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2017 Kiln Drying Workshop

January 9-12, 2017
SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY


About the Workshop

2017 Kiln Drying Workshop Flier

This workshop provides practical knowledge about how to effectively kiln dry wood, and focuses on the science behind related wood properties and drying processes.

  • As the economy improves, are you ready to supply the market with the best quality kiln dried lumber?
  • Do you want to better control your drying and quality cost?
  • Can you improve and better manage your drying and lumber handling options?

The instruction and topics are of interest and value to novice and experienced kiln operators as well as yard, sales, purchasing, marketing, and manufacturing managers. University professors and various industry experts instruct in the classroom and through hands-on lab exercises using our modern kiln.


Reduced rates have been negotiated for the following hotels based on availability and must be made directly to the hotel.

Genesee Grande Hotel

1060 East Genesee St.,
Syracuse, NY 13210

  • $102.00 per night
  • Mention SUNY-ESF Kiln Drying room block
    Phone reservations call: (315) 476-4212

Crowne Plaza Syracuse

701 East Genesee St.,
Syracuse, NY 13210

  • $102.00 per night
  • Mention SUNY-ESF Rate
    Phone reservations call: 1 (866) 305-4134
  • Online Reservations


Registration Questions:

Sean Nicholson
(315) 470-4882/6817

Program Questions:

Bill Smith
(315) 470-6832

Kiln Drying Workshop Links

This workshop is sponsored by the SUNY Wood Utilization Service and SUNY-ESF, in cooperation with the New England Kiln Drying Association.

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