OCTOBER 16-18, 2019 PITTSBURGH, PA

Tuesday, October 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: 301
  • Session Number:SP1
Top industry expert, Jim Bush with ATAS International will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification program based on MCA’s Metal Roof Installation Manual.  Participants can experience quality face-time with industry experts and hands-on training in topics including: substrates, safety, sealants, flashings, panel types and connections, tools, fasteners, maintenance and more.  Upon... ...read more...
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Jim Bush
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
ATAS International Inc.
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Ken Buchinger
MBCI
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Natalie Hall
Applications Engineer
Fabral
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Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: 306
  • Session Number:SP2
Metal Roofing: Thermal Expansion & Contraction, Problematic Conditions, and Retrofit Using Metal Metal has unique properties that separate it from other roof choices. For over three millennia, metal roofing has been a durable, aesthetically appealing design element utilized for significant buildings. This course’s content is intended to provide attendees with a... ...read more...
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Charlie Smith
National Recover Manager
McElroy Metal Inc.
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Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: Room 302
  • Session Number:SP3
Buildings of today must satisfy a supreme standard – achieve high performance, resiliency and energy efficiency.  Such demands require dramatic changes to the design of the building envelope.    Understanding how to deliver high-performing, code compliant buildings can be complex and confusing. Not only are architects charged with satisfying performance and structural... ...read more...
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Amanda Storer
Marketing Brand Manager
Metl-Span
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Mandi Karns
CENTRIA
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Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 303
  • Session Number:SP4
Matt Werner, Senior Manager - Global & Inside Sales, The Bradbury Company and Shawn Huffman, Sales Manager, Beck Automation “Considerations for Metal Building Roll Formers”   This presentation will challenge the participant to think about panel, purlin, and trim roll forming in a production environment. How does technology apply to return on investment?... ...read more...
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Andy Allman
President
AMS Controls Inc.
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Brian Rodgers
Applications Engineer
Formtek, Inc.
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Matt Werner
Senior Manager – Global Marketing & Inside Sales
The Bradbury Group
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Shawn Huffman
Sales Manager
Beck Automation LLC
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Steve Ebel
President
Roll Form Solutions Inc
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Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Learning Center #2033
  • Session Number:SP5
Folder Operator Safety Certification: The Do’s and Don’ts of Folding and Forming Machinery Operation Chandler Barden, National Sales Manager, CIDAN Machinery Larry Chandonnet, President, CIDAN Machinery Matt Werner, Marketing Manager, The Bradbury Group Safety and efficiency go hand in hand. When equipment is safely operated, the machinery and its operator are working at their best.... ...read more...
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Chandler Barden
National Sales Manager
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Larry Chandonnet
President
CIDAN Machinery
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Matt Werner
Senior Manager – Global Marketing & Inside Sales
The Bradbury Group
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Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 301
  • Session Number:SP1
Top industry expert, Jim Bush with ATAS International will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification program based on MCA’s Metal Roof Installation Manual.  Participants can experience quality face-time with industry experts and hands-on training in topics including: substrates, safety, sealants, flashings, panel types and connections, tools, fasteners, maintenance and more.  Upon... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Jim Bush
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
ATAS International Inc.
Speaker
Ken Buchinger
MBCI
Speaker
Natalie Hall
Applications Engineer
Fabral
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Wednesday, October 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Pittsburgh sports icon, Rocky Bleier―a four-time NFL Superbowl Champion and running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers―embodies heroism, determination, teamwork and leadership. After being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1968, he was drafted by the U.S. Army to fight in Vietnam just one year later.  Bleier was quickly thrust into... ...read more...
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Rocky Bleier
Former Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back
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Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Rooms 310-311
  • Session Number:SP6
The 10% That Makes the 90% Worthwhile: How to Use Standard Products to Create a Better Metal Building, and How to Sell the These Advantages to the Building Owner.   During this presentation the presenter will cover standard install work, air leakage and breaking the bridge.  This presentation has two goals: Educate... ...read more...
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Bill Beals
District Manager
Therm-All, Inc.
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David Tomchak
Director of Marketing
Bay Insulation
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Robert Tiffin
Strategic Accounts Manager
Silvercote Lamination
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Tim Kessel
MBI General Manager
IDI Distributors
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Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Aisle 100
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Wednesday, October 16, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Additional panelists include: Bill Wilkins, Pointivo, and Josey Parks of Metal Roofs of Texas and J. Wales Construction. During this panel presentation, contractors will share their successes and challenges with implementing technology into sales and marketing, operations, back office, health and safety and recruiting.     Attendees will:  See what technologies progressive contractors are using... ...read more...
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Bill Wilkins
VP of Customer Innovation
Pointivo
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Heidi Ellsworth
National Women in Roofing Founder and RoofersCoffeeShop
RoofersCoffeeShop
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Josey Parks
Owner
Metal roofs of Texas
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Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
A diverse group of women industry experts will talk about how women professional associations in roofing and metal are making a difference when it comes to professionalism, business success and thought leadership in the traditionally male dominated metal and roofing industries.  Find out how to build and grow a business... ...read more...
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Deana Lecy
Director of Metals Programs
N. American Steel Alliance
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Heidi Ellsworth
National Women in Roofing Founder and RoofersCoffeeShop
RoofersCoffeeShop
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Lee Ann Slattery
Sales Support Manager
ATAS International Inc.
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Renee Ramey
Executive Director
Metal Roofing Alliance
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Sonya Malvick
International President
AWMI
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Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: 308
  • Session Number:SP7
This seminar discusses impact of design and technique for successful creation and performance of soldered copper seams for roofing, flashing, gutter and cladding applications. The seminar introduces tools, explains technique and demonstrates procedure.  This class presents essential information for both experienced and beginning sheet metal contractors. Learning Objectives: Identify when to use a... ...read more...
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Larry Peters
Copper Development Association
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Wednesday, October 16, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
Everyone needs to retain and grow customers – no matter what your business is.  In order to accomplish this, you will need to think about how your customers, partners, contractors, and employees interact with your operations.  Many industries are prioritizing and pursuing innovative technology projects to keep pace with their... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Kaushal Patel
Solution Huddle
Speaker
Kevin Desai
Solution Huddle
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Wednesday, October 16, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Wednesday, October 16, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Most construction professionals are experts in their fields but often lack the guidance and systems required to get themselves out of the day-to-day activities and into more strategic roles so they can focus on growing their businesses to their full potential. In this workshop, you’ll learn the three solutions to the... ...read more...
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Speaker
Danny Kerr
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
Felux is the fastest growing steel procurement software in North America. Over 200 companies are realizing the power of integrating digital solutions into their procurement process. Our users save time with automated and streamlined processes and save money with supply chain transparency and quote/market analytics. In this session we will... ...read more...
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Chris Day
FELUX
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Wednesday, October 16, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Wednesday, October 16, 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
Stop by and learn more about U. S. Steel’s recently announced billion-dollar investment in its Mon Valley Works here in the Pittsburgh area, and what it means for the future of the metal construction industry!...
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Ashish Diwanji
U.S. Steel Corp.

