IFG Distinguished Speaker Series
The Idaho Forest Group Distinguished Speaker Series highlights innovation and advancement in natural resources. All the presentations in this two-year long series are complimentary and open to the general public.
The first lecture will feature Dr. Alan Potter, senior advisor and former executive vice president of FPInnovations. Dr. Potter will discuss FPInnovation's "Forestry 4.0 Initiative" which aims to establish a new "connected" value chain for the forest industry. To learn more about Dr. Potter and the Forestry 4.0 Initiative, click here.
You are invited to attend Dr. Alan Potter's presentation "Forestry 4.0 and other research initiatives in the Canadian bioeconomy":
Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Best Western University Inn - Palouse/Empire Rooms
Appetizers and refreshments will be available.
All are encouraged to attend!
ABOUT THE IFG SPEAKER SERIES
Based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Forest Group (IFG) is one of America’s largest lumber producers, serving a wide variety of customers locally, nationally, and across the globe. This growing, family-owned business prides itself on observing stewardship and land management practices that ensure sustainable, resilient, productive forests. With a demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and a firm belief in supporting philanthropy in local communities, the company has sponsored an eight-part distinguished speaker series, which will be taking place over the next two years in locations across Idaho.
As IFG’s Vice President for Governmental Affairs officer Tom Schultz expresses, “The speaker series will provide a forum to discuss ideas, develop relationships, and create shared meaning from multiple perspectives. We are very pleased to have selected the College of Natural Resources as a strategic partner in educating students to become contributing members of society and our industry.”