Mapping the Course

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WORKSHOP AGENDA

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 •

8:30 A.M.

Conference Welcome

8:35

Global Drivers Affecting the Douglas-fir RegionHakan Ekstrom, Wood Resources International, Bothell, WA

9:05

2014 Strategic Issues for Douglas-fir TimberlandBruce Glass, The Campbell Group, Portland, OR

9:35

Where Will the Wood Come From? Douglas-fir Region Timber Supply Rocky Goodnow, Forest Economic Analysts, Westford, MA

10:05

Break

10:30

2014 Issues for Douglas-fir Region Processors: Paper Perspectives Dave West, Kapstone Paper, Longview, WA

11:00

2014 Issues for Douglas-fir Region Processors: Sawmill Perspectives Scott Atkinson, Idaho Forest Group, Coeur d’Alene, ID

11:30

Networking and Lunch

1:00

2014 Issues for Douglas-fir Region Biomass EnergyTad Mason, TSS Consultants, Rancho Cordova, CA

1:30

Evolving Lumber Economics and Quality: 2014 Issues for British Columbia David Elstone, Equity Research Associates, Vancouver, BC

2:00

Looking Ahead: 2014 Issues in the Pellet SectorGrant Watkins, Consultant, Vancouver, BC

2:30

Break

3:00

Navigating the Export Landscape: China in 2014 and BeyondBob Flynn, RISI, Tacoma, WA

3:30

Follow the Money: Investor Strategies in the Timber- lands, Processing and Energy SectorsBrooks Mendell, Forisk, Athens, GA

4:00

Adjourn and Reception

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[WFCASidebar Location:]The workshop will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. The Heathman is located at 7801 NE Greenwood Dr. Take SR-500 East off I-5 in Vancouver. Exit at NE Thurston Way and go north to NE Parkway DR. Turn left on Parkway and the Lodge is on the left. The Heathman can be viewed at: www.heathmanlodge.com[/WFCASidebar]

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[WFCASidebar Registration:] The registration fee is $450 if received by January 14, 2014 and $550 if received after January 14, 2014. The registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, lunch and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Purchase orders, VISA/MasterCard, and American Express are accepted. Tax id # 930-331-712. No refunds for cancellations after January 15, 2014, but substitutions are always welcome. Registration is available on line at www.westernforestry.org[/WFCASidebar]

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