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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.


SORT BY TRACK:

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

  • Location: First Floor: Room 21
  • Session: WORKSHOP 3
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Speaker(s)
Craig Shaffer, CSP
President
SafetyWorks, Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop
  • 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 - 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...
Speaker(s)
R.J. "Bob" Koning
Owner/Director Contractors Institute
Contractors Institute
Track(s)
Paid Workshop
  • 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, 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 - 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...
Speaker(s)
Andy Allman
President
AMS Controls Inc.
Brian Rodgers, Sr.
Senior Application Engineer
Formtek, Inc.
Matt Werner
Senior Manager – Global Marketing & Inside Sales
The Bradbury Group
Shawn Huffman
Sales Manager
Beck Automation LLC
Steve Ebel
President
Roll Form Solutions, Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

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

  • Location: First Floor: Room 21
  • Session: WORKSHOP 3
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Speaker(s)
Craig Shaffer, CSP
President
SafetyWorks, Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop
  • 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
  • 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

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

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
In this course we will give you the tools you need to begin the process of successful prospecting so you can grow your commercial business. The reality is that most companies don't prospect well and the majority of salespeople are simply waiting for the phone to ring. Can you imagine... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Zach Forner
Senior Growth Consultant & Sales Coach
Sales Transformation Group
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • Location: Solar Center
A metal roof may be a slightly higher initial investment compared to other roof types, but this premium cost is easily recovered over the life of the roof. This is especially true when mounting PV. Due to the high service life of a metal roof, the roof will far outlast... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Nik Holley
Senior Director of Research and Development
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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, 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
This session is designed to educate subcontractors on how legal challenges can ring in on projects.  Including what an independent contractor is vs. what an employee is and the newly revised test to determine this.  We will also go over exemptions to this analysis, how to legally handle a multiple... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Trent Cotney
Attorney
Trent Cotney, P.A.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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 Registration

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
  • Location: Solar Center
With the demand for sustainable power on the rise, building owners and homeowners alike are turning to solar power as a supplemental power generator. Choosing the right platform for solar panels is critical to the design process and can significantly impact both initial and long-term costs. This course covers the various... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
David Stahler
Director of Distributor Development
S-5!
Mark Gies
Director of Solar Business
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
Is your business feeling more vulnerable than you’d like it to right now? The reality is that most contractors are idea-driven problem solvers who know how to get results quickly, but lack the knowledge and implementation skills needed to structure their companies for long term success and stability, even in... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Danny Kerr
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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, CAE
Consultant
North American Modern Building Alliance
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, 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 Registration

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

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
It’s always difficult to lose a potential client due to upfront costs.  One of the ways this can be mitigated is by developing a finance system. In this session, we will go over the benefits of being able to offer on the spot financing to current and future clients.  We... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Paul Lechiara
Owner
East Coast Metal Roofing
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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
Principal Investigator
DuPont Tedlar
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, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
This session is designed to inform contractors and subcontractors how to improve workplace safety and workplace safety programs.  We will review how to document employee safety training and discuss their importance.  OSHA’s main focus is ensuring the safest jobsites possible, we will go over what to expect during an OSHA... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Trent Cotney
Attorney
Trent Cotney, P.A.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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, 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

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

  • Session: Architects Experience Exclusive
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: Room 21
  • Session: WORKSHOP 9
Discover the advantages of an insulated metal roof including panel characteristics, design considerations, and thermal performance. This program will cover functional aspects including control layers, and installation process. Code compliance including thermal efficiencies, wind uplift and continuous installation to the building envelope. Understanding the management of air and moisture between... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Greg Lusty
Vice President, Sales
All Weather Insulated Panels
Track(s)
Paid Workshop
  • 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, 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, 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...
Speaker(s)
Brian Rodgers, Sr.
Senior Application Engineer
Formtek, Inc.
Chuck Summerhill
TEKFAB Inc.
Paul Williams
Speaker
Hill Engineering
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

