Southern Forest Products Assn. (SFPA) and Hatton-Brown Publishers, Inc., publishers of Timber Processing magazine, have announced a collaboration on a sawmill conference to be held in conjunction with the Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition (EXPO) scheduled August 11-13, 2021 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. The conference portion of EXPO will take place August 11-12. The conference will offer a variety of speakers and educational sessions as an addition to the EXPO experience.
“SFPA’s EXPO in Atlanta has always been one of our favorites. We’re excited about putting this conference together and hosting a lineup of expert speakers,” comments Rich Donnell, editor-in-chief of Hatton-Brown Publishers, Inc. “Attendees will be able to take home new information and insights that will enhance their sawmill operations. A lot has already transpired since the previous EXPO in 2019 and there will certainly be a lot to talk about.”
Donnell adds that the Hatton-Brown editorial staff (the conference committee) will begin addressing the structure of the conference and the subject matter in November. They will also begin soliciting speakers and moderators. Anybody who is interested in submitting a proposal for a presentation is invited to do so, via [email protected]. Hatton-Brown anticipates having an important announcement in the near future about a special presentation to be made during the SFPA EXPO in Atlanta as well.
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