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Preliminary Schedule (times and schedule subject to change)

(As of Jun 6, 2014)

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

First Time Attendee/New Member Orientation

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Exhibitor Set-up

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Welcome / Opening Remarks

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

The Future of the Green Building Initiative
Jerry Yudelson, PE LEED Fellow, President of the Green Building Initiative

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Break/Tabletop Displays
Sponsored by Lorient North America

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

What is a Mullion? How are Mulled Assemblies Tested and Rated Per Hallmark Certification?

Dan Johnson, Interteck/Architectural Testing

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Latest Developments in Scanning Technology
Robert Slater, Vice President of Building Automation & Solid Wood Systems, Stiles Machinery

 

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

A Forecast of Fenestration Replacement: Challenge or Opportunity
Jim Snyder, Consultant

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Understanding ASCE 7-10 Wind Design for Building Code Compliance & Using the 0.6 Multiplier
Eric Stafford, PE, Principal, T.E. Stafford & Associates

6:00 pm -

Opening Networking Event - Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds at PNC Park
The group will walk over to PNC Park from the hotel lobby at 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Stiles Machinery

 

 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Tour of Kop-Coat, Inc. Laboratories

Buses depart promptly at 8:30 am

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Where has NAFS been adopted in Canada and Is It Being Enforced?
Jeff Baker, Technical Director, WESTLAB

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Characterizing and Optimizing the Energy Performance of Façade Systems

Luis Fernandes, Window and Building Envelope Materials Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Break/Tabletop Displays
Sponsored by HOPPE North America

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A Review and Study of Thermal Stress Conditions in Glass

Bill Lingnell, Engineering Consultant, IGMA

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

EPA's Lead Paint Rule - What's Happening Now and What's to Come
Mike Wilson,Environmental Protection Specialist, EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics & EPA's Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Kop-Coat, Inc.

6:30 pm

Dinner (On your own)

 

 

Thursday, June 19, 2014

7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00 am – 9:00 am

2014 Trends: A Focus on Sustainability to Drive Building Product Manufacturer Revenue
Heather Gadonniex, Director of Business Development Built Environment, PE International

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Break/Tabletop Displays
Sponsored by HOPPE North America

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Breakout Session – Exterior Product EPD Development
Jeff Inks, VP of Code & Regulatory Affairs, WDMA

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Breakout Session – Architectural Door EPD Development
Jeff Lowinski, VP of Technical Services, WDMA

10:30 am - 11:00 am

EPA Development Discussion Wrap up and Closing Remarks

 

 

 


 


 

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