The AFCA Conference and Hall of Fame dinner is fast approaching and if you haven’t already registered to attend, time is running out!
Registrations must be lodged by 26 May to allow for catering details.
The Conference agenda (held in conjunction with the Hall of Fame function) is a pretty comprehensive look at our industry into the future with sessions covering many areas of interest.
Here is the latest program:
9.00am Official Opening
The Chairman of AFCA opens and previews the day which focuses on the future of the Forest Contractor and ideas on how to meet the challenges which face him.
9.15am Keynote Speaker
Mr Gary Olsen (Tigercat) looks at the current international status of the forest industry and make some predictions for the future.
A look at the financial challenges facing us and expanding on the need for “Bankable Contracts”
10.30am Morning tea & trade expo
A Chance to network and visit trade exhibitions staffed by industry
11.00am Forests in the future
Case study : Certification Schemes for Private Forest Owners
Phil Lacey .P F Olsen Australia
11.30am Marketing Our Industry
Ric Sinclair FWPA
12.00am Performance Based Standards Systems
Mark Brown -Authorities look at potential changes in vehicle performance
12.30pm Lunch & trade expo
Enjoy lunch and another chance to speak to industry representatives
1.30pm Trucks :Future Development & Safety
Speakers discussing future developments in trucking features and safety issues including the “Trucksafe” program. Rod Bartolo (Mercedes Benz) & Peter Elliott (ATA).
2.30 pm Industry Presentations at Trade Booths
3.00 pm Afternoon tea
3.30 pm Work and Lifestyle
Do we balance our work and leisure time enough?
4.00 pm Ready to Meet The Future
A presentation by a former Australian Olympic representative designed to help you to face the future with confidence
4.45 pm Conference Close
6.00 pm Pre Dinner Drinks
7.00 pm Hall of Fame Dinner