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Keynote Speakers

2023 Keynote Speaker Travis Joseph Asks Loggers to Fight the “Big Lie”

To a packed house, 85th Annual Oregon Logging Conference Keynote Speaker Travis Joseph said he and his organization, the American Forest Resource Council need help telling the truth about logging and the woods products industry. He called it a big lie, the concept of logger versus environmentalist, with loggers destroying the forest and only in … Read more

85th Annual Oregon Logging Conference Keynote Speaker Travis Joseph

OLC President Craig Olson is pleased to announce the selection of Travis Joseph as the keynote speaker at the 85th Annual Oregon Logging Conference, being held February 23, 24, and 25, 2023 at the Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene Oregon Joseph will speak on the morning of Thursday, February 23rd, during the opening … Read more

84th Annual Oregon Logging Conference Keynote Speaker Blake Manley

You won’t want to miss hearing Keynote Speaker Blake Manley at the 84th Annual Oregon Logging Conference. He will speak on Thursday, February 24th at 9:30 a.m. in the Wheeler Pavilion at the Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds. Fourth generation logger and forestry and natural resources teacher at Sweet Home High School Blake Manley will … Read more

2022 Keynote Speaker – Blake Manley

Blake Manley, Sweet Home High School Natural Resources Teacher, Founder of Manley Jobs, and Chair of Oregon Natural Resources Educators Association will be the keynote speaker at the OLC in February 2022. He will address the OLC on Thursday, February 24th at 9:30 a.m. in the Wheeler Pavilion (Lane Events Center & Fairgrounds) Manley grew … Read more

2020 Keynote Speaker Dr. Patrick Moore

The title of keynote speaker Dr. Patrick Moore’s address to the Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) is Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom. The speech is based on an essay written by Dr. Moore. His essay, revised in January of this year, mentions 12 of what he calls fake invisible catastrophes and threats of doom. … Read more

Dr Anthony S. Davis and Erin Isselmann Guest Speakers

The 2019 Oregon Logging Conference them Building Products for Building Futures will be addressed by this year’s two guest speakers: Anthony S. Davis and Erin Isselmann. Dr, Davis is the Interim Dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, and Isselmann is the Executive Director of the Oregon Forest Resources Institute. Dr. Davis … Read more

2017 Keynote Speaker – Merv George, Six Rivers National Forest

Merv George Jr, was born and raised in Humboldt County and has been a lifelong resident of the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation and the Eureka, CA areas located in Northern California. Merv is a graduate of Humboldt State University with a degree in Native American Studies (1997).  He has spent over 22 years managing natural … Read more

2011 – Dr. Lynn O. Michaelis

Lynn O. Michaelis (Dr.) President, Strategic Economic Analysis, LLC Senior Associate, RISI,  Strategic Economic Analysis, LLC Dr. Lynn O. MichaelisMy company provides business managers with objective and informed insights about the future of the economy as well as specific industries. Success will be measured by tailoring the analysis and communication to the specific needs of the client. The primary focus of … Read more

2010 – Nate Clark

Nate Clark is the Director of Public Affairs for John Deere’s Construction & Forestry Division and John Deere Power Systems. In this position, Nate works closely with these divisions and his colleagues in John Deere Public Affairs Worldwide to develop and pursue public policies important to John Deere, its employees, dealers, and customers. Over the … Read more