Forestry Innovation Symposium

About the Symposium

Join us for the 1st annual Forestry Innovation Symposium. We look forward to welcoming you to a showcase of the phenomenal research, innovation and workforce development happening in Nova Scotia’s forestry sector! There is something for all employers in the forestry supply chain, with a focus on workforce development and innovation. Contractors, mills, researchers, innovators, and landowners—everyone is welcome!

Plan to come and have some fun while building new business relationships, and get clear messages and fresh new ideas, connecting with the sector community.

Registration deadline is February 10, 2023.

Platinum Presenting Sponsor

NSCC logo

Event Schedule

Please note: schedule is subject to change, check back regularly for updates as we confirm our speaker schedule.

Join us for an evening reception with appetizers and refreshments from 6:00pm – 9:00pm on the main level of the Inn on Prince Hotel & Conference Centre on Tuesday, February 28 to kick off the conference. You can also pick up your registration package at the reception. This evening reception is sponsored by Forest Protection Ltd.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to all of our incredible sponsors, this event would not be possible without your generous support!

NSCC Centre of Forest Innovation Logo
ALPA Equiptment Logo
nscc applied research logo
Forest Protection Limited Logo
NS Timber Loan Board Logo
MFI Logo
Nova Scotia Innovation Hub Logo
Department of Natural Resources and Renewables -Forestry Division logo
Gaia AI Logo
Elmsdale lumber logo
Freeman Lumber logo
Port Hawkesbury Paper Logo
Forestry Economic task force logo
forest nova scotia logo
North Nova Forest Owners Co-op Logo
Pictou County Partnership logo


Conference registration includes an evening reception on February 28th, breakfast, lunch and supper on March 1st, and breakfast and lunch on March 2nd.

Registration Type
Member Registration


General Registration


Student Researcher


Registration deadline
February 10, 2023

February 28 - March 2, 2023

Truro, Nova Scotia

  • Inn on Prince Hotel & Conference Centre - 437 Prince St, Truro, NS B2N 1E6
  • NSCC Truro Campus / Centre of Forest Innovation - 36 Arthur St, Truro, NS B2N 1X5

Exhibitor Space

There will be multiple opportunities for symposium participants to visit exhibitor spaces during scheduled networking breaks on March 1st. These tables will be set up on Wednesday, March 1st from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm in the main conference area. The cost to register for exhibitor space is $250 + HST in addition to event registration. To register for an exhibitor space, please contact by February 10th, 2023.

Hotel Stays
Our event hotel is the Inn on Prince Hotel & Conference Centre in Truro, NS. To book your stay, please call 902-895-1651 and mention the conference rate before February 10th. Conference rate is $121 per night.