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Saturday - 9/9
5:00 pm
Early Bird Reception - Tacky Jacks
9:00 am
Opening & Welcome Remarks
Chris Isaacson
Sunday - 9/10
7:00 am
Registration Opens
7:30 am
AFA Sunday Continuing Ed Seminar
"Landowner Issues"

Optional Continuing Education Seminar
8:00 am
AFA Health & Welfare Plan
Trustees Meeting
9:00 am
FWTI Board Meeting
11:30 am
AFA Executive Committee Meeting
1:00 pm
FWTI Workforce Development Forum
Optional Forum
1:00 pm
AFA Board of Directors Meeting
2:30 pm
ForestPAC Board of Directors Meeting
4:00 pm
AFF Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 pm
Exhibits Open
6:00 pm
Opening Reception
7:00 pm
Whiskey Tasting- Tentatively Scheduled

Byron Copeland, Manager of Leadership Acceleration and Maturation Innovation

Jack Daniels

Darrell Davis,
Director Cooperage Operations

Brown - Forman Cooperage

Chairman's Club Dinner
Invitation Only
Monday - 9/11
6:30 am
AU Alumni Coffee
President & CEO, Alabama Forestry Association
9:15 am
2023 AFA Legislator of the Year Award Presentation
Presented by: Rep. Joe Lovvorn
2022 AFA Legislator of the Year
9:30 am
Main Conference Track
Alabama's Hardwood Industry
Issues & Challenges
Special Introduction of Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Twinkle Cavanaugh
President - Alabama Public Service Commission
Keynote & Moderator
The Honorable Jo Bonner
President - University of South Alabama

Nordeck Thompson, President & CEO
Thompson Appalachian Hardwoods

Bill Buchanan, President & CEO
Buchanan Hardwoods

Paul Wellborn,  President & CEO

Wellborn Cabinets
12:00 pm
Optional Afternoon Activities
Option I- Sunburn Classic
12:00 pm    Vans Depart
      12:30 pm    Golf Check In
      12:30 pm    Shotgun Start

Option II- Afternoon CE - Outdoor Ecological Adventure
      12:45 pm - 3:00 pm 
Option III- Taylor Machine Works
                    Beach Party

       1:00 pm      Beach Activities
5:30 pm
Exhibits Open & Silent Auction Begins
6:00 pm
Opening Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 pm
Banquet with Live Auction to Follow
Tuesday -9/12
7:30 am
Welcome Remarks & Introduction of Keynote Speaker
7:00 am
Registration  Opens
7:30 am
Alabama Forestry Foundation Breakfast
Keynote Speaker

President & CEO 
Resource Management Service, LLC

Chris Erwin
Executive VP, Alabama Forestry Foundation
Keynote  Speaker
9:00 am
Main Conference Track II
11:00 am
Alabama Forestry Young Leaders Panel
    Update on Programs & Activities

11:30 am
AFA Board of Directors Meeting
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