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2005 AWPA Annual Meeting
2005 AWPA Annual Meeting in New Orleans Louisian

 

The Royal Sonesta Hotel is a Grand Hotel in the heart of the French Quarter.  It is an AAA four-diamond hotel with all the convenience of a major, full-service property, and with all the charm of a boutique inn.  You will enjoy two worlds:  the excitement of the French Quarter and the peacefulness of their private tropical courtyard.  Click the Sonesta logo to visit their website.

2005 AWPA Annual Meeting at the Royal Sonesta Hotel

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What to do at the 2005 AWPA Annual Meeting in New Orlean Louisana

Final Meeting Schedule

 

Saturday, May 14

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm:  Registration Desk Open

9:00 am to 10:00 am:  Committee on Committees Meeting

10:00 am to 5:00 pm:  Executive Committee Meeting

 

Sunday, May 15

8:00 am:  Pickler’s Prance 5K Fun Run/Walk – Meet in the Hotel lobby

9:00 am to 5:00 pm:  Registration Desk Open

1:30 pm to 5:00 pm:  Task Group Meetings

TRACK 1

  • 1:30 pm:  P-4 Waterborne Copper Naphthenate Task Group

  • 2:00 pm:  P-5 PPZ/TEB HPLC method Task Group

  • 3:00 pm:  P-4 Impralit KDS Task Group

TRACK 2

  • 2:00 pm:  Joint T-2/T-4 Task Group on Barrier Wraps

  • 3:00 pm:  T-8 Task Group on Zinc Borate Treated OSB and Siding

  • 4:00 pm: Utility Users Task Group

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm:  Meetings of Related Organizations

  • 1:00 pm:  Timber Piling Council

  • 2:00 pm: Southern Pressure Treaters Association Meeting

  • 4:00 pm:  North American Wood Pole Council Meeting (for NAWPC Members)

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm:  President’s Reception (Members, Guests, and Spouses – badge required)

 

Monday, May 16

7:00 am to 8:30 am:  Association Coordination Meeting

8:00 am to 5:00 pm:  Registration Desk Open

8:30 am to 10:30 am:  Opening Session

·         Welcome/President's Address—Scott Conklin

·         Keynote SpeakerDr. Patrick Moore

·         N, P, and T General Committee Reports—Lehong Jin, Peter Laks, and Andrew Zahora

·         2005 AWPA Award of Merit—Dr. Alan Preston

·         First Vice President's Remarks—Bill Grimes

10:15 am:  Spouse Tour and Luncheon—click here for an overview of the program.

10:45 am to 12:30 pm:  Technical Session I

·         Implications for the Future of Treated Wood from the Perspective of Four U.S. Demand Sectors—Richard Vlosky and Todd S. Shupe, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center, School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Agricultural Center

·         Science and Technology in Wood Preservation:  Are we providing for the future?—Dr. Alan Preston

·        Treating Plant Safety and Copper-based Preservatives—Hal Basdekis

·       An update on American Lumber Standard Committee Activities—John McDaniel

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm:  Lunch break (on your own)

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm:  AWPA/ALSC Coordination

1:00 pm to 6:00 pm:  Suppliers' Showcase Open

2:00 pm to 2:15 pm:  Business Session

2:15 pm to 5:00 pm:  Technical Session II,  The Colley Research Symposium

  • Evaluation of a proposed standard for assessing anti-sapstain chemicals on freshly sawn lumberJianju Luo and J.J. Morrell. 

  • Novel approaches to preventing infestations of the Formosan subterranean termite (two presentations)—Shane Kitchens, Kevin Ragon and Terry Amburgey

  • Analysis of Formosan subterranean termite testing techniquesW. Ramsay Smith and Jay Curole

  • Further Development in Analysis of Quaternary Ammonium Compounds for ACQ Treating Solution and Treated WoodTore Fossum and Paul Walcheski

  • Bending Properties Of Southern Pine Treated With Waterborne Copper NaphthenateH. M. Barnes, M. S. Maulpin, and G. B. Lindsey

  • Copper tolerance of brown-rot fungi: Will it affect efficacy of copper-based organic wood preservatives?Carol A. Clausen and Frederick Green III.

