October 17 - 18, 2018 | Portland Expo Center

“Future of Wood” Workshops and Mass Timber Tour

October 17-18, 2018

Portland Expo Center, Portland Oregon

Co-located with the popular Timber Processing and Energy Expo

FPS Northwest Section is Bridging the Gap between Forest Product Academics, Students, Scientist, and Researchers with Industry Professionals

Meet and network with FPS members in the Northwest and learn about these critical areas: 

     - University Update and Future of the Workforce- A Panel Discussion of University Deans and Primary Faculty 

     - Advancements in Adhesives

     - Current and Future NW Biomass Activities

     - ½ Day Mass Timber Buildings Tour

     - Evening Networking Event


Registration includes access to the Timber Processing and Energy Expo Exhibit!


Wednesday, October 17 (optional)

9:00 am - 12:30 pm    Mass timber and Panel Workshop Hosted by TP&EE

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm    Box Lunch and Tour of Portland’s Mass Timber Buildings Hosted by Timm Locke, Oregon Forest Resource Institute (OFRI)

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm       Networking Reception (Wayback Lounge, Albina PDX)

Thursday, October 18

8:00 am - 9:00 am        Pacific Northwest FPS Section Meeting

9:00 am - 12:30 pm     Northwest University Forest Products Workshop

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm     Time to Explore TP+EE Trade Show and eat Lunch

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm        Adhesive and Biomass Workshop

For questions or inquiries contact Charles Gale charlesgale315@gmail.com or 406-240-0554