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Schedule of Events

  Saturday, March 12

  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm NAWLA & WWPA Opening Ice Breaker (All Registrants Welcome)

  Sunday, March 13

  6:30 am - 11:30 am Registration Open
  8:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
  8:30 am - 9:00 am Joint Session
  9:00 am - 11:00 am Committee Meetings
  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Wine, Dine + Nine
  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Palm Springs Bike Tour
  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Registration Open
  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm  NAWLA & WWPA Joint Reception 
All registrants welcome

  Monday, March 14

 
  7:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration Open
  7:00 am - 8:15 am WWPA Forecast Session with Hot Breakfast
  7:30 am - 10:30 am

Spouse & Companion Event: Breakfast at Tiffany's

  8:30 am - 9:15 am 

West Fraser, Our History and Our Future

Presented by Ted Seraphim, President and CEO, West Fraser
  9:15 am - 9:45 am  Beverages and Table-tops
  9:45 am - 10:30 am   CSX Overview, Lumber Transportation, and Macroeconomics Thoughts
Presented by Clarence W. Gooden, President, CSX 
  10:30 am - 11:00 am  Beverages and Table-tops
  11:00 am - 11:45 am  Klausner's Southern Pine Adventure

Presented by Thomas Mende, President, Klausner 

  11:45 am - 12:45 pm  Networking Lunch (hosted by NAWLA)
  1:00 pm - 1:45 pm  Price Volatility and Multi-Family Update and Risk
Management Panel 
Moderator: Grant Phillips, Collins
Panelists: Ashley Boeckholt, Director, Koch Pulp & Paper Trading,

Geoff Berwick, Director Risk Management, Sherwood Lumber, Kevin Binam, President, WWPA and Dave Fortin, Senior Economist, RISI

  1:45 pm - 2:15 pm  Break
  2:15 pm - 3:00 pm  Why Lumber Wholesalers Should Make More Money: 
Managing Margins and Customer Profitability 
Presented by Brent Grover, Managing Partner, Evergreen Consulting
  3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Beverages and Table-tops
  3:15 pm - 4:00 pm  The Composite Panels Business in the Americas
Presented by Gonzalo Zegers, Senior Vice-President International and Business Development, Arauco
  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Beers with Peers
  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chairman's Reception and Dinner
   All registrants are welcome

  Tuesday, March 15

 
  7:00 am - 11:00 am Registration Open
  7:15 am - 8:45 am 10 Group Meetings
  8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast and Table-tops
  9:00 am - 9:45 am Looking Forward: Thoughts About the Future
(Where We Once Again Confuse Experience and Precision for Expertise and Accuracy in Our Forecasts)
Presented by Tom Corrick, CEO, Boise Cascade 
  9:45 am - 10:00 am Beverages and Table-tops
  10:00 am - 10:45 am  A Dealer's Perspective
Presented by Joe Lawrence, President, Dixieline Lumber
  10:45 am - 11:00 am Beverages and Table-tops
  11:00 am - 11:45 am The Power of Goal Setting
Presented by Jean Franzblau, Corporate Training Advantage 
  12:30 pm  Meet in lobby for optional Aerial Tram & Lunch activity 
  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm NAWLA Board of Directors Meeting