FENCETECH 2020 Schedule

*Schedule is subject to change.

Tuesday, March 3

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Onsite Registration / Badge Pickup
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Automated Gate Systems Design (AGSD) School [limited space / registration required, continues on Wednesday]
Sales Training School (STS) [limited space / registration required, continues on Wednesay]
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Code Compliant Guards for Wood Framed Decks
Connectivity in the Door/Gate Dealer Business
Getting to #1 on Google: Growing Your Business Online
Understanding and Working with Test Meters
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM Leadership Forum for Young Fence Professionals
Social Media Marketing
Troubleshooting Gate Operators
Value Selling = Profits
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Building for Veterans: Best Practices and Key Considerations
Cash Management and the Operating Cycle
Commercial Aluminum Railing 101
How to Rent a Temporary Fence: Tips and Tricks!
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Design and Troubleshoot Loop Systems
How to Build Chain Link Gates and Fabrication Tables
Requirements in Commercial & Residential Railing
Team Management and Developing Company Culture
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Safety Session: Chad Hymas
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Distracted Driving and Commercial Auto Insurance Costs
Financing in Today's Fence Market
Job Costing in the Fence Industry
Working with Solar and DC Operators
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM AFA Appreciation Dinner

Wednesday, March 4

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Onsite Registration / Badge Pickup
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Automated Gate Systems Design (AGSD) School [limited space / registration required, continues from Tuesday]
Sales Training School (STS) [limited space / registration required, continued fros Tuesday]
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM An Introduction to Networking for Gate and Access Systems
How to Apply the 2018 Updates for UL 325 and ASTM F2200
Three Efficiencies That Will Boost Your Profits
Women in Fencing Roundtable
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Common Automated Vehicular Gate Systems Q&As
How to Keep Good Employees
Marketing to Millennials
Using H2B Visas to Expand Your Labor Pool
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Keynote Speaker: Mike Holmes
1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibits Ribbon Cutting
Exhibits Floor Open
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CFC Exam
CFP Exam
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM All Conference Party & Auctions [Full Package registration or an AFA Awards Dinner ticket purchased during registration] 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Young Fence Professionals (YFP) Happy Hour

Thursday, March 5

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Onsite Registration / Badge Pickup
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Chapter Breakfast [additional registration required]
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibits Floor Open
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CFC Exam
CFP Exam  
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Donor Reception [by invitation only]
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM AFA Awards Dinner & Annual Meeting [Full Package registration or an AFA Awards Dinner ticket purchased during registration]

Friday, March 6

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Onsite Registration / Badge Pickup
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM State of the Fence Industry Panel Discussion
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Exhibits Floor Open