Seminars

Beyond all of the great AFA seminars below, you will also have access to NOMMA METALfab and IDAExpo education as well. Note: seminars and speakers are subject to change.


Code Compliant Guards for Wood Framed Decks
Tuesday, March 3, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Presenter: Billy Viars, Simpson Strong-Tie

Objectives:
Constructing code compliant deck guards is a difficult challenge. The International Residential Code does not currently provide very good guidance on how to build cost effective, code compliant guards. This class will break down the code language and look at many different ways to build wood framed deck guards and all components of the guard system. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of best practices to ensure their guards are code compliant and will last for years.

Connectivity in the Door/Gate Dealer Business
Tuesday, March 3, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Presenter: Mike Burroughs, Liftmaster

Objectives:

  • Explain how dealers can rapidly differentiate and grow their business via connected solutions
  • Demonstrate how dealers can secure long-term maintenance contracts with end users
  • Describe how connectivity lowers dealer operational costs to improve business profitability


Google #1 – Business Growth Using Internet
Tuesday, March 3, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Presenter: Alain Parcan, Market Hardware, Inc.

Objectives:
TBA

Understanding and Working with Test Meters
Tuesday, March 3, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Presenter: TBA

Objectives:
An interactive presentation on how to use Multi-meters, Ammeters and Meggars when working with automated gate and access systems. Attendees will learn how to measure for voltage drop, and how to test for current draw in gate systems. Using meters to check wiring, and test loop systems.