2022 CONFERENCE TAKEAWAYS

  • Best practices on climate smart forestry and fire resiliency
  • Knowledge and tools to meet and report on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) targets
  • Key initiatives for your organization to be a forest sector leader on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Pathways to grow your organization’s commitment to the next generation of forest sector leaders through Project Learning Tree (PLT)
  • Increased opportunities to advance sustainability through forest-focused collaborations
  • And much more!

PAST ATTENDEES

  • CEOs of Fortune 500 companies
  • conservation and community leaders,
  • Indigenous representatives,
  • forest managers,
  • university faculty and students, and
  • government officials.

THANK YOU TO OUR GREAT LINE-UP OF 2022 SPEAKERS!

Kathy Abusow

President and CEO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Heather Berklund

Chief State Forester
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Nadia Bishai

Associate Director, Forests and Land-use
CDP

Jasmine Brown

PhD Candidate
Michigan State University

Mike Doss

President and CEO
Graphic Packaging International
and SFI Board Vice-Chair

Asia Dowtin

Assistant Professor of Urban and Community Forestry
Michigan State University

Laura Duffey

Minnesota PLT Coordinator
MN Department of Natural Resources – Forestry

Deb Fillis Ryba

Global Director of CSR and Sustainability
Nice-Pak and PDI

Dr. Healy Hamilton

Chief Scientist
NatureServe

Kirsten Held

Forestry Outreach Specialist
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Buddy Huffaker

President
The Aldo Leopold Foundation

Rich Hutchinson

Managing Director and Senior Partner, Social Impact Practice
Boston Consulting Group

Dan Lambe

President
Arbor Day Foundation, and
SFI Board Member

Dr. Darren Miller

Vice President Forestry Programs
NCASI

Linda Alvarez Moon

Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing
Texas A&M Forest Service

Randy Moore

Chief
USDA Forest Service

Steve Rigdon

General Manager
Yakama Forest Products

Matt Schnabel

Environmental Education Coordinator
SC Forestry Commission

Sean Steuart

Managing Director, Equity Research
TD Securities

Kari Stuart-Smith

Manager, Biodiversity and Wildlife
Canfor

Betsy Ukeritis

New York PLT State Coordinator
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Bureau of Environmental Education

Beattra Wilson

Assistant Director, Urban and Community Forestry
USDA Forest Service
SFI Program Questions:
Nadine Block

Senior VP, Community and Government Relations
Tel: 202-596-3456