Tuesday, February 5th
3:00 Technology Talk with Johnny Thompson
5:00 General registration and exhibitor setup
5:00 Social - Hors d’ouvre’s, Beer and Wine Provided
Wednesday, February 6th
8:00 Registration opens
9:00 Opening Remarks
9:15 National Speaker for SAF - John McNulty
9:45 Survey results for improving LASAF
10:00 Break with exhibitors.
10:30 Poster Session – Students
12:00 Break with exhibitors -
12:30 Awards Luncheon (poster awards, the traditional ones for students)
1:30 Workshops – Concurrent Sessions (30 minute presentations for each talk):
Economics and Tech.
• Quarterly Supply and Demand Model for CNS
• Quarterly Supply and Demand for Sawtimber
• A toolbox for evaluating storm damage using GIS software?
Management and Sampling
• Pro’s and Con’s of Genetically Improved Loblolly Pine for NIPF
• Using double-sampling techniques to reduce the number of measurement trees during forest inventories
• Advances in Loblolly Pine Genetics in the Western Gulf
3:15 LASAF Business Meeting
5:00 Silent Auction – Beer and Wine Provided
6:00 Banquet – Non Student Awards presented
Thursday, February 7th
7:45 Opening Remarks
8:00 Load-ticketing/Auto-ticket reconciliation/settlements solutions
9:00 Ethics Training (1 hr. credit)
10:00 Adjourn and Closing Remarks
A block of rooms has been reserved at the adjoining hotel to the Conference. Guest Rooms: $89.00, plus tax for single or double occupancy, standard room $99.00, plus tax for single or double occupancy, suite. Call to reserve your room no later than January 12th before the meeting or the price and availability may not be guaranteed (318) 641-8332
The Country Inn and Suites is located at
2727 Monroe Hwy #165, Pineville, LA 71360
Topics for Technology talk: GPS/TCruise package into iOS and Android. Subject to change.
Student posters will have prizes of 500, 250, and 100. There will be a graduate student section as well as undergraduate student section.