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The GANA Northwest Roundtable is scheduled for October 15, 2013 in Tacoma, WA. This day is filled with information for senior executives and managers within the glass and glazing industry, discussing a wide range of topics that affect your business decisions every day. We are pleased to extend the GANA member rate to members of the Washington Glass Association.

Registration Fees:
GANA/Washington Glass Association Members $    99
 Non-Members $  200

Cancellation Policy
Meeting Cancellation: The registration fee is refundable (minus a cancellation fee of $50) if notice of cancellation is received by October 4, 2013. After this date, no refund will be issued.

Schedule of Events
October 15, 2013
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome, Introductions and Program Sponsors
Kris Vockler, ICD High Performance Coatings
Stanley Yee, Dow Corning
   
9:15 am - 10:00 am Code Update
Duane Jonlin, City of Seattle - Planning and Development
   
10:00 am - 10:30 am GANA Update
Ashley Charest, GANA Account Executive
   
10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break
Sponsored by Technical Glass Products
   
11:00 am - 11:30 am Improved Thermal Performance in Curtain Walls - Balancing Energy Efficiency and Facade Design
Stanley Yee, Dow Corning Corporation

To meet more stringent thermal performance requirements, designers are faced with compromises and trade-offs affecting building enclosure design. The discussion will focus on improving thermal performance and design freedom using specific energy efficient solutions. Attendees will learn how these technologies can be incorporated into conventional designs and practices.

   
11:30 am - 12:00 pm GANA Technical & Advocacy Update
Urmilla Sowell, GANA Technical Director
   
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Museum of Glass History and Exhibitions
Susan Warner, Executive Director, Museum of Glass
   
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
Sponsored by Dow Corning
   
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Open Session
The Roundtable Open Session is time designated to discuss topics of interest to our attendees.

Insurance/Indemnity
Moderator: Ryan Hesselgesser, Gordon & Polscer, L.L.C.

Social Media
Moderator: Kris Vockler, ICD High Performance Coatings

Triple IGUs
Moderator:
Garth Tait, Hartung Glass

Offshore Curtainwall
Moderator: Ashley Charest, GANA

 
   
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Private Tour of the Museum of Glass
Sponsored by Hartung Glass
   
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Reception
Miss the rush hour traffic by joining us across the glass bridge from the Museum of Glass to Harmon Brewing Company for a drink and appetizers following the conclusion of the program.

Sponsors
This event is made possible by our industry partners. We thank them for their support of GANA and the NW Roundtable. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact the GANA office at (785) 271-0208.

Dow Corning                                  Luncheon
Hartung Glass                                Private Tour of the Museum of Glass
ICD High Performance Coatings      Museum of Glass Facilities
Technical Glass Products                Morning Coffee Break

Suggested Attire
Dress to the meetings will be business casual.

ADA
Contact the GANA office for ADA auxiliary requests.

Accommodations
GANA does not have a room block secured in Tacoma, but if you need a hotel room close to the Museum of Glass, here are a few recommendations.

Courtyard By Marriott Tacoma Downtown
1515 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Holiday Inn Express And Suites Tacoma Downtown
2102 South C Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA 98402

Click Here to register online.