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2016 National Conference of Private Forest Landowners
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2016 National Conference of Private Forest Landowners

5/31/2016 to 6/3/2016
When: May 31-June 3, 2016
Where: Marriott Orlando World Center
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, Florida  32821
United States
Contact: Susan Klco
800-325-2954


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AGENDA
Tuesday May 31, 2016

Time

Room

Title

8:00-4:00

Grand Cayman/Puerto Rico

Tax Workshop
* Extra registration fee applies

7:30-8:30

Key Largo

Tax Workshop breakfast

12:00-1:00

Key Largo

Tax Workshop lunch

3:00-5:00

Marriott Board Room

Executive Committee Meeting
* Committee members only

6:00-7:00

Solars Deck

Executive Committee and Deans Reception
* Committee members only




Wednesday June 1, 2016

Time

Room

Title

8:00-5:30

Prefunction area

Registration

8:00-Noon

St. Thomas & West Indies

Deans & Directors

8:00-noon

Prefunction area

Exhibit set up

Noon - 7:30

Prefunction area

Exhibits Open

9:00-Noon

Key West

Board of Directors Meeting

Noon-1:30

Grand Cayman/Puerto Rico

FLA and Foundation Board Lunch
* Committee members only 

1:30-2:00 Florida Ballroom
Welcome
Scott Jones, CEO, Forest Landowners Association
Scott Rowland, President, Forest Landowners Association
2:00-2:30
Florida Ballroom
Eric Rutkow, Author, American Canopy: Trees Forests and the Making of a Nation

2:30-3:00

Florida Ballroom

General Session

3:30-5:00 Florida Ballroom
Plenary Panel

6:00-7:00

Solars Deck and Prefunction area

President's reception




Thursday, June 2, 2016

Time

Room

Title

7:30-3:30

Prefunction area

Registration

7:30-3:30

Prefunction area

Exhibits Open

7:00-8:30

Florida Ballroom

Breakfast
Sponsored by: Georgia-Pacific

8:30-10:00

Florida Ballroom

Track 1: Leveraging Genetics, Siliviculture and Smart Management to Maximize Stand Economics
John Pait, ArborGen, Inc.
Barry Shiver, Smarter Forestry
Marshall Thomas, F&W Forestry

8:30-10:00

Grand Cayman/Puerto Rico

 Track 2: An Introduction to the Basics of Land and Timber Markets, Land Appraisals and Financing Timber Purchases
Scott Brodbeck, Legacy Appraisal Services
Jonathan Burt, LandVest
Jeffrey Spencer, Farm Credit of Florida
Joe Clark, Forest2Market

10:30-Noon

Florida Ballroom

Track 1: Free to Do Business: Understanding Your Rights as a Landowner in the Face of Increasing State and Federal Regulation
Jacob T. Cremer, Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Dave Smolker, Smokler, Bartlett, Loeb, Hinds & Sheppard P.A.
Jim Burling, Pacific Legal Foundation
Mike Dennis, Breedlove, Dennis & Associates

10:30-Noon

Grand Cayman/Puerto Rico

Track 2: Realizing a Return: How to Fully Maximize the Revenue Opportunity within Your Forest Asset
Gregory Albert, Forest Planning Analyst, American Forest Management
David Foil, President, Forest Resource Consultants
Tom Williams, harvest Logistics

11:00-2:45

Winter Park

Spouse Tour

Noon-1:30

Florida Ballroom

Awards lunch
Sponsored by: ArborGen

1:30-3:30

Florida Ballroom

Track 1: So You Want to Host a Forestry Advocacy Event?
Melinda Gable, Forest Landowners Association
Don Heath, Alabama GOTeam Leader
J. Tedrick Ratcliff Jr., Mississippi Forestry Association

1:30-3:30

Grand Cayman/Puerto Rico

Track 2: Proactive Steps to Ensure Your Forest Asset Leaves a Lasting Legacy
Ginny and Allen Nipper, Landowner Legacy Communication
Henry I. Barclay, III CPA, Lehmann, Ullman and Barclay, LLP
Dr. Tamara Cushing, Oregon State University

4:30

Transportation to Epcot

 

5:00-9:00
 

Epcot

Fun in the park

6:30-8:30

Odyssey Events Pavilion

Dinner

9:00-9:15

Odyssey Events Pavilion

 Fireworks

9:15
Transportation back to Marriott
 



Friday, June 3, 2016


Time

Room

Title

7:00-8:30

Florida Ballroom

Breakfast

7:30-Noon

Prefunction area

Registration

7:30-Noon

Prefunction area

Exhibits

8:30-10:00
Florida Ballroom
Forest Product Industry Market Trends and What They Mean for Forest Landowners
Chung-Hong Fu, Timberland Investement Resources
Tim Portz, Pellet Mill Magazine
10:30-Noon
Florida Ballroom
A Battle with Two Fronts: The Critical Importance of Establishing and Growing a Favorable Opinion with Both Policymakers and The General Public
Melinda Gable, Forest Landowners Association
Dave Tenny, National Alliance of Forest Owners
Charlie Arnot, CMA

 

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