Forest City Project 2017


Bringing stunning photography of forests into the city center of Brussels in the heart of Europe. Starting on 21 March – celebrating the International Day of Forests – Revolve’s public information campaign/exhibition will be on display in the European Quarter until June 5 – World Environment Day

2017 will feature images from Michel Petillo of the Sonian Forest of Brussels (Forêt de Soignes / Zoniënwoud), as well as work from Stanford University scientist Gregory Asner and from UN-REDD program.

Click here to view the 2016 FCP Impact Report


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Hosted by Paul BrannenPaul-Brennen

Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Socialists & Democrats Group (S&D)

Opening Keynote Contextualizing the EU Framework:

Simon Kay, Senior Policy Expert, DG CLIMA, European Commission 

Discussion 1: Sustainability in Architecture & Construction

Presented and moderated by S&D MEP Paul Brannen

1) Andrew Waugh: On Integrating Timber in Architecture

2) Sampsa Auvinen: EOS President and CEO of Norvik Timber Industries

3) Gerard Deroubaix: The Role of Wood Products in Tackling Climate Change

4) Justin Daerden: President of EFBWW, Sustainability – a holistic approach

Interlude Keynote Speech on how forests are boosting the bioeconomy:

Per-Olof Wedin, President of EUSTAFOR

Discussion 2: Wood, Innovation and the Bioeconomy

Presented and moderated by EPP MEP Henna Virkunnen


1) Thorsten Arndt: Forests boost innovation and bioeconomy

2) Patrick Worms: On reconciling forests and agriculture

3) Johan Elvnert: Amazing Forest-Based Innovations

4) Fanny-Pomme Langue: The EU Bioenergy Sector

Closing Keynote “Wood for Thought”:

Jeremy Wall, Principal Administator, Forest-based and Related Industries, DG Growth, European Commission

When: 21 March 2017, 3-7 pm

Where: Residence Palace, Brussels

Click here to view images of the forum and cocktail

For partnership opportunities, contact: Stuart Reigeluth

Tel: +32 2 318 3984  | Email:

Join us in 2018 and start revolving!



Trees And Our Future Are Rooted in Soil
by Phillipa Jones

Fairyland Mesclun Mix

Forest Biomass, (almost) Approved EU Sustainable
by Xavier Noyon

Photo by David Dodge, Green Energy Futures

Forests: A Mutual Reliance

Searching for allanblackia pods in the forest Ghana - IUCN

The Dark Side of the Forest
by Tim Christophersen

Unlocking the Potential of the Bioeconomy
by James Ling

Collaboration Fund for the World’s Forests
by Sarah Price

©Md. Towhidul Islam


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