Symposium Schedule

Expo Floor Hours

Schedule information coming soon:

The Symposium offers a trade expo, general session presentations, roundtable discussions and networking events. Event details are below.

Symposium Dress Code

The meeting is business casual attire with the exception of the Chairman's Dinner on Monday evening which is jacket and tie.


Sunday October 1st           

Start Time End Time Event Details                
1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Booth Setup
Exhibit Hall
1:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  Executive Committee  Committee members only                 
4:00 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  Meeting Registration                   
6:00 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  Welcome Reception  Exhibit Hall                 


Monday October 2nd 
Start Time End Time Event Details
7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Hours
7:00 a.m.  8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
7:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Meeting Registration
8:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m. Opening General Session Ray Prozillo, A&M Supply
9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Spouse Breakfast
9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Marketing Committee
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Exhibitor Booth Setup
10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Networking Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Production-Technical Committee
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch  Exhibit Hall
1:00 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  Designing Better Lives
Eric Wolff, California Closets 
2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Networking Coffee Break  Exhibit Hall 
2:30 p.m.  3:30 p.m. CPA EPAC Committee  CPA Members Only
2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. What's Emerging, What's Fading, What's Next  Chris Lefeber, Quest Engineering
John Wenger, Genesis
Amanda Smith, Opto International 
4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.  Global Visions: Trends for the Future  Renee Hytry-Derrington, Formica 
6:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  Networking Reception  Exhibit Hall 
7:00 p.m.  8:30 p.m.  Chairman's Dinner   

Tuesday October 3rd 

Start Time End Time Event Details
7:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Hours
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast  Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Keynote Session Karim Rashid
10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Networking Coffee Break Exhibit Hall
10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Business & Institutional Furniture Focus Sylvain Garneau, Group Lacasse
11:45 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  Future of Digital Printing  Ron Gilboa, Info Trends
Don Kuser, NAPLY