Program

 

"CUTTING EDGE JOBS GROW ON TREES"

February 19, 20, and 21, 2015

Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds, Eugene, Oregon

 

Presents the

"Logging, Construction, Trucking and Heavy Equipment Expo

PLEASE NOTE!! - "REGISTERED COMPANIES WILL RECEIVE TWO CREDITS TOWARD THEIR PROFESSIONAL LOGGER CERTIFICATION FOR ATTENDING THE EQUIPMENT SHOW"

TENTATIVE PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE OF ENTERTAINMENT

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Evening Activities Held At The Eugene Hilton

4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Pre-Registration, Hosted Meet & Greet, Conference Center Main Level at the Eugene Hilton Hotel - Sponsored by Wilcox and Flegel

4 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

 

 

Doors Open for OWIT Silent Auction benefiting "Talk About Trees"

OWIT Dinner and Live Auction

Hosted Beer & Wine, Playwrights Hall, Eugene Hilton Hotel

Reserve Tickets by contacting OWIT at 503-831-1593

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015
All Program Sessions Held At Lane County Fairgrounds

7 a.m. -  4 p.m. Registration, Main Convention Center Lobby (Yellow Area on Map)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Equipment Displays Open
7a.m.-8  a.m.  Opening Session Breakfast, - Wheeler Pavilion -(Orange Area on Map) (Tickets included with PAID Registration) - Sponsored by Peterson Cat and Caterpillar
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Chain Saw Wood Carving Event - Outside Demonstration Area
10 a.m. - 1p.m.
Elementary School Education Tours
8:00 a.m.
  • OLC Foundation Education Auction, Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map)
  • Call to Order - Receive 1 Credit for morning session
  • Opening Prayer
  • Welcome - Chairman, Eugene Chamber of Commerce 
  • Greetings - Todd Gordon, 2015 President, Pacific Logging Congress
  • President's Address - David Nygaard, 2015 OLC President
  • Keynote Speaker- Senator Betsy Johnson, District 16
12 p.m - 1 p.m. Free time to View Equipment Displays
12 p.m. - 6p.m. Lars Larson Show Broadcast Live Onsite - Main Exhibit Hall Lobby - Sponsored by General Trailer Co.
1 p.m. Meeting Called to Order - Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map)
1:15 p.m. Oregon State University Program Update
1:30 p.m. Operators of the Year Presentation - Oregon Department of Forestry
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

"Better Ideas / New Technology In Logging" -  Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map) - 2 credits

Moderator - Frank Chandler Jr., C and C Logging Inc., Kelso, Washington

1) "Cable Assist"

2) "GPS with Yarder Crews"

3) "Cameras with GPS for Cable Logging"

4) "Grapple Logging"

Presented by Sam Lovelace, Harvest Engineer, Weyerhaeuser Co., Longview, Washington

5) "Top Five Causes of Fires in Forestry Equipment" - How Operators Can Avoid Them"

Presented by Nate Burton, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

6) "New Innovation for Track Machine Transport"

Presented by John Zapel, CEO, VannZa Group, Ltd., Olympia, Washington

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sawdust Bowl - "Hosted Beer and Wine" -   Performance Hall, Convention Center (Yellow Area on Map)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
All Program Sessions Held At Lane County Fairgrounds

7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration, Main Convention Center Lobby (Yellow Area on Map)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Equipment Displays Open
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Hosted Breakfast - Located in the Wheeler Pavilion- Sponsored by Pape' Group (Orange Area on Map) (Tickets included with PAID registration)

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Chain Saw Wood Carving Event - Outside Demonstration Area

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 "Oregon Forest Practices" Seminar - Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map) - 3 FP Credits

Moderator - Craig Olson, Weyerhaeuser Co.

1) "Wet Weather Hauling"

Mark Main, Stewardship Forester, Southern District Tillamook, Oregon Department of Forestry

2) "Managing Forest Roads"

Steve Morehead. S & J Excavating LLC., Cottage Grove, Oregon

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

"Washington Forest Practices" Seminar - SE Meeting Room, Exhibit Hall (Blue Area on Map) - 2FP Credits 

Moderator - David Boyd, Hanock Forest Mgmt. NW, Cathlamet, WA

"Steep Slope and Class 4 Special Road Construction"

Colton Cooley, Weyerhaeuser Company, will discuss a real life example road using GRS.

Bryan Wavra,  PE, will present on Geohazard mitigation.

10: a.m. - 11: a.m.

