Conference

Presented by:

US Forest Service

The Future of the Hardwood Lumber Industry

November 2 & 3, 2016

To be held at the Wood Education and Resource Center, Princeton WV

For more information on this 2-day conference contact:

Urs Buehlmann
540/231.9759
buehlmann@gmail.com

For other information on the USDA FS' Wood Education and Resource Center
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/werc/events.shtm
340/487.1510

For directions please visit:
http://www.na.fs.fed.us/werc/center/centerdd.shtm

Future of the Hardwood Lumber Industry

Why You Should Attend

  • To get an update on the economic situation and the status of the industry
  • To obtain an overview of markets and conditions
  • To gain insights into the future of the hardwood lumber industry and hardwood lumber markets
  • To tour a state-of-the-art hardwood lumber mill
  • To network and to benefit from two days of learning, discussing, and observing with leading industry experts

Agenda

DAY 1
Morning 1 - WELCOME and KEYNOTE

AM

Section 1
The Future of Our Raw Material

AM

PM

  • 12:15 - 12:55
    Lunch @ WERC

  • 1:00
    Leave for Allegheny Lumber, Princeton WV

Afternoon 1, Section 2
Industry Visit

PM

  • 1:30 - 3:30
    Tour Allegheny Lumber

    J. Chandler (Allegheny)

  • 3:45 - 4:15
    Drive to WERC, Princeton, WV

Evening 1 - DINNER AND NETWORKING

PM

  • 6:30 - 8:30
    Dinner & Networking, Ryan's

    195 Greasy Ridge Road
    Princeton, WV 24739

DAY 2
Morning 2, Section 3
Technologies of the Future

AM

Section 4
Markets – Now and in the Future

AM

PM

Afternoon 2
Conclusions

PM

Lodging and Accomodations

For lodging information, please visit the WERC Accommodations page

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