Program

 

 

78th Annual

                                                     

    

"Reaching New Heights with Forest Products"

February 25, 26, and 27, 2016

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 24, 2016
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 - 

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 25, 2016
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.
  • Opening Prayer
  • OLC Foundation Education Auction, Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map)
  • Call to Order - Receive 1 Credit for morning session
  • Welcome - Chairman, Eugene Chamber of Commerce 
  • Greetings - Doug Mays, 2016 President, Pacific Logging Congress
  • President's Address - Jeff Unger, 2016 OLC President
  • Oregon State University Update
  • Keynote Speaker
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Exhibitor Hands On Seminar - Outside Display Area - 1 PL Credit
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. and Peerless Corp.
1 p.m. Meeting Called to Order - Wheeler Pavilion (Orange Area on Map)
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 Panel - 1 PLC Credit
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sawdust Bowl - "Hosted Beer and Wine" - Performance Hall, Convention Center (Yellow Area on Map)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016
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

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

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

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

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

1:pm - 2:pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hands On - Exhibitor Outside Seminar 2  - Outside Display Area (Red Area on Map) 1 PL Credit

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

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

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

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

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

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 Boys and Girls Aid Society - 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 78th Celebration Buffet Dinner and Dance

Doors open for Hosted Beer & Wine Tasting

Buffet Dinner

Dancing  to "Bump In The Road"

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2016
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