by Bill Esler
email@example.com LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
Industry leaders glimpse tech’s next wave
A look at technology built by wood manufacturers with suppliers, on July 18.
The Woodworking Network Leadership Forum
will examine business, technology and material
trends that will impact the design and production
of cabinetry, furniture and interior millwork in
the next decade.
A series of briefings will detail joint technology
developments between suppliers and manufacturers in creating new materials and equipment.
Taking place July 18, the day prior to AWFS
Fair 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, registration is $299 ($350 after June 30) and includes
lunch, and the evening Leadership Reception,
at which the 2017 Wood Industry 40 Under 40
Awards will be presented. Presentations include:
Manufacturing FutureHAUS – Joe Wheeler,
Professor of Architecture + Design at Virginia
Tech University shows a revolutionary prototype
for the home of the future, with designs that lend
Over the past
kitchen, bath, living room, bedrooms and home
offices have been developed and shown at KBIS,
with 25 industry partners, including California
Closets, providing design expertise.
Wood Skyscrapers: CLT & High-rise Buildings – DR Johnson Lumber CEO Valerie Johnson
and Oregon State and University of Oregon home
of the Tallwood Design Institute detail the exciting developments in wood materials supporting a
North American Plywood’s Don Kuser, Decore-ative Specialties Todd Shapiro,
and Virginia Tech’s Joe Wheeler present at Woodworking Network Leaderhip
Forum July 18.
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JULY 18, 2017
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