2019 Winter Meeting

Hybrid Forestry: Brokering the Business and Science of the Profession

January 23 – 25, 2019
Holiday Inn Express
Nashville, Tennessee

MEETING REGISTRATION

Professional Members:
Early Registration: $140
Late (after January 10, 2019): $150

Non SAF Members:
Flat Registration: $150

Students: $110

Guest for Banquet: $50

Registration includes full meeting access, Thursday lunch and banquet dinner, and break snacks and drinks.

REGISTER TODAY:

ONLINE: Pay by credit card at www.squareup.com/store/kentucky-tennessee-saf

OFFLINE: Download the meeting brochure and follow directions pay be check.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Holiday Inn Express
920 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
877-443-7829

Newly renovated
Complimentary breakfast for hotel guests.
Manager’s Reception every night 4-7pm

Make reservations by January 2, 2019 to get discounted rate on room

Parking (in hotel garage)

AGENDA

Wednesday, January 23

  • 2:00 - 4:00 pm 
    • KTSAF Leaders Annual Work Planning 
    • Audit of KT books 
  • 6:00 - 8:00pm 
    • Registration opens
    • Silent Auction Set-Up 
    • Executive Committee Meeting | Music District Room

Thursday, January 24 

  • 7:00 am
    • Registration 
    • Breakfast 
    • Silent Auction Assembling 
  • 8:00 am | Theater District Room
    • Welcome Introduction & Information (Andy Norris)
  • 8:15 am
    • Tennessee Division of Forestry - This is Where We Are Going (David Arnold)
  • 8:30 - 9:30am 
    • Negotiating for Natural Resources Professionals (Michael Shearer)
  • 9:30 - 10:00am 
    • Logistics and Principles of Supply Chain Mgmt. (Phil Glass)
  • 10:00 - 10:30 am 
    • BREAK 
  • 10:30 - 11:30 
    • “Me Too” Movement in Forestry…Our Responsibility (Kisha Hicks)
  • 11:30 – 12:30pm 
    • Lunch 
  • 12:30 – 1:00pm 
    • Professional Recruiting (Henry Davies)
  • 1:00-2:00pm
    • Successfully Restoring and Managing Bottomland Hardwoods in West Tennessee (Damon Hollis)
  • 2:00-2:30pm
    • Stand Dynamics Associated with Mixed species Stands in Promoting High-grade Oaks Boles (Martin Schubert)
  • 2:30-3:00pm 
    • BREAK 
  • 3:00-4:00pm 
    • Blending Military, Forestry, and Wildlife Objectives on Fort Campbell (John Paul Hart & Brad Wheat)
  • 4:00-5:00pm
    • Promoting and Facilitating Forest Management on Private Lands in Tennessee and Kentucky (Derek Alkire)
  • 6:00 – 7:00pm  
    • Happy hour & Quiz Bowl (Jack Daniels)
  • 7:00pm 
    • Silent Auction Closes 
  • 7:00 – 9:00pm | Entertainment District Room
    • Banquet & Awards (Chris Will)
    • Banquet Speaker – U of South football team (Steve Bivens)

Friday, January 25 

  • 8:30 - 9:30am | Theater District Room
    • Laws Affecting the Practice of Forestry in TN & Ky (Steve Bivens)
  • 9:30-10:00am
    • SAF Priorities & plans (SAF President John McNulty)  
  • 10:00-10:30am 
    • BREAK 
  • 10:30-11:00am 
    • K-T SAF Business and Society Affairs Update (Chris Will)
  • 11:00 – 11:30am 
    • Opportunities for Horse Logging in Forest Management Across Kentucky and Tennessee (John Hite III)
  • 11:30am 
    • Closing Statements (Jordan Nanney)
  • Noon
    • Adjourn