SOUTH AGENDA 2020

MOTAG SOUTH FEB 5-6-7 2020

Exhibit set up 3pm - 5pm Wednesday Feb 5th

Wednesday 5PM, - 7:30 Welcome Reception.

PRINTABLE PDF OF AGENDA CLICK HERE

 

 

THURSDAY FEB 6 2020

8:00-8:15 Coffee
8:15-8:25 Welcome Announcements & TAPPI Anti-trust
8:25-9:15 KEYNOTE: Technology used in Woodlands Rachel Martin, Harvest Manager Weyerhauser, Georgetown, GA
9:15-10:15 ANDRITZ profiles SmartWoodyard technology and the recent woodyard upgrade at Sappi in Skowhegan, Maine. Alan LePage, Sappi, Skowhegan. ME Matti Pylkkanen, Andritz, Alpharetta, GA
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:15 Latest Developments in Stacker Reclaimer Technology Walter Lampp, FMW, Augusta, GA
11:15-12:00 Maximizing Conveyor Performance, Industry Standards vs Real World Applications Michael Cremeens, Almex, Decatur, GA
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Air Filtration of Gasses on Mobile Equipment & Log Cranes Robert Darling, MI Air Systems, Cummings, GA
1:30-2:00 A Chain Application Pictorial David Rannie, CAN-AM Chains and Plastics, Brantford, Ontario
2:00-3:00 From Baby Steps, Trips & Falls, to Winning Races; the First 3 Years Running the Roanoke Rapids & Holly Hill Woodyards Gordon Green and William Skipper, Price Industries, Monticello, AR
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:00 Sawmill Wastewood Processing Desmond Smith, Bruks, Alpharetta, GA
4:00-5:00 Business Meeting
5:30-7:00 Social Hour

FRIDAY FEB 7 2020

8:15-8:30 Coffee
8:30-9:15 Fire Systems for Mobile Equipment Leslie Jackson, AFEX Fire Systems, Raleigh, NC
9:15-10:00 Quick Pitch
- 10 Minute Sales Presentation- New Products- New Vendors
10:00-10:45 Conveying Sustainability at Hawesville, Barges, Conveyors, Chips, (No) Trucks....
Dan Allard, Wood Procurement Manager, Domtar, & David Foertsch, Foertsch Contracting, Hawesville, KY
10:45-11:00 Questions,  Answers, and Announcements

 

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW

HILTON ATLANTA AIRPORT

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1031 Virginia Avenue  I  Atlanta, GA 30354  I  USA   I

We encourage you to make your room reservations early

Please use this link for reservations. GROUP CODE = MOT

https://book.passkey.com/go/MOTAGSouthAnnualConference2020

 

Date & Place:      Thursday and Friday, February 6th and 7th, 2020

Hilton Hotel, Atlanta Airport, 1031 Virginia Avenue, Phone: 404/767-9000.

 

Directions:           Driving: Take Virginia Ave. East off I-85. Go about 3 blocks and the Hilton is on your left.

Flying: A courtesy hotel shuttle is available at the West curb, immediately outside the airport between the North and South terminals

 

Reservations:            Call 404/767-9000 or 800/445-8667 to speak with a reservationist.

Group Code: MOT.  To reserve online:  https://book.passkey.com/go/MOTAGSouthAnnualConference2020 .

Rate:  $152.00 plus tax.  Discounted parking $5.00 per day for hotel guest and local attendees.

WE CANNOT GUARANTEE RATE/ROOMS AFTER: JANUARY 16TH 2019.

 

Credit Hours:        CFE credit will be assigned after the meeting by the Society of American Foresters Continuing Forestry Education.

 

Visual Aids:         MOTAG provides a projector with power point capabilities.

 

Open House:       Wednesday and Thursday evening, 5:30–7:00 PM, MOTAG hospitality suite, lobby.  Hosts: George Currin and Emily Chakalos.  Refreshments not allowed until you have registered.

 

 

 

MEETING REGISTRATION/FEE: Mill Registrants: $100 each if paid in advance/ $150.00 each at meeting.  Vendor Registrants: $150 each if paid in advance/ $200 each at meetingRegistration must be postmarked by January 27, 2020. If this deadline is impossible to meet, you can register/pay upon arrival, however rooms/meals cannot be guaranteed. Cash, Check, or Credit Card is accepted.

SEND REGISTRATION OF ATTENDEES PAYMENTS TO:

 MOTAG-SOUTH: C/O  Sam Caldwell -  Sun Machinery Company,  P.O.  Box 789, Lexington, SC  29071 or email registration and credit card payment information to Mandy Burkett at Mandy.Burkett@sunmachineryco.comor call Mandy at (803)359-1000 to make a credit card payment by phone.