This event has been scheduled to bring some winter warmth to attendees, occurring February 5-‐8, 2013 at the Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans in the heart of the French Quarter.
“We are very excited about this Annual Conference,” said Margaret Webb, IGMA Executive Director. “Our members have been looking forward to the best technical presentations and programming in a settng that always brings a smile. We will have a week filled with solid IG technology work, but mix in a bunch of networking fun, an IGMA AGM staple.”
Lunch presenta;ons offer a wide spectrum of topics for a1endees. Dr. Werner Wagner of Sika will present on European Gas Loss Tes.ng and Related Benefits in the first lunch presenta;on. The second day’s presentation is a virtual walkthrough of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory New Testing Facilities by Stephen Selkowitz, LBNL’s Department Head of Building Technologies, Environmental Energy Technologies Division. The third presenta;on will answer How is the Industry Faring? as presented by Michael Collins, Managing Director and partner of Chicago-‐based Building Industry Advisors, LLC. And did we men;on the President’s Masquerade Ball?
“IGMA will embrace the history and atmosphere of New Orleans in many unique ways,” said IGMA President Dave Cooper of Guardian Industries Corp. “One of the big draws for our Annual Conference is the city itself, naturally. IGMA has always had a signature style at our events to bring out the best networking opportunities for our members, along with a fun event. New Orleans will be no different. You’re just going to have to be there to understand.”
A discounted Early-‐Bird registration fee is available to all who register by January 6th. Registration for the event is now available online at the IGMA website at www.igmaonline.org.
IGMA is the trade association representing the interests of the industry not only in North America but worldwide. Our focus is on developing and advancing new technologies in the manufacture of insulating glass units through the development of codes and standards, topic industry publications, education, product certification and leading edge research.