Richard Kaglic, Tim Brightbill Speak at Decorative Hardwoods Association® Spring Conference
97th Annual Meeting and Spring Conference, May 6 – 8 on Kiawah Island, Highlights New Opportunities for Growth
By: Decorative Hardwoods Association
Attendees will hear from an impressive lineup of speakers:
· Richard Kaglic of the Federal Reserve will discuss what to expect from tariffs and interest rates.
· Tim Brightbill of Wiley Rein will share what happens next with antidumping and countervailing duty cases for hardwood plywood and engineered wood flooring.
· Grace Jeffers, author, designer, and materials selection expert, will explore how buyers choose between real wood and laminates.
· Janice Dietz, HGTV contributor and award-winning designer, will reveal design trends in residential and commercial construction.
· Susanne Breitkopf and Grace Terpstra will talk about particular areas of high risk for illegal logging.
· Tim Adams of the South Carolina Forestry Commission will advise on maximizing forest resources.
· Mike Snow of the American Hardwood Export Council will focus on log exports and life-cycle assessments.
"Our industry is directly affected by the monetary and international trade policies of the current administration,"
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"We appreciate our many sponsors who made this event possible, particularly Clarke Veneers and Plywood, who has been our platinum sponsor for the past seven years," said Howlett.
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