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AAMA Summer Conference Features Keynote on U.S. Manufacturing; Gold Label Certification Anniversary

Post Time:May 28,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:122

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Summer Conference will be held in Rosemont, Ill., June 9-12, and includes: keynote speaker Stephen Gold on the outlook for the U.S. manufacturing industry, a commemoration of AAMA’s Gold Label 50th anniversary, AAMA Scholarship Program and Partner Program recipients, updates on committees and other pertinent industry topics.   

Registration is open through May 31 at
Conference Speakers
Keynote presenter, Stephen Gold, is the president and CEO of Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), a contributing columnist for IndustryWeek and on the Board of Trustees of The Manufacturing Institute. On Monday, June 10, he will present “A U.S. Manufacturing Outlook,” addressing 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?

Speaker, Graham Wright, Ph.D., is a certified consultant with the Passive House Institute U.S. and the principal of Wright On Sustainability. On
50th Anniversary of AAMA Gold Label Certification
During Tuesday’s luncheon, Dean Lewis, AAMA’s educational and technical information manager, who also managed
AAMA Scholarship Award Winners
Recipients of the 2013
The Partner Program allows companies to extend an added benefit to their employees’ children with opportunities for financial aid in furthering their education.

Session Highlights
  • Green and Sustainability Specification Development Task Group provides updates, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
  • A presentation overview of the 
Both Monday and Tuesday, one-on-one social media/AAMA website training sessions are being scheduled. Appointments are available by emailing
  • The Code Action Committee’s update on the International Code Council (ICC) Group B Code Development Hearings in April will be shared by AAMA Code Consultant, Julie Ruth, and AAMA's action plan in response to the hearings’ results will be determined, 8:45-10:15 a.m.
  • The Certification Policy Committee and Rich Rinka, AAMA Certification Manager, report on the AAMA Procedural Guides related to the AAMA Certification Program, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
More Information
To learn more about the conference or to register, visit the
More information about AAMA and its activities can be found via the
AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification,
and educational programs for the fenestration industry.SM

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