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Schedule (times and schedule subject to change)

(As of May, 2017)   

 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Open
Pre-Function Area

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Committee Meetings (all WDMA members may attend)

  • Treatment & Coatings Committee:
    (8:00 am – 10:00 am) Stars Room
  • Supplier Technology Committee:
    (10:00 am – 11:00 am) Stars Room
  • Hallmark Certification Committee:
    (11:00 am – 12:00 pm ; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm) Stars Room
  • Exterior Products Standards Committee:
    (2:30 pm – 4:00 pm) Stars Room
  • Technical Committee:
    (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm) Stars Room

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exhibitor Set-up
Galaxy Room

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch
Galaxy Room

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

First Time Attendee Orientation
Planets Room
*Is this your first time attending the WDMA Annual Technical and Manufacturing Conference? Are you a new member? Do you want to meet other first-time attendees and new members? This is a great opportunity to network and learn how to get the most out of the conference and to learn more about the association from WDMA staff and key association leaders.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall-Sponsored by Kop-Coat
Galaxy Room

7:00 pm

Dinner(On your own)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Open
Pre-Function Area

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall-Sponsored by Franklin Adhesives & Polymers
Galaxy Room

8:30 am – 8:45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Stars Room

8:45am – 9:45 am

The 2017 WDMA Market Studies: Results and Analysis
Stars Room

9:45 am – 10:30 am

Break/Tabletop Displays-Sponsored by Stiles Machinery
Galaxy Room

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

NAFS 2019: Positioning for the Future
Stars Room

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
Galaxy Room

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Building Air Barriers and Integration with Window Installations
Planets Room

1:30 pm– 2:30 pm

Utilization of Exterior MDF for Windows and Doors
Stars Room

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Break/Tabletop Display-Sponsored by Stiles Machinery
Galaxy Room

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

ENERGY STAR Windows Northern Zone Trade-Off: Not So Equivalent
Stars Room

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tooling Technology’s Vital Role in Industry 4.0
Planets Room

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

EPA Formaldehyde Rule: Essential Information for Manufacturers
Stars Room

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
Galaxy Room

6:30 pm

Supplier Appreciation Dinner

*New this year! WDMA manufacturer members would like to show their appreciation for the dedicated service that our supplier members provide WDMA year after year. The success of WDMA is the product of the close working relationships formed among our manufacturer and supplier members. All conference attendees are invited to attend, so please join us! (Included with regular registration fee).

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Registration Open
Pre-Function Area

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall-Sponsored by Franklin Adhesives & Polymers

Galaxy Room

8:00 am – 12:45 pm

WDMA Board of Directors Meetings(Invite-only)
St. Croix Room

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Creating a “No Corner” Corner for Fiberglass Frames
Stars Room

8:00 am –9:00 am

The Future of Green Building and LEED v4
Planets Room

9:00 am – 10:00 am

LEED v4 - Understanding LEED v4 Building Material Credits and Qualifying for Them
Planets Room

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Water Based Adhesives: Production, Regulatory, and Cost Drivers
Stars Rooms

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break/Tabletop Displays-Sponsored by Stiles Machinery

10:30 am – 11:30 am

How Plasma and Flame Surface Treating Improve Adhesion in Window and Door Manufacturing Processes
Stars Room

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Performance Advantages of Gradient Polymerization Coatings
Planets Room

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Building Code and Regulatory Changes: Stay Informed – Keep Ahead
Stars Room

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Airborne Dust from Thermally-Modified Wood: The Latest Research
Planets Room

12:30 pm

Closing Remarks

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Exhibitor Tear-down

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