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Please click on one of the links below to view the upcoming schedules and events for the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

WRCLA Cedar Summit, Victoria BC Canada
May 9 – May 11, 2018

To register & pay for the Cedar Summit in Canadian dollars, please click here:
Canadian Dollar Registration
To register & pay for the Cedar Summit in US dollars, please click here:
US Dollar Registration
Cedar Summit registration is at this time limited to WRCLA Members.
If you would like to attend but are not a WRCLA member please contact us

Questions about the Cedar Summit?
Please email Beth Hird: hird@realcedar.com

Cedar Summit Schedule of events for 2018:

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
WRCLA Golf Tournament at Cordova Bay Golf Course
5331 Cordova Bay Road Victoria, BC V8Y 2L3
Tee times will vary but will start at about 10:30 am
6:30 PM – Cedar Summit Welcome Reception
Terrace Ballroom, The Inn at Laurel Point

Thursday, May 10, 2018
7:30 – 8:45 AM – Cedar Summit Buffet Breakfast
Terrace Ballroom, The Inn at Laurel Point
9:00 – 11:30 AM – Cedar Summit Business Session
Spirit Meeting Room, The Inn at Laurel Point
11:30 – 1:00 PM – Cedar Summit Lunch
Terrace Ballroom, The Inn at Laurel Point
1:15 – 4:00 PM – WRCLA AGM & WRCLA Board of Directors Meeting
Spirit Meeting Room, The Inn at Laurel Point
6:00 – 9:30 PM – WRCLA Chairman’s Dinner
675 Belleville St, Victoria, Royal BC Museum

Friday, May 11, 2018
6:30 – 9:30 AM – Cedar Summit Informal Buffet Breakfast
Terrace Ballroom, The Inn at Laurel Point
Cedar Summit concludes – Delegates depart

WRCLA Cedar School, Vancouver/Victoria
May 6 – May 11, 2018

Questions about Cedar School? Please email Beth Hird: hird@realcedar.com
Due to great demand, this year’s Cedar School is at capacity. Should you wish to attend Cedar School 2019, please let us know.

Cedar School Schedule of events for 2018:

Sunday, May 6
Check into the River Rock Casino & Hotel, Richmond
3:30-4:30pm Registration & Welcome Reception and Member Product Showcase (Fraser Room)
4:30-5:00pm Welcome and Introductions
5:00-6:00pm Buffet dinner (meeting room)
6:00-7:00pm Industry Presentation, Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau, Clay Walker
7:00-8:00pm WRCLA Overview, Jay Poppe
Monday, May 7
6:30-8:00am Buffet breakfast – River Rock Casino & Hotel restaurant
8:15 am Board chartered bus
8:30-9:30am Depart Hotel by chartered bus to Malcolm Knapp Research Forest
9:30-11:30 am Woodlands tour, Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, Cheryl Power, RPF
11:30-Noon Bus to Interfor, Hammond Cedar Mill, Maple Ridge – lunch on bus
Noon-1:30pm Tour Interfor, Hammond Cedar Mill
1:30-2:00pm Bus to Vancouver Specialty Cedar, Maple Ridge
2:00-3:30pm Tour Vancouver Specialty Cedar
3:30-4:30pm Bus to River Rock Casino & Hotel
5:00-6:30pm WRCLA Marketing Presentation, John Thomas, BARE Advertising
6:30-7:30pm Buffet dinner – River Rock Casino & Hotel (free evening)
Tuesday May 8
6:30-8:00am Buffet breakfast – River Rock Casino & Hotel restaurant, check out of hotel.
8:30am Load luggage onto buses and board chartered buses
8:45-9:45am Bus to Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver
10:00-11:30am Guided and self-guided tours
11:45-12:15pm Bus to BC Ferry Horseshoe Bay Terminal, West Vancouver
1:00-2:40pm BC Ferry to Nanaimo (lunch onboard ferry)
3:00-4:40pm Drive to Coast Harbourside Hotel
4:40-5:30pm Check into hotel/refresh break
5:30-7:00pm Manufacturing seminar, Rob Johnson – Coast Harbourside
7:00-8:00pm Buffet dinner – Coast Harbourside – (free evening)
Wednesday May 9
6:30-7:30am Buffet breakfast – Coast Harbourside restaurant
7:30-9:00am  Depart Coast Harbourside by chartered bus to Ramada Inn, Duncan
9:15-12:00pm  Grading Theory and Practicum, Rob Johnson
12:00-12:30pm Lunch at the Ramada Inn, Duncan
12:30-1:00pm   Bus to Western Forest Products, Chemainus
1:00-3:00pm    Tour Western Forest Products mill
3:15-4:45pm     Return drive bus to Coast Harbourside Hotel
6:30pm             Cedar Summit Welcome Reception and Dinner – Inn at Laurel Point
Thursday May 10
7:30-9:00am Buffet breakfast – Inn at Laurel Point – Terrace Ballroom
9:00-11:30am Cedar Summit Business Session – Inn at Laurel Point – Spirit Room
11:30 -1:00pm Buffet lunch – Inn at Laurel Point – Terrace Ballroom
1:00-3:00pm How to Install WRC, Paul Mackie, WRCLA, Ross Phares, OrePac- Spirit Room
3:00-4:15pm How to Finish WRC, David Jeffers, PPG; Sjoerd Bos, Sansin; Ben Good, Woodtone
4:15-4:45pm Cedar School Completion Certificate presentations
4:45-6:00pm Break
6:30-9:30pm Cedar Summit Reception & Dinner – Royal BC Museum, Victoria
Friday May 11
6:30-9:30am Cedar Summit Informal Breakfast – Inn at Laurel Point – Terrace Ballroom
7:30am Chartered bus departs for River Rock Casino & Hotel & the airport YVR (arrive at the airport approximately: 11:30am)

WRCLA North American Trade Shows
April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018

click on this link to get a full schedule for this fiscal year
WRCLA Tradeshow Schedule 2017-2018