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PPFA 2016 At A Glance Schedule

Sheila Pursglove

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We'll have fliers onsite, but this might help people plan:

PPFA 2016 Convention
January 24-27, 2016 Paris and Bally's, Las Vegas
At the West Coast Art & Frame Expo/The National Conference

PPFA classes/events are in Palace (casino level) & Skyview rooms at Bally’s Indigo (north) tower



Sunday, January 24, 2016
8:00 AM-11:30 AM A7006 Chapter Leaders Conference: Skyview 2
9:00 AM-11:00 AM A7155 Advanced Hinging*– Hugh Phibbs: Palace 2
9:00 AM-11:00 AM A7169 Yupo and Tyvek and Terraskin*– Chris Paschke, CPF, GCF: Palace 7
11:45 AM-1:00 PM A7166 Keynote Luncheon “Framed Through A Collector's Eye: George Vanderbilt and Art at the Biltmore” Leslie Klingner
Sponsored by Larson Juhl and WCAF Expo: Skyview 5
1:30 PM-3:00 PM A7009 PPFA Member Meeting: Skyview 3: includes competition and service award announcements, introduction of slate of PPFA Board nominees
3:30 PM-5:00 PM A7119 Introduction to the Certified Picture Framer (CPF) Exam – Ellen Collins, MCPF: Palace 2
3:30 PM-5:30 PM A7150 Understanding Framing Materials & Components* – Hugh Phibbs: Palace 3 Sponsored by Tru Vue
3:30 PM-5:30 PM A7176 Router Basics – Rob Markoff, CPF: Palace 6
3:30 PM-5:30 PM A7168 Beyond Framing 101 - Paper – Cliff Wilson, MCPF: Palace 7
5:30 PM-7:30 PM A7003 Welcome to Vegas Reception/PPFA Meet & Greet : Skyview 6

Monday, January 25, 2016
8:00 AM-11:30 PM A7006 PPFA Chapter Leaders Conference: Skyview 2
9:00 AM-12:00 PM A7117 MCPF/CPF Recertification Course – Ellen Collins, MCPF, Joyce Michels, MCPF: Palace 7
9:00 AM-12:00 PM A7170 Non-Invasive Cosmetic Enhancement* – Hugh Phibbs: Palace 3
12:30 PM-2:30 PM A7179 Building Profits with Decorative Mats– Russ Wood: Palace 2
12:30 PM-2:30 PM A7172 Beyond Framing 101 –Textiles – Joyce Michels, MCPF, Ellen Collins, MCPF: Palace 6
2:30 PM-6:30 PM A7004 Understanding Competition Judging – Linda Pujo, MCPF: Palace 7
3:00 PM-6:00 PM A7173 Principles of Framing Design – Chris Paschke, CPF, GCF: Palace 6
3:00 PM-6:00 PM A7174 Making & Managing Sealed Enclosures* – Hugh Phibbs: Palace 2 Sponsored by Tru Vue

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
8:30 AM-12:00 PM A7116 Certified Picture Framer (CPF) Exam: Palace 7
9:00 AM-11:00 AM A7110 Strip Lining Canvas & Fabric Art* – Rob Markoff, CPF: Palace 3
12:30 PM-2:30 PM A7114 Direct Contact Overlay (DCO) Mounting* – James Miller, MCPF: Palace 3
1:00 PM-2:00 PM A7008 Competition Judges Annual Meeting: Palace 7
1:00 PM-3:00 PM A7175 Photographing Framed Images for Social Media – Mark Wallenfang, CPF: Palace 2
2:30 PM-4:30 PM A7005 Competition Judges Update Class: Palace 7
3:30 PM-5:30 PM A7167 Bevels – Bevels – Bevels Russ Wood: Palace 3
4:00 PM-6 :00 PM A7156 Framing for Heroes* - Joyce Michels, MCPF: Palace 2
5:00 PM-6:00 PM A7163 Meeting/Recertification instructors –Ellen Collins, MCPF, Joyce Michels, MCPF: Palace 7
6:30 PM-9:00 PM A7180 PPFA Presidents Dinner: Skyview 6: includes Popular Choice winners of OPEN and PRINT competition; recognition of competition and service awards winners; trivial pursuit game; door prizes (including $50 Visa card from EnCore, limousine airport ride from WCAF, and four nights in Bally's one-bedroom suite for PPFA 2017, also donated by WCAF)
Sponsored by Tru Vue, Encore, The WCAF Expo, Picture Framing Magazine, Frank’s Fabrics, Larson Juhl, Vermont Hardwoods, FrameReady by SoftTouch Solutions

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
10:00 AM -12:00 PM A7177 Beyond Framing 101- Canvas: Ellen Collins, MCPF: Palace 2
10:00 AM-12:00 PM A7178 Plan, Promote & Profit – Meg Glasgow: Palace 1
10:00 AM-12:00 PM A7171 Simple Wax Finishes* – Rob Markoff, CPF: Palace 4

*These classes meet requirements for MCPF Continuing Education Credit – and are open to everyone in the framing industry.

PPFA sessions/events are open to everyone – PPFA members enjoy special pricing.

Visit PPFA Booth 1301 in the Champagne Hall at Paris, and vote for Popular Choice OPEN and PRINT choice at the adjacent competition 'gallery'

To register, visit www.wcafexpo.com.
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