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Preliminary Schedule (times and schedule subject to change)

(As of June 22, 2016)   

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

National Architectural Door Council Meeting

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Treatments & Coatings Committee immediately followed by Supplier Technology Committee

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hallmark Certification Committee

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Exhibitor Set-up

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

First Time Attendee Orientation

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Welcome / Opening Remarks

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

High Impact Standards Development in Sustainable Manufacturing

 

Speaker: Kevin Lyons, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Break/Tabletop Displays

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Canadian Building and Energy Code Update

 

Speaker: Jeff Baker, Technical Director, WESTLAB 

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

The Right Level of Cash Flow and How to Get It

 

Speaker: Scott Simpson, President & CEO of BlueTarp Financial

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Benefits of Interior Installed High Performance Insulating Glass for Commercial Retrofit Applications – A Case Study -

 

Speaker: Tracy Rogers, Director of Industry & Advanced Technology, Quanex Building Products

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Sustainable Solutions for Efficiency Improvements            

 

Speaker: Gregory Jansen, Director of Enhancement Technologies, Stiles Machinery

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall

6:30 pm

Networking Dinners with Sponsors

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Offsite Plant Tour of UL Laboratories

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon in Exhibit Hall-Recognition of Lifetime Achievement for Jim Krahn

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Managing New Colors and Technologies by Understanding Latest Paint Line Processing Option

 

Speakers: Brian Martin, Doug Krusenklaus, Don Cassil, The Sherwin-Williams Company

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

21st Century Manufacturing

 

Speaker: TJ Dimke, Manufacturing Engineer, Lexington Manufacturing

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Break/Tabletop Displays

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Insights on Industry Procurement & Purchasing

Panelists: Steve Kirby, Kraig Koehler, Gretchen Withers, Michele Evans

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What's Next for Product Transparency?

 

Speaker: Tobias Schultz, Manager of Corporate Sustainability Services and LCA Practitioner, SCS Global Services

5:30 pm

Opening Networking Event– Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

 

Buses depart @ 5:30 for White Sox Game

Thursday, June 30, 2016

7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00 am – 9:00 am

NAFS Restructured

 

Speaker: Joe Hayden, Senior Project Engineer, Certification, Pella & Chair of WDMA's Exterior Product Standards Committee

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Beyond Beauty & Brawn: Value Added Coatings for Windows and Doors

 

Speakers: Amber Goodyear, Arkema Inc. & Skip Gregorevich, Kalcor Coatings Company

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Break/Tabletop Displays

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Texas Department of Insurance Electronic Submittal of Evaluation Reports through the Hallmark Certification Program

 

Speakers: Rhonda Schotz, Administrative Management Systems & John McFee, WDMA

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Advanced Windows -- DOE's Vision for the Future

 

Speaker: Marc LaFrance, CEM Advanced Technology, Energy Policy Manger, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Combustible Dust...An Explosive Issue

 

Speaker Jamison Scott, Executive Vice President, Air Handling Systems

11:30 am

Closing Remarks

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Exhibitor Tear-down

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Exterior Product Standards Committee

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Committee

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