GANA's Hard-working Committees Meet at GlassBuild America in September

GANA's Hard-working Committees Meet at GlassBuild America in September
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Industry volunteers gather for Fall Conference at the industry's largest trade show.

The Glass Association of North America (GANA), Topeka, KS, is bringing its Fall Conference to GlassBuild America in Atlanta for a first-time integration of its important committee work and presentations with the annual trade show where the industry gathers to meet and buy. 

The GANA Fall Conference runs concurrently with GlassBuild, Sept. 12-14 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The combination of the two events provides a larger audience and opportunities for new participation to address technical and advocacy priorities on behalf of members and the industry at large.  

"We encourage our peers to attend our joint Express Learning sessions and other Fall Conference opportunities," said Doug Schilling, GANA president. "The agenda includes ample time for our volunteer activities, plus time to visit exhibiting companies on the trade show floor to take advantage of all that GlassBuild America offers."

The boards of directors for GANA and the National Glass Association (NGA) will also jointly announce the outcome of the association combination talks during the GlassBuild America Opening Session on Tues., Sept. 12 at 8:00 am. The Opening Session, open to all attendees, features keynote speaker Cam Marston and includes a continental breakfast.

 GANA Fall Conference Agenda (To register, click here.)

 Tues., Sept. 12

 8:00am – 10:00am

GlassBuild America Opening Session with Keynote Speaker Cam Marston

 10:15am – 11:45am

Laminating Division
 11:45am – 12:30pm Protective Glazing Council

 12:45pm – 1:45pm

Joint networking lunch with NGA's Glazing Executives Forum attendees

 2:00pm – 2:50pm

GANA Express Learning sessions

 3:00pm – 4:30pm

GlassBuild America trade show floor
 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Joint networking reception with NGA's Glazing Executives Forum attendees
 Wed., Sept. 13  
 8:00am – 9:45am Decorative Division
 9:45am – 11:30am Insulating Division
 12:00pm – 12:50pm GANA Express Learning sessions
 1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch on GlassBuild America trade show floor
 2:00pm – 3:00pm Energy Division
 3:00pm – 5:00pm Membership Meeting
 5:00pm – 6:00pm
 Thurs., Sept. 14  
 8:00am – 9:00am Building Envelope Contractors Division
 9:00am – 11:00am  Tempering Division
 11:00am – 1:00pm Flat Glass Manufacturing Division
 1:00pm – 2:00pm
GlassBuild America closing party
 Fri., Sept. 15  
 8:00am – Noon Glazing Industry Code Committee (GICC)/Fire-Rated Glazing Council (FRGC) meetings
Separate registration required; open to members only.
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