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    Surfacing Solutions: Understanding the Material World (1 CEU)

    The drive to integrate sustainable materials and value into the interior spaces in which we live, work and play has required designers to better understand the chemical properties and hazards of the materials they specify. This burden adds to the already complex job of synthesizing abstract concepts to create aesthetically pleasing structures and spaces that harmonize form with function. This one hour intermediate presentation explores the role of chemistry in the modern world; how the hard surfacing solutions available today impact the environment from which they are sourced, as well as the hazards they present within the interior spaces where they are installed. Equipped with information, designers will be better positioned to guide their clients to make more informed decisions about the sustainability of the hard surfacing choices available.

    Mark Krejchi, Ph.D

    Mark earned a Doctorate in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University, Mark took a position at Wilsonart International where he has played critical roles in research and development, manufacturing, international technology transfer and business innovation. He resides in Temple, Texas.

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    Location43 Hanna Avenue, Toronto, ON, M6K 1X1 (Map)
    Date & Time

    IDC Boardroom, C-536 -43 Hanna Avenue

    Friday, April 19, 2013
    Registration and Gourmet Breakfast:  8:30 to 9 a.m.

    Seminar: 9 to 10 a.m.

    RSVP to: or call 416-409-2149

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    CEU1 CEU
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