These were the forums at INTERFORST 2018


Forestry in transition—adapting to remain competitive! These were the forums at INTERFORST 2018.

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Forestry technology day (Hall B6)

Messe München GmbH
* Austria Country Day
Time Phase Topics and speakers
Time 13:30 – 15:00 Phase Impact of climate change in concrete terms: wet-site timber harvesting—full-tree timber harvesting Topics and speakers Wet periods prevent logging: consequences for forestry operations
Speaker: Werner Wernecke, Hesse Forestry FBZ Weilburg

The technical and organizational possibilities available at the forest district level.*
Speaker: Siegmar Lelek, Baden-Württemberg Forestry Schrofel

Full-tree timber harvesting: technology, processes, restrictions
Speaker: Andreas Helms, Lower Saxony State Forests

How can safety at work be ensured?
Speaker: Martin Grill, Rhineland-Palatinate State Forests ZdF

Moderator: Dr. Jörg Hittenbeck, Chamber of Agriculture Schleswig-Holstein, Bad Segeberg
Time 15:00 – 15:30 Phase Break
Time 15:30 – 17:00 Phase IT in timber harvesting: even more in future! Topics and speakers Excellent! The collection of forest stand inventory data and more
Speaker: Friedrich Hollmeier, LogBuch

All in one. Fleet management at Komatsu
Speaker: Simon Wütz, Komatsu

Husqvarna Fleet Management
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Friedbert Bombosch, HAWK Göttingen

Using data from harvester on-board computers in forestry value chains: opportunities and challenges
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Eric R. Labelle, TU Munich

Moderator: Dr.-Ing. Michael Schluse, RWTH Aachen
Time 17:00 Phase End

Friday, July 20, 2018
Occupational health and safety day (Hall B6)

Bayerische Waldarbeitermeisterschaft 2014Messe München GmbH
Time Phase Topics and speakers
Time 13:30 – 15:00 Phase Safety at work: innovations to improve safety in forestry enterprises Topics and speakers Occupational safety and health protection as
a management task
Speaker: Gunther Brinkmann, Division Federal Forests of the Institute for Federal Real Estate

Group analyzes and safety behavior measures
Speaker: Volker Gerding, Hesse Forestry FBZ, Weilburg

EVA Process Rhineland-Palatinate
Speaker: Udo Ferber, Rhineland-Palatinate State Forests, ZdF

Safety coaching Baden-Württemberg
Speaker: Maike Auer, Forestry Baden-Württemberg, Tübingen

Moderator: Hubert Brand, Bavarian State Forests, Nuremberg
Time 15:00 – 15:30 Phase Break
Time 15:30 – 17:00 Phase Good practice: health protection in forestry enterprises Topics and speakers Organizing health—safety culture
Speaker: Claudia Metzger, t&t Organization Development, Training and Consulting, Hainfeld

Fit in the forest
Speaker: Peter Winkelmann, Lower Saxony State Forests

Slackline Hesse
Speaker: Rainer Ehemann, Hesse Accident Insurance

Practical example “Hazard analysis psychological stress”
Speaker: Manfred Schwarzfischer, Silvicultural College,

Moderator: Klaus Klugmann, SVLFG
Time 17:00 Phase End

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Forestry entrepreneurs’ day (Hall B6)

Messe München GmbH
Time Phase Topics and speakers
Time 12:00 – 13:30 Phase Tendering and award without end? Topics and speakers The clients’ view
Speakers: Viktoria Grosse, State Forestry Sachsen- Anhalt, Matthias Heiwig, Hesse Forests

The contractors’ view
Speakers: Dr. Maurice Strunk, AfL Lower Saxony / Hesse, Dietmar Reith, Forestry Enterprise Reith, Heugrumbach

Speaker: Andrea Hauck, KWF

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Ute Seeling, KWF
Time 13:30 – 14:00 Phase Break
Time 14:00 – 15:30 Phase New business fields—new perspectives? Topics and speakers Opportunities from the antitrust proceedings
Speaker: Dr. Michael Sachse, DFUV

What good will the European Chainsaw Certificate do?
Speaker: Joachim Morat, KWF

The Forest Technician—Experiences from Austria
Speaker: Peter Konrad, Austrian Forest Entrepreneurs Association

Safety felling techniques—curse or blessing?
Speaker: Klaus Klugmann, SVLFG

Moderator: Oliver Gabriel, dlv German Agricultural Publishing House
Time 15:30 Phase End

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Forest owners’ day (Hall B6)

Messe München GmbH
Time Phase Topics and speakers
Time 11:00 – 12:30 Phase Producing timber: from the tree to the stove Topics and speakers Personal protective equipment above all else
Speaker: Lars Nick, KWF

Safety: Techniques and working methods
Speaker: Ernst Stenzel, SVLFG

Burning wood well!
Speaker: Robert Steidl, Chimney Sweepers Guild, Upper Bavaria

Value creation through use of firewood—recommendations for forest owners and regions
Speaker: Marie Sophie Schmidt, KWF

Moderator: Hans Ludwig Körner, Bavarian Forest Owners Association
Time 12:30 Phase End