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METALCON / October 6-8 / 2021 Tampa

Earn Nearly a Year’s Worth Of AIA LUs and 20 CSI LUs
at The Architect’s Experience at METALCON

In addition to 2 days of inspiring, and eye-opening discoveries that will breathe new life into projects and delight clients demanding sustainability, resiliency and beauty, your Architect’s Experience registration includes access to two tracks packed with curated education presented by industry experts.
 

Select Criteria: Tracks = Metal in Architecture, Practice Management

Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Location: Architect's Experience Pavilion
THIS SESSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR THE ARCHITECT’S EXPERIENCE Over 40,000 PMs have been through PSMJ’s A/E/C Project Management Bootcamp and learned essential skills for superior budget and schedule discipline, scope creep control, financial performance, and client satisfaction. At the Architect’s Experience METALCON, the Project Management MiniCamp teaches you... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Hinsley
Consultant
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

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, 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)
Amanda Karns
Façade Program Manager
Kingspan
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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

  • Location: Architect's Experience Pavilion
THIS SESSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR THE ARCHITECT’S EXPERIENCE Knowing what to do is the first step towards being an effective A/E/C Principal. But, actually doing it separates the “real deal” firm managers from those struggling to advance. Learn some of the key skills you need to make the jump to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Hinsley
Consultant
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

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, 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, PhD
Director of Research and Engineering
Thomas Associates - MBMA
Sandi McCracken
Programs Manager
International Accreditation Service
Walter Mershon, P.E.
Deputy Director of Programs
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Wednesday, October 06, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Session: Architects Experience Exclusive
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Speaker(s)
Yann Weymouth, FAIA
Harvard Jolly Architecture
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

Thursday, October 07, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Location: Architect's Experience Pavilion
THIS SESSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR THE ARCHITECT’S EXPERIENCE Go from managing specific tasks, goals, and targets to coaching people, driving change, and inspiring high performance all around you with A/E/C-specific high impact strategies based on decades of analyzing what the best architecture firm leaders have in common. THIS SESSION IS SUBJECT... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Hinsley
Consultant
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

Thursday, October 07, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Location: Architect's Experience Pavilion
THIS SESSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR THE ARCHITECT’S EXPERIENCE You're probably missing multiple opportunities to build your backlog with new work from existing clients. Learn the metrics and relationship building steps that bond them to your firm, and open the project spigot! THIS SESSION IS SUBJECT TO SPECIFIC REGISTRATION IN... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Hinsley
Consultant
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

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, CPHD
New York City Architectural Manager
ROCKWOOL
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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

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

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
Changes are underway to energy standards and building codes, which will reduce air leakage limits and require testing to validate compliance. In most areas, whole-building air leakage testing is now an alternative compliance path; but many states will soon require on-site testing of new buildings to meet the code leakage... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Robert Tiffin
Strategic Accounts Manager
Silvercote Lamination
Vincent Sagan
Senior Staff Engineer
MBMA
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
Join JB Howell and Alex Kha as they delve into the process of developing and delivering aspects of the Dali Museum.  They discuss various process of deliveru including designer assist versus conventional delivery methods, define architecturally exposed structural steel, and new technologies in advance steel fabrication.  THIS SESSION QUALIFIES FOR 1... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Alex Kha
Southeast Regional Sales Manager
Novum Structures
JB Howell
National Sales Manager
Novum Structures
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

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...
Speaker(s)
Daniel "Jesse" Coyle
Commissioning and Sustainability Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc
Lynn Grinnell, PhD, LEED O+M
Professor
Saint Petersburg College
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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)
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, 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, LEED AP BD+C, CSI CDT
Product Representative
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Location: Architect's Experience Pavilion
THIS SESSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR THE ARCHITECT’S EXPERIENCE 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... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Daniel "Jesse" Coyle
Commissioning and Sustainability Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc
Lynn Grinnell, PhD, LEED O+M
Professor
Saint Petersburg College
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

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

  • 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
National Sales Manager
Valmont Industries
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration