March 26-27, 2019 | Norfolk, VA
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2019 ABAA Conference Schedule

Time Presentation Speaker(s) Room
08:15am – 08:30am Opening Remarks: ABAA Initiatives, Goals and Successes Russell Snow Exhibit Hall
08:30am – 10:00am Dynamic Exterior Wall Systems for Solid Masonry Walls in Humidified Buildings Vince Cammalleri Exhibit Hall
10:00am – 10:30am BREAK
10:30am – 11:30am Higher-Performing Building Envelopes: Where Do We Go From Here? Chris Mathis Exhibit Hall
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch & ABAA Awards Ceremony
5:00pm – 6:30pm Welcome Reception




Design Professionals


Testing & Inspection


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Attendees are not bound by specific tracks and can attend any presentation they are interested in.

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch

Lunch and coffee breaks are being provided on the third day of the conference (committee meeting day).

Time Committee Room Chair
8:00am – 9:00am Air Barrier Accessory Task Group Meeting Eppington Room – 4th Floor Jason Simmons & Andrea Wagner Watts
8:00am – 10:00am Research Committee Meeting Claremont Room – 4th Floor Andrew Dunlap & Sarah Flock
9:30am – 10:30am Transitions, Terminations and Flashings Task Group Meeting Eppington Room – 4th Floor Adam Ugliuzza & Craig Wetmore
10:30am – 11:30am Material Testing Methods Task Group Meeting Claremont Room – 4th Floor Jason Hoerter & Jason Simmons
11:00am – 12:00pm Marketing Committee Meeting Eppington Room – 4th Floor Craig Wetmore & Matt Nelson
12:30pm – 1:30pm Technical Committee Meeting Claremont Room – 4th Floor John Posenecker & Andrea Wagner Watts
12:30pm – 2:30pm Contractors Committee Meeting and Round Table Discussion on Bidding Air Barriers when there is No Transition Details Eppington Room – 4th Floor Matt Giambrone
3:00pm – 4:00pm Conference Committee Meeting Claremont Room – 4th Floor Len Anastasi & Craig Wetmore

MARCH 26-28

Course Length: 2.5 Days
(March 28th is a half-day of offsite hands-on training for Installers & Auditors)

Time Course Room Trainer
8:00am – 4:30pm Self Adhered and Fluid Applied Training Eppington – 4th Floor ABAA
8:00am – 4:30pm Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Training Brandon B – 4th Floor ABAA
8:00am – 4:30pm Field Auditor Training Brandon A – 4th Floor ABAA
March 27 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm QAP Administrator Training Brandon A – 4th Floor ABAA

WUFI® Workshop

MARCH 26-27, Norfolk, VA

Greenway Room on the 4th floor


WUFI® software, the industry standard for building envelope design and wall and roof analysis for heat/moisture control, is the most powerful computer modelling program available.  In this 2-day, hands-on workshop, Dr. Achilles Karagiozis and André Desjarlais demonstrate strategies on building envelope design with an emphasis on heat and moisture transfer through building components and assemblies.  You will run cases on your laptop.

For additional information or questions:

Jacqueline B. McNabb
National Building Science Corp.