Mapping the Course 2024

Start Date: January 16, 2024
Location: Vancouver, WA

January 16, 2024

7:30am            Coffee & Check-in

8:30                 Opportunities and Stressors for the North American Forest Industry

9:00                Issues, Trends, and Market Forces for the Pacific Northwest Sawmill Sector

9:30                 Pacific Northwest Pulp Mill Sector

10:00               Break

10:30               Outlook for Sawlog and Pulpwood Prices in Western US and Western Canada

11:00               Wood Product Exports Outlook

11:30               Federal Lands issues: Collaborative Management with the USFS – Keys to Success and Increased Management

12pm               Lunch  *OPTIONAL: Workforce Development Seminar/Discussion

1:00                 Strategic Issues for US PNW Timberlands

1:30                 Biden’s Mature & OG

2:00                 Northwest Forest Plan Amendment

2:30                 Break

3:00                 Oregon Private Forest Accord

3:45                 WA UPDATES

4:30                 Wrap-up & Adjourn

5:30-7pm         Reception (drinks and appetizers)

About this Event
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: The Lodge is 20 minutes from the Portland Airport.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Click on the logo below for more details (PDF).

Click here to register as a Sponsor.

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

The registration fee for Mapping the Course on 1/16/24 is $495 if received by January 3, 2024 or $550 if received January 4, 2024 or later. The registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, lunch and reception.

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. Cancellations received on or before 1/4/24 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations after 1/4/24 will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.

Group Discounts:
Register 3 or more people from your organization and get 10% off each person’s registration fee. To redeem the discount, call Melinda at 503-226-4562 or use the contact form below.

Cancellations received by January 4 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations received after that time will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.

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.

Society of American Foresters CFE Credits:
CFE credits have been applied for through the Society of American Foresters.

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