Wednesday, October 16, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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  • Room: PPG Theater
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Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: The Deck / Registration
  Stop by and grab a beer, ask questions, network, give feedback or just take a break and rest your feet while you charge up your mobile devices. Visit The Deck and Donate to Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pnnsylvania   Any donation of $25.00 or more will enter you into a prize raffle... ...read more...
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Thursday, October 17, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Room 303
  • Session Number:SP8
Brian Rodgers, Sr. Applications Engineer, Formtek, Inc. Material and How it Affects Metal Building Products in the Roll Forming Process” This presentation will focus on how material changes can make a difference in your products. When material is changed, it can make slight differences that may change your part. Adjustments may be... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
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Brian Rodgers
Applications Engineer
Formtek, Inc.
Speaker
Chuck Summerhill
TEKFAB Inc.
Speaker
Paul Williams
Speaker
Hill Engineering
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Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Former professional ice hockey center and seven-time Stanley Cup winner, Bryan Trottier, who played 18 seasons in the NHL for the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders, will share his life journey–the challenges he faced/overcame along the way and the life lessons learned.    Growing up in the small, remote town of... ...read more...
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Bryan Trottier
Former Pittsburgh Penguins Player
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Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Aisle 100
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Thursday, October 17, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: Learning Center 1947
Small business as well as large enterprises acting in the sheet metal production sector face the same challenges. This presentation is not a theoretical lesson but using a practical application with proven results to show how Industry 4.0 can be a realistic solution in current challenges in sheet metal production... ...read more...
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Speaker
Christian Amon
Authorized Officer/Sales
Krasser GmbH
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Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Roller coasters can be fun and exciting…but they’re not so fun when they’re used to describe your contracting business revenue. This session is for you if you've ever experienced the following: You hurry up and bid a bunch of jobs to “Get some work,”  but then you have to shift over to... ...read more...
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Ryan Groth
President & Founder
Sales Transformation Group, Inc.
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Thursday, October 17, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
360Connect will address and answer the question – “What is an online buyer looking for in a steel building?” We will give statistics on what current online steel building buyers are requesting, what the landscape of the market looks like, and what it is expected to look for next year.... ...read more...
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Kevin Lange
Director of Sales
360 Connect

Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Most construction professionals are experts in their fields but often lack the guidance and systems required to get themselves out of the day-to-day activities and into more strategic roles so they can focus on growing their businesses to their full potential. In this workshop, you’ll learn the three solutions to the... ...read more...
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Danny Kerr
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
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Thursday, October 17, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
Mr. Hammett provides a view of today's technology and what the future holds for businesses. If you are not looking into the things discussed during this presentation your business will be left behind. From government regulations to automation and Artificial intelligence, I hope you are ready!...
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Charles Hammett
President / CEO
Hammett Technologies

Thursday, October 17, 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
Everyone needs to retain and grow customers – no matter what your business is.  In order to accomplish this, you will need to think about how your customers, partners, contractors, and employees interact with your operations.  Many industries are prioritizing and pursuing innovative technology projects to keep pace with their... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
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Kaushal Patel
Solution Huddle
Speaker
Kevin Desai
Solution Huddle
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Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
Brought to you by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and the Insulated Metal Panels Funders Group (IMPFG), this informative session will help you understand the different types of Insulated Metal Panel (IMP) building structures.  From the basic application of a big box metal building to more complex industrial and commercial... ...read more...
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Robert Antal
Insulated Panel Manager
ATAS International Inc.

Thursday, October 17, 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: CONTECH
Proper handling and storage of metal on the job site is critical for long term performance.  Come and learn some metal roofing maintenance tips from one of our knowledgeable field engineers to ensure your metal roof lasts for years to come! ...
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Kevin Sieger
Product Technology Engineer
U.S. Steel Corp.

Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: PPG Theater
It is no secret that international trade law and policy developments related to the steel industry present both challenges and opportunities to steel manufacturers throughout the supply chain, as well as steel customers, distributors and processors—now more than ever.  Associate General Counsel of International Trade & Public Policy for U.S.... ...read more...
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Benjamin Blase Caryl
Associate General Counsel of International Trade & Public Policy
U.S. Steel Corporation
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Thursday, October 17, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Aisle 100
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Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: CONTECH
U. S. Steel prides itself in being a leading supplier of sheet steels to the metal construction industry.  Visit CONTECH to learn how U. S. Steel’s unique product offerings can help your business win new customers!...
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Dave Gomersall
Product Technology Engineer
U.S. Steel Corp.
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Mark Carlisle
Construction Marketing Analyst
U.S. Steel Corp.

Friday, October 18, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: CONTECH
Everyone needs to retain and grow customers – no matter what your business is.  In order to accomplish this, you will need to think about how your customers, partners, contractors, and employees interact with your operations.  Many industries are prioritizing and pursuing innovative technology projects to keep pace with their... ...read more...
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Kaushal Patel
Solution Huddle
Speaker
Kevin Desai
Solution Huddle
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