AHFA Summit to Focus on Healthcare

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The American Home Furnishings Alliance will hold its second Manufacturing Summit on Aug. 22 at the Embassy Suites Airport in Greensboro, N.C. The focus of the one-day event is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its impact on companies.

Greg Stancil, director of healthcare reform at Scott Insurance, Roanoke, Va., will help executives navigate the maze of reform measures to determine both short-term and long-term implications for business. Following lunch, the agenda turns to a menu of regulatory and compliance topics including:

o CARB Phase 2 Board Study Results, presented by Dan Seale, PhD, a professor in Mississippi State University's Department of Forest Products.

o Ongoing Challenges of California's Proposition 65, presented by Todd Roessler, an attorney from the Raleigh, N.C., who specializes in matters related to environmental transactions, regulatory counseling and litigation.

o Update on ASTM Product Standards, presented by Gene Barrow, product engineering manager for Bassett Furniture Industries.

o Regulatory Assessment Program, presented by Anita Goehringer, president and ergonomics consultant with Actual Ergonomics Inc., Tall Timbers, Md.


Registration is available at  http://www.ahfa.us on the events page.

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