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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27
3:00 - 5:00 PM Arrival/Registration
5:00 - 7:00 PM Evening Reception/Networking
THURSDAY, APRIL 28
7:00 - 8:00 AM Breakfast/Networking
Welcome
8:00 - 8:30 AM Janaki Alavalapati, Dean of the College of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University - Presentation: Welcome Remarks
James W. Rane, Trustee, Auburn University Board of Trustees | Founder & CEO, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc. - Presentation: Opening Remarks
Keynote
8:30 - 9:00 AM Jeff Peters, Regional Director, WoodWorks - Wood Products Council - Presentation: What’s Your Why?
9:00 - 9:15 AM Break/Networking
Plenary Sessions
9:15 - 9:45 AM Brian Via, Regions Bank Professor | Director of Forest Products Development Center, Auburn University - Presentation: Auburn’s Development of Forest Products for CLT
9:45 - 10:15 AM Tom Chung, Principal, Leers Weinzapfel Associates | Professor of Practice, Auburn University - Presentation: Cross Laminated Timber Typology, Architecture, and Education
10:15 - 10:45 AM Derek Ratchford, CEO, SmartLam North America - Presentation: Southern Pine - Mass Timber Trajectory
10:45 - 11:00 AM Break/Networking
11:00 - 11:30 AM Christopher Meyer, Assistant Professor, University of Miami | Principal, Atelier Mey - Presentation: Seeing the Forest for the Trees
11:30 - 12:00 PM Annie Perkins, Senior Director, Green Building & Supply Chain, Sustainable Forestry Initiative - Presentation: Advancing Sustainability Through SFI Certification
12:00 - 1:30 PMLunch/Networking
Melinda Gable, Executive Director, Forest Landowner Foundation - Presentation: Remarks
1:30 - 2:15 PM Panel Discussion
2:15 - 2:30 PM Break/Networking
Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session 1: AuditoriumConcurrent Session 2: Oak Room
2:30 - 2:55 PM Elaine Oneil, Director of Science & Sustainability, CORRIM - Presentation: Carbon Smart Forestry as a Precursor to Carbon Smart BuildingsColin Shane, Principal, RDH Building Science - Presentation: Mass Timber Facades
2:55 - 3:20 PM Jeff Morrow, Mass Timber Business Developer, Timberlab, Inc. - Presentation: Incorporating Beauty & Sustainability into Building ProjectsShawna Meyer, Principal, Atelier Mey - Presentation: A[mass]ing a Wood Design Language
3:20 - 3:45 PM Devon Dartnell, Director of Research & Market Analysis, Georgia Forestry Commission - Presentation: Carbon Credits for Building with CLT & Other Sustainable MaterialsDavid Roueche and Kadir Sener, Assistant Professors, Auburn University, Presentation: Using CLT Panels in Timber-Steel Composite Floor Systems
3:45 - 4:10 PM Aaron Gould, Sustainability Manager, VaproShield LLC - Presentation: Risk Assessment and Appropriate Strategies for Protecting CLT in Wet and Varying ClimatesBrian Campa, Principal, Cooper Carry - Presentation: Building & Designing with Southern Yellow Pine CLT
4:10 - 4:30 PM Break/Networking
Plenary Session
4:30 - 5:00 PM Patricia Layton, Director, Wood Utilization & Design Institute, Clemson University - Presentation: Mass Timber Growth & Sustainability
5:00 - 5:30 PM Break/Networking
Poster Session
5:30 - 6:30 PM Informal Poster Session
Closing Remarks
6:30 - 8:00 PM Dinner, Chris Isaacson, President & CEO, Alabama Forestry Association, Presentation: Closing Remarks
FRIDAY, APRIL 29
7:00 - 8:00 AM Breakfast/Networking
8:00 - 3:00 PM Tours Depart:
Local CLT tour - Auburn, AL
SmartLam North America’s Southeast Manufacturing Facility tour - Dothan, AL
8:15 - 10:15 AM Informal Roundtable Discussions