Markets, Methods, and Innovations Driving PNW Timber Production

Start Date: December 3, 2013
Location: Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA

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9:00 AM|PNW Timber Supply Outlook – Greg Latta, Forest Engineering, Resources and Management, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

9:45 AM|Insights into the US Economic Recovery and the Impacts on Forest Products – Steven Chercover, D.A. Davidson & Co., Lake Oswego, OR

10:15 AM|Break

10:45 AM|Modern Scandinavian Sawmilling and the Sector’s View of North American Markets – Tommy Lindström, Iisveden Metsa Oy, Lisvesi, Finland

11:30 AM|Inside look at Teevin Bros. Log Yard Operation – Eric Oien, Teevan Bros, Longview, WA

12:00 PM|Lunch

1:00 PM|Wood Quality in Standing Timber, Harvesting and on the Landing – Peter Carter, Fibre-Gen, Christchurch, New Zealand

1:45 PM|Wood Quality From Tree to Log to Product: What the Research is Revealing – Eini Lowell, PNW Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR

2:15 PM|Break

2:35 PM|Swedish Biomass Equipment, Harvest Operations and Markets – Peter Nystrom, Ena energi AB, Enköping, Sweden

3:15 PM|What’s Changing in Wood Construction and What are the Demand Drivers?Ethan Martin, WoodWorks, Portland, OR

4:00 PM|Adjourn


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Optional Webinar of Conference Presentations

This conference will also be available as a webinar after the event. The webinar will consist of an audio recording of the speaker along with their PowerPoint slides synced to the recording. The conference will not be live-streamed. Webinar attendees will be provided with a web site for viewing after the event and may access it at any time.

Please register for the webinar on the registration form.

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[WFCASidebar Location:]The workshop will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, The conference 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, WA. 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:[/WFCASidebar]

[WFCASidebar Lodging Information:]Reduced rate lodging is available at the Heathman by calling 888-475-3100 or 360-254-3100 and by mentioning Western Forestry and Conservation. The rate for a single or double room is $109 plus tax. After November 12, 2013 reduced rate rooms will be subject to availability.[/WFCASidebar]

[WFCASidebar Registration:]The registration fee is $295 on or before November 26 or $365 after November 26. The registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, lunch and refreshments. An optional webinar is also available at $195 on the registration form. 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 November 26, but substitutions are always welcome. Registration is available on line at[/WFCASidebar]

[WFCASidebar Society of American Foresters CFE Credits:]CFE credits will be available at the workshop.[/WFCASidebar]

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