METALCON 2022 EDUCATION

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!

WORKSHOPS

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.

Select Criteria: Session Type = For Architects

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

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
Biophilic design, renewable energy, and repurposed materials.  Only one of these brings the word “metal” to mind.  But, a recent office addition to an industrial building in Indianapolis, Indiana has proven that metal is associated strongly with all three. Join Principal Architect Dan Brueggert and Principal Designer Eric Knott of... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dan Brueggert
Principal
CSO, Inc.
Eric Knott
Principal
CSO, Inc.
For Architects

Wednesday, October 12, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Insulated metal panels (IMPs) provide superior insulating properties and can be installed quickly. They attribute to the thermal comfort of a building's occupants not only upon completion, but even during construction. Using IMPs as a barrier back up wall system incorporates water, air, thermal, and vapor control as an all-in-one wall,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Robert Antal
Insulated Panel Manager
ATAS International Inc.
For Architects

Wednesday, October 12, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
We will discuss the benefits of infrared (IR)reflective pigments that are used to cool buildings with less energy, as well as polychromatic pigments that color shift in changing light to create dynamic exteriors. Topics will also include sustainability advantages of newer pigment innovations. Learning Objectives Brief overview of urban heat islands Introduction of... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
David Story
Chief Stylist and Manager
PPG Industries
Gary Edgar
Specifications Manager
PPG Industries
For Architects

Wednesday, October 12, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
Learn about polishing and finishing on stainless steel and how such processes increase stainless steel's aesthetic and long-term durability. At the end of the course, attendees will understand the nuances of polishing and finishing stainless steel and how to communicate such knowledge effectively in the marketplace.   Learning Objectives Learn what is metals... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Colton Karpus
CEO
Diamond Brite Metals, LLC
For Architects

Wednesday, October 12, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We’ve all heard the David and Goliath story: how a shepherd with a few shiny stones and a sling felled a much larger, more heavily armed opponent. In today’s design and development marketplace dominated by big names and disruptors, we’ve come to believe two assumptions: 1. Big players enjoy the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Karl Feldman
Senior Partner
Hinge Marketing
Tim Brandon
CEO
TBA Studio
For Architects

Thursday, October 13, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Now more than ever sustainability is a key aspect of current projects and future designs.  How does metal fit into the carbon neutral future?  The metal industry is working actively to answer the carbon neutral future.  Join us as a panel of experts discusses how metal is becoming more and... ...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.
Jinlong Marshall Wang
Sr. Manager, Sustainability
The Aluminum Association
For Architects

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

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
Everyone wants the best looking and functioning building façade. “The Devil’s in the MCM Details” takes a dive into the details of specifications and the specific drawing details for Metal Composite Material (MCM). The importance of implementing all these details helps hold down the project costs while creating a better... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jeff Henry
CEO & Co-Founder
CEI Materials
John Trifonoff
Vice President
East Coast Metal Systems
Tom Seitz
MCM
Metal Construction Association - MCA
Tyler Bruton, PE, SE
President
Claddtech Engineering, LLC
Zeke Miller
President
MillerClapperton
For Architects

Thursday, October 13, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
Air barriers are an integral part of energy code compliance for metal buildings. In fact, the two major energy codes in the United States, IECC and ASHRAE, both require metal buildings to have an air barrier, and for it to be indicated in drawings. However, much confusion remains about air... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Beals
District Manager
Therm-All
For Architects

Thursday, October 13, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Location: Architects Experience Learning Center
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is an important assessment tool to determine a building's impact on its environment across several impact categories such as global warming potential, fossil fuel consumption, eutrophication, acidification, etc.  Join esteemed Architect, Hafsa Burt, as she breaks down the Life cycle analysis of prefabricated projects with a... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Hafsa Burt
President
HB+A Architects
For Architects

Thursday, October 13, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description: This highly energized, interactive session guarantees design professionals will gain unique insights into the benefits of portable roll-forming and its unquestionable impact on efficiency, flexibility, and sustainability. We drill down to reveal a controversial comparative review of preformed standing seam metal panels versus today's portable roll-formed standing seam metal panels.... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Lori Reynolds Morrow
Architectural Project Manager
Sheffield Metals International
For Architects