Symposium 2007

Genetic Engineering – Threats and Opportunities for Northern Forest Industry (2007)

Lectures given at the 2007 MWP Symposium held in Stockholm on November 14, 2007.

Challenges for the Forest Products Industry of the North

Jouko Karvinen, CEO, Stora Enso Oyj, Finland

Regulation of Flowering in Trees and Its Translation into Tree Growth and Development

Prof. Ove Nilsson, recipient of the 2007 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, Umeå Plant Science Centre, SLU, Umeå, Sweden

Cost and Benefits when Trees have Sex

Ronald R. Sederoff, Professor, N.C. State University, Dept of Forestry, Raleigh, NC, USA

Opportunities and Threats to Forest Industry in the South

Ergilio Claudio-da-Silva Jr., Corporate Technology Manager, Aracruz Celulose SA, São Paulo, Brazil

The Future of the Nordic Forest Products Industry

Björn Andrén, Managing Director, Holmen Skog, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden