Forest

SCHEDULE

 

As of 7/10/20 - Subject to Change

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

 

CFE Credits: 4.00

Category 1

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome & VFA General Membership Meeting

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8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Virginia's Political Climate

Dr. Bob Holsworth - DecideSmart

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Morning Break with Exhibitors

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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

AF&PA Advocacy Priorities 

Heidi Brock - American Forest & Paper Association

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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Discussion with Congresswoman
Abigail Spanberger

US Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-7)

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Team Safe Trucking: Seeing Clearly Through the Economic Crisis

Miranda Gowell - Team Safe Trucking, Inc.

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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Forest Health Q&A: Invasive Species

Moderator: 

Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Forest Landowners Education Program, Virginia Tech

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Speakers:

Lori Chamberlin - Virginia Department of Forestry

Scott Salom - Virginia Tech

Rod Walker - Blue Ridge PRISM

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Explore the Virtual Exhibit Hall

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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

SAF General Business Meeting

Thursday, August 13, 2020

CFE Credits: 3.50

Category 1

 
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome & Update from the Governor's Office

Ralph Northam, Governor of Virginia

Bettina Ring, Virginia Secretary of Agriculture & Forestry

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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Tick Talk 2020: The latest on ticks and tick-borne disease in Virginia

Sara Benham - Old Dominion University

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Morning Break with Exhibitors

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10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Impact of COVID-19 on Virginia Markets

Judd Johnson - Hardwood Market Report

Mike Powell - Forest2Market

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11:15 AM - 12:15 AM

Building Success: A New Partnership to Recruit Talent

John Freeborn - Virginia Tech CNRE

Dr. Paul Winistorfer - Virginia Tech CNRE

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Annual Virginia Forestry Summit Awards Ceremony

Distinguished Service, Logger Merit, Outstanding VFA Member of the Year, & President's Choice

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Explore the Virtual Exhibit Hall

Phone: (804) 278-8733