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METALfab Seminars

 

Reach a New Level in Your Career

 

NOMMA is strongly committed to improving the industry through education and advocacy work. We are also dedicated to educating owners and the design/build community on the many advantages of ornamental and miscellaneous metalwork. The NOMMA Education Foundation (NEF) is bringing together top-notch presenters to give important updates on safety, trends and technology. Purchase your Education & Exhibits Package or your Full Package today to stay up-to-date and educated at METALfab.

 

 

Seminar Descriptions


2017 Mitch Heiter Award Winner: How They Did It!

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Presenters: Big D Metal Team

 

Hear the full story of the project that won Top Job’s Mitch Heitler award. Winners from Big D Metal Team will share details on: landing the project, planning it, how it was constructed, and the valuable lessons they learned.

 


 

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration and Networking (ListServ Live)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Presenters: Roger Carlsen and Carl Graninger

 

Move your online ListServ conversations into the real world, with this chance for in-person interaction. Discussion will focus on practical insights and solutions to help you navigate current industry challenges.

 


 

CAD Tips and Tricks
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Presenter: Dave Filippi

Take a deeper dive into the practical world of CAD detailing. Learn how to use the powerful detailing capabilities offered by CAD software more efficiently and accurately, for better long-term project results. 

 


 

Human Resources Management
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Presenters: Jonathan Falk, Phillippe Fiers and Doug Bracken


Join us for what promises to be a lively discussion about tapping into the next generation of fabricators, installers and office professionals. Finding, hiring and retaining these younger employees is vital to the future success of our industry.

 


 

Theory of Constraints: PART 1

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presenter: Terry Barrett

Every organization has some limiting factor(s) that are barriers to achieving goals. In part 1 of this 2-part course, you’ll gain a broad understanding of the concept of constraints and explore examples that reveal opportunities.

 


 

Cable Rail

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presenter: Brad Adsit

Get an introduction to cable rail systems that will provide a practical foundation for future projects. This session will explore what is required to design, fabricate and install cable railing, as well as how to meet engineering and code requirements.

 


 

Theory of Constraints: PART 2

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presenter: Terry Barrett

Every organization has some limiting factor(s) that are barriers to achieving goals. In part 2 of this 2-part course, you’ll discover ways that you can determine constraints in your business, and get some practical ideas about how to overcome them.

 


 

The Art and Business of Metal Sculpture

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presenter: Greg Brockman

Meet a respected artisan in our industry and benefit from his experience and expertise. During this session, you’ll hear about the production of some favorite past projects, plus get ideas for expanding into this specialty area of business.

 


 

Gates 101

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenter: Frank Finelli

Learn design basics, standard code requirements, how to choose the proper hinge and latch, and more. This introductory overview of gates is the beginner's guide you need to launch into the fabrication of a variety of gate styles.

 


 

Emerging Technologies

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Lee Rodrique and Paul Hansen

Learn new ways to optimize all areas of your business. In this overview of the most cutting-edge, current options available to our industry, we’ll thoroughly examine use of digital and 3D laser measuring systems, tablets, and scanning.

 


 

Finishing - Patinas

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Presenter: Phillippe Fiers

Explore the basics of finishing common metals with an oxidation process. You’ll learn about the chemistry of the process, equipment and a variety of products, common mistakes to avoid, how to keep processes safe, and more.

 


 

Young Leader Forum

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Presenters: Justin Pigott, Randy LeBlanc and Maciej Jankowski

Hear from some of NOMMA's most active young fabricators. They’ll speak about the talents their generation brings and the unique challenges they face. Whether you are a veteran leader or just starting to manage your firm, you’ll walk away with insights.

 


 

60-Minute Strategic Plan

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 // 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Presenter: Tony Leto


Find out how to develop a clear plan for business success. This class will teach you a streamlined, effective method for developing a business plan that speaks to all your aspirations and hopes for the future.

 


 

Cutting Technologies

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 // 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Presenter: Brian Pope

Learn how your business can implement cutting technologies to improve future projects and your bottom line. We’ll take a look at pros and cons, matching the right cutting technology with the right type of project, and more.

 


 

Stair and Rail Codes with Code Updates

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 // 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Presenter: Tony Leto

Get the basics you need to comply with residential stair and rail codes. You’ll walk out of this class knowing when ADA, OSHA and NFPA apply and how they’re different, plus you’ll get an update on recent ICC code changes.

 


 

Sales and Marketing

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 // 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Presenters: Bruce Witter and Ben Moseley

Discover new ways to use social media, website design, networking and advertising. Used separately and in concert, these tactics all support a no-nonsense, successful strategy: find the people to sell and sell the people you find.

 


 

Taking on Structural Steel Projects

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 // 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Presenter: Mark Koenke

Get important answers, from a fabricator who knows the structural steel industry and has tackled projects of all sizes. The focus will be on these questions: What must I know to find, fabricate and erect structural steel projects? What are the risks?

 


 

Lessons From a Master

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 // 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Presenter: Roger Carlsen

How did they do it? Legends in our field have handed down many time-tested procedures that still make sense today. Study how these procedures worked back then, and how they continue to be efficient solutions now.

 

 

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