The conference will be held September 18-22 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago.
During the session, Buford will provide attendees with an introduction to blast design criteria based on the Department of Defense's standards and will illustrates the change that affect the fenestration industry in the 2012 updated version.
"The best technical minds in the glass and glazing industry come together in September at GANA's Fall Conference in Chicago," says GANA president Jay Phillips of Guardian Industries Corp. "These working meetings define our industry standards and provide recommendations for the appropriate use of glass to the design and construction communities. Many critical issues will be discussed, including the appropriate glass for balconies, realistic daylighting recommendations, lifecycle analysis of glass products and defending the use of glass and glazing in commercial buildings. By attending Fall Conference, you help shape our industry and ensure your interests are heard."