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

LOS ANGELES , October 4, 2007 (press release) – 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 market.

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

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