AAMA Summer Conference scheduled

AAMA’s Summer Conference will be taking place 9-12 June in Rosemont, and will include keynote speaker Stephen Gold, who will address the outlook for the US manufacturing industry.

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will hold its Summer Conference in Rosemont, Ill., 9-12 June.
The event will include keynote speaker Stephen Gold, who will address the outlook for the US manufacturing industry; a commemoration of the association’s Gold Label 50th anniversary; recognition of the AAMA scholarship programme and partner programme recipients; and committee meetings.
Keynote presenter Gold is the president and CEO of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), a contributing columnist for IndustryWeek and on the Board of Trustees of The Manufacturing Institute. His session, “A U.S. Manufacturing Outlook,” will address questions such as: Is a manufacturing resurgence actually occurring? After leading the economic recovery, how is the American factory sector performing today and what is the outlook for the next year? What are the obstacles to full recovery?
In addition, Graham Wright, a certified consultant with the Passive House Institute U.S. and the principal of Wright on Sustainability, will discuss the certified data programme for window performance.
The conference also will include a kick-off presentation overview of the AAMA website and its Members Only section by Lori Benshoof, AAMA’s marketing coordinator.