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...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
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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    Speaker
    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
        Speaker
        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
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            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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                Speaker
                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
                Speaker
                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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                                Speaker
                                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...
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                                  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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                                        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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                                                Speaker
                                                Ashish Diwanji
                                                U.S. Steel Corp.
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                                                  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...
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                                                              Brian Rodgers
                                                              Applications Engineer
                                                              Formtek, Inc.
                                                              Speaker
                                                              Chuck Summerhill
                                                              TEKFAB Inc.
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                                                              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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                                                                        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
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                                                                                  Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                                                  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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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
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                                                                                          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...
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                                                                                          Kaushal Patel
                                                                                          Solution Huddle
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                                                                                          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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                                                                                                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.
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                                                                                                  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.
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                                                                                                    Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                                    • Room: Learning Center #1947
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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.
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                                                                                                                      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
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                                                                                                                      Kevin Desai
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