Fall 2016 Meeting
 
WHEN:           Thursday, Oct. 27 - Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 
WHERE:         Technical Session at Haywood Community College - West Campus, Room 113, 23 Hendrix Street, Waynesville, NC 28786
Dinner and Hotel at Maggie Valley Inn, Maggie Valley, North Carolina
Oaks Unlimited, Waynesville, NC
Canton Sawmill, Canton, NC
 
Planning for the Fall 2016 Meeting is in progress.  Meeting details follow.  
 
Thursday - October 27, 2016
 
1:00 PM Technical Session
Fans and Fan Systems:  do you have enough air?  by Alan Robbins, USNR Drying System Product Manager
Sapstain and Sapstain Prevention, by Mike Freeman, Consulting Independent Wood Scientist in Wood Preservation 
Using Differential Shrinkage to Estimate Cupping, and other Software, by Phil Mitchell, NC State University.
4:00 Troubleshooting Q & A Roundtable
 
4:30 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Business Meeting
 
5:30 Dinner at the Rendezvous Restaurant located in Maggie Valley Inn 
Sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
 
 
Friday - October 28, 2016
 
Plant Tours
Tour #1 - Oaks Unlimited, Waynesville, NC
Tour #2 - Canton Sawmill, Canton, NC
 
Meeting will adjourn from Canton Sawmill
 
REGISTRATION:  To preregister download the registration form (click here)  You can either FAX the completed form to (919-513-3496) or let Phil Mitchell ( at 919-515-5581 or phil_mitchell@ncsu.edu) know you are coming so that we can plan the dinner.  Cutoff date to register is October 19th.  The registration fee is $40 per person.  This includes the meeting space and dinner (alcoholic beverages are not covered).   There is no registration fee for spouses (or significant other) of members, or retired and lifetime members.  Please prepay by sending a check payable to the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club to Phil Mitchell, NC State University, Campus Box 8003, Raleigh, NC  27695-8003.  You can still pay (cash or check) at the door, but it makes our job easier if you pay-in-advance. 
 
HOTEL: The meeting hotel where we will have dinner is the MAGGIE VALLEY INN, 70 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751.  The hotel's phone number is (866) 926-0201.  You must make your own hotel reservations if you plan to attend.  Ask for the SE DRY KILN CLUB rate of $83.75 per room per night plus tax.  The hotel cutoff date to get this special rate is October 20th.   Please make your hotel reservations now so you are not left without a room.  
 
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