Get the practical, solutions-oriented education on the key trends impacting the metal construction industry you can’t get anywhere else.  From best practices and industry insights, to tools, techniques and technical knowledge, your business will be well positioned to win in 2022, 2023 and beyond.

Learn from the top technical whizzes, business experts, design professionals, and industry insiders in metal construction today. From intensive pre-show workshops to FREE educational sessions conveniently located inside the exhibit hall, to inspiring Keynotes and beyond, METALCON has it all!


Maximize your METALCON experience!  In addition to the 25+ FREE sessions located in the Exhibit Hall, check out the in-depth, skill-building and life-saving workshops taking place Tuesday, October 11 (pre-show), through Thursday, October 13th.  Workshops are a la carte. Your Total Experience registration is included with your workshop registration.

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Wednesday, October 12, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Location: Room 135
Join Joe Lstiburek as he delves into the world of energy flow.  As the AEC industry significantly improves energy efficiency and moves on from traditional materials there are consequences that need to be addressed.  In the past, buildings constructed with traditional materials that got wet, readily dried, because drying is... more...
Joseph Lstiburek, Ph. D., ASHRAE Fellow
Building Sciences Corporation
Keynotes: Included with All Registrations

Wednesday, October 12, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Organizational leaders have been navigating uncertain times for over a year and many changes have occurred at an accelerated pace. As a result, leaders need to evaluate their leadership abilities to continue to successfully lead their organizations through this new era of uncertainty and constant flux. This engaging and interactive... more...
Dr. Melissa Furman
Career Potential
Keynotes: Included with All Registrations

Thursday, October 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Josef Newgarden discusses the inner workings of a professional Racing program and highlights lessons he’s learned regarding communication and teamwork on his path to the top tier of American Motorsports.     Registration includes access to all exhibits, education sessions on the showfloor, keynotes and networking events....
Josef Newgarden
Race Car Driver
Penske Racing
Keynotes: Included with All Registrations