Agenda

Agenda

Event Agenda

Calling all innovators, disruptors, and forward-thinkers…

We believe that a greater use of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber products in mid- to high-rise building construction is the innovative, disruptive, modern, and sustainable choice necessary for building in a fast-growing world.

And we believe in giving our conference attendees the highest quality experience for your event dollar — a relentless pursuit of value so you can learn more, connect better, build smarter, and take your business to the next level while helping make the world a better place.

Agenda

All activities take place at the Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

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Conference Event Tracks

Track 1: Reimagining Our Cities

Track 2: Project Delivery With Mass Timber: New Product, New Process

Track 3: Building Performance: Design & Implementation

Track 4: Overcoming Barriers & Growing The Market

Schedule

Conference Schedule

Monday, March 23, 2020

1:00pm – 7:00pm

Exhibitor Set Up

Exhibit Hall B
General

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

6:00am – 8:00am

Check-In for Building Tours

Outside Hall B
General

Voodoo donuts and coffee/tea will be served to tour participants before the buses depart.

NOTE: All tours involve at least one stop at an active construction site. All attendees must wear long pants and sturdy, close-toed shoes such as hiking or work boots. Anyone wearing short pants, skirts, dresses, raised heels, tennis shoes, open toed shoes or other attire not appropriate for an active construction site may be excluded from certain stops. Additional required protective equipment provided by conference organizers.

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7:00am – 5:00pm

Mass Timber Building Tours (Optional)

Portland and Western Oregon
General

Get an up-close look at Portland, western Oregon, and western Washington’s mass timber buildings and manufacturing.

NOTE: All tours involve at least one stop at an active construction site. All attendees must wear long pants and sturdy, close-toed shoes such as hiking or work boots. Anyone wearing short pants, skirts, dresses, raised heels, tennis shoes, open toed shoes or other attire not appropriate for an active construction site may be excluded from certain stops. Additional required protective equipment provided by conference organizers.

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8:00am – 4:30pm

Exhibitor Set Up

Exhibit Hall B
General
5:30pm – 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

Exhibit Hall B
General

Take advantage of this powerful evening to network with mass timber experts from around the world before the hustle and bustle of the main event.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

6:30am – 8:00am

Breakfast

Exhibit Hall A
General

The breakfast menu includes:

  • Mushroom, tomato, spinach scramble
  • Carmelized onion potatoes
  • Country pork sausage links
  • Crisp bacon
  • Fresh sliced fruit in season
  • Breakfast pastries
  • Assorted juices
  • Freshly brewed coffee and tea

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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8:00am – 9:45am

General Session

Oregon Ballrooms 201–203
General

Kickoff and Committee Welcome
Arnie Didier · COO · Forest Business Network


Keynote Presenters Announced Fall 2019


Housekeeping
Tom Waddell · VP Marketing & Sales · Forest Business Network

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9:45am – 10:30am

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Whole fruit
  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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10:30am – 12:00pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch and Exhibitor Appreciation

Exhibit Hall B
General

The lunch menu includes an outstanding Indian buffet of:

  • Cucumber tomato salad with raita dressing
  • Tandoori chicken wings with yogurt sauce
  • Lamb curry with potato and eggplant
  • Aloo Gobi potato and cauliflower curry
  • Vegetarian samosa with dipping sauce
  • Ginger basmati rice
  • Naan bread
  • Seasonal fruit marinated in honey and mint
  • Iced tea and lemonade

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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2:45pm – 3:30pm

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Assorted cookies
  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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3:30pm – 5:00pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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3:30pm – 5:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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3:30pm – 5:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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3:30pm – 5:00pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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5:00pm – 6:30pm

Happy Hour Reception

Exhibit Hall B
General

Join us for happy hour and outstanding connection-building at the conclusion of the educational sessions.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

6:30am – 8:00am

Breakfast

Exhibit Hall A
General

The breakfast menu includes:

  • Huevos rancheros
  • Mexican style chorizo potatoes
  • Canadian bacon
  • Chicken apple sausage
  • Fresh sliced fruit in season
  • Breakfast pastries
  • Assorted juices
  • Freshly brewed coffee and tea

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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8:00am – 9:45am

General Session

Oregon Ballrooms 201–203
General

Kickoff and Committee Welcome
Arnie Didier · COO · Forest Business Network


Keynote Presenters Announced Fall 2019


Housekeeping
Tom Waddell · VP Marketing & Sales · Forest Business Network

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9:45am – 10:30am

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Whole fruit
  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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10:30am – 12:00pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch and Exhibitor Appreciation

Exhibit Hall B
General

The lunch menu includes a Southern extravaganza of:

  • Farmer’s greens, ranch dressing, red wine vinaigrette
  • Grilled asparagus, roasted peppers, blue lemon vinaigrette
  • Aunt Bess buttermilk fried chicken
  • Slow roasted beef brisket, whiskey barbecue sauce
  • Macaroni-n-cheese, Tillamook cheddar
  • Green beans
  • Cornbread muffins
  • Southern peaches and cream
  • Iced tea and lemonade

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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2:45pm – 3:30pm

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Lemon and berry fruit bars
  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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3:30pm – 5:00pm

Special Keynote "Fireside" Chat

Oregon Ballrooms 201–203
General

Grab a cup of coffee and a snack, sit back and relax. Gather in the ballroom for a powerful discussion with some of the top minds and companies using mass timber to build a better world.

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