Schedule of Events

 Saturday, March 5

  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Executive Committee Meeting
  2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  NAWLA Board of Directors Meeting
  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception

 Sunday, March 6

  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration Open
  8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Committee Breakfast
  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. NAWLA Committee Meetings
  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Off-site Outings: Deep Sea Fishing & Water Sports
  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open
 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Networking Reception
Sponsored by Boise Cascade

 Monday, March 7

  7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Registration Open
  7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. NAWLA 10 Group Meetings
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast & Table-tops
Sponsored by Capital Lumber Company
  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Education Session: Build Your Future. Not Your Debt. UFP Business School
Speaker: Ann Baker

Today’s version of higher education, with its skyrocketing costs and lack of emphasis on career training, is outdated. Too often students graduate saddled with debt, having earned degrees with limited earning potential. UFP Business School breaks this mold. Ann Baker, Dean of UFP Business School, will demonstrate the evolution of this groundbreaking education model to showcase its unique approach to higher education and how it is successfully driving career opportunities for UFP Industries employees.

Check out this video from Ann on what you can expect to learn during her education session.

  10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Beverages & Table-tops
Sponsored by Hampton Lumber
  10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Spouse & Companion Brunch
  10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  

Education Session: What's the Holdup?: A Supply Chain Disruption Panel Discussion
Presented by Terry Atkinson, Nate Jorgenson, Wendy Minichiello, Craig Sichling and Roger Welling
Moderated by Clark Spitzer

It’s no secret that the current global supply chain has created a disruption that has a cascading effect on nearly every aspect of our daily lives, and the lumber industry is not immune to these complications. This dynamic panel of experienced industry leaders will share their experiences with the ongoing supply chain constraints, and what their companies are doing to address the issues. Hear solutions, insights and ideas that you can implement into your business to help navigate the year ahead.

  11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Beverages & Table-tops
  12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Awards Luncheon

This luncheon will provide brief association updates as well as an awards presentation, including the prestigious Mulrooney Award.

  1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Open Networking Time
  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Chairman's Beach Party
Sponsored by Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance

Enjoy beautiful sunset views on the beach as you dine, drink and dance with colleagues and friends. All attendees welcome.

 Tuesday, March 8

  7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration Open
  7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast & Table-tops
Sponsored by Capital Lumber Company
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Education Session: The Secrets of an Adventurer - The Power of Insight
Speaker: Brian O'Malley

Today's ever-changing world requires you to go where you have never gone before. By applying the secrets of an adventurer, you will uncover a new perspective on your life. Come take a journey to explore your imagination, discover your true source of wisdom, and tap into the keys to top human performance. Drawing from a career and life as diverse as expedition leader, paramedic firefighter, Mt. Everest climber, SWAT team officer, paragliding pilot, and wish grantor, Brian will guide you through your own call to adventure.

  9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Beverages & Table-tops
  9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. 

Education Session: Longing for a New Normal? International Industry Trends and a Global Economic Perspective
Speaker: Kent Wheiler

The past few years have been crazy! Our industry has been buffeted between a disastrous trade war, a global pandemic that won’t go away, unbelievably high prices, and supply chain meltdowns. In this session, we’ll consider some global trends affecting our industry, what the hell happened, and how some critical international supply, demand and trade issues might develop over the coming year.