The Forest Industry Safety Summit showcases new practices, systems and tools for improving forest safety. Focused on local and practical outcomes.

FIEA is well known for its regular world class technology programmes for the forestry and wood processing industries. FIEA’s key series include WoodTECH, ForestTECH, HarvestTECH, ForestSAFETY and Wood Innovations.

3-4 March 2015
Rotorua, NEW ZEALAND
10-11 March 2015
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

2015 Post Event Summary

In March 2015 the Forest Industry Safety Summit series hosted close to 500 forestry managers, forest owners, harvest planners, transport operators and forestry contractors from New Zealand, Australia and around the world.

Many countries, especially New Zealand, are grappling with major issues around the safety culture on its forestry work sites. This event set out to help change this.

The Forest Industry Safety Summit in March 2015 advanced discussions on safety solutions with an expanded line-up of speakers from the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Coverage also included key safety issues in log transport and forest and rural firefighting.

This event was run for the first time be run in both New Zealand and Australia.

The industry must change. The Forest Industry Safety Summit played an integral part in bringing the industry together to make that change.

What was Covered?

The Forest Industry Safety Summit addressed Industry and government issues in regard to forestry safety. It also showcased new practices, systems and tools that can be used in the forest to improve safety – with a focus on local and practical outcomes.

Who Attended?

  • Chief executives and senior managers of forest companies
  • Health and safety managers
  • Leaders in insurance and accident prevention
  • Contractor principals
  • Industry service providers
  • Senior representatives from Government

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The Forest Safety Summit 2015 was a tremendous opportunity for companies involved in forest safety to maximise their exposure to New Zealand and Australian forestry companies. This was a major event for this regions forestry sector.

Exhibition spaces were at a premium. FIEA has a well-deserved reputation of providing both sponsors and exhibitors with a unique platform for promoting their products and services to the industry.

A full calendar of other technology related events for forestry and wood products companies in both countries has been planned for 2015-2017. Further details can be found on www.fiea.org.nz Updates will also be provided regularly through the region’s most widely read e-newsletters, www.fridayoffcuts.com and www.woodweek.com.

FIEA has a well-deserved reputation of providing both sponsors and exhibitors with a unique platform for promoting their products and services to the industry in BOTH New Zealand and Australia. For a full range of event sponsorship options, partnership arrangements and advertising opportunities, please complete the web form or contact;

Gordon Thomson, Sponsorship Manager, (+64) 7 921 1384 or (+64) 27 275 8022, gordon.thomson@fiea.org.nz

2015 NZ Premium Sponsor

McFall Group

2015 AU Premium Sponsor

VicForests

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FIEA

Since 1998 the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA), a division of Innovatek Ltd, has run an extensive series of technology related events for Australasian forest products companies. Over 200 conferences, trade shows and exhibitions have been run for local companies.

FIEA’s objective is to improve the performance and productive capability of forestry and wood products companies in the region. It is now recognized as one of the most effective information providers for the Australasian forestry & wood products industries.

FIEA Contact Details

  (+64) 7 921 1383
  1800 126 398 (from Australia)

Rotorua Office

Forest Industry Engineering Association
Building X91, Sala Street,
Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

PO Box 1230,
Rotorua 3040, New Zealand

Ph (+64) 7 921 1383

Dunedin Office

Forest Industry Engineering Association
c/o Distinction Dunedin Hotel,
6 Liverpool Street,
Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

PO Box 904,
Dunedin 9054, New Zealand

Ph (+64) 3 470 1902

Forest Industry Engineering Association: A division of Innovatek Ltd

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