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Architectural Glazing Committee Roster

Michael Albert
S. Albert Glass Co., Inc.
Robert Brown
Brown’s Glass
Bryan Bush
City Glass Co.
Anthony Callas
Heinaman Contract Glazing
Peter Chojnacki
FabTech LLC
Chris Fenwick
Kawneer Co., Inc.
Rick Hamlin
Cupples, Inc.
Troy Hein
YKK AP America, Inc.
John Heinaman
Heinaman Contract Glazing
Tom Howhannesian
Heinaman Contract Glazing
Courtney Little
ACE Glass
Construction Corp.
Kevin McMahon
K-Man Glass Corp.
Max Perilstein
Sole Source Consultants
Henry Taylor
Kawneer
Rodney Van Buskirk
Bacon & Van Buskirk Glass Co., Inc.
Brad Voreis
Glass Doctor Corporate

EDUCATION & TRAINING:
GLAZING EXECUTIVES FORUM

NGA Glazing Executives Forum
September 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV

Registration Coming Soon!

Learn the latest trends shaping the future of our industry and most importantly your business! Hear from top industry leaders in a full day “can’t miss” program that will cover hot topics, real world strategies and best practices to propel your business forward. Network with industry peers, share challenges and success!

2014 Program

8:00 – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30am

Opening General Session: Industry Panel
Where is Glass Going? Future Innovation, Challenges and Opportunities from contract glazier, metals, glass, and engineering perspectives, including
your questions.

Photo of Rick HamlinModerator: Rick Hamlin, Cupples Inc.

Panelists:
Oliver Stepe, YKK AP America
Jay Phillips, Guardian Industries
Contract Glazier
Engineering Co.
 

10:30 – 10:45am Break & Networking
10:45 – 11:30am

Solving the Most Difficult Operational Challenges
John Zahora, AGI Goldratt Institute

Applying their Theory of Constraints to the architectural glass industry, the Goldratt Institute (a leader in business performance consulting, training and implementation) will offer concrete ideas to use in
your company.
 

11:30am - 12:00pm Peer-to Peer 1 (choose one)

A. Project Management Techniques
B. Making Your Bid Stand Out
C. Improving Project Costs
D. Field Installation Issues
 
12:00 – 1:30pm Lunch & Networking Exercise
1:30 – 2:15pm Breakout Session

A. Solving Operational Challenges (Goldratt Institute)
B. ASCE 7 & Wind Loads
C. Succession & Exit Planning
 
2:15 – 2:20pm Switch Breakout Rooms
2:20 – 2:50pm Peer-to-Peer 2

A. Project Management Techniques
B. Making Your Bid Stand Out
C. Improving Project Costs
D. Field Installation Issues
 
2:50 – 3:05pm Break & Networking
3:05 - 4:30pm

Closing General Session:
Architectural Glass Market Economic Forecast
Photo of Dr. Jeff DietrichDr. Jeff Dietrich, ITR Economics®

The latest financial trends shaping the future of our industry and most importantly your business!
 

5:00 – 6:00pm Networking Reception - Build a peer-to-peer
neworking group!

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Dow Corning

FMI Compensation Interactive

Pilkington North America

Program Contact

For more information on the 2014 Glazing Executives Forum program please contact the NGA at training@glass.org or at 866/342-5642 x182.

Sponsorship

For sponsorship information, see GEF Sponsor Levels and Benefits or contact Wayne Nelson at wnelson@glass.org or at 866/342-5642 x182.


For a look back at the 2013 Glazing Executives Forum, including Jeff Dietrich’s Industry Forecast slide presentation, click here.