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Society of Wood Science and Technology

2009 International Annual Convention

Boise, Idaho

Wednesday, June 24th

Conference Program

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The Role of Wood in our Green Future

7:30 - 9:30 am

Student Poster Competition (links to Abstracts, PDF)

Student Poster Winners

7:30 - 8:00 am

Registration and Coffee

8:00 - 8:30 am

Opening Remarks and Introductions Jim Funck and Jerrold Winandy

8:30 - 9:15 am

Comparing the Ecological Footprints of the U.S. and the E.U. Jim L. Bowyer, Director, Responsible Materials Program, Dovetail Partners, Inc, and Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, Minneapolis, MN

9:15 - 10:00 am

Wildfires and Insects Threaten Future Timber Supplies and Our Climate (Presentation not available due to copyright) Thomas Bonnicksen, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M University, College Station and Visiting Scholar, The Forest Foundation, Auburn, CA

10:00 - 10:15 am

Break

10:15 - 11:00 am

Forest Certification - What it Really Means Cassie Phillips, Vice President, Sustainable Forestry, Weyerhaeuser Company, Federal Way, WA

11:00 - 11:45 am

Materials are Green Only in Relationship to Each Other - LEED/USGBC Issues

Original presentation developed by Jeff Howe, CEO of Fullerton Companies and Chairman of the Board, Dovetail Partners, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.  Jeff Howe was unable to attend. 

Presentation was adapted and given by Jim Bowyer, Director, Responsible Materials Program, Dovetail Partners, Inc, and Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, Minneapolis, MN

11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Annual Business Meeting

1:30 - 2:15 pm

Life Cycle Analysis of the Forest Products Industry - No Longer an Option Bruce Lippke, Professor and Director, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, and President, CORRIM

2:15 - 3:00 pm

$ustainability for the Bottom Line Rick Fisch, Director, Innovation and Productivity Center, Northwest Food Processors Association, Portland, OR

3:00 pm

Closing remarks Jim Funck

3:00 - 6:00 pm

Poster Session/Cash Bar (Juniper Room)

 

IUFRO Division 5 - Forest Products

Forest Stewardship Council

 

 

CORRIM

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 7/3/09
 

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