Schedule of Events

NAWLA Fall 2020 Wood Basics Course: 

September 14 - 18, 2020

Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR


Please note that the schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Arrivals

Monday, September 14, 2020

DAILY FOCUS - Introduction to the Forest & Wood Products

6:45 am - 7:30 am Complimentary Breakfast and Registration at Hotel
7:30 am - 8:00 am Shuttle Van to OSU Campus
8:00 am - 8:30 am Opening Speech
8:30 am - 9:30 am LECTURE
9:30 am - 10:00 am Shuttle Van Departs for Off-Site Tour
10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Off-site Tour

*Lunch provided during tour

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm  Shuttle Van Departs fro Classroom
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm LECTURE
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm LECTURE
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm LECTURE
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm LECTURE
5:30 pm  Shuttle Van to Hotel
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Opening Night Dinner

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

DAILY FOCUS - Mill Visit

6:30 am  Complimentary Breakfast at Hotel
8:00 am Shuttle Van Departs for Off-site Mill Tour #1
9:00 am - 11:30 am Mill Tour #1
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch at Mill #1
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Shuttle Van to Off-site Mill Tour #2
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mill Tour #2
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Shuttle Van Departs for Corvallis
5:30 pm Arrive at Hotel
7:00 pm Dinner

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

DAILY FOCUS - Industry Issues & the University

7:00 am - 7:30 am Complimentary Breakfast at Hotel
7:30 am Shuttle Van to OSU Campus
8:00 am - 8:15 am Kick Off
8:15 am - 10:15 am LECTURE
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:15 pm LECTURE
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm LECTURE
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm  LECTURE
2:30 pm - 3:25 pm  LECTURE
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Tour of OSU Department of Wood Science & Engineering Laboratory Demonstrations (stress tests, big structures lab)
5:30 pm Shuttle Van to Hotel
7:00 pm Dinner

Thursday, September 17, 2020

DAILY FOCUS - Workshop

7:00 am - 7:45 am Complimentary Breakfast at Hotel
7:45 am - 8:00 am Shuttle Van to OSU Campus
8:00 am - 10:00 am Workshop
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am Workshop (continued)
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm Workshop (continued)
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Discussion and Wrap-up for the Week
Instructors: David Jones, Ph.D., Benchmark International, Chris Knowles, Marketing Director, Timber Products Company, Henry Quesada, Ph.D., Virginia Tech
3:15 pm Shuttle Van to Hotel
3:45 pm - 6:30 pm Free Time
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm NAWLA Wood Basics Reception & Dinner

Friday, September 18, 2020

Departures