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Urban Wood Network Academy

November 19, 2021

Presented by: Urban Wood Network

Agenda

Tentative, subject to change.
All events are at the Galt House Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Friday, November 19, 2021

  • 7:00 am -8:30 am Registration Open
  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Meet and Greet
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Welcome Introduction of UWN Southern Region Wood Group Joe Lehnen, Virginia Department of Forestry, UWN Southeastern Region Representative
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Keynote Address Susan Inglis, Sustainable Furnishings Council | Jessica Simons, Kalamazoo Nature Center
  • 10:05 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Urban Forests, Urban Wood & Carbon Benefits Scott Altenhoff, City of Eugene, Oregon, UWN-Oregon Chapter Member | Paul Hickman, Urban Ashes, UWN-Michigan Chapter Lead
  • 10:35 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Break
  • 10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Maximizing the Benefits of Our Urban Forests Through Standardization and Quality Control. Paul Johnson, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, UWN Sponsor | Jennifer Alger, USRW Certified Urban Woods, UWN-Western Region Representative
  • 11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Urban Wood Inventory Systems Representative Ben Christensen, Cambium Carbon, UWN Member | Jennifer Alger, Urban Lumber Market, AncesTREE™, UWN-Western Region
  • 11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Panel: Urban Wood in the Built Environment Jeff Carroll, Urban Wood Economy, UWN Member | Rick Siewert, Wood from the Hood, UWN Member | Dwayne Sperber, Wudeward Urban Forest Products, UWN-Wisconsin Chapter Member
  • 2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. U.S. Forest Service Urban Wood Updates Charlie Becker, USDA Forest Service, UWN Sponsor & Advisor
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wrap-up & Call to Action Kari Divine, Urban Wood Network, Executive Director