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Oct 14, 2020 — Oct 15, 2020
  • Digital Live Event

2020 UL Furniture Industry Summit

UL’s 2020 Furniture Industry Summit will address the latest standard and regulation updates, current issues and trends for the office furniture industry from a variety of angles.

Safe workplace with social distancing cubicles

Date & Time

Starts

Oct 14, 2020 8:30am CST

Ends

Oct 15, 2020 11:00am CST

Location

Online

October 14 and 15, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Central US Time

October 14 and 15, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Central Europe Time

2020 Furniture Industry Summit

The second annual UL Furniture Industry Summit will gather industry experts and keynote speakers to share and discuss the latest updates on international standards and regulations, as well as best practices. Attendees will also have opportunities to learn from other participants. This event will be virtual to allow presenters and attendees to continue learning and stay up to date.

    Topics:

    • UL 2999 — the new UL Standard for Safety Individual Commercial and Household Office Furnishings
    • Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA) standard and compliant program updates 
    • European Standards (EN) 1335-1: 2020 — Office furniture. Office work chair. Dimensions. Determination of dimensions 
    • European Conformity (CE) mark — International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 60335-2-116 motor-operated furnishings standard
    • Standard harmonization
    • Flame retardants/hazardous chemicals
    • Post-pandemic workplaces/indoor air quality
    • Sustainability in furniture products

    Suitable for:

    • Office furniture manufacturers
    • UL existing customers of UL962, UL1286
    • Industry associations

    Takeaways:

    • Get an overview of the latest news and updated standards and regulations
    • Hear about the status of standard harmonization
    • Learn about solutions to adapt safety to evolving environments

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