LAS VEGAS -- AWFS Fair says the woodworking industry’s leading environmental experts on sustainability practices will be available free of charge at the wood manufacturing industry's largest U.S. show, running in Las Vegas July 20-23. AWFS Fair will place The Green Desk in the North Hall to field questions on products, green building and product certifications or federal and state regulations affecting the wood products industry.

The Green Desk will be operating throughout the AWFS Fair on the following schedule:

Wed, July 20

9-11 am
Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC)
Jason Phillips, President, Jason Phillips Design and Member of SFC

11 am - 1 pm
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Terry Campbell, Consultant, Forest Products Solutions

1-3 pm
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)
Danny Karch, National Dir. of GreenBuilding, SFI

3-5 pm
Composite Panel Association (CPA)
Gary Heroux, Vice President of Product Acceptance, CPA

Thurs, July 21

9-11 am
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Terry Campbell, Consultant, Forest Products Solutions

11 am - 1 pm
Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC)
Jason Phillips, President, Jason Phillips Design and Member of SFC

11 am – 1pm
Composite Panel Association (CPA)
Gary Heroux, Vice President of Product Acceptance, CPA

1-3 pm
U.S.GreenBuilding Council (USGBC)
Whit Faulconer, Director, LEED Technical Development, USGBC

1-3 pm
Scientific Certification Systems (SCS)
Chris Nelson and Joseph Kochanski, Chain of Custody Coordinators, SCS

3-5 pm
Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)
Brad Miller, Dir of Communications & Government Affairs, BIFMA


Fri, Jul 22

9-11 am
U.S. GreenBuilding Council (USGBC)
Whit Faulconer, Director, LEED Technical Development, USGBC

11 am - 1 pm
GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI)
Dr. Marilyn Black, Founder, GEI

1-3 pm
Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)
Brad Miller, Dir of Communications & Government Affairs, BIFMA

1-3 pm
Scientific Certification Systems (SCS)
Chris Nelson and Joseph Kochanski, Chain of Custody Coordinators, SCS

3-5 pm
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)
Richard Titus, Executive Vice President, KCMA

Sat, July 23

9-11 am
GREENGUARD Environmental Institute
Dr. Marilyn Black, Founder, GEI

11 am - 1 pm
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)
Richard Titus, Executive Vice President, KCMA

1-3 or 4 pm
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)
Danny Karch, National Dir of GreenBuilding, SFI

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