April 7-8, 2020 | Reston, VA
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2020 ABAA Conference Schedule


Time Presentation Speaker(s) Room
8:15am – 8:30am Opening Remarks: ABAA Initiatives, Goals and Successes

Message from Platinum Sponsor

Grand Ballroom
8:30am – 9:30am Detailing the Roof Air Barrier Brian Neely Grand Ballroom
9:30am – 10:00am BREAK
10:30am – 11:00am The Interface Adam Ugliuzza Grand Ballroom
11:00am – 11:45am ABAA Updates & ABAA Awards Ceremony Grand Ballroom
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch
Time Presentation Speaker(s) Room
1:00pm – 2:00pm Finding the Building Maker David Leslie Grand Ballroom
2:00pm – 2:30pm BREAK
2:30pm – 3:30pm Addressing the Air Barriers When Renovating Commercial Buildings Kevin Knight & Bryan M. Monahan Grand Ballroom
3:30pm – 4:00pm BREAK
4:00pm – 5:00pm Challenges with and Solutions for Fasteners through Exterior Air and Water Resistive Barriers Graham Finch Grand Ballroom
5:00pm – 5:45pm Welcome Reception
6:15pm – 8:30pm
Board Meet & Greet: American Tap Room






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

Time Presentation Speaker(s) Room
8:30am – 9:30am Repair of a Wellness Center Air Barrier Bruce Kaskel & Jennifer Schneider Grand Ballroom
8:30am – 9:30am To Scan or Not to Scan? Thermography is the Answer Melissa Payne Regency Ballroom
9:30am – 9:45am BREAK
9:45am – 10:45am Waterproofing as Part of the Continuous Air Barrier John Posenecker Grand Ballroom
9:45am – 10:45am The Key to a Successful Project: Preconstruction Building Enclosure Coordination Meetings Derek Ziese Regency Ballroom
10:45am – 11:00am BREAK
11:00am – 12:00pm Understanding Air Barrier Assembly Testing Theresa Weston & Andrea Wagner Watts Grand Ballroom
11:00am – 12:00pm Aluminum Curtain Wall and Windows Anthony Santocono Regency Ballroom
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
Time Presentation Speaker(s) Room
1:00pm – 2:00pm Finding Closure: Detailing Air/Water Barriers at Fenestration Rough Openings Brian Rose & Charles Ho Grand Ballroom
1:00pm – 2:00pm Demystifying Air Control: Performance Beyond Requirement Keith Nelson Regency Ballroom
2:00pm – 2:15pm BREAK
2:15pm – 3:15pm This Won’t Go Away – Mold In Office Buildings Timothy Mills Grand Ballroom
2:15pm – 3:15pm Marry Me? Wait, Wait, … Are We Compatible? Niall McCarra Regency Ballroom
3:15pm – 3:30pm BREAK
3:30pm – 4:30pm Future Ready Design Considerations for Building Enclosure Design Paul Totten & Mara Zotto Grand Ballroom

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

Time Committee Room Chair


Course Length: 2.5 Days
(April 9th is a half-day of offsite hands-on training for Installers & Auditors)

Time Course Room Trainer
8:00am – 5:00pm Self Adhered and Fluid Applied Training TBD ABAA
8:00am – 5:00pm Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Training TBD ABAA
8:00am – 4:30pm Field Auditor Training TBD ABAA