2019 Southern Mensurationists Conference

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

Sunday, September 15

6:00pm – 10:00pm   Opening reception

Monday, September 16

8:00am   Introductions and Welcome
8:15am   Research presentations
9:45am   Break
10:15   Research presentations
noon   Lunch
1:15pm   Research presentations
2:45pm   Break
3:15pm   Research presentations
6:00pm   Dinner downtown

Tuesday, September 17

8:00am   Research presentations
9:45am   Break
10:15am   Research presentations
noon   Lunch
1:15pm   Research presentations
2:45pm   Break
3:15pm   Research presentations
4:30pm   Awards, Closing Remarks, Short Business Meeting
5:00pm   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. If you want to stay longer at that rate, call the hotel directly or email one of us to put you in contact with the sales manager.

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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