SCHEDULE

 

As of 3/10/20 - Subject to Change

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

 

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

SAF Executive Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

VFA Board of Directors Meeting

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Renewables - Strategies to Achieve Land and Energy Use Goals for Virginia

Hosted by Virginia's United Land Trusts

CFE Credits: 1.50

Category 1

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Forestry Summit Kick-Off Dinner & Game Night

Ruby's Arcade (Offsite)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

 

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

VFA Business Meeting

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote: With Vision, There is Hope

Bruce Vincent - Communities for a Great Northwest

CFE Credits: 1.00

Category 1

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Break with Exhibitors

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

General Session: Hardwood Trade & Markets

Judd Johnson - Hardwood Market Report

Mike Snow - American Hardwood Export Council

CFE Credits: 1.25

Category 1

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Speaker: Virginia's Political Climate

Dr. Bob Holsworth - DecideSmart

CFE Credits: 1.00

Category 1

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

After Lunch Break with Exhibitors

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Concurent Sessions

Manners Matter: How Civility 
Can Be Your Secret Weapon in Business Success

Liz Bryant - Liz Bryant Business Etiquette

CFE Credits: 1.25

Category 2

Truckin' Through Today's Logging Industry

Dr. Jeffrey Hickman - Virginia Tech

Dr. Scott Barrett - Virginia Tech

CFE Credits: 1.25

Category 1

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Break with Exhibitors

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

General Session: VA Hardwood Initiative

Rob Farrell - State Forester of Virginia

CFE Credits: 0.75

Category 1

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

ACF General Business Meeting

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

SAF General Business Meeting

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summit Happy Hour with Exhibitors

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Thursday, April 30, 2020

 

6:30 AM - 7:15 AM

Fun Run

Meet in Hotel Lobby

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Concurent Sessions

Watch Out! Hazards in the Woods

Sara Benham, Old Dominion University

Jason Street, VA State Police

CFE Credits: 1.25

Category 1

Urban Markets Panel

Kaitlin DeWitt - VA Dept. of Forestry

Dr. Mikaela Schmitt-Harsh - James Madison

Jeremy Harold - City of Harrisonburg, VA

CFE Credits: 1.25

Category 1

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Morning Break with Exhibitors

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

General Session: Glyphosate - History, Controversy, Path Ahead

Ralph Morini - Master Gardener

Dr. Penny Fenner-Crisp - Consutlant

CFE Credits: 0.75

Category 1

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Closing Keynote: AF&PA Advocacy Priorities & Elections Overview

Heidi Brock - American Forest & Paper Association

CFE Credits: 0.75

Category 1

OPTIONAL TOURS OR AFTERNOON ON YOUR OWN

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Summit Tours

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Evening Reception & Annual Virginia Forestry Summit Awards Banquet

 

Friday, May 1, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Interactive Workshops

Phone: (804) 278-8733