Agenda

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

  • Wednesday January 5, 2022
  • Thursday January 6, 2022
  • Friday January 7, 2022
  • All Locations
  • Grand Ballroom AB Registration Desk (Foyer)
  • Grand Ballroom AB
02:00 PM - 05:00 PMExhibitor Move-In | Establecimiento de Exhibidores
02:00 PM - 05:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración
02:00 PM - 05:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración
02:00 PM - 05:00 PMExhibitor Move-In | Establecimiento de Exhibidores
  • All Locations
  • Grand Ballroom AB Registration Desk (Foyer)
  • Grand Ballroom AB
  • Salon 5/6
07:00 AM - 06:30 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración
08:00 AM - 08:30 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Welcome and Overview

For the first time in the Southeast region, attendees will benefit from two full days of educational seminars and an exhibition floor that showcases the latest architectural glass industry products and services. Begin your educational program with a warm welcome and hear what the next two-days of learning will look like. Submerge yourself in industry matters and jump-start your day diving into all that the inaugural, Glass Expo Southeast™ has to offer.

08:00 AM - 01:00 PMExhibitor Move-in | Establecimiento de Exhibidores
08:30 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Glass and Glazing Industry Outlook for the Southeast By Nick St. DenisDirector of Research, Key Media & Research
Nick St. Denis
Director of Research
Key Media & Research

This session provides recent industry-specific research and provides up-to-date information on the region’s economic standing. The expert speaker will provide a forecast of what the region can expect in commercial and residential glass and metal industries and what to anticipate as a result of market shifts. Learn what these shifts mean for current and future business moves you might wish to make. Special emphasis will be placed on the southeast.

09:15 AM - 10:15 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Glazing System Delegated Design (AIA Credits: 1 LU HSW) By Stewart JeskeFounder and President, JEI Structural Engineering
Stewart Jeske
Founder and President
JEI Structural Engineering

Delegated design of glazing systems requires understanding of architectural intent, building structural movement, manufactured system limitations, design loads and methods. Architects, engineers and contractors should be aware of essential key design requirements to know what to look for and approve in delegated design submittals for curtain wall, storefront and other glazing systems.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Understanding Glass Railing Codes, Specs and Materials (AIA Credits: 1 HSW CEU) By Mark JacobsonMarket Manager - North America, Kuraray America, Inc.
Mark Jacobson
Market Manager – NA
Kuraray America, Inc.

Mark Jacobson is the Market Manager in North America for Trosifol® interlayers from Kuraray. He has been involved in the laminated glass industry for the last 10 years focusing on architectural applications and the photovoltaic industry. Jacobson provides training for architects, designers, engineers, and contractors on laminated glass. He also serves on ASTM and GANA committees for glazing. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and worked for DuPont for over 35 years prior to his 4 years with Kuraray.

11:45 AM - 12:45 PMEducaitonal Program | Programa Educacional: The ABC’s of the Glass Business (Lunch Session) By Lyle HillManaging Director, Keytech North America and Glass.com
Lyle Hil
Managing Director
Keytech North America and Glass.com

Enjoy your lunch over life lessons and laughter. Like the alphabet, there will be 26 key business tips to take away. In this interactive session, attendees will receive a fast-paced overview of the most important things to know about the glass business. This fun presentation is essential for any owner or executive with a desire to run a successful glass business of any type.

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: C-Suite Changes Coming in the Contract Glazing Industry By Attila ArianPresident, Schuco USA LLLP
Attila Arian
President
Schuco USA LLLP

Disruptive trends that will change how the contract glazing industry obtains, bids and executes work. This session, led by two of the most knowledgeable authorities in the contract glazing business, will discuss the developing changes in channels to market, customer base changes and more. A not-to-be missed session due to the importance of the subject.

02:00 PM - 06:30 PMGlass Expo Southeast™ Show Floor Open
04:00 PM - 06:00 PMWelcoming Cocktail Party on Show Floor | Cóctel de Bienvenida en el Piso del Evento
07:00 AM - 06:30 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración
08:00 AM - 01:00 PMExhibitor Move-in | Establecimiento de Exhibidores
02:00 PM - 06:30 PMGlass Expo Southeast™ Show Floor Open
04:00 PM - 06:00 PMWelcoming Cocktail Party on Show Floor | Cóctel de Bienvenida en el Piso del Evento
08:00 AM - 08:30 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Welcome and Overview

For the first time in the Southeast region, attendees will benefit from two full days of educational seminars and an exhibition floor that showcases the latest architectural glass industry products and services. Begin your educational program with a warm welcome and hear what the next two-days of learning will look like. Submerge yourself in industry matters and jump-start your day diving into all that the inaugural, Glass Expo Southeast™ has to offer.

