Call for Presentations at METALCON 2023

METALCON 2023 Call for Presentations
February 6, 2023 at 6:00 a.m.

The submission deadline is Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

We appreciate your interest in presenting at this world-class event devoted exclusively to the use of metal in design and construction. We are seeking dynamic presenters who can educate, engage, inspire and present material in ways that will enhance the METALCON attendees’ experience.

Educational sessions will take place in Learning Centers and the Main Stage Theater located inside the Exhibit Hall. Sessions are 60 minutes in length (including Q&A) and must be targeted to address the real-world, metal-related challenges and opportunities of:

  • General and sub-contractors in commercial, residential and institutional construction

  • Designers and architects

  • Engineers

  • CEO’s, GM’s, owners, presidents, principals

  • Sales and marketing leaders

  • Project managers

  • Facilities managers

  • Foreman/crew leaders

  • Installers/technicians

  • Information technology personnel

  • HR/workforce development personnel

METALCON also has limited opportunities for extended in-depth workshops.  These courses should be certifications, extensive trainings, and/or specialty courses.  When submitting a workshop, please list the title as "course title - WORKSHOP" so that the reviewer knows it should be considered a workshop.

METALCON has a strict policy against commercial presentations and sales pitches in our educational sessions. 

Please follow these guidelines to be considered as a presenter at the 2023 program:

We encourage presentations that employ a variety of delivery formats such as case-studies, panel discussion, product compare & contrast, Point-Counterpoint, small group discussions/roundtables, hands-on learning and tips, tricks and hacks

All courses should be eligible for AIA LU or HSW credits. METALCON will apply for and maintain all AIA course accreditation

Topics of interest to the program committee include but are not limited to:

  • All technical aspects of building and construction related to metal from basic to advanced concepts
  • New or updated building codes
  • Designing with and specifying metal for roofing, walls, cladding
  • Metal in architecture/design
  • Construction technologies, benefits/challenges/implementation/resources
  • Metal construction safety
  • Business strategies including project management, sales, marketing, legal
  • Sustainability, resiliency, solar, off-site/modular

If you would like to submit a topic to be considered for METALCON, please fill out the form here.

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