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Wednesday Oct 17th- TP&EE Mass Timber Workshop and

Mass Timber Tour


9:10 am – 12:30 am  Mass Timber Morning Workshop 

  • Hosted by TP&EE

12:30- 4:30 pm- Portland Mass Timber Tour - Hosted by Timm Locke from Oregons Forest Resource Institute 

  • Lunch provided on bus

  • Tour several of Portland Mass Timber Buildings

  • Either get dropped off at Expo Center or Stay for networking event 

5:00- 7:00 pm Networking at World Forestry Center -Co Located with “Forest Management 101 for Non-Foresters” 

Thursday Oct 18th- Future of Wood Workshop


9:15 am - 9:45 am - Northwest Region FPS Update

  • Tony Flagor, Regional Production Manager at Boise Cascade

9:45 am - 10:30 am - Keynote - Carbon Update in the NW
Wood Product Industry Life Cycle Assesment
 (LCA) and Current Carbon Legislation Update from OFIC

  • Maureen Puettmann, Director of Operations, CORRIM- The Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials

  • Taylor Lucey, Director of Manufacturing and Resources, Oregon Forest and Industries Council

10:30 am - 12:30 pm - NW University Panel Discussion

  • Tom DeLuca, University of Montana

  • Dr. Scott Rennackar, The University of British Columbia

  • Eric Hansen, Oregon State University

  • Michael P. Wolcott, Washington State University

  • Iain MacDonald, Tallwood Design Institute

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch Provided 

1:30 pm - 2:30pm - Advancements in Adhesives

  • “Modern Adhesives for Timber Bonding” - Chris Whelan, Business Development Director | Engineered Wood Adhesives, Henkle Corportation

  • "New Quantitative Lab Techniques Practical for Wood-Based Composites”- Jesse Paris, Research and Development Chemist II, Willamette Valley Company

  • Scott McIntyre, N.A. Business Director, Performance Adhesives, Hexion

2:30 pm - 3:30 - Current and Future Biomass Activities

  • Matt Krumenauer , U.S. Endowment for Forest and Communities

  • Michael P. Wolcott, Washington State University

3:30 pm - Closing Remarks FPS NW region chairs

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  - Time to explore the TP&EE industry Trade Show and Exhibits