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METALCON / October 6-8 / 2021 Tampa

Maximize Your METALCON Experience; And Get the Credit You Deserve

METALCON is pleased to announce that most of the education included in the Total Experience will qualify for Continuing Education Credits (Including: AIA, CSI,ICC and more) Be sure to take advantage of all the education METALCON has to offer. Learn from the industry’s top technical whizzes, business experts, design professionals, and industry insiders. From intensive pre-show workshops to 40+ FREE educational sessions conveniently located inside the exhibit hall, to inspiring Keynotes and Super Sessions, METALCON has it all.  Every attendee will receive certificates of completion for each course.  Credit information for each course will be available in each course description.  Be sure to check back regularly for updated crediting information!


NEW this Year: Earn Valuable Continuing Education Units on the Showfloor!

⮞   We are pleased to announce that METALCON attendees will be eligible for Continuing Education Units. 

⮞   The Total Experience attendees can earn up to 15 ICC Continuing Education Credits (CEUs), 15 AIA Learning Units (LU), including up 5 LU HSW’s.  Certificates can be provided for all other Continuing Education bodies. 

⮞   The Architect’s Experience Attendees can earn up to 18 AIA and 20 CSI Continuing Education Units.


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Select Criteria: Tracks = Building Envelope

Tuesday, October 05, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 19
  • Session: WORKSHOP 1
This two-day, eight-hour certificate program is based on MCA's Metal Roof Installation Manual.  Participants can experience quality facetime with industry experts and get hands-on training in topics including substrates, safety, sealants, flashings, panel types and connections, tools, fasteners, maintenance and more.  Upon successful completion of the training program, individuals who... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jim Bush
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 18
  • Session: WORKSHOP 11
Often billed as "Metal Roofing 101," this course includes technical information presented in a common-sense fashion that makes the art and science of metal roofing clear, concise and understandable. Topics include the history of metal roofing, metals and metallic coatings, metallurgy, galvanic weathering and material selection criteria. Also covered: fabrication... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Rob Haddock
Founder/CEO, S-5!
Director, Metal Roof Advisory Council
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 23
  • Session: WORKSHOP 10
This fast-paced course will navigate the learner through the different types of metal roof systems and why it is important to know different tests as well as discuss how they are relevant in today's environment....
Speaker(s)
Charlie Smith
National Recover Manager
McElroy Metal Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Location: Meeting Room 13
  • Session: WORKSHOP 1
Prerequisite to Attend this course: Metal Roof Installation Training Certificate Course Part 1 Part 2 of this two-day, eight-hour certificate program is based on MCA's Metal Roof Installation Manual.  Participants can experience quality facetime with industry experts and get hands-on training in topics including substrates, safety, sealants, flashings, panel types and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jim Bush
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Wednesday, October 06, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 22
  • Session: WORKSHOP 6
FL CILB Approval #0010203 and FL PE Approval #0007104 This course will provide the basics of wind load principles; uplift, positive and negative pressures and the effects of wind forces on building structures. We will look at the relevant Florida Building Code sections that address the wind speed maps and mitigation... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
R.J. "Bob" Koning
Owner/Director Contractors Institute
Contractors Institute
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Wednesday, October 06, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
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...
Speaker(s)
Mandi Karns
CENTRIA
Track(s)

Wednesday, October 06, 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
In this session we will take a deep dive into metal composite material (MCM).  Looking into how the material and its applications have progressed and adapted to changes in the markets over time, more importantly we will also look at how they will change in the future.  We will review... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Trifonoff
Vice President
East Coast Metal Systems
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Wednesday, October 06, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Exterior wall cladding assembly fires on tall buildings are dangerous events that pose serious hazards to building occupants and the fire services. Over the last 15 years there has been a notable increasing global trend in the number of high-profile fire events involving exterior walls of buildings. Large fire events... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Eric Banks
Managing Member
E.W Banks Consulting llc
Jeffrey Greenwald
Consultant
North American Modern Building Alliance
Track(s)

Wednesday, October 06, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
It is sometimes difficult to retain an as-built look on building structures exposed to environmental stresses for a long time. These aging surfaces tend to lose their integrity as well as degrade aesthetically (fading/shifting color hues and losing their original gloss) in outdoor environments when exposed to several years of... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Michael Demko
DuPont Tedlar
Track(s)

Wednesday, October 06, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
This presentation will provide an overview of two accreditation programs that are chosen to improve the quality of work in the metal building industry. IAS accreditation attests that an organization has been assessed by a third-party accreditation body to rigorous standards to ensure their quality and make it easier for... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jennifer Heimburger
Owner
Heimburger Construction
Lee Shoemaker
Director of Research and Engineering
Thomas Associates - MBMA
Sandi McCracken
International Accreditation Service
Walter Mershon, P.E.
Deputy Director of Programs
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Wednesday, October 06, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Running a business is hard enough without the additional complexity of plotting and executing a transition strategy. Succession planning is critical in assuring the long-term success of your business. Business owners beginning to contemplate an exit strategy need to know that a successful transition is not a single event, but... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Alex Miller
Managing Director
FMI
Jake Appelman
Principal
FMI
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Thursday, October 07, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 18
  • Session: WORKSHOP 12
This is further course building on the metal roofing essentials covered in the overview in Part 1. This extended course covers the coil coating process, paint characteristics, common and popular steep and low slope construction details, “do’s and don’ts” of installation, in addition to curved applications and wind issues. Finally,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Rob Haddock
Founder/CEO, S-5!
Director, Metal Roof Advisory Council
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Thursday, October 07, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 19
  • Session: WORKSHOP 7
This course provides an overview of building code requirements for nonstructural and structural metal roofing systems as well as in-depth look at the test methods used to approve products to the International Building Code (IBC) and Florida Building Code (FBC), including the High-Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ).  Learning Objectives: 1) Understanding of code... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Zach Priest, P.E.
Director
PRI Construction Materials Technologies, LLC
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

