SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Please note that attendees are expected to participate in the full event. Please plan to arrive Sunday, September 25 and depart Friday, September 30.

Schedule is tentative and subject to change. Please note that all times listed below are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

 
Sunday, May 7
Arrivals
Monday, May 8
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. INTRO: Welcome and Introductions
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. LECTURE: Wood Basics and Anatomy
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. LECTURE: The Forest
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. OFF SITE TOUR: Pacific Spirit Regional Park Forestland
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. INTRO: Ice Breaker activity
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. LECTURE: Mass Timber
3:30.m. – 4:30 p.m. LECTURE: Engineered Wood Products (EWP)
4:30p.m. – 5:30 p.m. LECTURE: Current Industry Issues Green Building & Chain of Custody
7:00 p.m. Opening Night Reception at Hotel
Tuesday, May 9
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. LECTURE: Lumber Manufacturing
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. OFF SITE TOUR: Mill Tour #1
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. OFF SITE TOUR: Mill Tour #2
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. OFF SITE TOUR: Lumber Yard
7:00 p.m. Dinner in Town
Wednesday, May 10
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. DISCUSSION: Mill Tour Debrief
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. LECTURE: Compliance Issues in the Wood Industry
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. LECTURE: Ask the Experts Panel
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. LECTURE: Logistics & Transportation
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. LECTURE: Treated Wood
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. LECTURE: Universities as a Resource
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. TOUR: Department of Wood Science
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. LECTURE: Overview of Grading - Grading Exercise Outdoors
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Lumber Grading Debrief
5:30 p.m. Dinner and Networking at Vancouver Regional Meeting
Thursday, May 11
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. WORKSHOP: Negotiations 
Facilitator: Scott Olsen, The Olsen Group
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. DISCUSSION: Discussion and Wrap-up for the Week
6:30 p.m. NAWLA Wood Basics Reception & Dinner
Friday, May 12
Departures