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METALCON / October 6-8 / 2021 Tampa

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. 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. Check back regularly as we continue to add valuable sessions to our education schedule!

New for 2021! Get the credit you deserve!

Most of METALCON’s education will qualify for AIA, ICC, and CSI credits.
All Courses will offer a Certificate of Completion for self submission.
Check back regularly for updated crediting information for specific courses.
Select Criteria: Tracks = Metal in Architecture

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...
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Rob Haddock
President
Metal Roof Advisory Group
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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...
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Eric Banks
Managing Member
E.W Banks Consulting llc
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Jeffrey Greenwald
Consultant
North American Modern Building Alliance
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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...
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Speaker
Rob Haddock
President
Metal Roof Advisory Group
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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...
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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...
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Speaker
Stephen Shang
CEO
Falcon Structures
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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...
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Robert Tiffin
Strategic Accounts Manager
Silvercote Lamination
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Vincent Sagan
Senior Staff Engineer
MBMA
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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...
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Speaker
Shelly Higgins
Architectural & National Accounts Director
S-5!
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Thursday, October 07, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
This is an introductory presentation on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification with a focus on metal construction to help builders start the process for getting their buildings LEED certified. Topics to be covered; intro to LEED, energy implications for metal construction and LEED best practices and expectations,... ...read more...
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Speaker
Daniel "Jesse" Coyle
Commissioning and Sustainability Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc
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Lynn Grinnell, PhD
Professor
Saint Petersburg College
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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...
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Speaker
Shelly Higgins
Architectural & National Accounts Director
S-5!
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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...
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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...
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Speaker
David Weidl
Product Representative
ATAS International Inc.
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Thursday, October 07, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Location: Architects Experience Pavilion
  • Session: WORKSHOP 2
This is an introductory presentation on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification with a focus on metal construction to help builders start the process for getting their buildings LEED certified. Topics to be covered; intro to LEED, energy implications for metal construction and LEED best practices and expectations,... ...read more...
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Speaker
Daniel "Jesse" Coyle
Commissioning and Sustainability Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc
Speaker
Lynn Grinnell, PhD
Professor
Saint Petersburg College
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Friday, October 08, 10:15 AM - 11:05 AM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
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