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Project Management Panelists Set for 2012 Glazing Executives Forum

WASHINGTON, DC (August 27, 2012)—The National Glass Association announced today its speaker lineup for the Project Management Panel at the 7th Annual NGA Glazing Executives Forum (GEF), being held September 13, 2012 in Las Vegas.

The following glazing professionals will participate in the “Project Management Trends and Applications” panel discussion:
Jeff Ricketts, Heinaman Contract Glazing
Jamie Davis, City Glass Company
Keith Burnham, Bagatelos Architectural Glass Systems, Inc.
Chris Lamb, Giroux Glass, Inc.

The lively and interactive session will explore trends in project management and how industry leaders are approaching this important discipline. The panel will be moderated by one of the foremost project management specialists in the world, Frank Ryle, PMP. Ryle is author of Keeping Score: Project Management for the Pros, a book and video unveiling a nine-step approach to project management. Frank's architectural and engineering background makes him uniquely qualified to lead the session, which is sure to be one of the highlights of this must-attend Forum.

“I’m very excited and honored to lead this session with such a distinguished group of professionals,” said Ryle. “GEF attendees are going to hear a wide range of unique perspectives on project management, and I have no doubt they’ll come away with a number of great ideas for doing their jobs better going forward.”

The NGA’s 7th Annual Glazing Executives Forum, presented by the NGA Architectural Glazing Committee and held in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window, and Door Expo®, will take place on Thursday, September 13, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The program was created by and for owners, presidents, CEOs and senior managers in the North American glazing and architectural glass industry to help build enduring relationships and to provide a collegial forum for collaboration on common challenges. The day-long event features dynamic and informative speakers, peer-to-peer sharing, and fresh updates on challenging topics impacting the industry. It has become the most important annual networking opportunity for leaders of the glazing industry.

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