SCHEDULE

NOVEMBER 1

Pre-Conference Workshop: Introduction to Wood Products and Adhesives

  • Live Event Only

  • Speaker: Adam Taylor | University of Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon

Pre-Conference Workshop: Design of Experiments for Rapid Innovation

  • Live or Virtual Options Available

Optional Golf Outing at King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

NOVEMBER 2

8:00am // Welcome

8:10am // Plenary Session 

8:40am // Plenary Session 

9:10am // Plenary Session 

9:40am // Plenary Session 

10:10am // Break

10:30am // Plenary Session 

10:50am // Plenary Session 

11:10am // Plenary Session 

11:30am // Plenary Session 

11:50am // Plenary Session 

12:10pm // Lunch

1:30pm // Concurrent Sessions

3:00pm // Break

3:30pm // Concurrent Sessions

6:00pm // Reception

NOVEMBER 3

8:30am // Concurrent Sessions

10:00am // Break

10:30am // Concurrent Sessions

CURRENT TOPICS:

  • Structural and Wood Composite Panels and Engineered Lumber

  • Mass Timber Construction – Tall Wood Buildings

  • Adhesive Technologies

  • Data Science Applications

  • Supply chain and logistics

  • Safety in Manufacturing and the Supply Chain in the Era of COVID-19

  • Wood Degradation/Wood Protection

  • Coating Technologies

  • Furniture Design and Technology

  • Continuous Process, Product Improvement

  • Circular Economy and Life Cycle Assessment

  • Bio-based Energy

  • Sawmill Technology and Industry Developments

  • Recycling of Wood and Wood Composite Panels

  • Wood Modification