SFI envisions a world that values and benefits from sustainably managed forests. The SFI Annual Conference brings together thought leaders and influencers to learn about the opportunities that forests provide — from helping consumers identify sustainably sourced products, to conservation benefits on certified lands, to economic opportunities for local communities, to how students can become forest stewards.

Attendees from the forest sector will have the opportunity to engage with each other and learn about SFI's four pillars of interconnected activity: Standards, Conservation, Community, and Education. The diverse range of attendees includes conservation and community partners, Indigenous leaders, environmental educators, and engaged forest product customers across the U.S. and Canada.

Register today and come to the 2019 SFI Annual Conference, Forests of Opportunity.  

Sharing perspectives on SFI's Pillars:
Standards, Conservation, Community, and Education

Kathy Abusow
President and CEO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.
Guy Gleysteen
GreenBlue, and
SFI Board Chairman

Bettina Ring
Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, and
SFI Board Member
Ebonie Alexander
Executive Director
Black Family Land Trust, and
SFI Board Member
Terry Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Society of American Foresters

Paul Howe
Executive Director
Virginia Forestry Association

Tinelle Bustam, PhD
Director (acting)
Conservation Education
US Forest Service, State and Private Forestry
Jad Daley
President and CEO
American Forests
Will Gardner
Drax Inc.
Will Novy-Hildesley
Executive Director
North American Forest Partnership
Mark Thomson
Architect and Director
Eco Effective Solutions, and PEFC Australia Board Member


Watch highlights from last year's SFI Annual Conference held in Colorado where people came from around the world representing 7 countries: United States, Canada, Brazil, Finland, Italy, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.

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Register today and take advantage of the Early Bird rate.
Come learn how, by working together, we can create opportunities that benefit forests and the people that depend on them.