2017 Schedule of Events

Updated 2018 information to come - stay tuned!

  Saturday, March 11

  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Opening Ice Breaker (All Registrants Welcome)

  Sunday, March 12

  7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Registration Open
  7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Joint Session
  8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Committee Meetings
  10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Joint Wrap-up Session
  12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Wine, Dine + Nine
Back by popular demand is the Wine, Dine + Nine Couples Networking Event. Meet and network with like-minded couples during a nine-hole round of golf. There will also be a lunch networking event prior to teeing off. 
  12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tucson Bike Tour
Enjoy exploring the great outdoors? Join NAWLA for the Tucson Bike Outing. Depending on your skill level, you can choose to ride over rocky fire forest, or on a cactus-lined single track. The terrain can be challenging with soft sand in the washes, along with some rocky sections. Rides can last between 60 to 90 minutes, depending on your individual pace. Lunch will be provided prior to the start of the ride, along with cold water and Gatorade during the ride.
  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Beers with Peers
  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Registration Open
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  NAWLA Welcome Reception 
All registrants welcome

  Monday, March 13

 
  7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Registration Open
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Spouse & Companion Workout Class

  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 

Breakfast and Table-tops

  9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 

BNSF Railway: A Key Link for Supply Chains

Steve Bobb, Chief Marketing Officer, BNSF Railway
  9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  Beverages and Table-tops
  10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   UFP and NAWLA – A Look Back and Some Predictions for the Future
Matthew Missad, CEO of Universal Forest Products
  11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Beverages and Table-tops
  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Spouse & Companion Event
  11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Identify and Capitalize on Your Competitive Advantage
Jim Cline, President and CEO of Trex Company
  12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Networking Lunch and Table-tops
  1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  How to Attract And Retain Great Talent
Claudia St. John, Affinity HR Group
  2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Open Networking Break
  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chairman's Reception and Dinner
   All registrants are welcome

  Tuesday, March 14

 
  7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. 10 Group Meetings
  8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Registration Open
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Spouse & Companion Workout Class
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Table-tops
  9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Legacy – Value – Different
Nick Arkle, CEO of Gorman Brothers  
  9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Beverages and Table-tops
  10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Who Will Own the Timber Resources in the Decade Ahead
Dick Molpus, Founder and President of The Molpus Woodlands Group
  11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Beverages and Table-tops
  11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Legends of Lumber Panel
Steve Boyd, Manufacturers Reserve Supply; Steve Weekes, Weekes Forest Products; Steve Killgore, Roseburg Forest Products; and, Grant Phillips (moderator), Collins