2019 Southern Mensurationists Conference

Agenda
Start Date: September 15, 2019
End Date: September 17, 2019
Location: Asheville, NC

Sunday, September 15

4:00pm – Registration opens in hotel lobby

Monday, September 16

8:00am   Introductions and Welcome
8:20am   Research presentations
9:35am   Coffee Break
10:00   Research presentations
noon   Lunch
1:00pm   Research presentations
2:40pm   Coffee Break
3:10pm   Research presentations
4:30pm   Poster Session (tentative)
6:00pm   Banquet dinner at Pack Tavern

Tuesday, September 17

8:00am   Recap from Monday
8:10am   Research presentations
9:25am   Coffee Break
9:50am   Research presentations
noon   Lunch
1:00pm   Speaker awards
1:30pm   The Mike Stub Challenge
1:45pm   Final remarks
2:00pm   Business Meeting
3:00pm   Adjourn

For additional information or questions, please contact the conference organizers:

Nate Osborne
Biometrics Project Leader, Rayonier

Bronson Bullock
Professor of Forest Biometrics and Quantitative Timber Management

Cristian Montes
Associate Professor of Natural Resource Biometrics
About this Event
The conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown (Hilton Garden Inn) from Sunday, September 15 – Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

Call for Abstracts:
We would like to open the call for abstracts for the 2019 SOMENS meeting around any area that is related to forestry measurements, modeling, inventory, growth and yield, planning, analysis, etc. Abstracts are due Thursday, August 1, 2019. Please email them to the conference chair, Dr. Nate Osborne.

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

Regular Registration: $375 early-bird by 9/1/19; $450 late
Student Registration: $200

Lodging Information:

The Hilton Garden Inn is in the downtown area of Asheville. As described on their website, it is “A Hip Hotel in Asheville, NC.” Experience the Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown, located within walking distance or a complimentary shuttle ride to historic downtown Asheville. Indulge in the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains or take a trip back in time at the city’s landmark, Biltmore Estate.

A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate of $149 per night (plus taxes/fees). You must book by 8/16/19 to get this rate. Call the hotel directly (828-255-0001) and reference the Southern Mensurationists Meeting (room block code: SMM) or go to their website using this link that has the group code embedded (Hilton Garden Inn online reservations) and click “Book a room” and enter the requested dates 9/15-9/17.

Travel:
The Asheville Airport (AVL) is about a 15-20 minute ride to the Hilton Garden Inn. We’ll be at the hotel for the duration of the conference (or within short walking distance for dinner). Uber and Lyft are allowed at the airport and probably cheaper than a taxi.

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