Thursday, October 07, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Rainscreens have been an elusive term in the construction industry. People have used them to apply to materials, assemblies, and functions, sometimes in ways that are questionable. This presentation officially defines the term “rainscreen”, identifies its components, and explores the reason for using a rainscreen and the performance requirements it to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Todd Kimmel
New York City Architectural Manager
ROCKWOOL
Track(s)

Thursday, October 07, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Location: Super Sessions at the Main Theater
Disrupting the largest industry in the world is no simple task, and yet, modular construction has improved building practices through refined efficiency. Modified shipping containers play a growing role in the revamped practices of modular construction thanks to their durability and portability. Discover more about container-based construction from Falcon Structures... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Stephen Shang
CEO
Falcon Structures
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session

Thursday, October 07, 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Exterior wall cladding assembly fires on tall buildings are dangerous events that pose serious hazards to building occupants and the fire services. Over the last 15 years there has been a notable increasing global trend in the number of high-profile fire events involving exterior walls of buildings. Large fire events... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Robert Tiffin
Strategic Accounts Manager
Silvercote Lamination
Vincent Sagan
Senior Staff Engineer
MBMA
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Thursday, October 07, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Location: Super Sessions at the Main Theater
In this session you will discover the basics of solar photovoltaic systems including the major parts for rooftop solar installations. Additionally, Shelly will describe the basics of the rooftop installation mechanics and measures to minimize hazards and increase safety, review critical parameters that should be considered when designing a roof... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Shelly Higgins
Architectural & National Accounts Director
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Thursday, October 07, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Disruptive surfaces for coil coatings allow for differentiation in color and design as the surface textures boasts a unique look and feel. From traditional smooth textures to multiple levels of wrinkle to texture matte, these effects provide visual appeal but also protection. Depending on the effect, it can increase the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Sarah Mueller
Coil Technical Manager
PPG
Track(s)

Thursday, October 07, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Location: Super Sessions at the Main Theater
The way we inhabit and use our homes and other buildings has changed. Construction materials have also changed. The end result is an increased likelihood of condensation in attics as well as roof and wall assemblies. Condensation upsets owners and leads to rot, mold, and lawsuits. This session will tell... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Todd Miller
President
Isaiah Industries
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Thursday, October 07, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Sun, sand, water and fun are synonymous with Florida. Unfortunately, wind, tropical storms and hurricanes are too. Florida’s building codes are extremely stringent, and they must be to protect the structure and its inhabitants. It’s important to keep a building’s roof intact. Once the roof goes, the rest of the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Shelly Higgins
Architectural & National Accounts Director
S-5!
Track(s)

Thursday, October 07, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Location: Main Theater Super Sessions
The relationship between architects and contractors can be complicated.  When it works, it works and when it doesn’t, the owner and the rest of the build team can pay the price--literally and figuratively.  In this frank discussion between contractors and architects, we talk about what architects and contractors wishes the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
William "Chip" Hayward
Senior Associate/Architect
Michael Baker International
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session

Thursday, October 07, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
In this session, attendees will learn about metal wall panel substrates and coatings, the importance of selecting the best coatings for your walls, along with the basic requirements of a wall assembly. Additionally, attendees will explore the different types of metal wall panels and understand the basic detailing and flashing... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
David Weidl
Product Representative
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Friday, October 08, 10:15 AM - 11:05 AM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
In this session attendees will learn about how metal walls can use sunlight to provide the building with solar air heating. They will discover how metal cladding on roofs and walls can contribute to green building objectives, including LEED certification. They will explore cutting edge cool roof technologies, including UV... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
David Weidl
Product Representative
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience
  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
Sun control meets architectural design flexibility showcasing unique case studies featuring perforated, expanded, and wire mesh facades. Double-skin metal ventilated facades offer a wide pallet of attractive and effective sun shading options. Perforated and expanded aluminum, laser cut, and wire mesh facades can have a profound impact on the building... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dean Kauthen
Valmont Industries
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Friday, October 08, 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Air infiltration testing of buildings is mandatory starting with the 2019 version of ASHRAE 90.1. There are also likely to be significant changes in the 2022 version currently under development. Air infiltration testing is being utilized more everyday as these standards are adopted and experience has shown that metal-clad structures... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bob Zabcik
Merlin Solar Technologies
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience

Friday, October 08, 12:15 PM - 1:05 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Metal roofing's market share is on the rise. In the residential arena, more and more homeowners are recognizing the benefits that only metal roofing can provide. Unfortunately, there are many roofing products in the market made of sub-par materials which do not perform to consumer expectation. These products fail quickly... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Phillippe Laplante
Director of Sales - Residential
Ideal Roofing
Renee Ramey
Executive Director
Metal Roofing Alliance
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience