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Let's get TAPPING: Attend the Symposium on Pine Oleoresin Extraction & Processing

Friday, February 5, 2016  
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New technologies and processes are driving improved productivity and lower costs in the oleoresin extraction and processing industry. 

The 2016 Global Symposium will gather industry operators, experts and educators from around the world to discuss "best practices", new technologies and practical advances which are evolving for forestry management, tapping and resin processing. Presentations and lively discussions will provide the framework for new technologies to help you increase production and reduce costs for oleoresin, rosin and turpentine.




 Hear from the experts:

Alejandro Cunnigham    

 Alan Hodges

 Conrado Casagrande Neves

Dr. Gary Peter   
Pine Tapping Today: Baseline Assessment with Alejandro Cunningham, AR El Dorado

Sustainability: Current Best Practice Practices with Conrado Casagrande Neves (Resineves)

Plant Physiology: How The Pine Tree Produces Resin with Dr. Gary Peter (University of Florida, School of Forestry)

Mechanization: How To Better The Operation with Alan Hodges (University of Florida, School of Forestry)

            And MANY more!


This course will be offered from 22-24 February 2016.  General Session will begin at 13:30 on 22 February and will conclude at 12:00 on 24 February 2016. 

Registration fees to be paid in US Dollars

Registration Fees
• $995.00 per attendee

The course registration fee includes: all course materials, Lunch/Breaks/Reception on Monday & Tuesday, and Breaks/Lunch on Wednesday (Breakfast is available for guests staying at the EPIC SANA).

Registration for the course can be made online using this link or by emailing/faxing this form to Amanda Young ( or fax 1-404-994-6267).

  Don't forget to make your reservation accommodations!

The PCA has negotiated nightly rate of €130 (single, including breakfast) with the EPIC SANA hotel.  Please note as of January 01, 2016 a city tax of €1 per person, per night, will be applicable.City tax applies to guests aged 13 and over, up to a maximum of €7 per guest, per stay.This tax is not included in the room rate.

Hotel reservations are separate from the course registration fee. Hotel reservations should be made directly with the EPIC SANA Lisboa hotel using this link.  More information can be found on the Hotel Reservations page.

 **Hotel reservation cutoff was January 31, 2016.  Reservations are available on a first come, first serve basis for those made after this date**

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