Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues For 2022

Start Date: January 20, 2022
Location: Vancouver, WA

January 19, 2022 – registration is open for in-person only

Optional workshop: Sawmillling 101

January 20, 2022 – Canceled for in-person & streaming

8:30 Opportunities and Stressors for the North American Forest Industry in 2021Kevin Mason, ERA Forest Products Research

9:00 Wood Raw-Material Markets; Globally and Locally – Hakan Ekstrom, Wood Resources International

9:30 Federal Lands issues: Collaborative Management with the USFS – Keys to Success and Increased Management  Matt Comisky, American Forest Resource Council

10:00 Break

10:30 Strategic Issues for US PNW Timberlands in 2020Ted Reiss, Director of Timberlands, Seneca Jones Timber

11:00 Issues, Trends, and Market Forces for the 2021 PNW Sawmill SectorSteve Courtney, The Beck Group

11:30 US PNW Pulp Mill SectorMatt Elhardt, Fisher International/Forest2Market

Noon Lunch

1:00 BC Forest Industry Update – Impacts of Forest Policy Changes on Log Supply How the Industry is Changing and Adapting, and Where the Industry is Heading in 2022 and Beyond  – David Elstone, Publisher: View From the Stump

1:45 Fibre Supply Issues and Challenges Faced By The BC Pellet Industry, 2022 and BeyondAndrew Meyer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy/Drax, North America

2:15 Break

2:45 Transportation Issues in 2022Andy Owens, A and M Transport

3:15 Wood Product Exports Outlook for 2022Casey Black, Weyerhaeuser

4:45 The Competitiveness of the Sawmilling Sector in Key Regions of North AmericaBrooks Mendell, FORISK

4:15 Reception

Conference Photos

January 19, 2022 Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA Sponsored by: The Beck Group and Western Forestry and Conservation Association In-person registration is open for the optional workshop (1/19). Click here to view the agenda for Sawmilling 101.

About the Conference
Due to low registration numbers 2022 Mapping the Course (1/20/22) and the streaming option of the Sawmilling 101 Workshop (1/19/22) have been canceled.

The in-person session of the Sawmilling 101 workshop is still taking place on January 19th and that will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. The Heathman is located at 7801 NE Greenwood Dr. Click on the red registration button above to register for the in-person option of the Sawmilling 101 workshop.