2011 “ENGINEERING THE FOREST VALUE CHAIN” - Quebec City (Quebec) Canada

2011 -  “ENGINEERING THE FOREST VALUE CHAIN” 

  • Meeting in Quebec City (Quebec) Canada

Index of Papers

  • Routing of Self-Loading Logging Trucks in Sweden, Dag Fjeld, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • Forest Biomass for Soil Protection From Machine Off-Road Traffic, Dirk Jaeger, University of New Brunswick
  • Designing Value Chain Improvements for an Eastern Oregon Poplar Plantation Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning Technology, Glen Murphy, Oregon State University
  • The Impact of Brush Mats on Forwarder Surface, Eric R. Labelle, University of New Brunswick
  • FPInnovations Tools to Improve Trucking Management, Dave Lepage, FPInnovations
  • Equipment Mix and Operating Strategies Utilized by Logging Businesses Producing Biomass in the Piedmont of Virginia, Scott Barrett, Virginia Tech
  • Fast Truck: A truck Scheduling System to Improve the Transport Efficiency of In-Field Chipping Operations, Mauricio Acuna, University of Tasmania
  • Deep Tillage Can Improve Soil Physical Quality and Forest Productivity, David H. McNabb, ForestSoil Science Ltd.
  • A Two-Stage GIS-Based Suitability Model for Siting Biomass-to-Biofuel Plants and Its Application in West Virginia, Jinzhuo Wu, West Virginia University
  • High Tonnage Forest Biomass Production Systems from Southern Pine Energy Plantations, Tom Gallagher, Auburn University
  • What is the Best Rigging Configuration to Use in New Zealand Cable Logging Operations?, Rien Visser, University of Canterbury
  • In-Wood Screening of Wood Grindings for Biomass Feedstock Applications, Cory Dukes, University of Georgia
  • Applying Statistical Process Control to Feller Bunchers in Maine.Jeffrey Benjamin, University of Maine
  • Transpirational Drying Effects on Energy and Ash Content from Whole-Tree Chipping Operations in a Southern Pine Plantation, Jason Cutshall, University of Georgia
  • The People Side of Timber Harvesting, Wendy Farrand, Director of communications, Professional Logging Contractors of Maine and the Trust to Conserve the Northeast Forestlands
  • Preparing for a Forest Biomass Industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, Sean Greene, Department of Natural Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • The Human Element in the Forest Value Chain: Necessary Conditions, John Garland, Oregon Sate University
  • Chip Properties From Operational Harvests of Pine Stands in the Southern US, Shawn Baker, University of Georgia
  • A Description of Forest Industries and Occupations with Focus on Forestry Workers’ Jobs and Injury and Illness Surveillance, Mathew Smidt, Auburn University
  • Changes in Fuel Quality of Logging Residues During Field Storage in Northwestern Ontario, Shuva Gautam, Université Laval
  • Getting More Value From the Tolerant Hardwood Harvest Through Sorting and Merchandizing, Steve D’Eon, Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
  • Modeling Wood Biomass Procurement for Bioenergy Production at the Atikokan Generating Station in Northwestern Ontario, Reino Pulkki, Lakehead University
  • Solving a Multi-Period Log-Truck Scheduling Problem with Column Generation, Greg Rix, École polytechnique de Montréal
  • A Generic Process Model for Delivery Scheduling of Biofuels in Sweden, Magnus Haapaniemi, VMF Qbera, Falun
  • Air Quality on Biomass Harvesting Operations, Dana Mitchell, USDA Forest Service
  • Harvesting Small Trees for Bio-Energy. John Klepac, USDA Forest Service
  • Improving the Logistic Operations in the Forest Supply Chain, Mikael Rönnqvist, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
  • Assessment of Innovation in Maine’s Logging Industry, Ian Stone, University of Maine
  • ICT Deployement Strategy in Aquitaine WSC: the ExploTIC Project Breakthrough, Morgan Vuillermoz, Institut Technologique FCBA
  • Influence of Wood Value on Optimal Type of Thinning, Michel Soucy, Université de Moncton
  • A SCOR-Based Framework to Portray Wood Supply Systems – Preliminary Results from the United-States, France and Chile, Jean-François Audy, Université Laval
  • Potentials of Possible Machine Systems for Directly Loading Logs in Cut-to-Length Harvesting, Ola Lindroos, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • Log Yard and Sawmill Operations Coordination, Daniel Beaudoin, Université Laval
  • Value Chain in Process Industry. Matthias Kannegiesser, Associated Consultant A.T. Kearney
  • A Review of Skidding Distances Method Under Variable Retention Harvesting Considerations, Osvaldo Valeria, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)
  • Case Study of Integrating On-Board Computers in Northern Ontario’s Forest Supply Chains, Serge Laforest, Lakehead University
  • A Mathematical Formulation for the Location of Logging Camps, Sanjay Jena, Université de Montréal
  • Demand-Driven Harvest Scheduling, Géraldine Gemieux, Université de Montréal
  • Effect of Timber Harvesting Guidelines on Felling and Skidding Productivity in Northern Minnesota, Charlie Blinn, University of Minnesota
  • Cut-to-Length Wood Procurement Planning Model: Exact and Hybrid Approaches, Amira Dems, École polytechnique de Montréal
  • Improved Skidding for Small Scale Biomass Harvesting Systems, Taylor Burdg, Auburn University
  • Knowledge Management as a Mean to Improve Performance in the Forest Industry Value Chain, Elaine Mosconi, Université Laval
  • Productivity and Cost of Two Methods of Transporting Energywood from Stump to Landing in a Tree-Length Southern Pine Clearcut, Chad Bolding, Virginia Tech
  • Customer-Perceived Value in Forest harvesting operations. Mattias Eriksson, SCA Skog AB
  • Efficiency of Biomass Harvesting in Poor Quality Stands of Eucalyptus in Western Australia, Mohammad Reza Ghaffariyan, University of Tasmania
  • Integrating Woody Biomass Into the US South Wood Supply Chain, Dale Green, University of Georgia
  • Estimating Forest Road Aggregate Strength by Measuring Fundamental Aggregate Properties, Rien Visser, University of Canterbury
  • Multimodal Wood Transport Chains: A Challenge for Economy and Environment, Martin Opferkuch, University of Freiburg