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Tentative Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule of events for the NWPCA Annual Leadership Conference, March 8-10, 2017 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

Tuesday, march 7, 2017

   
1:30 - 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open
2:00 - 5:00 pm PDS Advisory Group Meeting (closed)  

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open  
8:00 - 9:30 am  Recyclers Council Meeting  
8:00 - 9:30 am  Industry Marketing Committee Meeting  
8:00 - 9:30 am   Science & Technology Advisory Council Meeting  
9:30 - 11:00 am  Standards Committee Meeting  
9:30 - 11:00 am  Membership Advisory Council Meeting  
9:30 - 11:00 am  Government Affairs Committee Meeting  
11:30 am Check-in The Pallet Foundation Golf Tournament
Mountain Course at Ventana Canyon
 
12:30 - 6:00 pm Shot-Gun Start at 12:30 pm
(Optional event includes box lunch. Register for golf and the conference at the same time, or contact staff to add the golf tournament to your registration.) 
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Round Robin Tennis Tournament  
6:00 - 6:30 pm  Spouse Reception (Meet/greet other spouses/guests)  
6:30 - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception   
 

Thursday, MArch 9, 2017


6:30 am - 7:50 am Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
 
Registration Desk Open   
8:00 am - 9:30 am NWPCA General Business Session & 2017 Review  
10:00 am - 11:00 am Forest Sector Collaboration, Branding and our Future  
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Make Some Noise: Open the Throttle & Dominate Your Marketplace
Ken Schmidt, Former Director of Communications for Harley-Davidson Motor Company
 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
 
12:00 pm - 1:25 pm Pallet Foundation Trustee Meeting (closed)  
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Global Forum Meeting (closed)  
1:30 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Session:
OSHA Update
 
1:30 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Session:
USDA Collaboration
 
2:30 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Session:
Insurance: Industry Trends, Managing Risk and FAQ
 
2:30 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Session:
PDS Updates: Advancements Across the Board
 
5:00 - 8:00 pm  Reception in Exhibit Hall and Pallet Industry Auction to benefit The Pallet Foundation. Donate to the auction.  
                         

Friday, March 10, 2017

 
6:30 am - 7:50 am Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall  
7:00 am - 1:00 pm Registration Desk Open  
8:00 am - 8:45 am Entering the Trump Era: Opportunities and Risks for the Economy and Key Markets
 
8:45 am - 9:45 am Global Insights - Business Trends and Trade Policy Impacts  
10:15 am - 11:00 am 60 Days of Donald Trump  
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Fire Codes and Your Business:
When, What, How and More
 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Past Chairmens' Lunch (Closed)  
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting (closed)  
6:30 - 10:00 pm  Closing Celebration - Western Theme Event  (Wear your jeans and cowboy boots... enjoy the Country-Western fun with a twist of Fiesta)    


Thank you 2017 ALC sponsors

Cooper Machine | Corali-USA | DBL Stack, LLC | Econotool, Inc. | Mid Continent Steel & Wire | Rotochopper, Inc.| SMETCO, Inc. | Vecoplan Midwest | Viking Engineering & Development Inc. |  Wood-Mizer, LLC

     
     
         
           


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