North American Wood Window & Door Symposium Names Keynote
March 8, 2013 | 4:16 pm CST

Register now for the North American Wood Window and Door Symposium to be held on April 18-19, 2013 in Roseville, Minnesota, USA.

This information-rich symposium will include a day and one-half of oral and poster presentations from scientists, engineers and architects, as well as exhibits from window and door manufacturers and related companies.


Designing for Improved Durability of Wood Windows and Doors - 2 HSW LUs

Current Market Opportunities For Wood Windows and Doors - 1.5 HSW LUs

Comparative Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Product Declaration for Wood Window and Doors - 2 HSW LUs

View preliminary program


Sean Parnaby (Chairman of the Wood Window Alliance)

Sean Parnaby has been the Managing Director of West Port Timber Windows and Doors for the past 9 years turning the company from a small timber business to the second largest window manufacturing business in the UK. During the same period Sean organised and managed the acquisition of the company by the VKR group. The VKR group is the largest window manufacturing group in Europe.

Sean has been involved in the Wood Window Alliance for the past 5 years and for the past 3 years has been the chair of the WWA. Sean is one of the driving forces behind the WWA giving a backbone to the campaigns that have been run over the past few years. Within the timber industry in Europe the WWA is seen as a driving force at gaining market share and a forum to meet and share knowledge of the industry with the competitors in the market place, setting standards and goals for each company to achieve, with the overall goal of setting standards and gaining market share.

For more information, please contact the program chair, [email protected].

Early Bird discounts available through April 1, 2013. Online registration open until April 12, 2013. Onsite registration will be available at the venue.

Sean Parnaby explains the benefits of modern wood windows.



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