President, Brookfield Timberlands Management, Reid Carter, to moderate Forestweb-sponsored panel at New York Timberland Investing World Summit

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Forestweb, the leading independent
provider of intelligence for the forest products industry, is an official
sponsor at the IQPC Timberland Investing World Summit organized by IQPC from
Oct 29-31 in New York.
    Forestweb client, Reid Carter, President, Brookfield Timberlands
Management will moderate the panel "Identifying Investment Opportunities and
Increasing Returns in US Timber Investments" on behalf of Forestweb.
Participating in the Forestweb-sponsored panel are Dick Molpus, president
Molpus Woodland Group, Chris Zinkhan, managing director, The Forestland Group,
and Michael Clutter, professor University of Georgia. Each of the panel
participants is a Forestweb client.
    Brookfield Timberlands Investment Management, with approximately
2.4 million acres under management in Canada, the U.S. and Brazil has a total
asset value of approximately $3.4 billion. Brookfield Timberlands investment
strategy draws on the industry and financial expertise of Brookfield Asset
Management and its investment partners and its long history of direct
involvement in the forest industry.
    Forestweb, an information and technology company, provides business
intelligence to more than fifty TIMOs, REITs and Timberland Management
companies. Rami Ghandour, CEO Forestweb said, "The timberland investment
market offers many challenges and opportunities for all classifications of
investors. We are pleased to have the opportunity to take part in this forum
with our clients and to extend our brand to other institutions interested in
becoming more active in this vibrant market segment." The 3rd Annual
Timberland Investment World Summit, "Staying Ahead of a Market in Transition,"
takes place at the Westin Hotel in New York and focuses on the rapid changes
in the U.S. timberland investment market and its future impact in the global
    According to Vishal Thakkar, Divisional Marketing Director of IQPC, "Our
goal with our Timberland Investment Summit is to engage investors,
international institutions, educators and governments on the most pressing
issues in the market today. Through our targeted panel discussions and focused
workshops and classes all attendees will leave our conference well informed to
help them make better business decisions."

    About Forestweb: Forestweb, an information and technology company, is an
independent provider of value-added intelligence critical to decision makers
in the forest product sectors-pulp, paper, packaging, recycling, forestry,
logs, chips, timber, lumber, and panels. Forestweb's easily accessible online
services manage and deliver market intelligence, historical data, and
competitive profiling. Forestweb offers a suite of fully integrated Industry
Intelligence (ii) Solutions -- iiHub, iiReport, iiFeed, iiPublisher. To
schedule a demo or to learn more, go to

    About Finance IQ: Among the world's most cutting edge financial
conference organizers, Finance IQ provides strategic events across the US,
Europe, Asia and the Middle East every year, educating almost 5,000 high-level
executives annually. Our comprehensive events provide an unbiased, specialist
forum where you can discuss the issues most important to you and network with
industry leaders. Finance IQ is a division of the International Quality and
Productivity Center (, a global conference company with offices
across six continents.

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For further information: Ola Jane Gow, Communications, Forestweb,, (310) 553-0008

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