Moving the industry forward: Second symposium builds off inaugural event’s resounding success

Moving the industry forward: Second symposium builds off inaugural event’s resounding success

Year one of the Material, Technology & Design Symposium @ CPA Fall Meeting was a huge hit. There’s no telling how successful year two will be. “A powerhouse” is how one attendee described the 2017 symposium.The 2018 event is scheduled for Sept. 23-25 at the brand-new JW Marriott in downtown Nashville. The symposium is co-sponsored by Surface & Panel magazine and the Composite Panel Association in conjunction with CPA’s Fall Meeting.

Ron Gilboa, group director, production technology for Keypoint Intelligence

Ron Gilboa, group director, production technology for Keypoint Intelligence

The Materials, Technology & Design Symposium @ The CPA Fall Meeting is pleased to announce Ron Gilboa will present at the 2017 event.

 

With nearly 40 years of experience in graphic arts, publishing and industrial printing, Gilboa has a comprehensive view of the state of digital printing technology for decorative surfaces- where it is, how it arrived and where it is going.

Karim Rashid, Globally Renown Industrial and Cultural Designer, to Address 2017 Material, Technology & Design Symposium @ CPA Fall Meeting

Karim Rashid, Globally Renown Industrial and Cultural Designer, to Address 2017 Material, Technology & Design Symposium @ CPA Fall Meeting

Described by Time magazine as the “most famous industrial designer in all the Americas,” Karim Rashid’s influence on modern design sensibility is greater than the sum of the parts- and there are a lot of parts- over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and work in over 40 countries.
Speaker Ron Bilboa at the Material, Technology & Design Symposium

Speaker Ron Bilboa at the Material, Technology & Design Symposium

Ron Gilboa is a Group Director at Key Point Intelligence responsible for a team of seasoned professionals covering industry segments including print on demand, packaging, wide format printing, industrial printing as well as production workflow.  Ron is responsible for conducting market research, market forecasting, custom consulting projects, strategy and planning engagements as well as creating editorial content for product and market analysis reports. Ron has been involved in the graphic arts, publishing and industrial printing since 1980.
Registration Open

Registration Open

The Composite Panel Association and Surface & Panel magazine present a can’t-miss symposium for industry leaders at the forefront of design inspiration, material selection and development of innovative panel-processed products that bring new style and functionality to the furniture, cabinet and fixture  industries. The symposium is the ultimate opportunity for key people from top companies in office  furniture, residential furniture, kitchens, store fixtures, closets and more to convene and discuss their common interests in evolving materials and processes.
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