Events and News

Explore the links below to find out more about the upcoming events Forisk Consulting will be participating in and to see Forisk’s research and expertise cited in the news.

2018 Forisk Calendar

  • Click here to download a one-page printable calendar of key Forisk events for 2018, including the Forisk Research Quarterly (FRQ) publication schedule and continuing education events.

Short Courses Offered in 2018 & 2019

  • March 6, 2018 – “Applied Forest Finance” in Atlanta, GA
  • March 21, 2018 – “Applied Forest Finance and Timber Forecasting” in Portland, OR (sponsored by WFCA)
  • June 19, 2018 – “Timber Market Analysis” in Atlanta, GA
  • December 13, 2018 – “Wood Flows and Cash Flows: Investment Research & Strategic Analysis for the Forest Industry” in Atlanta, GA
  • January 23, 2019 – “Growth Rings: Professional Development and Communication Skills” in Portland, OR (sponsored by WFCA)
  • February 19, 2019 – “Applied Forest Finance” in Atlanta, GA
  • Other 2019 short course dates to be determined.

Visit the Education & Speaking page to learn more about these events.

Upcoming Seminars & Invited Talks

  • August 25, 2018 – Shawn Baker will present “Major Trends in the Forest Industry of the U.S. South” at the Virginia Logger’s Association Conference in Williamsburg, VA.
  • August 29, 2018 – Brooks Mendell presenting “Forestry’s Future: Looking Back to Look Forward” keynote at the Louisiana Forestry Association Annual Meeting in Shreveport, LA.
  • September 25-27, 2018 – Brooks Mendell Presenting “What Does Forward Looking Performance for Timberland Look Like?” at the Who Will Own The Forest? conference in Portland, OR.
  • October 3, 2018 – Brooks Mendell presenting “Forest Industry Capital Investments and the Market Implications for Hardwood Logs” keynote at the National Hardwood Lumber Association Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.
  • October 18, 2018 – Amanda Lang will present “Wood Mill Site Selection Criteria” at the South Carolina Association of Consulting Forester’s meeting in Columbia, SC.
  • October 19, 2018 – Amanda Lang will present “Timber Market Update” at the Ladies for their Land Workshop in Athens, GA.
  • January 24, 2019 – Brooks Mendell will present “Comparing the Competitiveness of North America’s Softwood Log and Lumber Operations” at the Mapping the Course conference in Vancouver, WA.
  • January 29, 2019 – Brooks Mendell keynoting the Southeastern Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting in Mobile, AL.