2nd Woodtech in Cairo,
16-18 February 2018

Venue: Cairo International Convention Center (C.I.C.C.)

Seminars 2018

EPF Conference Programme @ Woodtech Egypt

Friday 16 - Sunday 18 February 2018
Cairo International Convention Centre, Nefertiti Hall, Egypt

Day 1: Friday 16 February

Delegates are encouraged to visit the trade show and to network with one another.

Day 2: Saturday 17 February

13.30 Registration

14.00 Greetings and welcome speeches by Ministers of Egypt and Government officials

Welcome Speech by Ahmed Helmy, President of the Chamber of Woodworking Furniture Industry: Egyptian Industry C hallenges: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Welcome Speech by Hany Alawadly, Good Wood Co: Today’s and Future Panel Industry in Egypt

14.30 Welcome, Dr Paolo Fantoni, Chairman EPF

"EPF for Africa –hopes and aspirations for this EPF cornerstone project"

15.00 Introduction, Clive Pinnington, Managing Director EPF

"Facts, Figures and 10 Priority Areas for the European Panel Industry and its Members"

15.30 Coffee Break

16.00 The Tunisian Panel Market, Khaled Sellami, President of the Tunisian Federation of the woodworking and furniture industries & CEO of Stramiflex

16.30 Latest Developments on key topics for Africa, Kris Wijnendaele, Technical Director EPF

"Associations, E1 Emissions, Testing Standards"

17.00 Closure

Day 3: Sunday 18 February

13.30 Greetings and registrations

14.00 SCM

Industry 4.0 (Digitalisation of Woodworking Machinery Sector)

14.30 CSIL

World Furniture Outlook 2018

15.00 Coffee

15.30 Homag

Automation and robots: the new technologies in furniture production

16.00 Catas

Certifications and specifications in furniture production - how does this affect sales?

16.30 Closing words and thanks EPF Chairman, Dr Paolo Fantoni

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