Dow to sponsor and present at the 2021 Zak World of Façades, NY

  • Dow will sponsor the Zak World of Façades conference in New York, N.Y. on Nov. 18.
  • Dow’s Stanley Yee will present on “Material Science: Performance and the Environment”

MIDLAND, Mich. – November 8, 2021 – Dow (NYSE: DOW) will be a proud sponsor of the Zak World of Façades conference taking place in New York, N.Y. on Nov. 18, 2021. Promoted as “the world’s premier conference on façade design & engineering,” the globally renowned conference is conducted in over 30 countries yearly.

By invitation only, to pre-qualified relevant industry stakeholders, the conference features an exhibition, networking sessions, presentations, panel discussions and digital activities.

From 2:20-2:40 p.m. EST, Dow’s own Stanley Yee, façade design and construction scientist, will speak on the topics of performance and the environment from the perspective of material science. In particular, he will discuss the role of silicones in moving toward carbon neutrality, taking a simplified data-approach to structural silicone glazing and the power of leveraging a broader technology platform for driving innovation.

“The Zak conference serves as a vehicle for change in the high performance industry,” said Yee, a LEED Accredited Professional with over 25 years experience in the industry. “As is evident from this year’s conference agenda, sustainability is a central focus for the types changes we are working on. I am proud to present on the role that material science—in particular, silicones—will have in achieving greater sustainability through façade technologies.”

Delegates will convene at the Conrad New York Downtown, 102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282. To learn more and to register for the event, visit the conference website.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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