Power tool demos added to ‘The Stage’ schedule

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The Stage, a new educational and entertainment destination for AWFS attendees on the show floor, will feature a series of 30-minute sessions on software and power tool presentations, plus some celebrity appearances.

Here’s the latest schedule:

Wednesday, July 22

9:15 a.m. – “Achieving the perfect edge with the Festool Conturo edgebander system, presented by Brian Sedgeley

10:15 a.m. – “A case study in success with ERP Software,” presented by Shannon Winter of Global Shop Solutions

11:15 a.m. – “What to look for in modern manufacturing software technology,” presented by John Leidl of Eurosoft Inc.

12:30 p.m. – “Boost your business with online marketing,” presented by Gary Robertson of Creative Portal

1:30 p.m. – “Mobile cabinet design technology: Less work, more play, presented by Jacqueline Hall of KCD Software

2:30 p.m. – “Inside tips for purchasing software,” presented by Frank D. Jimenez of Cabinet Pro Software

3:30 p.m. – “Getting the most out of your software and researching design software,” presented by Don Bigelow of Alphacam/Cabinet Vision/Cabnetware

Thursday, July 23

9:15 a.m. – “True integrated solutions, connecting everything,” presented by Shawn Maberry of RSA Solutions

10:15 a.m. – “Manage your manufacturing experience,” presented by Olivier Esposito of TopSolid Software

11:15 a.m. – “Maximizing your CNC router capabilities with Mastercam CAD/CAM software, presented by Keith Butzgy

12:30 p.m. – “Using tablet PCs as a tool in your shop,” presented by Roger Taylor of Mozaik Software

1:30 p.m. – “Things you didn’t know you could do with a biscuit joiner,” presented by Marco Ress and Chris Hofmann of Lamello by Colonial Saw

2:30 p.m. – Bosch Power Tools, presented by Jim Bohn

3:30 p.m. – Senco Brands, presented by Eric Bellman

Friday, July 24, 2015

9:15 a.m. – Visionary Awards presentation

10:30 a.m. – Acrylic tank manufacturers Wayde King and Brett Raymer from the television show “Tanked.”

12:30 p.m.- “Microvellum Software: An end-to-end solution for design to manufacturing,” presented by Ralph Butler

1:30 p.m. – “Industry 4.0: Mass customization of parametric joinery,” presented by Daniel Dew of Weinig USA

2:30 p.m. – ‘Automating CAD/CAM in the real world,” presented by Sheldon Prom of CIM-Tech.com Inc.

4:00 p.m. – Fresh Wood awards ceremony

Saturday, July 25

9:15 a.m. – “Don’t just create with wood, paint with it,” presented by Don Duan of Amazon Canvas

10:15 a.m. – Delcam’s CAD/CAM educational endeavors and distance learning, presented by Jeffrey Foster

11:15 a.m. – Grex Power Tools, presented by Raymond Wong

For information, visit www.awfsfair.org.

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