AWI Florida Chapter Spring Seminar – Technology for Woodworkers

Screenshot (34)Registration is only $75.00 per person, including lunch

Join us in Orlando on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8:30 am at the Holiday Inn-Downtown Disney Area


Session 1: Plan Viewers, Digital Takeoff, and Estimating.

Session 2: Drafting, Engineering, & CNC Integration with CAD/CAM Packages

Session 3: Data Management – How a Unified Information Management System Can Save You Time & Money


Thursday, 4/14, 4:30 to 5:30 pm Membership/Board Meeting (All member are welcome.)
Thursday, 4/14, 5:30 to 8:00 pm Dinner on your own.
Thursday, 4/14, 8:00 to 9:00 pm Social hour in the lounge.
Friday, 4/15, 8:30 to 10:00 am Session 1, presented by Doug Baxter.
Friday, 4/15, 10:00 to 10:30 am Networking Break. Sponsors available for discussion
Friday, 4/15, 10:30 am to Noon Session 2, presented by Shawn Maberry
Friday, 4/15, Noon to 1:00 pm Lunch (included in seminar registration fee). Sponsors Hello.
Friday, 4/15, 1:00 to 2:30 pm Session 3, presented by Jonathan Adams
Friday, 4/15, 2:30 to 3:30 pm Questions, Open discussion, Conclusions, Wrap up.

About the Presenters

Doug Baxter, president/developer of Prime Estimating & Software Services, has been a part of the woodworking community for the better part of four decades.  Exiting the manufacturing sector in 2005, having worked on projects like EPCOT, Atlantis-Bahamas, Hard Rock-Live, major sports venues, casino resorts for Caesar/MGM, corporate and government facilities, Doug has developed a unique, intuitive approach to bring together estimating skills and technology specifically for the custom Architectural Woodwork industry.

Shawn Maberry started his woodworking career at O’Sullivan Industries in 1990. In 1995 he began selling woodworking equipment and automation until 2001, when he helped to found RSA Solutions, formerly Roger Shaw & Assoc., the largest independent sales and marketing firm for our industry.   As President, Shawn is tasked with constantly tasked with finding world-class solutions to promote to the woodworking market.  He is considered an industry expert on CAD, CAM, and MES, and often consults on large automation projects.

Jonathan Adams has been involved in the woodworking industry since age 12. He participated in a 2- year pilot program for the Cisco Networking Academy in high school, after which he obtained a degree in information systems management. Jonathan spent the next 13-years at Adams Group, a nationally recognized architectural casework company, implementing major IT systems and software. After several years as COO at Adams Group, he now serves as the CEO of Silvermedia, a software development firm focused on building best-in-class information management solutions for custom, job shop manufacturers. Jonathan is a member of the AWI Speaker’s Bureau, chair of the AWI Technology Task Force and has spoken at several AWI National Conventions regarding technology.

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Registration Form, 4/15/16 Event

41116286Event Location:
Holiday Inn-Downtown Disney Area,
1805 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Call 877-834-3613 and mention AWI FL Chapter for special $119.00 room rate.  This is a courtesy rate and is valid for a limited time only.

Register by 4/05/16 for only $75.00 per person, $90 until 4/13/16

Fill out the form and Email it to or fax it to 813-319-0356.
Payment at time of registration can be made by check or credit card.