About Global Wood Packaging Forum.

The Global Wood Packaging Forum is a collaboration of associated wood packaging organizations and representatives that meets to discuss global issues that affect the industry. To learn more about becoming a member, visit the members page.

Meetings And Conferences

Interpal 2018

Interpal

SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2018 | MINNEAPOLIS

Interpal: the leading international conference held every four years for the global wood pallet and packaging industry.

Plant Tours & Automation: visit and tour local manufacturing plants, mills and production sites. Choose between two options: North and South. Live demos of robotic pallet dismantling on each tour. Specifics are outlined below.

Hosted by CWPCA AND NWPCA, the conference includes a trade show with 50+ exhibitors, educational sessions, and extensive networking. Topics to be discussed include lumber trends, environmental messaging and ISPM 15. Over 500 wood packaging professionals are expected to gather in Minneapolis – don’t miss out!

Cost: Early-bird $745 until June 30; $895 after July 1
(Additional costs for spouse/guest/companion activities and CWPCA AGM dinner)

FEFPEB

FEFPEB

OCTOBER 9-11, 2019 | HAMBURG, GERMANY

Since 1946, Fédération Européenne des Fabricants de Palettes et Emballages en Bois (FEFPEB) – the European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers – has been the recognized European representative organisation of national timber packaging associations, including

  • Pallets
  • Lightweight packaging
  • Industrial packaging

FEFPEB is a “not for profit” organisation representing the manufacturers, repairers and traders in the field of wooden packaging and related institutions and organisations.

FEFPEB’s objectives include the promotion of timber packaging and to represent the interests of the European wooden pallet and packaging industry.

CWPCA ACPCB

CWPCA

JUNE 7-9, 2019 | VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Annual General Meeting
The CWPCA’s objective is to actively protect Canadian interests globally and support our members by sharing tools and information that protect and promote the wood packaging industry. We do this by connecting members to important industry-related information at the regional, national and international level.

NWPCA

NWPCA

MARCH 13-15, 2019 | SAN DIEGO

The premier networking and educational event for the wood packaging industry. For the past 5+ years, attendance has exceeded 500.

Mark your calendars to attend and check back for registration information. Registration is expected to open in October 2018. Make sure you’re set to receive email notices regarding NWPCA events.

Timcon

TIMCON

SEPTEMBER 3-4, 2018 | EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

Members of TIMCON are invited to attend the next Annual General Meeting which will be held at the:
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, Edinburgh, Scotland

This year’s TIMCON Dinner will be held in The Signet Library which is one of Edinburgh’s finest Georgian buildings, offering an exclusive and utterly unique setting set in the heart of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.

This years’ AGM will be held in the Hilton Carlton Hotel in Edinburgh and will once again cover the most pertinent issues of the day. Get ahead of your industry colleagues and secure your place by registering online (where you can book your accommodation as well).

LIGNA

LIGNA

MAY 27-31, 2019 | HANOVER, GERMANY

Ligna is an international trade fair for the woodworking industry. Discover a host of product innovations and the latest technology.

UN FAO

UN FAO International Forestry Quarantine Research Group (IFQRG)

OCTOBER 1-5, 2018 | ROME, ITALY

Since 2004, the group has responded to requests for scientific information on forestry quarantine issues from the CPM, the Standards Committee and the Technical Panel on Forest Quarantine (TPFQ). The chair of IFQRG serves on the TPFQ as an expert and liaison to the members of IFQRG. IFQRG draws its membership from science, regulatory agencies and the international forest industry.

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