Henrik Laursen - "Scandinavian Importance To The BC Forest Industry"


"Scandinavian Importance to the BC Forest Industry"  presented by:  Henrik Laursen


6:00:pm -  10:00:pm
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Dinner & Speaker Event

Henrik Laursen

"Scandinavian Importance to the

BC Forest Industry"

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – 6 pm to 9:30 pm

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Henrik has extensive experience with forest products and provides his expertise and consulting in product and market development through his business, Danvik Marketing Services.

The B.C. Forest Industry has a long history with people from Scandinavia. This extends to Alberta as well, and further East.  The industries include: engineering, shipping, logging and forestry to pulp and paper and, of course, also sawmilling.

Be it Port Hardy to Victoria, Nanaimo to Port Alberni, or Gold River up to Tahsis, there is a lot of history involving Scandinavians on Vancouver Island.  Same for the Lower Mainland, 

Forestry in days past

extending up to MacKenzie and beyond.

A book was written years ago, titled: "Bull of the Woods".  Fascinating reading, with many, let's say, very colourful characters.  Some of them will be mentioned in the presentation.

The current industry has substantially changed from many companies on the Coast to essentially only a handful of players.  As most know, we have an on-going 'war' with the US over softwood lumber, as will be mentioned in the presentation.  This ‘war-fare’ extends all the way back to the late 1800's.  It may seem like we are 'Out-of-the-Woods', but not quite yet.



Non-members & Guests are always welcome!  Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

6 – 7pm:                    Socializing and networking

7 – 8:15pm:               DINNER starting with an appetizer course:

           Main Course:    Danish Open-face Sandwiches

                  Dessert:     Dessert, coffee, tea and cookies

 8:15 – 9pm:              Feature Presentation and Q&A

TICKET PRICE:       Member = $45                     Non -member = $50

EARLY BIRD $10 Discount if register by midnight Monday Sept. 10th


Last minute drop-ins cannot be accommodated

To register in advance and pay online:

www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):

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Location:     Scandinavian Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St., Burnaby, BC V5B 4P9

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