08:30 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Glass and Glazing Industry Outlook for the Southeast By Nick St. DenisDirector of Research, Key Media & Research
Nick St. Denis
Director of Research
Key Media & Research

This session provides recent industry-specific research and provides up-to-date information on the region’s economic standing. The expert speaker will provide a forecast of what the region can expect in commercial and residential glass and metal industries and what to anticipate as a result of market shifts. Learn what these shifts mean for current and future business moves you might wish to make. Special emphasis will be placed on the southeast.

09:15 AM - 10:15 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Glazing System Delegated Design (AIA Credits: 1 LU HSW) By Stewart JeskeFounder and President, JEI Structural Engineering
Stewart Jeske
Founder and President
JEI Structural Engineering

Delegated design of glazing systems requires understanding of architectural intent, building structural movement, manufactured system limitations, design loads and methods. Architects, engineers and contractors should be aware of essential key design requirements to know what to look for and approve in delegated design submittals for curtain wall, storefront and other glazing systems.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Understanding Glass Railing Codes, Specs and Materials (AIA Credits: 1 HSW CEU) By Mark JacobsonMarket Manager - North America, Kuraray America, Inc.
Mark Jacobson
Market Manager – NA
Kuraray America, Inc.

Mark Jacobson is the Market Manager in North America for Trosifol® interlayers from Kuraray. He has been involved in the laminated glass industry for the last 10 years focusing on architectural applications and the photovoltaic industry. Jacobson provides training for architects, designers, engineers, and contractors on laminated glass. He also serves on ASTM and GANA committees for glazing. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and worked for DuPont for over 35 years prior to his 4 years with Kuraray.

11:45 AM - 12:45 PMEducaitonal Program | Programa Educacional: The ABC’s of the Glass Business (Lunch Session) By Lyle HillManaging Director, Keytech North America and Glass.com
Lyle Hil
Managing Director
Keytech North America and Glass.com

Enjoy your lunch over life lessons and laughter. Like the alphabet, there will be 26 key business tips to take away. In this interactive session, attendees will receive a fast-paced overview of the most important things to know about the glass business. This fun presentation is essential for any owner or executive with a desire to run a successful glass business of any type.

01:00 PM - 02:00 PMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: C-Suite Changes Coming in the Contract Glazing Industry By Attila ArianPresident, Schuco USA LLLP
Attila Arian
President
Schuco USA LLLP

Disruptive trends that will change how the contract glazing industry obtains, bids and executes work. This session, led by two of the most knowledgeable authorities in the contract glazing business, will discuss the developing changes in channels to market, customer base changes and more. A not-to-be missed session due to the importance of the subject.

  • All Locations
  • Grand Ballroom AB Registration Desk (Foyer)
  • Grand Ballroom AB
  • Salon 5/6
07:00 AM - 02:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración
08:00 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Glass Handling and Storage Strategies that Save Money By PanelistsRepresentatives from top industry suppliers, including Protectapeel, Quatrolifts and Woods Powr-Grip

There’s never been a session quite like this one. Our team of experts will explain the best ways to move and store glass , common mistakes and how to avoid them, as well as providing an emphasis on the movement and storage of jumbo glass lites. While use of jumbo glass increases, many shops shy away from it because they are unsure how to handle, store and move it. This seminar will give you the tools to do jumbo jobs.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Make Hardware Your Next Easy Profit By Mary HestorDirector, Banner Solutions
Mary Hester
Director
Banner Solutions

One surefire way to increase your return on a job is making wise selections when it comes to hardware. While often not understood fully, hardware is one the most profitable glazing system components. This session will help educate on the various types of hardware to select from and to expand the potential profit margins on both jobs and your business as a whole. Learn commonly used types of hardware in glass and metal applications and find details to look for and to avoid.

10:00 AM - 02:00 PMGlass Expo Southeast™ Show Floor Open
02:00 PM - 06:00 PMExhibitor Move-out | Desinstalación de Exhibidores
07:00 AM - 02:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración
10:00 AM - 02:00 PMGlass Expo Southeast™ Show Floor Open
02:00 PM - 06:00 PMExhibitor Move-out | Desinstalación de Exhibidores
08:00 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Glass Handling and Storage Strategies that Save Money By PanelistsRepresentatives from top industry suppliers, including Protectapeel, Quatrolifts and Woods Powr-Grip

There’s never been a session quite like this one. Our team of experts will explain the best ways to move and store glass , common mistakes and how to avoid them, as well as providing an emphasis on the movement and storage of jumbo glass lites. While use of jumbo glass increases, many shops shy away from it because they are unsure how to handle, store and move it. This seminar will give you the tools to do jumbo jobs.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Program | Programa Educacional: Make Hardware Your Next Easy Profit By Mary HestorDirector, Banner Solutions
Mary Hester
Director
Banner Solutions

One surefire way to increase your return on a job is making wise selections when it comes to hardware. While often not understood fully, hardware is one the most profitable glazing system components. This session will help educate on the various types of hardware to select from and to expand the potential profit margins on both jobs and your business as a whole. Learn commonly used types of hardware in glass and metal applications and find details to look for and to avoid.