2013 Western Hardwood Int'l Convention & Exposition


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TradeTec and WHA


April 30 - May 1, 2013

DoubleTree Lloyd Center, Portland, OR

Names are underlined for Speakers or Panelists with presentations available.
All are PDF format.

Seminar #1: Environmental Policies - Trade & Impacts on the Pacific Northwest Hardwood Industry - Mike Snow, American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC)
Seminar #2: Exporting and Importing Hardwoods Without Costly Mistakes
Panel: Mike Snow, AHEC; Brenda Barnes, Allports; Jennifer Woods, US Commercial Service, US Dept. of Commerce; Jeff McEwen, Hanjin Shipping
Seminar #3: University of Washington Western Hardwood Inventory Assessment: What's Available in 2013 to 2040 for Harvest - Team headed by Bruce Bare, Dean Emeritus, University of Washington, Director Institute of Forest Resources
Seminar #4 - Concurrent Sessions
  • Design Trends Affecting Pacific Northwest Hardwoods - Amy Running, Boora Architects; Ryan Temple, Sustainable Northwest Wood; Ian Hanna, Forest Stewardship Council
  • Western Hardwood Grades and Their Use - Dana Spessert, National Hardwood Lumber Association; Steve Wilson, Collins Companies; Jeff Wirkkala, Hardwood Industries
Seminar #5 - Concurrent Sessions
  • Manufacturing With Hardwoods - Mike Lipke, Trillium Pacific Millwork; , Collins Companies; Scott Leavengood, Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Oregon State University
  • Alder Growth & Yield Model - Andrew Bluhm, Hardwood Silviculture Coop, Oregon State University
Seminar #6 - Concurrent Sessions
  • Pacific Northwest Hardwood Veneer Production and Use Trends - Tim Schallich, Columbia Forest Products
  • Superior Seedlings for Superior Alder - Barri Herman(presentation given by Keith Jones and Norman Lewis), Washington State University