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February 28, 2012

She was formerly the Secretary of State in the George W. Bush Administration. Later this year she'll be the keynote speaker at STAFDA's Orlando Convention & Trade Show Nov. 4-6.

Condoleezza Rice, currently professor of political science at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., will speak on politics and the U.S. and global economies Nov. 5, the day before the Nov. 6 presidential election.

Previous year STAFDA speakers include Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (2011) and Sarah Palin (2010).

 

November 9, 2011

Siding 2011, organized by Principia, will kick off with a keynote speech on the future of the industry by Peter Dachowski, former CEO of Certainteed. 

In addition to the Dachowski presentation, the first day of Siding 2011 will include sessions on "Curb Appeal" and "Distribution Channel Dynamics." A panel discussion with builders and siding contractors will touch on several issues.

November 7, 2011

Last year, the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) thrust itself into the political realm, booking and delivering the controversial and confrontational Sarah Palin as its keynote speaker for its annual convention. This year, the speaker selection is less partisan and more personal.

June 24, 2011

San Francisco -- Gov. Jerry Brown, mired in the biggest battle of his new term as governor of California, took time to stop in at the PCBC show here to deliver a keynote address that touched lightly on housing but staked out his determination to pass a balanced budget for the nation’s largest state.

“We must continue to retrench, but it’s going to get ugly,” Brown said.

March 4, 2011

Consumers still want bigger houses. Plus, design is more important than price.

Those were two of the somewhat surprising results of a consumer survey shared by the keynote speaker during the 2011 Building and Infrastructure Conference last week.

John Burns, the keynote speaker and president and CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, said 44% of consumers said they would want to buy a bigger house in the future, compared with only 22% who said they want a smaller house.

October 9, 2008

The second day of market includes a keynote address by Lee Carpenter of Interbrand Design...

April 21, 2008

The North American Wholesale Lumber Association has announced dates for its two regional meetings in...

January 20, 2008

The three-day event featured education sessions and a new product exhibit....