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2008 Summer Meeting

June 26th

9:15 - 10:15am - Session I: Changing Economic and Political Climates
  - The Economy at Mid-Year: Up or Down? - Dr. Michael L. Walden, NCSU Dept of Ag. and Resource Economics
  - Future Policy Directions for National SAF - Michael T. Goergen, Jr., Natioanl SAF Executive VP & CEO
10:30 - 11:30am -

Session II: Changing Economic and Political Climages

  - Market Opportunities for Hardwoods - Dr. Bill Lupold, USDA Forest Service
  - FDP as Part of the Solution to Climate Change in North Carolina - Chris Hopkins, NCSU Dept. of Forestry & Environmental Resources
11:30 - 12:30pm - Session III: NC Registred Forester Law Panel Discussion
  - Michael Thompson - Moderator. Panelists: Greg Conner, Tony Doster, David Henderson, Cliff Lewis, and Barry New.
12:30 - 12:45pm - Session IV: Annual Recognition and ApSAF Preview
12:45 - 2:00pm - Session V: Picnic Lunch and Exhibitor Visitation
2:00 - 3:30pm - Session VI: Technology Session
  - Planiting Genetically Improved Loblolly Pine in a Climate of Uncertainty - Dr. Steve McKeand, NCSU Tree Improvement Program
  - Impacts of Drought on Tree Physiology - Bill Pickens, Conifer Silvicultuirist, NC Division of Forest Resources
  - CORRIM: Life-Cycle Performance of Renewable Building Materials - Dr. Jim McCarter, Univ. of Washington, Rural Technology Initiative
3:30 - 4:30pm - Sesion VII: NC Division SA Business Meeting

June 27th

9:00 - 11:00am - Jordon Lake Education Forest and Tour Stops
11:30 - 12:00pm - Lunch at Harris Lake Park Shelter
12:00 - 1:00pm - Harris Lake Field Trip Stops