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MAR 2018

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76 MARCH 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Show News 2018 RCI International Convention RCI, Inc. is an international nonprofit association of professionals who specialize in roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall specification and design. From sprayed polyurethane foam to cedar shakes, from parking garages to air barriers, RCI has a member expert for every type of roof, exterior wall, or waterproofing issue in the world today. RCI's premier annual event features more than 25 hours of educational seminars, live product demonstrations, and a two‐day trade show with more than 130 exhibi- tors. e event will take place March 22‒27, 2018, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. e keynote speech will take place Saturday, March 24, 1:30‒3:15 p.m., which will be given by Gary Heil, leadership expert. Education programs start on Saturday; they include "Performance Influence: Roofing Assemblies' Interface With Decks" from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m., and "Floodproofing New York: e City's Response to Superstorm Sandy" from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. On Sunday, March 24, sessions include "Assessing Concrete Moisture in Unconditioned Environments" from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and "Know Your Code Requirements!" from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. On Monday, March 26, sessions include "Roof Drainage Design, Roof Collapses and the Codes" from 8:45 to 10:15 a.m., "New Tool to Design Above-Grade Walls for National Building Code of Canada" from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., "Introducing Architecture Students to the Building Envelope" from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m., and "Climate Change Adaptation Technologies for Roofing" from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Exhibitors include the Air Barrier Association of America, American WeatherStar, BASF Corp., Carlisle Construction Materials, CertainTeed Corp., Firestone Building Products, GAF Materials Corp., Gardner-Gibson/ APOC, Henry Company, IR Analyzers/ Vector Mapping, Karnak Corp., Kemper System America, Leading Edge Systems, Momentive Performance Materials, National Coatings Corporation, National Roofing Contractors Association, NEOGARD, Polyglass USA, Polyguard Products, PROSOCO, Royal Adhesives & Sealants, Sika Corporation, SOPREMA, Sto Corp., Uniflex Fluid Applied Roof Systems, and Western Colloid. ey will be available Saturday, March 24, 3:15‒7:15 p.m. and Sunday, March 25, 8:45 a.m.‒12:00 p.m. For more information, contact: www.rci-online.org CORROSION 2018 NACE International 's annual CORROSION Conference and Expo will take place this year at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, from April 15 to 19, 2018. CORROSION is the world 's largest corrosion conference and exposition, and it's coming to the Southwest! Each year, CORROSION welcomes more than 6,000 corrosion engineers, scientists, researchers, techni- cians, asset ow ners, inspectors, and other professionals from more than 60 countries across the world. T his comprehensive conference is packed w ith technical education and knowledge exchange, along w ith opportunities to connect w ith indus- tr y experts and peers focused on the prevention and mitigation of corro- sion worldw ide. Sessions throughout the week include: • "Water Forum" at 1‒5 p.m. in room 227 A on Monday, April 16 • The keynote address, which will be given by Commander Mike Abrashoff, at 8‒9 a.m. in room 120 B-D on Tuesday, April 17 • "Coating Asset Management: The State of the Industry Forum" at 10 a.m.‒12 p.m. in room 121 A-C on Tuesday, April 17 • "How to Be an Author" presenta- tion at 3:30‒5 p.m. in the Orange Theater on the show f loor on Tuesday, April 17 • CoatingsPro's Contractor Awards Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.‒1 p.m. in the Orange Theater on the show floor on Wednesday, April 18 • Coatings 101 presentation at 10:30 a.m.‒12 p.m. and 1:30‒3 p.m. in the Green Theater on the show floor on Wednesday, April 18 e exhibit hall will be open Monday, April 16, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, April 17 and 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and ursday, April 19, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon. Exhibitors include 3M, Abrasives Inc., Carboline Company, CHLOR*RID, Clemco Industries Corp., Dampney Co., DeFelsko Corporation, Dehumidification Technologies, Denso North America, Elcometer, GMA Garnet Group, Greenman-Pedersen, Hempel, HoldTight, International Paint, IUPAT, Jotun Paints, KTA-Tator, Mascoat, MONTI Tools, Montipower, Polyguard, PPG, RBW Enterprises, Rhino Linings, Sauereisen, Sherwin-Williams, Specialty Products Inc., Sponge-Jet, Tinker & Rasor, Tnemec, TruQC, W Abrasives, and Wasser Coatings. For more information, contact: www.nacecorrosion.org CP Winter Wonders

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