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The content of this conference is targeted to the cross-section of talent and machining capabilities used by industry professionals today. ‘Track programming’ is targeted to two groups of personnel: Manufacturing 1, and Technical 2. Each ‘block’ of programming will have sessions designed for each track lasting one hour. Spread your people out and have them attend the session most applicable to their responsibilities

 

  Schedule for Tuesday, June 19
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM  Conference Registration                                                                        
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Committee Meetings
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Exhibitor Set-Up
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM New Member and First-Time Attendee Orientation
*New members and seasoned investors alike are encouraged to
attend this information briefing where attendees will learn how to
get the biggest benefit out of their involvement with WDMA.               
 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception 

 

  Committee Meetings
Morning and afternoon meeting times will run consecutively                       
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  Treatment and Coatings Committee
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Supplier Technology Committee
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hallmark Certification Committee
 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Exterior Products Standards Committee
 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Technical Committee

 

   Supplier                       Schedule for Wednesday, June 20
Supplier Showcases will take place between sessions in 5-minute intervals
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Conference Registration
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors
followed by Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Concurrent Sessions

  • Window and Door Market Trends and Opportunities 1
  • The Development of Industry Standard Practices for the Installation of
    Windows & Doors in Specific Wall Configurations 2

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions

  • Cultural Connection to Safety: Why It's crucial for Safety Success 1
  • Energy Efficient or Healthy Buildings? How Dynamic Glazing Eliminates the Need to Choose 2
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

  • Tooling Technology’s Vital Role in Industry 4.0 1
  • High Performance Security and Other Applications 2
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

  • Changing Unsafe Attitudes and Behaviors 1
  • Update on Canadian Codes and Standards 2
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Sustainability and Product Transparency - Best Practices for Manufacturers 2
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions

  • How to Successfully Integrate Machinery into Your Operation 1
  • Beyond ENERGY STAR to Carbon Savings 2
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Networking Reception 
6:30 PM

Supplier Appreciation Dinner
*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.

Dinner is included with the registration fee.

 

  Schedule for Thursday, June 21 
Supplier Showcases will take place between sessions in 5-minute intervals
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conference Registration
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Board of Directors Meetings (invite-only)
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions

    • Looking Out On the Legal Horizon - Industry Trends 1
    • Acoustics Do's and Don'ts 2
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Concurrent Sessions

    • The 2018 WDMA Market Studies: Results & Analysis 1
    • Plan, Prepare, Produce 2
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Networking Break with Exhibitors
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Concurrent Sessions

      • Robotics in Manufacturing 1
      • NAFS 17 and Beyond 2
      12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Exhibitor Tear-Down

       

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