MeLA Workshop
Thursday, 13th of September 2012

  1. South Baltic Programme and the Hardwoods are good project
    (Gunilla Karlsson Oleskog & Ola Runfors, Swedish Forest Agency)

Session I

Transnational Knowledge Exchange

  1. Hardwood and regional development – Schreiadlerland
    (H.J.Bärwald, FWV- MV)
  2. Forestry and timber industry in Germany and Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
    (Hella Stein, Ministerium für Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz Mecklenburg- Vorpommern)
  3. Hardwoods - An underused treasure in the South Baltic Region
    (Edgar Kastenholz, ENFE - European Network for Forest Enterprises)

Session II

Technology Transfer

  1. Web-based wood classification systems
    (Martin Mueller, High Competence Network)
  2. AFoRS – Automated Photogrammetric Wood Survey Service
    (Britt Foese, Scheller Systemtechnik GmbH)

Session III

Support Structures

  1. Support systems to develop SME's in the hardwood value chain
    (Edgar Kastenholz, European Network for Forest Enterprises, ENFE)
  2. The importance of support structures – an example from Poland
    (Piotr Neubauer, Regional Directorate of State Forests in Gdansk)
  3. Collaboration structures within the Forestry Association of Mecklenburg–Vorpommern
    (Dierk Meyer, FWV MV)
  4. Best practice and knowledge and exchange - Support via collaboration projects
    (Rea Gielow, High Competence Network)

Session IV


  1. Requested competence – examples from Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and Russia
    (Neringa Sidlauskaite, Forest Owners Association of Lithuania)
  2. Certification of contractors
    (Andrzej Schleser, Regional Directorate of State Forests in Gdansk)
  3. Hardwoods Are Good Award
    (Piotr Neubauer, Regional Directorate of State Forests in Gdansk)