Mapping the Course: Timberlands, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2017
Location: Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA
7:00 Networking buffet style breakfast
8:35 Wood Raw-Material Price Trends in North America and Beyond – Hakan Ekstrom and Tim Gammell, Wood Resources International
9:00 Wood Fiber Supply Chain Outlook for 2017 – Charles Spiggle, Wells Fargo Securities
9:40 2017 Strategic Issues for US Pacific Northwest Timberlands – John Davis, Green Diamond California Timberlands
10:45 The British Columbia Wood Supply Base – Albert Nussbaum, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
11:15 BC’s Interior Sawmill Sector: Changing Market Opportunities for Lumber and Residuals – Walter Matosevic, Canfor Pulp Ltd
1:00 The Game of Thrones: New Ownership and Opportunities in the PNW Pulp Sector – Pete Foley, Nippon Dynawave Packaging Co
1:25 The PNW Plywood/ Veneer Sector: 2017 Opportunities and Threats – Tyler Freres, Freres Group
1:50 The PNW Lumber Sector: Balancing 2017 Log Costs, Facility Investments, Demand and Lumber Prices – Todd Payne, Seneca Sawmill Co.
2:45 North American Log Export Markets in Asia – Tom Leeds, PLS International
3:15 Profitability and Production Cost Trends for the Sawmilling Sector in North America – Bryan Beck, The Beck Group
3:45 U.S. Forest Industry Supply Chain Capacity and Costs in Logging, Hauling and Forest Management – Brooks Mendell, FORISK Consulting
4:15 Adjourn and reception.