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Urban Wood Re-Utilization Workshop
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Location: UGA Griffin Campus - 1109 Experiment St, Griffin GA
Student Learning Center 104 & Stuckey Auditorium (Lunch)
Date: July 12, 2023 / Time: 8 am-2:45 pm
For Agenda/Speaker Bios - read on below
5 ISA CEUs & SAF CFE Credits Applied For
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to learn from industry experts on how we can prioritize the eco-friendly re-utilization of wood products to reduce waste and repurpose valuable materials. Our workshop will provide valuable insights from leaders in the industry, sharing their experiences and resources on how to make the most of wood products.
Not only is the re-utilization of wood a sustainable way to reduce waste, but it could also provide significant cost benefits to your company and add value to your services for the customer. This workshop will feature classroom presentations and outdoor demonstrations to show the practical applications of repurposing wood products and how it can positively impact the environment, as well as your budget.
Don't miss out on this chance to take a step towards a more sustainable future in the industry and learn how you can find opportunities to reduce environmental waste while benefiting your project's bottom line. Join us for our urban wood reutilization workshop and be part of the change!
8am-8:15 am - Opening Remarks
8:15-9:15 am: - Smart, Sustainable & Efficient – Tackling the Green Waste Challenge from an Operations Perspective (Kevin Blond – Director of Operations; T2 Group)
9:15-10:15 am - Update on Urban and Community Wood Utilization in the Southern Region (Mac Martin & Ashley Kite-Rowland)
10:15-10:30 am – BREAK
10:30-11:30 am – Urban Wood Network/Certification (Jennifer Alger; Urban Wood Network & USRW Certified Urban Wood)
11:30-12 pm – Site to Mill: Part 1: Log Pickup (Jonathan Potts; Potts Grapple)
12-12:30 pm – Site to Mill: Part 2: Turning Fallen Trees into Stories (Leh Meriwether; Meriwether Mill Works)
12:30-1:30 pm – LUNCH (Stuckey Auditorium)
1:30-2:30 pm – Site to Mill: Part 2 – Equipment demonstration (Jonathan Potts; Potts Grapple & Leh Meriwether; Meriwether Mill Works)
2:30-2:45 pm – Final Questions/Wrap up
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