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SCHEDULE

 

As of 4/15/2022- Subject to Change

Tuesday, May 3

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exhibitor Setup

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PLT Workshop

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SAF Executive Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ACF Virginia Chapter Meeting

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch with a Briefing from
Secretary of Agriculture & Forestry Matthew Lohr

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Opening General Session:
State of the Wood Industry

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Networking Break with Exhibitors 

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

INNOVATIONS IN
SILVICULTURAL PRACTICES

Helping Landowners Understand Their Carbon Market Options

WORKING SMARTER

Hiring the Non-Forester Forester

ACHIEVING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Adapting Your Business Model to Meet the Changing Demand for Forestry Products

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception 

Wednesday, May 4

 

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Membership Meeting & Keynote Session

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Break with Exhibitors 

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions 

INNOVATIONS IN
SILVICULTURAL PRACTICES

Geospatial Technology Tools for Forest Management

WORKING SMARTER

Current Status of the
Forest Products Industry: Housing Markets and Beyond

ACHIEVING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE 

Creating a Market for Hardwood

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Networking Break with Exhibitors 

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Luncheon General Session

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tours 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SAF Virginia Division Meeting

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reception

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Annual Awards Banquet

 

Thursday, May 5

7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Fun Run 

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Breakout Sessions 

INNOVATIONS IN
SILVICULTURAL PRACTICES

Treating Invasives and
Pest Disease in the 21st Century

WORKING SMARTER

How to Develop a Future Forestry Workforce in a Challenging Business Environment 

ACHIEVING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE 

Using New Research and Technologies to Improve Truck Driver Safety
 

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing General Session:
Finding Passion, Inspiration, and Excellence in Forestry
Speaker: Dr. Mamie Parker
 

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

VFLEP Landowner Extravaganza