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SCHEDULE

2017 CMG® INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT

November 9
THURSDAY

Pre-Summit Optional Events

10 AM – 12 Noon | CMG 101
(recommended for new members and/or first-time participants)

1:30 PM – 5PM | COLOR POWER SEMINAR

9 AM–5 PM | FUTURE THINKING WORKSHOP
(exclusive to CMG members)


November 10
FRIDAY

This Schedule is subject to change, so please check back for updates.

7:15 AM | ATTENDEE BREAKFAST 

7:00 AM | FACILITATOR MEETING FOR COLOR APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS 

8:00 AM | GENERAL SESSION  

8:00 AM | President’s Welcome
Susan Hayes Hoover, Fawn Ridge Studios, St. Paul, Minn., USA

8:15 AM | 2019+ Asia Pacific Forecast & Report
Monika Haag, RENOLIT SE, Worms, Germany

8:30 AM | 2019+ European Forecast & Report
Filip Roscam, Merck, Darmstadt, Germany

8:45 AM | 2019+ Latin American Forecast & Report
Patricia Fecci, The Sherwin-Williams Company, São Paulo, Brazil

09:00 AM | 2019+ North American Forecast & Report
Gerri Chmiel, Formica Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Sandy Sampson, Simple Modern Style, Camarillo, CA, USA
Cindy Green, Global Textile Alliance, Reidsville, N.C., USA

9:15 AM | CMG 2019+ World Color Forecast
Susan Hayes Hoover, Fawn Ridge Studios, St. Paul, Minn., USA

9:30 AM | COMFORT & COFFEE BREAK

10:00 AM-4 PM | COLOR APP WORKSHOPS 

12:00 PM - 1 PM LUNCH    

6:00 - 8:00 PM Connect with your tribe at this year's Cocktail Connection.   


November 11
SATURDAY

7:30 AM | ATTENDEE BREAKFAST    

8:15 AM | GENERAL SESSION AND GUEST-SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS    

We are working to bring you an amazing line of up innovative, educational and visionary speakers. Combining creative talent with original thinking, our speaker line-up will inspire you with knowledge, insight and professional thinking. Check back for more details.

8:15 AM | SUMMIT PLANNING COMMITTEE
Christy Spencer, Britton Marketing & Design Group, Fort Wayne, Ind., USA
Sara McLean, Dunn-Edwards Paints, Los Angeles, Calif., USA
John West, J & J Marketing, Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

Susan Wadden, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, OH, USA

8:30 AM | EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE UPDATES

8:45 AM | GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Karli Inez Foster, Adidas Brand Creative Direction Team

Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute.  Ms. Eiseman will be available in the Grand Ballroom Foyer to sign purchased copies of her tenth book. 

Danielle Arps, Interior Designer and part of the Curbed Young Guns Class of 2016

12:30 PM | EXPLORE PORTLAND
The rest of the day is yours to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of PORTLAND. Lunch, dinner, and all side trips on this day are not included in the Summit registration, so be sure to plan ahead.

12:30 PM | DECLARATION OF INTENT TO RUN FOR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICE AND ELECTION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICERS  


November 12
SUNDAY

8:00 AM | ATTENDEE BREAKFAST

9:00 AM | GENERAL SESSION

9:15 AM | KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dominic Wilcox

10:30 AM |  Comfort Break

10:45 AM | FUTURE THINKING FORECAST & REPORT
Peggy Van Allen, Colorfuel, Cary, Ill., USA
Per Nimer, AkzoNobel, Malmö, Sweden

11:00 AM | COLOR APPLICATION PRESENTATIONS
Traci Kloos, Masco Cabinetry, Middlefield, OH, USA
Narss Lapinid, Electrolux, Charlotte, N.C., USA
Stephanie Sullivan, Amarillo, TX, USA
Courtney Babineaux, Wisenbaker Builder Services, Houston TX, USA

11:30 AM  | PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Susan Hayes Hoover, Fawn Ridge Studios, St. Paul, Minn., USA 

11:45 AM | 2019 EVENTS AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ARE REVEALED

12 Noon | SUMMIT ENDS

12:30 PM | CMG BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AND LUNCH