MADISON, Wis. — The National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) will hold its 2017 Technical Seminar April 4 – 6 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. The Technical Seminar brings together more than 225 air filtration industry professionals to learn about the latest issues affecting the industry.

Highlights of the 2017 conference include three days of technical sessions, a welcome reception, the NAFA Certified Air Filter Specialist (CAFS) exam, and multiple opportunities to network with industry professionals. Keynote speaker, Sam Richter, an internationally recognized expert on sales intelligence and online reputation management, will kick off the 2017 NAFA Technical Seminar. He was named one of the world’s Top 25 Most Influential Sales Leaders and his best-selling book, "Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling" is in multiple editions and was named Sales Book of the Year. Through his Know More! business improvement programs, Sam has trained leading organizations and entertained tens of thousands of people around the globe.

Additional presentations will include:

The Impact of ISO 16890 on our Industry — A Panel Discussion led by Michael Corbat, Custom Filter LLC, and including panelists: Kevin Morrow, Kimberly-Clark Corp.; Max Sherman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Kevin Wood, Camfil USA Inc.; and Stephanie Reiniche, ASHRAE.

Endless Possibilities and Growth for Nonwovens — Brad Kalil, INDA.

Investigating the Cost Benefit of Different Air Change Rates in Operating Rooms — Jennifer Wagner, Prism Environmental Health and Safety Solutions Inc. and OnSite, LLC.

Ozone Emissions from In-Duct Air Cleaners: Laboratory and Field Studies — Glenn Morrison, Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Impact of High-Efficiency Filtration at Different Ventilation Rates on Indoor-Outdoor Ratios of Airborne Particles — Michael Waring, Drexel University.

Impact of Reduced Ventilation and Carbon Filtration in a Laboratory Building: Measurement of Indoor Air Quality and Impact of Operation Cost — Major Josh Aldred, U.S. Air Force.

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Publication date: 3/15/2017

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