocessing and Forest Register Manager
Rodrigo Zagonel Fibria’s Manager of forestry and nursery ES / BA
Sylvia Lorena Executive Manager of Labor Relations at the National Confederation of Industry
Tomás Balestiero Fibria’s General Manager of Forest Operations in Mato Grosso do Sul

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Technical Event 18th Seminar on Wood Harvesting and Forest Transportation Professionals: R$850,00
Students / Teachers: R$425,00

up until 03/01/2018
  • Participants attending the Brazilian Silviculture Meeting may only watch lectures for this event.
  • Participants will have free access to Expoforest.
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Technical Event 18th Seminar on Wood Harvesting and Forest Transportation Professionals: R$1050,00
Students / Teachers: R$525,00

after 03/02/2018
  • Participants attending the Brazilian Silviculture Meeting may only watch lectures for this event.
  • Participants will have free access to Expoforest.
Only in the Event Place

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