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CHARLOTTE, NC -- Wood Tech Summit, the newest education component of this week's Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo, will feature a trio of free interactive panel discussions live on the show floor of the Charlotte Convention Center.

Each of the Wood Tech Summit panels, organized by Wood & Wood Products magazine, will be composed of industry experts who will provide insights and answer audience questions about integrated manufacturing technology trends. The Closets Expo is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25.

In addition to the technology presentations, the Wood Tech Summit Stage will feature free sessions on closet design basics and marketing with Facebook. Meanwhile, the Exhibitor Forum Stage will feature demonstrations of new closet software presented by 20-20 Technologies and KCD Software

Following are the complete schedules of the Wood Tech Summit Stage and Exhibitor Forum Stage.
 
WOOD TECH SUMMIT STAGE

Thursday, February 24
Noon-12:45 p.m. - "Closets Design 101"
Presented by Greg Cetera, Closet Works

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. – "CNC Machining Solutions Powered by NexGen"
Presented by Michael Cassel, Holz-Her U.S.; Erik Delaney, Stiles Machinery; Cesare Magnani, Biesse America; Andy Turner, C.R. Onsrud

Friday, February 25
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. - "Integrated Software Manufacturing Solutions, Panel 1"
Presented by John Liedl, Eurosoft; Shawn Maberry, Microvellum; and John Murphy, KCD Software

Noon-12:45 p.m. – Marketing with Facebook
Presented by Denise Butchko, Butchko & Co.

1:30 p.m.-2:30p.m. - "Integrated Software Manufacturing Solutions, Panel 2"
Presented by Russ Kahn, 20-20 Technologies; Paul Losavio, Planit Solutions; and Russ Wheelock, TradeSoft

EXHIBITOR FORUM STAGE

Thursday, February 24
11:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m. – "20-20 Technologies: A Business System Solution for the Closet & Storage Industry"

1:00 p.m.-1:40 p.m. – "KCD Software: Design Insight & Solution for Creating Award-Winning closets with Denise Butchko"

2:00 p.m.-2:40 p.m. – "20-20 Technologies: A Business System Solution for the Closet & Storage Industry"

Friday, February 25
11:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m. – "20-20 Technologies: A Business System Solution for the Closet & Storage Industry"

2:00 p.m.-2:40 p.m. – "20-20 Technologies: A Business System Solution for the Closet & Storage Industry"
 
Learn more about the 7th annual Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo, featuring the Custom Cabinet Conference and Wood Tech Summit, at Closets-Expo.com.

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