  • Leaching Tests of “Controlled” Borate SystemsPhil L. Robinson, Jane E. Blasser, Michael A. Lake and Craig R. McIntyre

  • Issues Surrounding the Durability of Wood Plastic CompositesMark Manning

  • Wood Preservative Barrier WrapsFreeman M, C. McIntyre and Makuvek

  • Cost Analysis of a New CCA Recovery System for Spent CCA-Treated WoodChung Y. Hse, Todd F. Shupe and Doug R. Arnold

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm:  Poster Session (Coordinated by Dr. Kevin Archer and Dr. Jerrold Winandy) – Cash Bar

 

Tuesday, May 17

7:30 am to 11:00 am:  Spouse Hospitality & Breakfast

8:00 am to 11:00 am:  Registration Desk Open

8:00 am to 2:00 pm:  Suppliers' Showcase Open

8:30 am to 11:30 am:  Technical Session IIIa, Formosan Termites

  • Brief Overview of Formosan Subterranean Termite Issues in Southern U.S.W. Ramsay Smith, Louisiana State University

  • French Quarter Problems with Formosan Subterranean TermitesEd Bordes, New Orleans Mosquito Control Board

  • CSIRO Field Test Methods for Evaluating the Resistance of Preservative-Treated Wood and Wood Products to Attack by Subterranean Termites—J.W. Creffield, D.K. Scown, and J.D. McCarthy, CSIRO-Ensis, Australia

  • Integrated pest management of the Formosan subterranean termite in the French QuarterD. R. Ring, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

  • Field testing with the Formosan Subterranean TermitePeter Laks, Institute of Wood Research, Michigan Technological University

  • Formosan termite research at Mississippi State UniversityTerry L. Amburgey and Michael G. Sanders, Mississippi State University Forest Products Laboratory

  • Overview of FST testing program at Louisiana State UniversityW. Ramsay Smith, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center, School of Renewable Natural Resources, LSU Agricultural Center

8:30 am to 11:30 am:  Technical Session IIIb, Utility Issues

  • ANSI O5 and NESC Activity—Nelson Bingel III, Osmose, Inc.

  • Laminated Poles—Bob Reisdorff, Laminated Wood Systems, Inc.

  • An Update to FPL-01:  A Comparison of Wood Preservatives in Posts in Southern Mississippi—Mike H. Freeman, Independent Wood Scientist; Douglas Crawford, Forest Products Technologist; Patricia Lebow, USDA Forest Products Laboratory; and James Brient, Merichem Company

  • Performance of Wood Crossarms:  A long-term success story—J.J. Morrell and C.S. Love

  • A Discussion of the Design Considerations of Wood Versus Alternate Material Poles—Martin Rollins

11:45 am to 5:00 pm:  Formosan Termite Field Trips—Call ahead to reserve a seat for one of the two trips before registering, as space is limited.

  • Louisiana State University Test Site, Port Sulphur, LA (lunch provided)

  • Mississippi State University Test Site, McNeill, MS (lunch provided)

12:00 noon to 1:30 pm:  Past Presidents’ Wives’ Luncheon

12:00 noon to 1:30 pm:  Past Presidents’ Luncheon

6:30 pm to 7:00 pm:  Reception – Cash Bar

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm:  Banquet and Entertainment
(The mode of dress for this year's banquet is black tie optional)

  • Banquet

  • Installation of Officers

  • Sponsor Recognition

  • Awards

  • Entertainment

 

Wednesday, May 18

8:00 am to 4:00 pm:  Technical Committee Meetings (agendas posted to subcommittee web pages)

  • 8:00 am:  Subcommittee T-8 Meeting

  • 9:00 am:  Subcommittee P-5 Meeting

  • 10:15 am:  Subcommittee P-1 Meeting

  • 11:00 am:  Subcommittee P-3 Meeting

  • 1:30 pm:  Subcommittee T-2 Meeting

  • 2:30 pm:  Subcommittee T-3 Meeting

 

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Meeting Announcement (as mailed in February)

2005 Registration Form