Wednesday, March 6
7:30–8:30 am Performance-Oriented Cultures

Bruce Hodes

  Diaphragm Design: Moving Toward a More Accurate Model

Gary Anderson, PhD

  Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science or Science Fiction? Phacts or Phobias? Rob Haddock and Tim Martin
8:40–9:40 am Succession and Family Dynamics

Scott Douglas

  Are You Practicing on Your Customers?

Marvin Montgomery

  How to Read Truss Documentation

Kirk Grundahl

9:50–10:50 am Achieving High Performance Levels with the Millennial Generation

Thomas Hudgin

  Prospecting for Success

Renee M. Covell, PhD MBA

  A Few Myths About Having a Safe Worksite

Gary Auman

11 am–12:30 pm The Game-Winning 3 Dave Davlin
12:30–5:30 pm Trade Show Open  
1–2 pm Hands-On Training: Installation of Skylights DayStar Systems
2:15–2:30 pm Expo LIVE! Thermal Expansion Fasteners and Corrosion Protection Leland Industries
2:30–3:30 pm Hands-On Training: Installation of Cupolas MWI Components
3:30–3:45 pm Expo LIVE! The Standing Seam Notcher, Panel Cutter, and Eave and Valley Hemmer Swenson Shear
3:45–4:45 pm Hands-On Training: Reflective Insulation in New Post-Frame Construction: Installation in Roof and Wall Systems rFoil
4:45–5:30 pm Hands-On Training: How to Install a Roll-Up Door American Building Components
8 pm–Midnight Plyco Reception  
  Thursday, March 7
7–8 am Welcome Onboard! Now What?

Alan Kerschen

  Creating Realistic Sales Plans for Success: A Hands-On Workshop

Renee M. Covell, PhD MBA
  Vertical Load Paths in Post-Frame Construction

Aaron Halberg

8:10–9:10 am Succession Planning

Kuldeep Persaud

  Striving for Excellence: The Key to Superior Customer Service

Thomas Hudgin

  What You Can Do to Avoid Accidents and OSHA Citations Gary Auman

9:20–10:20 am Recruitment, Retention, and What People Want From Their Jobs

Mike McKinley

  Creating an Additional Revenue Stream Without Rethinking Your Business: Residential Metal Roofing Todd Meinhold

NFBA Safety Panel: Implementing a Safety Program

Gary Auman and Dave Underwood

10:30–11:30 am Starting Your Own Business and Making It a Success

Craig Bodette

  Structural Self-Tapping Fasteners for Wood Construction

Kirk Grundahl

  The NFBA Safety Program Template

Gary Auman

11:45 am–1:15 pm NFBA Awards Luncheon  
1:30–5:30 pm Trade Show Open  
1:45–2:45 pm Hands-On Training: Installation of Residential Roofing McElroy Metal
3–4 pm Hands-On Training: Installation of Reflective Insulation with Residential Metal Roofing: New and Re-Roof Applications rFoil
4–4:15 pm Expo LIVE! Variobend Innovations Hershey's Metal Meister
4:15–5:15 pm Hands-On Training: Installation of Skylights DayStar Systems
5:30–7 pm Christians in Construction Reception  
8-11 pm Expo Social  
  Friday, March 8
8:30 am–12:30 pm Trade Show Open  
9–9:45 am Shearing Competition  
10–10:45 am Screw-Driving Competition  
11–11:45 am Nail-Pounding Competition  
Noon–12:30 pm Grand Prize Drawing in Exhibit Hall