 

Seminar 1 – SW Meeting Room - Exhibit Hall - (Green Area on Map) - 1PL Credit

This Seminar will NOT BE REPEATED

"Market Update On Domestic and Export Log / Lumber Markets"

Gordon Culbertson, Forest 2Market, Eugene, Oregon

1:pm - 2:pm

Seminar 2 - SW Meeting Room - Exhibit Hall -1PL Credit

This Seminar will NOT BE REPEATED

"Insurance for Logging and Logger Safety initiative"

"Washington State Perspective",

Devin Proctor, Logging Safety Initiative program Manager, Washington Labor & Industries, Olympia, WA

Jay Doughty, Risk Management Specialist, Washington Labor & Industries, Olympia, WA

"Oregon Perspective", Randy Ingraham, Associated Oregon Loggers Association, Salem, Oregon

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Seminar 3 - SW Meeting Room Exhibit Hall (Green Area on Map) -1 PL Credit

This Seminar will NOT BE REPEATED

"How to Finance New Equipment"

Belinda Hayward, Corporate Fianance Manager, Pape' Group., Eugene, Oregon

Ryan Murphy, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Portland, Oregon

Rob McKone, Caterpillar Finance, Portland, Oregon

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Hands On - Exhibitor Outside Seminar 1- Outside Display Area (Red Area on Map) 1 PL Credit

"Log Rollout - Pole", Carl Harrison, McFarland Cascade - Stella Jones

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Hands On - Exhibitor Seminar 2  - SW Meeting Room Exhibit Hall (Green Area on Map) 1 PL Credit

"Chainsaw Sharpening and Safety"", Jerry Locker, OREGON / Blount International, Portland, Oregon

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Hands On - Exhibitor Outside Seminar 3 –   Outside Display - (Red Area on Map) 1 PL Credit -

"Fire Equipment & Requirements", Link Smith, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, Oregon

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forest Residuals Seminar - Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map) - 2 PL Credits

Moderator - Steve Henson, Potlatch Corp., St. Maries Complex, St. Maries, Idaho

1)  "Cleanup of Log Yard Waste",  Presented by Don Clay, R D Olson Mfg., Kelso, Washington

"This Topic will discuss how to reclaim waste products in the log yard"

2)  "Biomass Collection Across the Pacific Northwest",  Presented by Dr. Nik Yadama, PhD., Assist. Professor and Extension Specialist Materials and Engineering Center, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University

"This topic will discuss the collection process and bringing in biomass to be used for jet fuels and other fuels.

3) “Status and Update on Turning Forest Residuals into Energy”, Bill Carlson, Carlson Small Power Consultant, Redding, CA

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 "Washington Forest Practices" Seminar - Presented in the SE Meeting Room, Exhibit Hall (Blue Area on Map) - 2 FP Credit

Moderator - David Boyd, Hancock Forest Mgmt. N.W., Cathlamet, Washington

11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. "OLC" Log Loader Competition - Outside Display Area - Sponsored by Triad Machinery and Linkbelt. Call the OLC office to have a competition application mailed to you • 541-686-9191 or 800-595-9191 or visit www.oregonloggingconference.com
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sawdust Bowl - "Hosted Beer and Wine" -  Performance Hall, Convention Center (Yellow Area on Map) 

EVENTS HELD AT THE EUGENE HILTON

 

 

 

12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Ladies' Desserts For Dreams - Charity for Play Smart Youth Heart Screening Program - Enjoy decadent desserts donated by area Restaurants and Bakeries. Call 541-686-9191 for details on how to purchase tickets to this event. - 100 percent of the proceeds will go to this charity.  Reserve your ticket 

 

 

7p.m.-8 p.m.

7:30 p.m.-9p.m.

8 p.m. - Midnight

OLC 77th Celebration Party

Sponsored by

Doors open for Hosted Beer & Wine Tasting

Hors d'oeuvres

Dancing  to "Bump In The Road"

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015
All Activities Held At Lane County Fairgrounds

PLEASE NOTE:  NO SEMINARS WILL BE PRESENTED ON SATURDAY

9 a.m - 2 p.m.

All Exhibits Open To Public - Lane County Fairgrounds
Family Fun and Education Displays - Wheeler Pavilion
High School Forestry Skills Competition - Sponsored by Warrenton Fibre / Nygaard Logging Co. - Outside Display Area 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

"OLC" Log Loader Competition - Outside Display Area - Sponsored by Triad Machinery and Linkbelt. Call OLC office to have a competition application mailed to you • 541-686-9191 or 800-595-9191 or visit www.oregonloggingconference.com

Chain Saw Wood Carving Event -Outside Demonstration Area