Register Now for the FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit
Registration is now open for the highly anticipated Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) FENBC Region Technical Summit, set to take place on October 18th at the Northview Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC. Mark your calendars and secure your spot for this knowledge-packed event that promises the latest insights and networking opportunities.
A Regionally-Focused Agenda
The FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit is tailor-made for the province, offering regionally-specific sessions that cater to the unique interests and challenges faced by industry professionals in British Columbia. This one-day summit will serve as a valuable platform for sharing industry updates and fostering connections within a friendly networking environment.
Residential and Commercial Insights
The event’s agenda is divided into two tracks to ensure relevance for both residential and commercial segments. In the residential track, attendees can look forward to a presentation titled, “Enclosure Mitigation Considerations for Wildfires.” Meanwhile, the commercial track will feature a panel discussion on “Bird-friendly Glazing, Designs and Standards.”
Dive Deeper into Industry Matters
In addition to the core sessions, the summit will address crucial industry topics, including:
- Strategies for Recruitment and Retention in the Face of Workforce Challenges
- Embracing Sustainability: Insights on Embodied Carbon and Environmental Requirements
- Enhancing Acoustic Performance: Navigating Requirements and Product Testing
Codes Talkers Panel Discussion
A highlight of the event will be the “Codes Talkers” panel discussion, delving into critical residential and commercial challenges related to building codes. Notable experts like Jun’ichi Jensen from the Ministry of Housing and Neil Norris from RDH Building Science will be on hand to answer code-related queries.
Dave Goldsmith, Senior Code and Compliance Engineer at Ply Gem Canada, will also share insights on a National Building Code operable windows code change request concerning fall prevention. Furthermore, Jeff Baker, Engineer at WESTLab, will provide an Energy Code update on a national scale.
Continuing a Legacy of Excellence
Building on the legacy of excellence, the event will pay tribute to Zana Gordon, the former executive director of FENBC, who retired last year.
Secure Your Spot for an Insightful Day
Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to gain industry knowledge, connect with peers, and contribute to your professional growth. Register now to secure your place at the FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit.
Unlocking Insights Comes at a Price
The registration fee, which includes 5% GST, is as follows:
- FGIA Members: $288.75 CAD
- Non-Members: $577.50 CAD
Secure your spot and register now to be part of this transformative event. Stay tuned for the final schedule, which will be published in the coming weeks.
Source: FGIAonline.org with additional information added by Apazone