112th Annual Pacific Logging Congress

The Power of Change

November 7-10, 2021, Hyatt, Indian Wells

We are thrilled to announce the speakers for the 2021 Pacific Logging Congress conference. This year the theme is The Power of Change and industry experts will be discussing how to adapt and succeed in today’s every-changing industry.

Day 1 – Tuesday, November 9

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8-8:30am

Andy Fanter

An economists look at what
lies ahead 

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8:3-09am

CJ Shipley

PayneWest Insurance

Media Response in the Face
of a Crisis 

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9-9:30am

H. Heikkila

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A Political Outlook for the Timber Industry in Washington, DC

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9:45-10:30am

LOGISITCS PRESENTATIONS

The future of Electric Trucks 

Moving by Rail

Kevin Lyons and John Sessions OSU - electric trucks (Logistics )

 

Joe Kneib, Kneib Consulting
Martin Lew, Commtrex

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10:30-11am
Tim Quinlan

Wells Fargo

Tax ramifications for 2021 and what you need to know, and what's up with the supply chain

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11-11:45am

EDUCATION UPDATE - PLC and Shasta College programs


Roger Smith & Hunter Harrill
PLC Education Updates

 

Becky Row, Shasta College

CA Registered Apprenticeship for logging & forestry workers

 

John Livingston, Shasta College

New happenings at Shasta College

Day 2 – Wednesday, November 10

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7:30-8am

FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT PLANNING — what we learned from 2020 and dealing with the future. 

Todd Gordon, Moderator, 

reviews the cyclical market

Tom Holl, Canyon Creek Logging


Karen McManus, Cat Financial

Corey Kovarik, VP Komatsu Financial

Brent Kerr, Kerr Construction

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8:30-9am

What's Happening in B.C.

Bob Brash

TLA

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9-9:30am

Strategies to make your Business More Attractive to Employees

Chris Duncan

MNP

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9:30-10am

New Ways of Training

Tony Spilde

Knife River

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10:30-11:30am

IMPORT EXPORT

Doug Mays, Moderator

Pete Jackson, Green Diamond

Casey Black, Weyerhaeuser

Bob Brash, TLA

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11:30am-12:30pm

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Ken Schirman, Moderator

Aaron Witt, BuildWitt

Jennifer Byerly, Project Learning Tree

Craig Richmond, Green Diamond

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12:30 - 1:30

WHAT WILL WE BE BUILDING WITH IN THE FUTURE

Hunter Harrill, Moderator

Brian Bradshaw, Assistant Director,USFS, Cooperative Forestry Wood Innovations & Forest Products Marketing Unit

Iain MacDonald, Director, TallWood Design Institute and OSU

Russ Vaagen, Vaagen Timbers