Promoting Private Forests

2019 Family Forest Business Conference Agenda

Detailed agenda with sessions and speakers

Agenda Schedule

Tuesday June 18 – Pre-conference Workshops

8:00 am – 5:00 pm     Registration

8:00 am – 4:00 pm     Tax Workshop (Separate Registration Fee Required)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm   Forest Landowner Foundation Trustees Meeting

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm     FLA Executive Committee Meeting

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm New Board Member Orientation

Wednesday June 19, 2018 – Conference Begins

7:00 am – 5:30 pm     Registration

8:00 am –12:00 pm    Exhibit Set-Up

9:00 am – 12:00 pm   FLA Board of Directors Meeting

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm     General Session

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm     Welcome and the State of the Association

  • Robert Crosby, President, Forest Landowners Association
  • Scott Jones, CEO, Forest Landowners Association

3:30 pm – 4:15pm      Keynote Presentation

  • Brooks Mendell, President & CEO, Forisk Consulting

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm     Plenary Discussion

West to East: Why Timberland in the Southeast is Drawing Attention from Western Investors

Moderator: Brooks Mendell, President, Forisk Consulting

  • Scott Folk, Senior Vice President Resources, Roseburg Forest ProductsAdditional Speakers TBA

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm     President’s Reception

Thursday June 20, 2018

7:30 am – 11:00 am    Registration

7:30 am – 8:30 am      Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

7:30 am – 5:30 pm     Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 am – 10:00 am    Assessing the Impact of A Dynamic Global Trade Environment on Forest Product Markets

10:00 am – 10:30 am  Networking & Refreshment Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Gaining Ground:  What Recent Wins Tell Us About the Trajectory of Property Rights Work for Private Forest Landowners

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm   Awards Luncheon

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm     FLA’s Ongoing Efforts to Educate and Advocate for Private Forest Landowners with Federal Agencies and Policymakers

  • Melinda Gable, Vice President, Forest Landowners Association
  • Dr. Lauren Ward, Director of Stewardship Initiatives, Forest Landowners Association

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm     Networking & Refreshment Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm     Revenue Diversification: The Non-Timber Income Opportunities You Can’t Afford to Ignore

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Reception & Dinner in Pavilion

Friday June 21, 2018

7:30 am – 8:30 am      Breakfast in Exhibit Area

8:30 am – 2:00 pm      Forestry Tour (Separate Registration Fee Required)