The 2013 PFI Annual Conference took place July 28-30 at The Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.

Conference Presentations
PFI 2013 Annual Conference Program
Monday, July 29th

Status Report: North American Pellet Industry

Seth Walker, RISI
Daniel Saloni, North Carolina State University

Bulk Storage and Delivery: Best Practices and Recommendations
Steve DeVoe, Sr., Fiber Energy Resources
Dutch Dresser, Maine Energy Systems   NEBTWG - Wood Pellets Quality and Safety Assurance for Storage
Andrew Haden, Wisewood

Federal Policy and Regulatory Outlook
Pat Rita, Orion Advocates
Dan Len, U.S. Forest Service

Day-to-Day Operations Issues Faced by Pellet Mills
Nicole Forsberg, Firefly AB
Mark Fecke, Exponent
Matthew Segal, Calvert Street Group

Pellet Mill Case Study: One Year Later
Justin Bishop, Exponent
Stephen Faehner, American Wood Fibers

Sustainability: Importance, Requirements and Impact on the Industry

Pete Madden, Plum Creek
Steven Meyers, Fram Renewable Fuels
Seth Walker, RISI

Tuesday, July 30th

PFI Standards Program
John McDaniel, American Lumber Standard Committee
Mark Wilson, New England Wood Pellet
Rich Whiting, American Wood Fibers
Chris Wiberg, Timber Products Inspection

Innovative Concepts and Technologies Shaping the Pellet Industry
Karl-Heinz Schulz, Seeger Green Energy LLC
Eric Kingsley, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions
Guillermo Velarde, North Carolina State University
Kimble Garret, Mid-South Engineering Company

Emerging and Growing Markets: Canada, Europe and the U.S. South
Gordon Murray, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
Arnold Dale, Ekman
Amanda Lang, Forisk

Thank you to our 2013 Diamond and Gold level sponsors: