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Remsoft Asia Pacific User Group Conference

GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia
October 19 - 20, 2023

Register for the Remsoft Asia Pacific User Group Conference in Australia. Join us on the Gold Coast to learn, reconnect, and discover the latest advances in intelligence technology for end-to-end forest planning.

We’re excited to welcome you for two immersive days of business and technical presentations that speak to the diversity of forest planning challenges and innovative solutions in the Asia Pacific region – presented by Remsoft and industry experts.

  • Learn from the experience of forestry companies using Remsoft in Australia, New Zealand and beyond
  • Be the first to hear about new developments in Remsoft Solutions
  • Discover new technical tips for improving outcomes in Woodstock
  • Gain insight on forest operations planning in the Remsoft Operations cloud
  • Network with your peers during the evening reception and join us for a BBQ, cocktails, and lawn bowls all while enjoying conversations with friends and colleagues

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Registration & Pricing

Type  Rate  Deadline
Standard $495 (USD) October 18, 2023
Student  $225 (USD) October 18, 2023

What’s included in registration? All conference sessions, day catering, a welcome lawn bowls BBQ social, and farewell happy hour.


Please note that the conference and programme are in Queensland time (AEST).

Thursday, October 19



Welcome to our 2023 Asia Pacific User Group! Light lunch will provided at registration.


Welcome / Opening Remarks
Corinne Watson, Asia Pacific General Manager, Remsoft


Insight and Impact in Forestry

Insight into Remsoft’s strategic direction in forestry software and solutions and explore its potential effects on the current and future landscape of the industry.

Doug Jones, President, Remsoft


Remsoft’s Approach to Carbon Modeling

Explore Remsoft’s existing methods and established procedures for carbon modeling, including integration into solutions, as demonstrated through application in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and the Australian Emissions Reduction Fund.

Adele Wedding, Manager, Projects and Solutions APAC, Remsoft


User Perspective: Carbon modeling with Woodstock in New Zealand ETS

Learn how Ernslaw One Limited has seamlessly integrated carbon management into their Woodstock solution to navigate the quickly changing climate and market dynamics.

Stephen Wycherley, National Estate Planning Manager, Ernslaw One


Enhancing Risk Analysis: Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Scenarios

Deterministic models alone fail to capture the risks associated with forest management and its supply chain. Remsoft presents an automated approach that simplifies risk analysis by updating and running models while capturing results.

Marie Eve Fillion, Director of Optimization and Innovation, Remsoft




User Perspective: Carbon Modeling and Climate Risk

Discover how Manulife’s 15 years of carbon modeling in Woodstock informs Net Zero commitments via offsetting and additionality. Explore their climate risk modeling and use of stochastic programming in forest valuation for climate-related financial disclosures. (Remote Presentation)

Simon Papps, Resource Manager, Manulife Forest Management NZ


Woodstock Next Generation

Peek into the latest evolution and innovations of Remsoft’s flagship.

Marie Eve Fillion, Director of Optimization and Innovation, Remsoft


Closing Remarks
Corinne Watson, Asia Pacific General Manager, Remsoft


Lawn Bowling and BBQ

Join us for a networking evening at Club Tweed with lawn bowling and BBQ.
Corner Wharf and Florence Streets, Tweed Heads NSW

Friday, October 20



Welcome to day 2! Please note that breakfast is not provided before the conference.

Corinne Watson, Asia Pacific General Manager, Remsoft


Tech Talks

Join us for Remsoft’s most requested seminar. We’ll show you how to use new features, navigate your model, and answer questions as a group.

Adele Wedding, Manager, Projects and Solutions APAC, Remsoft


Remsoft Operations Introduction

During this session, we’ll introduce you to the Remsoft Operations platform and demonstrate how it empowers planners to craft practical harvest and delivery schedules within a user-friendly, task-oriented environment. (Remote Presentation)

Elliot Sullivan, Director of Product Management – Cloud Solutions, Remsoft


User Perspective: Streamlining the Planning Process with Remsoft Operations

Learn about Forestry Corporation NSW’s journey in Remsoft Operations, what it is doing for their business, how they’re using it to improve their current operational planning processes, and where they plan on going next.

Justin Crowe, Softwood Plantations Division Systems Manager, Forestry Corporation NSW


Annual Planning with Remsoft Operations and Optimization

Integrating optimized annual planning models into Remsoft Operations provides a solid foundation for operational scheduling and product allocation. Learn more about annual planning with Remsoft Operations and Optimization. (Remote Presentation)

Mike Francis, Product Manager, Remsoft




Applying AI/ML to Forest Planning

Explore the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the forestry industry. By harnessing the data already being collected throughout the business, we will look at how AI/ML predictions and insights can empower forestry companies to make informed decisions and achieve greater accuracy in their sustainable forestry planning. (Remote Presentation)

Elliot Sullivan, Director of Product Management – Cloud Solutions, Remsoft


The Power of Remsoft BI Reporting

This session offers a BI reporting overview and how this technology can leverage Remsoft solutions to maximize client business value. (Remote Presentation)

Rodrigo Argentin, Lead AI Data Analyst, Remsoft


Remsoft Forum

Participate in a Remsoft led forum where we discuss and exchange ideas that are current and relevant to your business’s modeling and operational planning needs.

Corinne Watson as lead moderator with Doug Jones, Marie Eve Fillion and Adele Wedding.




Forum Takeaways

The Remsoft team will discuss their key takeaways from the Remsoft Forum.

Corinne Watson, Asia Pacific General Manager, Remsoft


Tech Talks

A highly requested Remsoft seminar. Tech Talk Topic: Constraint report, Scenario enhancements, Merging reports files.

Adele Wedding, Manager, Projects and Solutions APAC, Remsoft


What is Allocation Optimizer and when should you use it?

A walk through on key use case examples on how Allocation Optimizer can efficiently and sustainably optimize your business’s wood supply chain, meeting your customer demands and improving margins.

Doug Jones, President, Remsoft


The Art of the Possible: A Data Approach and Standardization

There are more effective ways to use available data and make more informed decisions. Learn how to standardize your data and automate populating your data into Datamart and model to create strategic paths toward your goals.

Marie Eve Fillion, Director of Optimization and Innovation, Remsoft


Closing Remarks
Corinne Watson, Asia Pacific General Manager, Remsoft


Wine and Social

After our User Group, stay for some beverages and networking. Thank you for attending!

If you have any questions about the conference please contact Corinne Watson,


The Remsoft Asia Pacific User Group Conference will be held at the beautiful Twin Towns Conference and Function Centre, Gold Coast, QLD.

Twin Towns Conference and Function Centre
2 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485, Australia

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Hotel – Mantra Twin Towns

Corner of Griffith St and Wharf St, Tweed Heads NSW 2485, Australia

This hotel is a 2-minute walk from the User Group venue. 

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Please note: Rooms are available at the Mantra Twin Towns Hotel at preferential rates for Remsoft User Group attendees. These preferential rates can be reserved by: 

If you have any questions about accommodations, please contact Esther Wilby,

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What past attendees have said

Great people and opportunities to network outside of the conference.

It was interesting to see presentations from users who are facing similar challenges to ours.

Great mix of users and variety of experience levels, especially helpful to meet face-to-face with Remsoft personnel.