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JAN 2019

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98 JANUARY 2019 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Show News International Roofing Expo e National Roofing Contractors Association (NRC A) is a respected trade association with the construction industry that gives voice to roofing professionals and provides infor- mation, education, technology, and advocacy. Founded in 1886, NRC A is a nonprofit association that represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and county, city, and state government agencies. e International Roofing Expo (IRE) will take place at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, February 11–13, 2019. Last year, IRE drew 10,076 attendees representing 62 countries, along with 467 exhibit- ing companies displaying a full gamut of products, value-added services, and innovate roofing materials and technologies. In addition to the full spectrum of business and recreational events, IRE allows attendees to make import- ant connections through a variety of networking opportunities. ese special events include the following: • Saturday, February 9, 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.: National Women in Roofing Education Day • Sunday, February 10, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: 10th Annual Community Service Day • Sunday, February 10, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: NRCA ROOFPAC Country Music Hall of Fame Extravaganza • Sunday, February 10, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: National Women in Roofing Mentoring & Networking Reception • Monday, February 11, 9:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.: Keynote Speaker – Jesse Itzler • Monday, February 11, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: LB | National Roofing Legal Resource Center Luncheon Program • Monday, February 11, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Welcome Party – Nashville Underground • Tuesday, February 12, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: NRCA Industry Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception IRE is more than just a trade show. In fact, the 2019 edition of the expo will make education a top priority. is year's conference program will offer 45 new sessions featuring brilliant speakers and fresh ideas. In addition, the following educational opportunities will be available on the show floor: e Roofing Institute – Sponsored by Johns Manville; exhibitor-presented seminars; the GAF Education Center; and exhibi- tor product clinics and education. For more information, contact: www.theroofingexpo.com SSPC 2019 Coatings+ e Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) is a professional nonprofit association for the industrial protective and marine coatings industry. Founded in 1950, SSPC focuses on the use of coatings to protect steel structures, such as bridges, ships, and water tanks, as well as structures built with concrete and composite materials. e associ- ation has several local chapters in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Europe that enables members to interact with local protective coatings industry decision makers. SSPC 2019 Coatings+ will occur from Monday, February 11, 2019, to ursday, February 14, 2019. e event, which will be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, will provide attendees with the opportu- nity to attend more than 30 technical committee meetings, hear from more than 100 speakers, and interact with more than 140 exhibitors. is year's Coatings+ conference and training programs provide topics that include surface preparation, coatings and application, project management, research, testing, and technology. Tracks include: • Monday, February 11, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Workshop: Basic Coatings Inspection Instrument Use • Monday, February 11, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Workshop: Coatings 101 • Tuesday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Workshop: Failure Panel • Tuesday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Nuclear (EPRI) • Tuesday, February 12, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Workshop: ESCAPE ROOM: Interactive Coating Failure Investigation • Tuesday, February 12, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Surface Preparation of Steel • Wednesday, February 13, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Mini Session: Maintenance Prioritization of Aging NASA Wind Tunnels • Wednesday, February 13, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Mini Session: Owner Consideration • Wednesday, February 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Bridge • Wednesday, February 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Fireproofing • Wednesday, February 13, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Workshop: Leadership Session • Wednesday, February 13, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Shipyard Ventilation For more information, contact: www.sspc2019.com CP Building It Better

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