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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.

⮞   All education is subject to change at any point in time


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Select Criteria: Super Track = Super Sessions at the Main Theater

Wednesday, October 06, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location: METALCON Theater
Captain Keith shares his insights on leadership, teamwork, safety and being successful in today’s hyper-competitive business environment by providing parallels between his life as a Captain and the high stress, highly competitive construction industry. ...
Speaker(s)
Captain  Keith Colburn
Leadership Expert and Star
The Deadliest Catch
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session Included in All Registations

Wednesday, October 06, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Location: Super Session at the Main Theater
COVID-19 continues to impact the building products industry. The firms that will emerge ahead in 2022 are turning their attention to setting strategic plans and executing on what differentiates them from the competition. Join FMI’s Paul Giovannoni for an overview of current market trends and discover how your company can... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Paul Giovanonni
Principal and Managing Director
FMI
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Wednesday, October 06, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Location: Super Session at the Main Theater
Join this year’s judges of the MA Design Awards as they discuss the trends they identified among the award entries. These industry experts, who have extensive experience designing with a wide variety of metal building products, will offer insights to best design practices for metal. This wide-ranging discussion will hit... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Brent Schipper, AIA, LEED AP, IIDA
Principal
ASK Studio of ARCHITECTS SCHIPPER KASTNER
Paul Deffenbaugh
Editorial Director
Metal Construction News
Stephen Van Dyck, AIA, LEED AP
Partner
LMN Architects
Tara Williams, AIA
Associate Architect
ASD/SKY
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session Included in All Registations

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

According to a recent FMI survey, only about half of construction companies have a formal ownership transfer plan. For those that do have a plan in place, the economic implications of COVID-19 delayed the beginning or extended the duration of those plans. Further complicating the ownership transfer plans is the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Alex Miller
Managing Director
FMI
Jake Appelman
Principal
FMI
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location: Main Theater Super Sessions
The U.S. economy is recovering robustly from the pandemic, but progress in construction has been far more uneven. Similarly, a variety of legislative and regulatory initiatives would have very mixed impacts on contractors and their workers. Ken will explore the current state and outlook for construction project types, materials costs... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Ken Simonson
Chief Economist
The Associated General Contractors of America
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session Included in All Registations

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 Included in All Registations
  • 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 Registration

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

  • Location: METALCON Theater
Opportunities and challenges continue to define the U.S. solar industry. While demand for solar energy continues to soar, the industry faces increased logistics and materials costs as well as gaps in the domestic solar supply chain. On behalf of the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA), John Smirnow, SEIA's General Counsel... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Smirnow
General Counsel and Vice President of Market Strategy
SEIA
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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)
Art Hance
Owner
Hance Construction, Inc.
Brent Schipper, AIA, LEED AP, IIDA
Principal
ASK Studio of ARCHITECTS SCHIPPER KASTNER
Lee Ann Slattery
Sales Support Manager
ATAS International Inc.
William "Chip" Hayward, CSI, AIA, CCCA, LEED
Senior Associate/Architect
Michael Baker International
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session Included in All Registations

Thursday, October 07, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: Main Theater Super Sessions
THE ROARING 20’s are HERE. Thousands of you have Zoomed in to METALCONLive! as METALCON co-founder, Frank Stasiowski, FAIA and his panel of industry experts and BOLD economists PUSHED you through the COVID  pandemic, navigating the economic twists this past year.  In 2022, MASSIVE CHANGE WILL HAPPEN. Find out what... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Frank Stasiowski, FAIA
President, CEO and Founding Owner
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
John Smirnow
General Counsel and Vice President of Market Strategy
SEIA
Paul Giovanonni
Principal and Managing Director
FMI
Rob Haddock
Founder/CEO, S-5!
Director, Metal Roof Advisory Council
Tony Bouquot
General Manager
Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
Track(s)
Keynote/Super Session Included in All Registations

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

  • Location: Super Session at the Main Theater
Employers have a huge opportunity to fill the construction industry’s talent gap by ramping up efforts to recruit, hire and train women. But lack of mentors, equal pay, stereotyped assumptions, and other roadblocks have hindered opportunities for women in the industry. So, what’s the solution?  Our panel of multi-generational women, all... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Hayley Bohmer
Account Manager
New Tech Machinery
Heidi Ellsworth
Partner
RoofersCoffeeShop
Lee Ann Slattery
Sales Support Manager
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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

  • Location: Super Sessions at the Main Theater
Manufacturers are dealing with an ever-changing industry requiring them to adapt regularly, and frequently requiring the addition of new employees. The goal of the presentation is to show manufacturers how new technology and automation can optimize floor space, reduce fatigue, prevent injuries, improve quality, add flexibility, and make them more... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Ray Smith
Regional Sales Manager
Joseph Machine Company
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration