Maximize Your METALCON Experience; Make Education a Priority

Trade shows and education go hand in hand. Both are essential to learning about our industry and gaining a competitive edge. So take advantage of all the education METALCON has to offer – a lot of it takes place in the METALCON Theater and the Learning Centers inside the exhibit hall. Discover trends and game-changing technologies. Learn from experts, influencers and thought leaders. Need more “how-to’s” and best practices, or HSW and AIA credits? We have those too – check out the Special Programs, the new-for-2020 Architect’s Experience and so much more!

Tuesday, October 20, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:N245
  • Session Number:SP1
A top indusry expert 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 successful completion of the... ...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
  • Paid Special Program

Tuesday, October 20, 2:00 PM - 2:01 PM

  • Session Number:SP3
Join us on Tuesday, October 20th (the day before METALCON officially opens) at 2:00pm in the Las Vegas Convention Center for an afternoon of learning, conversation and networking. For the first time, leaders from A/E/C industry women’s associations will come together to help each other create change, drive diversity, ensure... ...read more...
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  • Paid Special Program

Wednesday, October 21, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Session Number:SP5
Headquartered in Elgin, Ill., the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), is a professional organization with more than 2,500 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Andy Allman
President
AMS Controls Inc.
Speaker
Brian Rodgers
Applications Engineer
Formtek, Inc.
Speaker
Matt Werner
Senior Manager – Global Marketing & Inside Sales
The Bradbury Group
Speaker
Shawn Huffman
Sales Manager
Beck Automation LLC
Speaker
Steve Ebel
President
Roll Form Solutions Inc
Produced in partnership with

  • Paid Special Program

Wednesday, October 21, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Session Number:SP4
Given the architects’ critical role in the design and build process, we are currently working with two leading companies in education and training to deliver a combined education and exhibit floor experience exclusively for architects. AIA credits will be awarded. Please share this news with your architect colleagues and invite... ...read more...
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  • Paid Special Program

Wednesday, October 21, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location:METALCON Theater
Your mission: to embark on a journey with Brandon “Manson” Williams.  Flawless Execution, is a keynote customized specifically for the METALCON audience.  It will enable attendees to connect strategy to execution, reduce task saturation and stay focused on key strategic initiatives in order to reach and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Brandon “Manson” Williams
Former F15 Fighter Pilot, Executive Consultant
Afterburner
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  • Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

  • Location:Con-Ed Learning Center
Speaker(s)
  • Included with Total Experience
  • Location:MCA-Ed Learning Center
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Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Location:METALCON Theater
Discover how diverse technical manufacturers from EnPro Industries to National Gypsum to Bonnell Aluminum Extrusion to King’s Hawaiian are eliminating injuries through a unique workplace safety culture development system. Proven effective over more than 10 years of development by EnPro, this approach to safety culture through personal leadership and employee... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Joe Wheatley
Managing Partner
Workplace Learning System
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Location:N247
  • Session Number:SP7
Safety and efficiency go hand in hand. When equipment is safely operated, the machinery and its operator are working at their best. In this session, operators, and foreman will gain a complete understanding of the most efficient, safest methods of operating folding and roll forming equipment. Using equipment are the... ...read more...
  • Paid Special Program

Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Location:MCA-Ed Learning Center
Speaker(s)
  • Included with Total Experience
  • Location:Con-Ed Learning Center
Speaker(s)
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience
  • Location:METALCON Theater
Speaker(s)
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Location:N254
  • Session Number:SP8
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:... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Bill Beals
District Manager
Therm-All, Inc.
Speaker
David Tomchak
Director of Marketing
Bay Insulation
Speaker
Robert Tiffin
Strategic Accounts Manager
Silvercote Lamination
Speaker
Tim Kessel
MBI General Manager
IDI Distributors
  • Paid Special Program

