Oct. 14-16, 2019 | InterContinental Magnificent Mile | Chicago, IL

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Preliminary Schedule of Events

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14
ACA & PAINTCARE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PaintCare Budget & Finance Committee  Meeting & Luncheon
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PaintCare Communications Committee Meeting & Luncheon
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm PaintCare Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm ACA/PaintCare Board of Directors Reception & Dinner
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
7:00 am – 8:15 am ACA Budget & Finance Committee Meeting & Breakfast
7:15 am – 8:15 am ACA Board of Directors Breakfast
8:30 am – 12:00 pm ACA Board of Directors Meeting
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ACA Executive Committee Meeting & Luncheon
2019 ACA ANNUAL FALL MEETING
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm General Session & Luncheon
Of Bears and Bulls: Economic Trends and Tales 
Amy Crews Cutts, AC Cutts & Associates LLC
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Industry Insights: Powder Coatings 
Michael Kucharski, Allnex
Tabitha L. McLeish, The Sherwin-Williams Company
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Navigating the New USMCA and China Trade
Alan Price, Wiley Rein LLP
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Networking Break
3:15 pm  – 4:00 pm Industry Insights: Meeting the Test of a Changing Industry
David Jenne, Benjamin Moore
Steve O’Neill, Benjamin Moore
4:00 pm –  4:45 pm Environmental Regulatory Focus

The Challenge Presented by Washington State’s Regulation of PCBs
David Wawer, Color Pigment Manufacturers Association

New Developments in VOC and HAP Regulations at State and Federal Levels
David Darling, ACA

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Silent Auction 
Help raise funds for student participation at future CoatingsTech Conferences
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
7:30 am – 9:00 am General Session & Continental Breakfast with featured speaker
Dan Murad, President & CEO, ChemQuest
Economic Challenges, Growth Rates and Forecasts for the Coatings Industry  
9:15 am – 10:00 am Industry Insights: Protective Coatings 
Paul Atzemis, Carboline
10:00 am – 10:45 am Industry Insights: Challenges of Recruitment, Development and
Retention of Talent in the Coatings Industry
Michael Muczyk, Jim Rees, and Bob Sullivan
CONNOR|CAITLIN Talent Solutions
10:45 am – 11:30 am Sustainability Focus

The Business Furniture Sustainability Program
Brad Miller, BIFMA

Coatings Industry Sustainability Initiatives
Timothy Wieroniey, ACA