LIGNA 2021, 10 - 14 May
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Cluster Forestry and Wood Industries

As always, the forestry and wood industries of the German state of Lower Saxony will have a big presence at LIGNA – in Pavilion 32 beneath the EXPO canopy.

Pavilion P32, lower level, Stand A04

The showcase will feature the Lower Saxony Forestry Service, along with Bruno Reimann GmbH & Co. KG and publishers DRW-Verlag. There will also be a group display for companies and institutions from Lower Saxony. Among the display participants will be the Lower Saxony Forest Owners’ Association (Waldbesitzerverband Niedersachsen); PEFC Germany (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification); agriculture-sector publishers Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag (dlv); the German Forest Owner’s Working Group (AGDW); the Lower Saxony Agricultural Association (LWK Niedersachsen), the Lower Saxony Renewable Raw Materials Network (3N) and Braunschweig University of Technology (TU Braunschweig).

LIGNA is hosting the all-new Forest Owner’s Day on Wednesday, 29 May 2019. The event is co-organized by the German Forest Owner’s Working Group (AGDW) and the Lower Saxony Forest Owners’ Association (Waldbesitzerverband Niedersachsen) and includes a tour of LIGNA, a "Knowledge Café" and a Forestry Benefit Evening. In the Knowledge Café, experts will discuss current industry issues and challenges such as the effects of climate change on forests and the use of climate-resistant tree species, ways of making forestry companies and cooperatives more attractive to skilled workers, digitization of the forestry industry and the use of new technologies (drones, aerial photography, tree inventory mapping, etc.), and the hazards and risks associated with pest infestation and the use of pesticides. The participating experts include Dr. Ute Seeling, Managing Director of the German Forestry Council (KWF); Dr. Frank Setzer of the Erfurt University of Applied Sciences; Jens Dittrich, LogBuch GmbH; AGDW’s head of Forestry, Karsten Spinne; and AGDW climate expert Dr. Guido Schwichtenberg.


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