Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2020
Portland, Oregon

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND DURING TP&EE

Sawmill Scanning & Optimization is one of the featured subjects planned for the Workshop Day of the upcoming Timber Processing & Energy Expo to be held at the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Ore. The machinery expo will be held October 17-19. Workshop Day is planned for October 18.

Several presentations will address various technologies in sawmill scanning/optimization, ranging from scanning at primary breakdown to lumber grade scanning on the back end. Other featured subjects include Machinery Alignment & Sawing Systems, Wood Dust Issues & Technologies, Veneer Lathes & Technologies and Wood Energy Developments. Fifteen presentations in all will address these subjects.

The cost to register for Workshop Day is only $75 and includes admission to any of the presentations. For more details on the presentations and presenters, locate ‘Workshop Day Info’ in the menu. To register for the conference, simply click on ‘Register’ in the menu at the left, then click on the ‘Attendee Registration’ banner, fill out the required information and select the ‘Workshop/Conference’ as your preferred registration.

Those not interested in attending the Workshop have two registration options: one is for free registration to walk the show floor, and the other is a $10 fee which includes a “beer and a bratwurst” at the Beer Garden in addition to a pass to walk the show floor. All attendees are asked to register through the show web site.

Organizers of TP&EE also announce that prior to the machinery show, Forest Products Society–Southeast has organized a series of day long Short Courses to be held October 16 at the Red Lion Hotel, Jantzen Beach. Participants include Oregon State University, Georgia Research Institute, Wood Machining Institute and Forisk Consulting.

Those interested in more details and admission fees for these short courses can scroll down and select the ‘Short Course’ link on the left below Forest Products Society-SE. This takes you to a summary page of the courses, and includes more links to the individual short courses, where you’ll find subject matter detail, admission fees and registration details.

The Forest Products Society-SE short course program is a separate fee structure and separate event from the Workshop Day scheduled during the TP&EE machinery event.

For more information, contact Show Manager Dianne Sullivan, 334-834-1170; [email protected]

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