October 17th-18th, 2018
Portland Expo Center, Portland Oregon
Co-located with the popular Timber Processing and Energy Expo
Forest Products Society Northwest Region is Bridging the Gap between Forest Product Academics, Students, Scientist, and Researchers with Industry Professionals
We have our upcoming “Future of Wood Workshop and Mass Timber Tour” event coming to Portland. If you are in the area and interested in the event please register on our website (www.woodsymposium.org) so you do not miss out on this event! You are welcome to invite your friends. Once you sign-up, you will receive an email from us with more details.
Here is the program and registration fee for the events: *Registration in Thursday's Workshop includes Access to all TP&EE Workshops (Mass Timber and EWP / Lumber Manufacturing) and Trade Show Exhibits.
Meet and network with FPS members in the Northwest and learn about these critical areas:
Wednesday Oct 17th
TPEE Mass Timber Workshop and “Mass Timber Tour”
9:10 am – 12:30 am Mass Timber Morning Workshop- hosted by TP&EE
12:30 pm- 4:30 pm ($50 registration fee)
Portland Mass Timber Tour
Hosted by Timm Locke at Oregon Forest Resource Institute.
4:30 pm- 6:30 pm ($20 Fee)
Networking at World Forestry Center -Co Located with “Forest Management 101 for Non-Foresters” event. Hosted by Local Mass Timber Meetup Group.
Thursday Oct 18th _ ($90 Professional/ $40 Student Registration fee Includes TP&EE Workshops)
“Future of Wood Workshop”
9:15 am - 9:45 am - Northwest Region FPS Update
Tony Flagor, Regional Production Manager, Boise Cascade
9:45 am - 10:30 am – Keynote “Carbon update and LCA Benefits”
Maureen Puettmann, Director of Operations, CORRIM
10:30 am - 12:30 pm –“ NW University Panel Discussion”
Tom DeLuca, Dean, WA Franke College of Forestry and Conservation
Dr. Scott Renneckar, Associate Professor Canada Research Chair in Advanced Renewable Materials, Department of Wood Science
Eric Hansen, Department Head, Professor of Forest Products Marketing, OSU Wood Science and Engineering
Michael P. Wolcott, Regents Professor and Vice President for Research Director, Office of Clean Technology
Iain MacDonald, Associate Director, TallWood Design Institute
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch & Networking
1:30 pm - 2:30pm - Advancements in Adhesives, “ PUR Mass Timber Adhesives and Quantitative Research Methods”
Chris Whelan, Business Development Director | Engineered Wood Adhesives, Henkel
Jesse L. Paris, Research and Development Chemist II, Willamette Valley Company
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Current and Future Biomass Activities “Jetfuel and Biomass Torrefaction Update”
Matt Krumenauer, Vice President- Special Projects, U.S. Endowment for Forest and Communities
Michael P. Wolcott, Regents Professor and Vice President for Research Director, Washington State University
3:30 pm - Closing Remarks FPSNW region chairs
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Time to explore the TPEE industry Trade Show and Exhibits
Mass Timber Tour Networking Event - $20
Future of Wood Workshop – Professional - $90
Future of Wood Workshop – Student - $40
*If your a Student intersted in this event, FPSNW has sponsorships available. See contact information below.
As you can see, we have a packed schedule for everyone to enjoy the Workshop and TP&EE industry trade show. We would really like it if you would share this program with anyone who would be interested in the show. Please help us build our attendee list and invite your colleagues, friends, and partners to our show. Share this email! Use our hashtag to get featured #FPSNW or the event hashtag #FutureWoodNW