Wednesday, October 21, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Location:MCA-Ed Learning Center
Speaker(s)
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience
  • Location:Con-Ed Learning Center
Speaker(s)
  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Location:METALCON Theater
Discover the truth behind quality MCM fabricators in the course titled Bring Your MCM to Life with a Quality MCM Fabricator presented by John Trifonoff, Vice President of East Coast Metal Systems.  Throughout the presentation it will become clear what you will need to look for in your metal supplier. ... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
John Trifonoff
Vice President
East Coast Metal Systems
  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Location:Con-Ed Learning Center
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Jon Townsend
High Performance Sales Coach
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Location:METALCON Theater
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Craig Shaffer
SafetyWorks, Inc.
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Location:MCA-Ed Learning Center
In this course you will:  Learn how metal walls can use sunlight to provide the building with solar air heating, discover how metal cladding on roof and walls can contribute to green building objectives, including LEED Certification, explore cutting edge roof technologies, including UV reflective pigments and above sheathing ventilation,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Jim Bush
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
ATAS International Inc.
Produced in partnership with

  • Included with Total Experience

Wednesday, October 21, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:METALCON Theater
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Frank Stasiowski
President, CEO and Founding Owner
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Speaker
Rob Haddock
President
Metal Roof Advisory Group

    Thursday, October 22, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Location:N254
    • Session Number:SP6
    Headquartered in Elgin, Ill., the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), is a professional organization with more than 2,500 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Brian Rodgers
    Applications Engineer
    Formtek, Inc.
    Speaker
    Chuck Summerhill
    TEKFAB Inc.
    Speaker
    Paul Williams
    Speaker
    Hill Engineering
    Produced in partnership with

    • Paid Special Program

    Thursday, October 22, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    • Session Number:SP4
    Metal offers a combination of flexibility, sustainability, versatility, durability, energy-efficiency, and eco-friendliness to any project. That’s why metal is a must on every architect and designers’ palette. The Architect's Experience at METALCON, an exclusive, two-day program designed specifically for architects and designers, offering an exciting combination of education, a unique exhibit... ...read more...
    Produced in partnership with

    • Paid Special Program

    Thursday, October 22, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Location:Con-Ed Learning Center
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Jon Townsend
    High Performance Sales Coach
    Produced in partnership with

    • Included with Total Experience

    Thursday, October 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Location:METALCON Theater
    If your business is feeling more vulnerable than you’d like it to right now, this session is for you.  The reality is that most contractors are idea-driven problem solvers who know how to get results quickly but lack the knowledge and implementation skills needed to structure their companies for long... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Danny Kerr
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner
    Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
    Produced in partnership with

    • Included with Total Experience

    Thursday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    • Location:Con-Ed Learning Center
    Are you finding yourself too busy to plan the next big moves in your business? If you have been working so hard that you have no time to think ahead, this session is for you. Every year you have an opportunity to learn from the past and make strategic moves... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Danny Kerr
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner
    Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
    Produced in partnership with

    • Included with Total Experience

    Thursday, October 22, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

      Metal roofing's market share is on the rise in the residential arena.  More and more homeowners are experiencing the benefits of metal roofing...from durability and performance to low maintenance and longevity...a metal roof offers more than just a beautiful feature to any home.  The MRA would like to share the... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Renee Ramey
      Executive Director
      Metal Roofing Alliance

        Thursday, October 22, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

          In this course you will: Understand various types of rain screen wall systems, identify importance of critical nature of air and water resistance barriers in energy efficiency, discover and define the importance of integrating continuous insulation, and understand simplifying energy efficiency of rain screens utilizing insulated metal panels....
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Jim Bush
          Vice President of Sales & Marketing
          ATAS International Inc.
          Produced in partnership with

          • Included with Total Experience

          Thursday, October 22, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Dale Nelson
            Speaker
            Heidi Ellsworth
            National Women in Roofing Founder and RoofersCoffeeShop
            RoofersCoffeeShop
            • Included with Total Experience

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