Welcome to Indiana
Society of American Foresters
2017 Fall Conference (flyer)
October 11-12, Huntingburg, Indiana
|Current and Future|
|Wednesday, October 11|
|9:00AM||Executive Committee Meeting|
||Current Trends in Indiana Hardwood Markets
Jeff Settle, IDNR Forest Products Specialist
||The Current State of UAS Applications in Forest Measurements
Dr. Guofan Shao, Professor, Purdue University
Jamie Winner, IDNR Department of Forestry
|3:15PM||Certifications: Impacts on Markets and Specifiers
Jarod Brames, WELL AP®, LEED Green Associate , Director of Sustainability OFS Brands
|4:00PM||Restoring Butternut Through Breeding and Conservation
James McKenna, Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center, Purdue University
|6:30PM||*Foresters' Fund Shoot and **Horse Shoe Tournament
*Foresters' Fund Shoot: Shoot for high score on the Cool Springs Five Stand. $10/ 25 targets (Ammunition and Firearm included)
**Horse Shoes: Compete in Horse Shoe Tournament while socializing. $10/contestant
Beverages complements of OFS Brands
Shuttles will be available from Cool Springs to Quality Inn and Holiday Inn Express after Foresters' Fund Events. Pick up and drop off at Cool Springs available from these hotels Thursday morning.
|Thursday, October 12|
|7:00AM||Breakfast (Cool Springs)|
|8:00AM||Load vans for OFS Brands Manufacturing Tour|
|9:00AM||Tour Veneer Selection and Splicing , Flat Panel Veneer/Laminate Facility, Case Good Assembly Facility, Seating and Upholstery Facility - OFS Brands|
|12:00PM||HTIRC/USFS Butternut Seed Orchard at OFS Brands
|12:30PM||Load vans to return to vehicles and adjourn|
"OFS Brands is a family owned, community driven company providing socially responsible furniture and logistics solutions in office, healthcare, education, government, and home office markets across the world. Established in 1937 in Huntingburg Indiana, OFS Brands has grown into a global leader while staying true to its local roots and core values of sustainability and craftsmanship."
Conference Facility: Cool Springs Educational Center, 9412 East State Road 64, Velpen, IN 47590
Tour Location: OFS Brands, 1204 E 6th Street, Huntingburg, IN 47542
Continuing Education: This workshop will be assigned contact hours for continuing education credits.
Quality Inn - Huntingburg, IN
$71.99/night by phone using Society of American Foresters
Holiday Day Inn Express - Jasper, IN
Dietary Needs: Do you have special dietary needs (e.g. food allergies, diabetic, etc.) or accessibility assistance? Please call Scott Reckelhoff () at 812.639.0664.
Registration: Pre-registration is required in order to plan meals and breaks. Please complete and return the registration form on this flyer by September 29, 2017 to the address indicated. Registration pays for part of the total cost of breaks, meals, transportation and speakers.
Online registration and payment link (PayPal)
Fill out the registration form and send with payment to Dale Weigel, 143 The Woods, Bedford, IN 47421. Make checks payable to Indiana Society of American Foresters.