Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues For 2022
Location: Vancouver, WA
January 19, 2022
January 20, 2022
8:30 Opportunities and Stressors for the North American Forest Industry in 2021 – Kevin Mason, ERA Forest Products Research
9:00 Outlook for Sawlog and Pulpwood Prices in Western US and Western Canada – Hakan Ekstrom, Wood Resources International
9:30 Federal Lands issues: Collaborative Management with the USFS – Keys to Success and Increased Management – Matt Comisky, American Forest Resource Council
10:30 Strategic Issues for US PNW Timberlands in 2020 – Ted Reiss, Director of Timberlands, Seneca Jones Timber
11:00 Issues, Trends, and Market Forces for the 2021 PNW Sawmill Sector – Bryan Beck, The Beck Group, (invited)
11:30 US PNW Pulp Mill Sector – Matt Elhart, Fisher International/Forest2Market, (invited)
1:00 Industry Perspective on Log Supply Issues in The BC Interior: Reduction in Harvest Levels, How the Industry is Changing and Adapting, and Where the Industry Heading in 2021 and Beyond – Casey Black, Weyerhaeuser (invited)
1:30 BC Forest Industry Update – Impacts of Forest Policy Changes on Log Supply How the Industry is Changing and Adapting, and Where the Industry is Heading in 2022 and Beyond – David Elstone, Publisher: View From the Stump
2:15 Fibre Supply Issues and Challenges Faced By The BC Pellet Industry, 2022 and Beyond – Andrew Meyer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy/Drax, North America
3:15 Transportation Issues in 2022 – Andy Owens, A and M Transport
3:45 Wood Product Exports Outlook for 2022 – Bill Frings, Weyerhaeuser
4:15 The Competitiveness of the Sawmilling Sector in Key Regions of North America – Brooks Mendell, FORISK
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Optional Workshop (1/19/22):
- In-Person before January 10, 2022: $545
- In-Person after January 10, 2022: $645
- Streaming/Virtual Registration $395
The in-person registration fee for the optional workshop includes a book of speaker materials, and lunch. You can register for the optional workshop (1/19) without registering for Mapping the Course (1/20).
Mapping the Course (1/20/22):
- In-Person before January 10, 2022: $645
- In-Person after January 10, 2022: $745
- Streaming/Virtual Registration $425
The in-person registration fee for the Mapping the Course conference includes reference materials and lunch.
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 1/10/22 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations after 1/10/22 will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.
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 $153 plus tax. After December 27, 2021, reduced rate rooms will be subject to availability.
Society of American Foresters CFE Credits:
CFE credits will be available for workshop attendees.