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Society of Wood Science and Technology

1999 Annual Meeting
June 27, 1999
Boise, Idaho




Boise Convention Center
Salmon River & Snake River Rooms
Boise, Idaho

7:30 - 8:00 Registration and Coffee (Salmon River and Snake River Rooms)

8:00 - 8:15 Introduction of Program
Moderator, Thomas E. McLain, Professor and Head,
Department of Forest Products, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

8:15 - 8:45 Sustainability and Forestry--An Overview
A. Scott Reed, Board of Directors
Sustainable Forestry Partnership, Portland, OR, and
Associate Dean, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

8:45 - 9:15 Wood Science and Resource Management
James R. Barbour, Team Leader
Ecologically Sustainable Productions of Forest Resources, Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service, Portland, OR

9:15 - 9:45 Science and Technology in Conservation and Use
Thomas J. Snellgrove, Chair
Sustainable Development, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, DC

9:45 - 10:15 Wood Science and Technology in the Marketplace
David Cohen, Associate Professor of Forest Products Marketing
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

10:15 - 10:45 Challenge and Vision for the Future
Robert D. Day, Executive Director
Renewable Natural Resources Foundation, Bethesda, MD

SWST Annual Meeting and Award Presentations

10:45 - 11:45 Award Presentations

11:45 - 12:45 Annual Business Meeting and Lunch

1:00 - 4:00 Joint SWST/FPS Plenary Sessions

Session 1: Adhesive Resins for Wood - (Summit Amphitheater)
Session 2: Current Topics in Physics and Drying - (Payette River Room)

4:00 - 5:30 Joint SWST/FPS Technical Forum and Student Posters (Peregrines Room)
(Student poster competition held June 26, 1999 in the Merlins Room)

6:30 - 8:00 Joint SWST/FPS Host Reception - Grand Ballroom - The Grove Hotel

Last updated: 7/22/99
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