Wood Tech Summit Set to Launch in Vancouver

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 08/08/2012 8:00AM


click image to zoomWood Tech Summit 2012 logo Registration is open for Wood Tech Summit, an executive-level conference for North American woodworking professionals, will make its debut as a stand-alone event Oct. 22-23, 2012, at the University of British Columbia’s Robson Square campus in downtown Vancouver.

Wood Tech Summit represents the latest collaboration between the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) at UBC and Woodworking Network. The two-day event will feature three comprehensive full-day conferences: Wood Finishing, Plant Productivity and Business Development. Also featured at the Wood Tech Summit will be a Networking Reception on the evening of Monday, Oct. 22, including tabletop displays from leading industry suppliers.

Those attending the Monday session on Wood Finishing will receive a 25% discount to also attend one of the dual-track programs — CNC Technology or Building Business Competitiveness — scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Click here for up-to-date highlights of the 2012 Wood Tech Summit.


About the Author

Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at rchristianson@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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