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. The speaker will cover the current state and outlook for construction project types, materials... ...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 - 12:20 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
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, 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
  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
Speaker(s)
Rob Sloyer
Director of Technical Services
Kast Construction
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. ...
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, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Location: Main Theater Super Sessions
The pool of experienced talent in construction has dwindled. Baby Boomers are retiring and COVID-19 has and will continue to take a toll on the construction workforce. Plus, as project owners and developers become more diverse, they expect to see diversity in the firms they hire.  Join Julie as she presents... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Julie Negovan, ESQ.
Counselor
Griesing Law
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • Location: Solar Center
Solar photovoltaics (PV) has been a rapidly growing energy sector in the U.S. and globally, with strong growth forecasted for the foreseeable future.  In addition to its environmental benefits, solar PV is a sound investment, providing carbon-free electricity at lower costs than fossil fuels.  As important as the solar PV panels... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Andy Williams, P.E.
Director of Technical Support
MCA - Metal Construction Association
Bob Zabcik, P.E., LEED AP
Z-tech Consulting, Inc.
Dustin Haddock
Vice President of Research and Development
S-5!
Lee Ann Slattery
Sales Support Manager
ATAS International Inc.
Mark Gies
Director of Solar Business
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Session: WORKSHOP 13
Metal Building Structures are highly engineered, optimized structures, with virtually all elements of the building structure working as an integral system to meet the strength and serviceability requirements for the project. Metal building systems are most vulnerable to collapse during erection, when all components are not yet installed. Temporary bracing... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Keith Wentworth
Vice President
Dutton & Garfield Inc.
Tim Seyler
President
S&S Structures, Inc.
Track(s)
Paid Workshop

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)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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, 2:00 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, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
In this session we will discuss various aspects of encouraging your company to implement new technology and innovations into your business, especially if you work with a company that is wary of technology.  Join Rob Sloyer as he shows you how construction tech can help you advance your career, and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Rob Sloyer
Director of Technical Services
Kast Construction
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Location: Solar Center
There are special considerations when it comes to solar PV mounting in challenging environments. These environments include those geographies subject to snowfall or high winds (or combinations of those elements). Most PV mounting failures occur in both of those environments. In either case, there is a good degree of scientific... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dustin Haddock
Vice President of Research and Development
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: Business Development Learning Center
Are you finding yourself too busy to plan the next big moves in your business? If you have been working so hard that you have no time to think ahead, this session is for you.  Every year your business has an opportunity to learn from the past and make strategic moves... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Danny Kerr
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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

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

  • Location: Main Theater Super Sessions
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 this past year.  In... ...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)
Heidi Ellsworth
Partner
RoofersCoffeeShop
Lee Ann Slattery
Sales Support Manager
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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, LEED AP BD+C, CSI CDT
Product Representative
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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

Friday, October 08, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Location: Solar Center
As solar mounting technologies evolve to improve installation efficiencies and reduce material and labor costs, some developers and installers on the job site often find it daunting to keep abreast of changing technologies and adapt their operating procedures accordingly. This seems evident by phobias some people have about rail-less PV... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Mark Gies
Director of Solar Business
S-5!
Track(s)

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

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
Discover how diverse technical manufacturers from the aluminum industry to commercial vehicle components and from gypsum board to food products are eliminating injuries through a unique workplace safety culture development system. Proven effective over more than 10 years of development by Workplace Learning System, this approach to safety culture through... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Joe Wheatley
Managing Partner
Workplace Learning System
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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
  • 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, P.E., LEED AP
Z-tech Consulting, Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

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

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
This session discusses the risks of market disruptors and how a company can not only protect itself from competition, pricing, increased cost of workforce, and cultural changes, but become a healthy disruptor in their own industry. We’ll focus on proactive disruption that puts the company at the front of their... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Adam Clark
Chief Operating Officer
Best Buy Metals
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration
  • 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)
Mark MacDonald
Sales & Market Development Manager
Sherwin Williams
Phillippe Laplante
Director of Sales - Residential
Ideal Roofing
Renee Ramey
Executive Director
Metal Roofing Alliance
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration