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GlassBuild America world class seminars and educational programs

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To enhance your experience, GlassBuild America offers world class seminars and educational programs addressing the unique concerns of the glass window and door industries.

Glazing Executives Forum


September 12, 2011
Location: B311-314

Presented by: National Glass Association
Sponsored by: Carson & Coil, GTS Services, Guardian, YKK AP

The 6th Annual Glazing Executives Forum is a key program created for North American Company owners and key project managers - the leaders of the glazing industry - to help build enduring relationships and exchange information. 

Included in the registration is 3 day access to the GlassBuild America trade show floor.

GlassBuild America Welcome Reception and Wednesday Seminar tickets sold separately.

Window & Door Dealers Forum

September 13, 2011
Location: B311-314

Presented by: the Window & Door Dealers Alliance
Sponsored by: Infinity from Marvin, UPS, The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, NAPAC, FEN - TECH

The 2nd Annual Window & Door Dealers Forum is the national networking opportunity for independent dealers. It is a best practices program expressly created for North American company owners, presidents, CEO's and key managers of independent Window and Door Dealers.

Included in the registration is 3 day access to the GlassBuild America trade show floor.

GlassBuild America Welcome Reception and Wednesday Seminar tickets sold separately.

Architects Forum

September 13-14, 2011
Location: B404-407
AIA CEU Credits: 3

Presented by: National Glass Association, American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Georgia and Atlanta Chapters of the AIA and U.S. Green Building Council - GA Chapter
Sponsored by: Guardian, Petersen Aluminium

The Inaugural Architects Forum is an opportunity for Architects to learn more about the glass and glazing industry from industry experts and earn AIA credits. This forum includes tickets to the Wednesday Seminars.

Included in the registration is 3 day access to the GlassBuild America trade show floor.

GlassBuild America Welcome Reception tickets sold separately.



Seminar: Building Integrated Photovoltaic: It’s Not the Future, It’s the Now


September 14, 2011
8:30am - 10:30am
Location: B312
AIA CEU Credits: 3

Panel Moderator: Richard Voreis of Consulting Collaborative

Panelists: Steve Coonen, Photovoltaic Industry Consultant; Rick Hamlin, Trainor Glass; Eddie Bugg, Kawneer Company; Udi Paret, Pythagoras Solar; and Vikram Sami; Perkins+Will Architects; Matt Koch, Texas Center for Applied Technology (Texas A&M)

This popular seminar will look at the numerous applications of solar technology. An esteemed panel has to give attendees a sharp understanding of the solar products used in commercial glazing. Glazing subcontractors, architects and building product manufacturers who want an edge in understanding the real, practical applications of solar technology in new and retrofit construction, will learn about market trends, the challenges and opportunities, integration with curtain walls and other fenestration products and more.

Seminar: Trends in Decorative Glass


September 14, 2011
10:45am - 12:15pm
Location: B312
AIA CEU Credits: 3

Panel Moderator: Kris Vockler of ICD High Performance Coatings

Panelists: Patricia Linthicum Designer, former facade engineer; Mandy Marxen, Marketing Manager for Gardner and Dreamwalls; Stephen O'Hollaren, Sr. Architectural Manager at ICD and others

This seminar will cover trends in the fast growing and ever-changing Decorative Glass segment. Facilitated by Kris Vockler of ICD High Performance Coatings, attendees will learn the latest issues in Decorative Glass and its potential impact for their businesses. Session information will include the latest information on standards and products.

Seminar:Specifying Windows & Doors Using Performance Standards

September 14, 2011
10:45am - 12:15pm
Location: B314
AIA CEU Credits: 1

Speaker: Dean Lewis, AAMA Chief Engineer - Certification Programs

This seminar covers how the latest window and door standards, which are referenced by the I-codes, are used to specify window and door products.  Specifically, the session will include information on specifying appropriate performance levels by determining design wind loads as well as water penetration and air infiltration resistance requirements.  Additionally, special requirements for different window and door types as well as the AAMA short form specification will be discussed.

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