July 7-9, 2021 – Orange County Convention Center – Orlando, FL

Wednesday, July 07, 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 2nd Floor - S230BCD

Wednesday, July 07, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: South B Hall
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Wednesday, July 07, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: South Concourse 3rd Floor - 330AB
Conducting a thorough inspection involves a variety of field tests to determine issue causes.  Learn which tests to perform for specific issues, tips for how to conduct the tests most efficiently, and how to use moisture meters properly for best results....
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Education Speaker
Brett Miller
Vice President of Education & Certification
National Wood Flooring Association
Education Speaker
jon namba
Owner
namba services inc
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Wednesday, July 07, 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 3rd Floor - 330AB
Using qualified laboratories to conduct ASTM tests can ensure a thorough inspection.  Learn about tests for physical/coating properties, moisture control, dimensional change, environmental performance, and regulatory compliance, including EPA & CARB....
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Symposium Speakers
Chris Battin
Vice President/General Manager, Certification and Laboratory Services
Benchmark International
Symposium Speakers
Joel Oser
Senior VP/General Manager, Quality Assurance Services
Benchmark International
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Wednesday, July 07, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 3rd Floor - 330AB
Changing moisture content causes dimensional movement in wood products, including flooring. Learn about dimensional change coefficients and laboratory measurements of board width over a range of moisture contents for solid wood flooring....
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Symposium Speakers
Alex Wiedenhoeft Ph.D.
Research Botanist and Team Leader
Forest Products Laboratory
Symposium Speakers
Samuel Glass
Research Scientist
Forest Products Laboratory
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Wednesday, July 07, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 3rd Floor - S320
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Speaker
Chuck Fowke
Chairman
National Association of Home Builders
Education Speaker
Craig Dupra
President/Owner
Installers Warehouse/ Chairman NWFA
Education Speaker
Dana Lee Cole
Executive Director
Hardwood Federation
Education Speaker
Michael Martin
President & CEO
National Wood Flooring Association

Thursday, July 08, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: South Building 2nd Floor Lobby
Sponsored by Glitsa....

Thursday, July 08, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 2nd Floor - S230BCD

Thursday, July 08, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: South B Hall
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Thursday, July 08, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 1
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Thursday, July 08, 10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 1
Sponsored by Bona & WOCA....
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Thursday, July 08, 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 2
Sponsored by Hardwood Floors Magazine....
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Thursday, July 08, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: North Building - 320A
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, industry leaders had identified several key objectives that needed to be addressed in order to continue to grow and develop the market for hard surface products, including tile, natural stone, and wood flooring. Examples include addressing marketing campaigns from competitive products, a lack of trained... ...read more...

Thursday, July 08, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 1
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  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 2
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Thursday, July 08, 12:05 PM - 12:35 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 1
Sponsored by Bona & WOCA Denmark....
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Thursday, July 08, 12:40 PM - 1:10 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 2
Sponsored by Hardwood Floor Magazine....
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Thursday, July 08, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 1
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  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 2
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Thursday, July 08, 2:05 PM - 2:35 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 1
Sponsored by Bona and WOCA Denmark...
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Thursday, July 08, 2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 2
Topic: HyperTone Stains.   Sponsored by Hardwood Floor Magazine....
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Thursday, July 08, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 2
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Thursday, July 08, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: South B Hall
Coast to Coast 451A Glitsa 602A Lagler 603A Swiffer 1043A Mullican 403A...
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Thursday, July 08, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Hilton Orlando - Key West
Join other young professionals (under 40) to network privately over cocktails.   Sponsored by: Bona and Graf...

Friday, July 09, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: South Building 2nd Floor Lobby

Friday, July 09, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 2nd Floor - S230BCD

Friday, July 09, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: South B Hall
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Friday, July 09, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 1
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  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 2
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Friday, July 09, 10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 1
To glue down or float my wood floor?   Sponsored by Bona & WOCA Denmark....
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Friday, July 09, 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 2
Sponsored by Hardwood Floor Magazine....
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Friday, July 09, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Education Theater 1
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Friday, July 09, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: North Building - 320A
One of the most important aspects of a successful hard surface installation is the condition and preparation of the substrate. There are unique differences but also similarities that affect substrate preparation in the tile, wood, and stone industry. Join this discussion, led by technical reps from across the hard surface... ...read more...

Friday, July 09, 12:05 PM - 12:35 PM

  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Demo Theater 1
Sponsored by Bona & WOCA Denmark....
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Friday, July 09, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: South Concourse 3rd Floor - S330

Friday, July 09, 4:15 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Room: South B Hall
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Saturday, July 10, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: South B Hall
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