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2018 International Conference in Lisbon, Portugal

2018 International Symposium on Pine Oleoresin Production & Processing (Savannah, Georgia)
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This Global Symposium will gather industry operators, experts and educators from around the world to discuss "best practices", new technologies and practical advances which are evolving for forestry management, tapping, and resin processing. Presentations and lively discussions will provide the framework for new technologies to help you increase production and reduce costs for oleoresin, rosin, and turpentine.

4/16/2018 to 4/18/2018
When: 16-18 April 2018
1:00 PM
Where: The Desoto
15 East Liberty Street
Savannah, Georgia  31401
United States
Presenter: Pine Chemicals Association International
Contact: Amanda Young
1-404-994-6267


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A Global Symposium providing educational tools and best practices from around the world to improve productivity and lower costs of oleoresin production and processing.

This course will be offered from 16-18 April 2018.  General Session will begin at 1:00 pm on 16 April 2018 and will conclude at 12:00 pm on 18 April 2018. 

The course registration fee includes: all course materials, Breaks/Reception on Monday, Breakfast/Lunch/Breaks/Reception on Tuesday, and Breakfast/Breaks/Forestry Tour on Wednesday. Registration for the course can be made online using this link or by emailing/faxing this form to Amanda Young (amanda.young@pinechemicals.org or fax 1-404-994-6267).

Hotel reservations are separate from the course registration fee.  Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Desoto Hotel using this online link or this form.

COURSE OVERVIEW: This Global Symposium will gather industry operators, experts, and educators from around the world to discuss "best practices", new technologies, and practical advances which are evolving for forestry management, tapping, and resin processing.  Presentations and lively discussions will provide the framework for new technologies to help you increase production and reduce costs for oleoresin, rosin, and turpentine.  Areas to be covered include:
  • Pine tree tapping and oleoresin production yields
  • Basic genetics and pine tree physiology and why they matter
  • Improving oleoresin production with hybrid trees
  • Developing high efficiency forests
  • Human resource management and safety
  • Forestry mechanization and logistics
  • Resin plant design and operation
  • Testing and quality control methods

*The program will provide continuous translation between English & Portuguese.

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