General Meeting of the Membership August 24-25, 2018 (Friday-Saturday) Hot Springs

The ATPA General Meeting of the Membership is scheduled for Friday, August 24 – Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Executive Committee and Board Meetings will be held Friday afternoon. A Reception will be held Friday evening at the Embassy Suites which will include our traditional auction to benefit the ATPA Scholarship Program. The 2018 ATPA scholarship recipient will be announced during the reception Friday evening.

On Saturday morning we’ll hear about the role of worker health and safety in sustainable forestry management. We will also hear about the present status of medical marijuana, how people will obtain certification for it, and how employers should prepare for employee use of medical marijuana.

We finish Saturday morning with comments from 4th Congressional District Congressman Bruce Westerman, who has been a strong advocate for the wood products industry. Food and beverages will be served following Congressman Westerman’s comments.

You may register for the meeting by downloading and returning by mail the registration form, included in this downloadable Brochure Annual Meeting Registration 2018 (5) (1)

1:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
Salon C
1:30 p.m. Meeting Registration
2:30 p.m. Board Meeting
Salon C
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Salon A and B
6:30 p.m. Announcement of the ATPA
2018 Scholarship Recipient
7:00 p.m. Scholarship Auction

8:30 a.m. Meeting Registration
9:00 a.m. / Sustainable Forestry Management:
9:45 a.m. The Role of Worker Health & Safety
David Douphrate, PhD
Deputy Director, UT Health
Science Center, Tyler, TX
Salon B and C
10:00 a.m. / Status of Medical Marijuana, How
10:45 a.m. People Will Obtain a Certification for
It & How Employers Should Prepare
Stuart Jackson, Attorney
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings
Little Rock
Salon B and C
11:00 a.m. Congressman Bruce Westerman
4th Congressional District
Salon B and C
11:30 a.m. Food & Beverage Refreshments
Salon A

A small number of rooms have been reserved for those who might want to stay over Friday night. Please make your reservations by calling the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs at 501-321-4430 and specify the Arkansas Timber Producers Association when calling. Group room rates are $149.00 single and and $159.00 double.


Download Registration Form Below:

Brochure Annual Meeting Registration 2018 (5) (1)
Please use the registration form in this brochure for your registration. Complete the registration form by listing your name and company as you prefer them printed on your attendance registration badges and return them to the ATPA office address listed. The registration fee for the

Meeting is $25.00 per person. No charge for children under 16 years of age. Arkansas Timber Producers Association
2311 Biscayne Drive, Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72227
Phone: (501) 224-2232
Fax: (501) 224-9625