EBC 2019 Schedule


Sunday, April 14      
9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Check-in/Registration    
4 p.m. EBC 2019 Kick-off! Tim Fixmer, President & CEO CCI Media Welcome and Opening Remarks
4:15 p.m. Linwood Loft Joe Luttwak, CEO, Blackwood Guitars, SFO

Plant-based panel products

4:45 - 5:15 p.m. Tariff impacts on wood products Freedonia Research Customized presentation for EBC
5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Dimensionally Yours parametric furniture start-up Tino Go, Founder Furniture configurator and G-code export for local CNC cutting
6 - 7:15 p.m. Opening Reception   Icebreaker activity
7:15 - 9 p.m. Dinner at the Marriott Patrick Molzahn, Woodwork Career Alliance Featured speaker warm-up
9:15 p.m. Nitecap reception Sponsor late-comer welcome  
Monday, April 15    
8 a.m. Breakfast    
8:45 a.m. Day 2 welcome! Tim Fixmer, Woodworking Network Staff Theme and housekeeping
8:55 - 10:10 a.m. Opening Keynote Luke Williams, Professor of innovation and design at New York University’s Stern School of Business Disruptive Leadership
10:15-10:40 a.m. Case Study 1- Lewis Cabinets Bobby & Beau Lewis Tech & workforce
10:45 - 10:55 a.m. Energy Break - Streaming Video   Germany's Flexible Wood
11 - 11:35 a.m. HR Educators Panel Moderated by Bobby Lewis Panelists from  Madison College, Purdue, & Others
11:45 a.m. - Noon Tech Briefing: Wood-Ed Table Wes Love, President, Taurus-Craco Virtual Training
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Getting the Most from Your Workforce -- Danielle Clark, Director, Talent Development at Adobe Workforce Transitions: Workplace design & competing for workforce
1 - 5 p.m. Plant Tours Mission Bell and Adobe Headquarters  
5 p.m. Bus back to Marriott    
6 - 7 p.m. Reception at Marriott    
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Dinner Dinner presentation by Thomas Allott Millennial expectations - NextGen Employees
Tuesday, April 16    
8 a.m. Breakfast    
8:50 a.m. Day 3 welcome back Tim Fixmer, Woodworking Network Staff Review and Housekeeping
9 - 9:30 a.m. Case Study 2 - Tru Cabinetry & United Cabinet Holdings Butch Reimer, CEO  
9:35-10:05 a.m. Panel: Surface Design Trends Kenn Busch Industry experts discuss surface design trends
10:10 - 10:50 a.m. Tech Panel: Manufacturing Execution Systems Panelists from American Woodmark, Kitchens Now! & others. How plant floor can be networked optimized to improve production output
10:55-11:05 a.m - Energy Break - Streaming Video   SiS Sublimation on Wood
11:05 - 11:20 Technology Trends Forecast Gary Wernlund, Office Furniture Sales Manager, Stiles Previewing Ligna 2019 equipment debuts
11:20 - Noon CEO Panel: Technology Investments Today FDMC 300/Market Leaders Hear from industry leaders about their rationale for investment in technology.
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch First annual Market Leader Awards luncheon  
1:35 - 2:05 p.m. Case Study 3 -
Bierson Store Fixtures
Dan Casebier, CEO Technology & The Mother of Invention
2:10-3:30 p.m. Closing Keynote Alan Beaulieu Economic Outlook 


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