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2016 RCI Convention and Trade Show | March 10-15, 2016 | Orlando, FL

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31st RCI International Convention and Trade Show
March 10-15, 2016 | Rosen Shingle Creek Resort | Orlando, FL

Speakers and Educational Programs:


Friday, March 11

  • Auxiliary Seminar: Litigation Support Services for Building Envelope Experts
    Kami Farahmandpour, PE, FRCI, FNAFE, RRC, RWC, REWC, CCS, CCCA - Building Technology Consultants, PC, Arlington Heights, IL
    Josh M. Leavitt - Much Shelist, P.C., Chicago, IL
  • Auxiliary Seminar: The Future of the High Velocity Hurricane Zone… Built on a Foundation of Performance
    Michael L. Goolsby, RRC, CDT, LEED BD+C, CBO - Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Miami, FL
    Eduardo Fernandez, CBO, CGC, PX, BN - Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Miami, FL


Saturday, March 12

  • Designing and Building Resilient Wall Systems With Engineered Rainscreen Products
    Laverne Dalgleish – Building Enclosure Moisture Management Institute, Winnipeg, MB
  • Curtain Wall Laboratory Mock-Up Testing: The Who, What, When, Why, and How
    Amy Peevey, REWC, RRO, PE – Building Exterior Solutions, LLC, Houston, TX
  • Moisture Migration: Causes and Cures
    Brian P. Chamberlain – Carlisle Construction Materials, Carlisle, PA
  • Precast Concrete Construction: From Pitfalls to High Performance
    Brian Hubbs, PEng – RDH Building Engineering, Ltd., Vancouver, BC
  • Roof Fasteners for Metal Deck Roofing Systems: Energy Impact On Reroofing and Recover Scenarios
    Ravi Srinivasan, CEM, LEED AP, GGP – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Rupesh Gulati, RRC, RWC, REWC, RBEC, AIA, LEED AP – Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Nonpresenting coauthor: Sasikant Suddapalli
  • Avoiding Common Oversights in Design and Construction of Mid-Rise Wood-Framed Buildings
    Stephen Mayhew, PE – Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. – Minneapolis, MN
    Nonpresenting coauthor: Brian Pashina, PE

Sunday, March 13

  • Professional Liability Claims
    Byron Spencer – Norman-Spencer, Lombard, IL
    Gretchen McAlinden – Norman-Spencer, Lombard, IL
    Kevin Ottley – Commercial Insurance Partners, Inc. & Lloyd's of London, Chicago , IL
  • Three Construction Processes Critical to Success
    Ben T. Hixson, CCS, CCCA, CIT – Hixson Consultants, Inc., Alabaster, AL
  • Technical Innovation Case Study
    Bill Conley, RWC – Conley Group, Inc., Irving, TX
    Gary Williams – Conley Group, Inc., Irving, TX
  • Condensation in Wall Assemblies: Can Vapor Diffusion Through Highly Permeable Air Barriers Increase the Risk?
    Jean–François Côté – Soprema, Inc., Drummondville, QC
  • Hurricane Coastline: Lessons Learned During Sliding Glass Door Replacement and Concrete Balcony Repairs
    John C. Wylie, EI – Construction Science and Engineering, Inc., Westminster, SC
  • Building Envelope Commissioning: From Schematic Design to Successful Operation
    Colin Murphy, FRCI, RRC, LEED AP BD+C, PRA – Trinity | ERD, Seattle, WA
    Darbi Krumpos – Trinity | ERD, Seattle, WA


Monday, March 14


  • Adding Air Barrier and Thermal Improvements to Existing Facilities
    Brian H. Neely, AIA, CDT, BECxPSM – Gale Associates, Inc., Weymouth, MA
  • ASTM in the Real World
    Todd Mikkelson – The RM Group, LLC – Mound, MN
  • Solving the Condensation Crisis: Lessons Learned and Repair Strategies
    Matthew J. Innocenzi, RBEC, PE – WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Manassas, VA
    Carly Wagner, PE – WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    Nonpresenting coauthor: Patricia Aguirre, REWC, PE
  • Recent Developments in Below–Grade and Plaza Waterproofing Systems
    Paul Buccellato, RWC, REWC, FASTM, AIA  – Henshell & Buccellato, Consulting Architects, Shrewsbury, NJ
    Nonpresenting coauthor: Justin Henshell, FAIA, FASTM
  • The Effect of Temperature on Insulation Performance: Considerations for Optimizing Wall and Roof Designs
    Graham Finch, PEng – RDH Building Engineering, Ltd., Vancouver, BC
    Christopher Schumacher – Building Science Consulting, Inc., Waterloo, ON
    Nonpresenting coauthor: Lorne Ricketts, EIT, and John Straube, PEng
  • Improving Roof Reliability: Lessons From Wind Damage Reports
    Keith Roberts, CEng, MICE, MIStructE – Roberts Consulting, Abingdon, Oxon, UK
  • Chasing Air
    Monroe Fritz – TSI Energy Solutions, Carmel, IN
  • Windows and Doors: How to Do It Right and Still Get It Wrong
    Steven Gleason, PE  – Liberty Building Forensics Group, Atlanta, GA
    Charles Allen, AIA – Liberty Building Forensics Group, Orlando, FL
  • SPRI Roof System Listing Service Program
    Mike Ennis, RRC – SPRI, Inc., Renoldsburgh, OH
  • Concrete Deck Moisture Issues: Causes and Preventative Measures
    Joseph Schwetz – Sika Corporation, Canton, MA
    Stephen Condren, PE – Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc., Waltham, MA
    Nonpresenting coauthor: Stanley Graveline, PE
  • Integrated Wall Retrofit Solutions for Commercial Buildings' Existing Masonry Construction
    André Desjarlais, FASTM – Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
    Amy Wylie – Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Testing and Results of Severe Hail Exposure
    Daniel Brown – FM Approvals, LLC, Norwood, MA
    Daniel Boardman, PE – FM Approvals, LLC, Norwood, MA

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