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Invitation
Developed by industry experts in their field, IGMA is pleased to present the IGMA Educational Seminar for the benefit of continuing education for the industry. This two day seminar coincides with GlassBuild America and offers participants a ďDoís and DonítsĒ best practices approach for the manufacture of quality insulating glass units.  IGMA, a combined U.S and Canadian organization, is recognized as the worlds leading authority on the engineering and manufacture of insulating glass. Our international certification and testing programs are backed by over 30 years of industry expertise.

Find out what causes these occurrences and how to prevent them. Learn to determine whether failures are due to issues with manufacturing, glazing or installation.

BROCHURE
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tu
esday, September 11, 2012
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Morning Sessions

Introduction, Evaluation & Overview
Margaret Webb, IGMA

Glass Receiving, Cutting & Washing
Bill Briese, GED Integrated Solutions

Rigid Spacer/Muntins & Grids/Flexible Spacer Systems
Tracy Rogers, Edgetech IG
 

11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Code Update

Tom Culp, Birchpoint Consulting
 
1:00 - 5:30 p.m. Afternoon Sessions

Handling Coated Glass
Jeff Haberer, Cardinal IG

Desiccants/Desiccated Matrix
John Greenzweig, H.B. Fuller

Sealants
John Greenzweig, H.B. Fuller

Gas Filling
Mike Burk, Edgetech IG

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Morning Sessions

Glass & Glass Breakage
Chris Barry, Pilkington NA

Product Certification
Margaret Webb, IGMA

Glass Performance for Energy Efficient Fenestration
Panel Presentation
 

11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Dynamic Glazing Case Studies
Helen Sanders, SAGE Electrochromics
 
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Afternoon Sessions

Glazing Guidelines for Commercial & Residential IGUís
Bill Lingnell, Lingnell Consulting Services

Handling Glass Safety
Mike Burk, Edgetech IG

Forensic Investigations of IGU Failures
Bill Lingnell, Lingnell Consulting Services

Wrap-Up & Post Evaluation

REGISTRATION FEES
Full Event
Member - $400
NonMember - $600

Single Day
Member - $200
NonMember - $300

REGISTRATION FEES: EARLY BIRD RATE AUGUST 12, 2012
Registrations received after August 12, 2012 please add $150

HOTEL INFORMATION
Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

PLEASE MAKE YOUR ROOM RESERVATIONS DIRECTLY WITH THE HOTEL BY CALLING (855) 201-2606 OR (864) 208-2862

THIS IS THE HOST HOTEL FOR GLASS BUILD AMERICA http://www.glassbuildamerica.com/accomodations.htm

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations received at this office before August 21, 2012 will qualify for a refund less and administrative charge of $100.  CANCELLATIONS MADE AFTER AUGUST 21, 2012 WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

In the event the meeting fails to take place as scheduled or is interrupted and/or discontinued or access to the premises is prevented or interfered with by reason of any strike, lock-out, act of God, act of war, emergency declared by any government agency or for any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Alliance, the delegate releases the Alliance from all damages and agrees that the sole liability of the Alliance shall be to return each delegate registration fee paid, less a pro-rated share of costs committed by the Alliance.

ALL FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY AUGUST 21, 2012 TO REGISTER FOR THE EARLY BIRD RATE.

 

 

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