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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.

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

  • Location: First Floor: Room 21
  • Session: WORKSHOP 3
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  • Location: First Floor: Room 19
  • Session: WORKSHOP 1
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Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 22
  • Session: WORKSHOP 5
FL CILB Approval #0006495 and FL PE Approval #0007104 This course will the review the basic details of accounting software for the purposes of job costing: Quickbooks online vs desktop applications. What works best for the business at hand? Many small businesses can utilize the online version of the software without... ...read more...
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R.J. "Bob" Koning
Owner/Director Contractors Institute
Contractors Institute
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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
Founder/CEO, S-5!
Director, Metal Roof Advisory Council
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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....
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Charlie Smith
National Recover Manager
McElroy Metal Inc.
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Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 20
  • Session: WORKSHOP 4
“Considerations for Metal Building Roll Formers” presented by Matt Werner and Shawn Huffman This presentation will challenge participants to think about panel, purlin, and trim roll forming in a production environment. How does technology apply to return on investment? What is the balance between technology and resources? Does automation help the bottom... ...read more...
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Andy Allman
President
AMS Controls Inc.
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Brian Rodgers, Sr.
PSMJ
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Matt Werner
Senior Manager – Global Marketing & Inside Sales
The Bradbury Group
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Shawn Huffman
Sales Manager
Beck Automation LLC
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Steve Ebel
President
Roll Form Solutions, Inc.
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Wednesday, October 06, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 21
  • Session: WORKSHOP 3
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  • Location: Meeting Room 13
  • Session: WORKSHOP 1
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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...
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R.J. "Bob" Koning
Owner/Director Contractors Institute
Contractors Institute
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Wednesday, October 06, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
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Wednesday, October 06, 11:30 AM - 12:30 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...
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Paul Giovanonni
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Wednesday, October 06, 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
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Wednesday, October 06, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

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

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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Wednesday, October 06, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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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...
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Alex Miller
Managing Director
FMI
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Jake Appelman
Principal
FMI
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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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Rob Haddock
Founder/CEO, S-5!
Director, Metal Roof Advisory Council
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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...
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Zach Priest, P.E.
Director
PRI Construction Materials Technologies, LLC
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Thursday, October 07, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: First Floor: Room 20
  • Session: WORKSHOP 8
“Material and How it Affects Metal Building Products in the Roll Forming Process” Presented by Brian Rogers This presentation will focus on how material changes can make a difference in your products. When material is changed, it can make slight differences that may change your part. Adjustments may be necessary to keep... ...read more...
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Brian Rodgers, Sr.
PSMJ
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Chuck Summerhill
TEKFAB Inc.
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Paul Williams
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Hill Engineering
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Thursday, October 07, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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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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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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Shelly Higgins
Architectural & National Accounts Director
S-5!
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Thursday, October 07, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
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  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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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...
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Todd Miller
President
Isaiah Industries
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Thursday, October 07, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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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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William "Chip" Hayward
Senior Associate/Architect
Michael Baker International
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Thursday, October 07, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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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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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, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: Main Theater Super Sessions
METAL Construction Industry Outlook:  THE ROARING 20’s are HERE….METALCON Live! LIVE at METALCON! 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... ...read more...
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Frank Stasiowski
President, CEO and Founding Owner
PSMJ Resources, Inc.
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Paul Giovanonni
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Rob Haddock
Founder/CEO, S-5!
Director, Metal Roof Advisory Council
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Tony Bouquot
Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
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Friday, October 08, 10:15 AM - 11:05 AM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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Friday, October 08, 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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  • Location: Super Sessions at the Main Theater
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Friday, October 08, 12:15 PM - 1:05 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
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