wood carbon seminars

8-Part Webinar Series:
Wood Experts Answer Common and Critical Questions about the Carbon Impacts of Wood

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  Webinar schedule and speakers 
Topic Session type Date
1. Background and Basics
  • Kate Simonen, University of Washington, Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF)
  • Cynthia West, US Forest Service (USFS)
  • Kent Wheiler, University of Washington, Center for International Trade in Forest Products (CINTRAFOR)
Presentation April 23
Discussion April 30
2. LCA and Wood
  • Reid Miner, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI)
  • James Salazar, Coldstream Consulting
  • Elaine Oneil, Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM)
Presentation May 7
Discussion May 14
3. Tracking Carbon in North America
  • Lauren Cooper, Michigan State University, Forest Carbon and Climate Program
  • Maggie Wildnauer, Sphera (formerly thinkstep)
  • Grant Domke, US Forest Service (USFS)
Presentation May 21
Discussion May 28
4. Using Wood LCA in the Building Industry
  • Pat Layton, Clemson University, Wood Utililization + Design Institute
  • David Diaz, Ecotrust
  • Edie Sonne Hall, Three Trees Consulting
Presentation June 4
Discussion June 11