Southern Saw Filers' Educational Association


               

 2018 AGENDA  

 The Hilton Garden Inn Conference Room will be available from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on Friday  April     20th for vendors to set up their displays. All vendors are encouraged to register for the conference   during this time.

         Friday, April 20th 

                   8:00 am --12:00 pm  Registration ~ Hotel Conference Room  

                   8:00 am – 3:00 pm    Annual Golf Tournament: ~ Frenchmen's Bend Golf Course                                      

                   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Registration – Hotel Conference Room                        

                   6:30 pm – 9:00 pm   Vendor Appreciation Night ~ Banquet~ Hotel Conference Room

          Saturday, April 21st

               (Ladies Bingo will start at 9:30 am. We play until all door prizes are given away!)

                     8:00 am  -  8:30 am   Business Meeting & Election of Officers

                     8:30 am  -  9:15 am   Franklin Goforth - "Safety Presentation" 

                     9:15 am - 10:00 am   Steve Addington, Brunson Instuments -  "Precision Optical Alignment Tooling"

                   10:00 am - 10:15 am   Morning Break

                    10:15 am - 11:00 am   Dave Purinton, Simonds International -  "Wood Products, Mergers & Acquisitions"

                    11:00 am - 11:45 am   Trent,  Cortex Industries - "Optimal Canter Head settings for Log Feeding"

                     11:45 am -- 1:00 pm   Lunch for Attendees

                       1:00 pm -- 1:45 pm   Shaun Loveless, Vollmer of America - "Vollmer's 2018 Sawmill Initiative"

                       1:45 pm -- 2:15 pm   Neal Davis, Hammertime Saws - "Solving Common Band Saw Problems"

                       2:15 pm -- 3:00 pm   Michael Pickard, Oleson Saw & Knife - "Our Economy & The Timber Industry"

                       3:00 pm -- 3:15 pm   Afternoon Break 

                       3:15 pm -- 4:00 pm   Vendor Discussion - New Filing Room Equipment in the Industry,

                        (featuring Vollmer, Oleson Saw , Simonds, Williams and White, Brad Harris and Jeff Cox)  

                        4:00 pm -- 4:30 pm   Annual Round Table Discussion. 

       LOCATIONS AND MAPS 

        Hilton Garden Inn Hotel   400 Mane Street,  West Monroe, LA 71291  (318)398-0653  Map

        Frenchmen's Bend Golf Course   1484 Frenchman's Bend Road, Monore, LA 71203   Map

    Please email Debra Smith or Debbie Hughes for more information on this year's event!

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