2021 Pacific Logging Congress Schedule
 

New Times New Ideas

November 7, 8, 9, & 10, 2021

Hyatt Regency • Indian Wells, California

All meetings held at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2021 

                                                       

11:00am               

Reserved golf tees off

4:00-5:00pm         

PLC Executive Committee and PFF Board Meeting — Hibiscus AB

5:00pm                 

PLC “Early Arrivers” Open House — Sunset Room

Join us for an informal get-together and tropical beverage

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021

 

8:30am                 
PLC Past Presidents’ Breakfast
for Past PLC Presidents, Grand Salon A

Presented by: Toby and Laurie Murray

 

9:00am                 
PLC Past Presidents’ Spouses Breakfast
for Past First Ladies, Grand Salon B

2:00-3:30pm         
PLC General Directors Board Meeting
Grand Salon A-D

 

6:30-8:30pm         
Welcome Reception — “Meet & Greet” — Main Pool

Presented by: Triad & Tigercat

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021

 

All business sessions qualify for Professional Logger Credits

• Auction items will be on display during meetings for viewing and bidding •

 

6:30-7:30am         
Hosted Breakfast — Grand Salon Foyer

Presented by: Papè Machinery & John Deere

Coffee: courtesy of Waratah

       
Registration Open — Top of staircase

                             

Tuesday Programs sponsored by: JSA,, Mountain F Enterprises WCLA, Superior Tire Service, Idaho Forest Group, Rayonier, Lyme Redwood, Schmidbauer Lumber, North Fork Lumber, Trinity River Lumber, Weyerhaeuser, Green Diamond, Redwood Empire,

Coffee Breaks: courtesy of Summit Attachments

 

7:30am                 
Opening Presentation

Opening Prayer — Duane Doyle Jr.

President’s Welcome — Wayne Settle

                             

8:00-8:30am         
An Economist’s Look at What Lies Ahead
Andy Fanter, Cyclcast Intercast

 

8:30-9:00am         
Media Response in the Face of a Crisis

CJ Shipley, PayneWest Ins.

 

9:00-9:30am          
A Political Outlook for the Timber Industry in
Washington, DC

Heath Heikkila, Dir., Government Affairs, American Forest Resource Council

 

9:30-9:45am         
Break

                             

9:45-10:30am       
Logistics – Trucks and Rail

Future of Electric Trucks

  • Kevin Lyons and John Sessions, OSU

Moving by Rail

  • Joe Kneib, Hertsog

Innovations in rail

  • Paul Markelz, owner of Rcrane
                            

10:30-11:00am     
Tax Ramifications for 2021 and What You Need to Know

Tim Quinlan, Wells Fargo

 

11:00-11:45am     
Education Update

PLC - VP, Roger Smith, and Communications Dir. Hunter Harrell

Shasta College – Prof. John Livingston

                                                                                     

11:45am               
Morning Wrap-up — Wayne Settle

 

ADJOURN SESSION

 

EVENING ON YOUR OWN TO ENJOY OR . . .

 

Optional Tour: Zoo & Dinner

Presented by: Shasta Cascade Timberlands

  

Any time after 1:30 at the Zoo entrance. Let them know at the gate that you are with PLC and you will receive a pass to enjoy the world famous zoo, which includes exotic animals like giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs and so much more.

 

5:00pm - 8:00pm   
Dinner

Make your way to the Irvine Patio. There we will enjoy a wonderful BBQ dinner under the palm trees.

 

9:30pm                  Arriving back to the hotel

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2021

 

All business sessions qualify for Professional Logger Credits

• Auction items will be on display during meetings for viewing and bidding •

 

6:30-7:30am         
Hosted Breakfast — Verbena Terrace

Presented by: Link-Belt

Coffee: Courtesy of Hermann Bros. and Willis Enterprises

 

Wednesday Programs sponsored by: JSA,, Mountain F Enterprises WCLA, Superior Tire Service, Idaho Forest Group, Rayonier, Lyme Redwood, Schmidbauer Lumber, North Fork Lumber, Trinity River Lumber, Weyerhaeuser, Green Diamond, Redwood Empire,

Coffee Breaks: courtesy of Summit Attachments

 

7:30-8:30am         
Financial Risk Management — What We Learned From 2020 and Dealing with the Future
Moderator: PLC Director, Todd Gordon

Tom Holl — Canyon Creek

Karen McManus — Cat Financial

Corey Kovarik — VP Komatsu Financial

8:30-9:00am         
The BC Perspective
Bob Brash — TLA

                                     

9:00-9:30am         
Strategies to make your Business More Attractive
to Employees

Chris Duncan - MNP

 

9:30-10:00am       
New Way to Address Driver Shortages

Tony Spilde, Knife River

 

10:00-10:30am     
Break

                             

10:30-11:30am     
Import/Export Market - Panel

Moderator: Doug Mays, Weyerhaeuser

Pete Jackson — Green Diamond

Casey Black — Weyerhaeuser

Bob Brash — TLA

                                     

11:30-12:30pm     
Marketing and Communication for the 21st Century

Moderator: Ken Schirman - Triad

Aaron Witt — BuildWitt

Colby Williams — Fueled Photography

 Jason Davenport — Davenport Photography

Craig Richmond — Green Diamond

12:30-1:30pm       
What We will be Building with in the Future

Moderator: Hunter Harrill, Humboldt University

Brian Bradshaw — USFS, Coop. Forestry Wood Innovations & Forest Products Marketing

Iain MacDonald — TallWood Design Institute & OSU

 Russ Vaagen — Vaagen Timbers

                                  

1:30pm                 
Morning Wrap-up — Wayne Settle and Tom Holl

 

ADJOURN SESSION  -  AFTERNOON ON YOUR OWN TO ENJOY

 

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING ACTIVITIES

 

6:00-10pm            
A Night in the Desert!

2021 PLC President Wayne Settle and his wife Lynette invite you to join them for an evening of great food, fun and conversation as we wrap up the 112th Pacific Logging Congress. Dress is business casual — come, relax and enjoy yourselves!
 

6:00-7:00pm         
President’s Reception — Verbena Terrace

Presented by: Caterpillar Forestry Products and Peterson CAT

Hosted Bar: Port Blakely/PLS International

 

7:00-8:00pm         
Buffet Dinner — Grand Salon Ballroom

Centerpieces: Courtesy of Bitco and South Fork Forest Management

 

Silent Auction

Silent auction tables close at 7 pm; Cashier Station opens after close of program.

 

Live/Virtual Auction
Presented by: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

                             

Presentations and Passing of the Ax