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Registration Now Open for From Field and Forest: Building Business from Non-Timber Forest Products

2-day conference to highlight business opportunities in Atlantic Canada's forests Jenny Keleher July 12, 2016

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When: October 20th – 21st, 2016

Where: Moncton, New Brunswick


Expert connections, expert insights
From Field & Forest is a 2-day conference that will give natural resource managers and rural entrepreneurs the connections and insights to build sustainable businesses from non-timber forest products (NTFPs). Make connections and learn how to target your market and get your products into the hands of regional and international customers.

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Who should attend?

  • Woodlot owners, small farm owners, and other resource managers
  • Rural entrepreneurs, start-ups working with non-timber forest products
  • Contractors, consultants, and service providers
  • Investors and support organizations

7 sessions, 20 talks

  • What Constitutes a Successful NTFP Business?
  • Producing What Your Customers Want: Quality Does Matter
  • Producing What Your Customers Want: Industry Perspectives
  • Moving From Wild Harvesting to Domestication
  • Marketing
  • Building Your NTFP Business
  • The Lay of the Land

Full program

What are non-timber forest products (NTFPs)?
Non-timber forest products (NTFP) are the goods and services provided by the forests other than conventional wood products (timber and pulp).  They include medicinal plants, resins, saps, essential oils, fruits, nuts, vegetables, fish and game, greenery, and a range of ecological goods and services such as clean water, wildlife habitat, and aesthetics.

Visit the official From Field and Forest website



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UNB Energy Research Connector

November 25th, 2015 Jenny Keleher November 9, 2015

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Are you a company interested in meeting researchers that can solve your R&D challenges? Are you a researcher interested in meeting companies looking for new collaborations? Please join the University of New Brunswick’s Office of Research Services for the Energy Research Connector on November 25th, 2015 at 1:00PM. This networking event is designed to introduce companies to the appropriate research expertise and funding systems.

Topics of interest:
* Renewable Energy (Hydroelectric, Wind, Solar)
* Electrical Power
* Nuclear Power
* Alternative Fuels
* Petroleum & Gas Industries

The Connector will be composed of 3-minute presentations (“pitches”) from companies and researchers. Companies will present short overviews of their businesses and the research expertise they are seeking. Researchers will present their research interests and expertise and the potential application to industry.

To register as a presenter:
1. Register on Eventbrite as either Industry (Presenter) or Researcher (Presenter).
2. Contact partner@unb.ca for the appropriate PPT template.
NOTE: Presentations will not be accepted after Friday, November 20th, 2015.

To register as an attendee:
1. Register on Eventbrite as General Attendee.

Whether you are a company or a researcher, this event will be a valuable opportunity for introductions, conversations and intelligence gathering. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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