Mapping The Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, And Fiber Issues For 2020
Location: Vancouver, WA
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
5:30 pm Welcome Icebreaker
6:30 pm Dinner
Thursday, January 23, 2020
7:00 Networking buffet style breakfast
8:30 Opportunities and Stressors for the North American Forest Industry in 2020 – Hamir Patel, CIBC World Markets
9:00 Outlook for Sawlog and Pulpwood Prices in Western US and Western Canada – Hakan Ekstrom, Wood Resources International
9:30 Federal Forest Lands Issues in 2020 – Tom Schultz, Idaho Forest Group
10:30 Strategic Issues for US PNW Timberlands in 2020 – Jason Spadaro, SDS Lumber
11:00 US PNW Sawmill Sector – Steve Courtney, Roseburg Forest Products Co.
11:30 US PNW Pulp Mill Sector – Jeff Walton, Cascade Pacific
1:00 BC Interior Log Supply Issues – Brad Bennett, Interfor
1:30 BC Coastal Log Supply Issues – Albert Nussbaum, Forest Analysis and Inventory Department, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural, Resource Operations
2:00 Biomass Availability in 2020 – Greg Frohn, Avista
3:00 BC, PNW and Idaho Transportation Issues – Dale Lemmons, Signature Transport
3:30 Why and Where to Invest in Timberlands in North America – A Focus on the US Northwest – Brooks Mendell, Forisk Consulting
We encourage you to arrive the evening before to network with others. Many will already be at the venue and you can arrange to meet other attendees ahead of time. We are providing a buffet-style sit down breakfast prior to Thursday’s Mapping the Course conference as another opportunity to network.
The conference will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. The Heathman is located at 7801 NE Greenwood Dr. The Heathman can be viewed at: www.heathmanlodge.com. The Lodge is 20 minutes from the Portland Airport.