Schedule and Speakers

 

Conference Schedule

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The 2021 conference will be held over 3 afternoons (12:30 PM - 4:30 PM CDT) October 20, 21 and 22, 2021. Earn 7 continuing education credits, ALA and AIA approved. The conference is $95 for members and $125 for non-members.

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Note: For attendees who are members of AIA, ALA will report your credits to your AIA account.



ALA 2021 Virtual Conference Schedule with Links to Presenter Bios and Seminar Details


Note: To view presentation details, click on each presentation title in the schedule below.  For speaker bios click on the speaker name. 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - All Times are CDT
 12:30 PM  Opening and Welcome  Speakers
 1:00 -2:00 PM  Keynote Address: Abstract Unions  Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, Marlon Blackwell Architects 

1 LU/HSW
 2:00 -2:30 PM  Virtual Exhibit Hall and Break  
 2:30 -3:30 PM  Exterior Insulation and Designing/Building High Performance Walls  Steve Easley, Principal, Steve Easley & Associates 

1 LU/HSW
 3:30 -4:00 PM  Virtual Exhibit Hall and Wrap Up  


Thursday, October 21, 2021 - All Times are CDT

 12:30-1:00PM  Welcome and Virtual Exhibit Hall  Speakers
 1:00-2:30 PM  ICC Standards and Changes to the Standards Kim Paarlberg, ICC Senior Staff Architect, Codes and Standards
1.5 LU/HSW
 
 2:30-3:00 PM  Virtual Exhibit Hall and Break  
 3:00-4:00 PM   Building Moisture Management Jeff Boldt, PE, FASHRAE, LEED AP, HBDP
Managing Principal - Sr. Mechanical Engineering Specialist, IMEG Corp. 
1 LU/HSW
 
 4:00-4:30 PM  Virtual Exhibit Hall and Wrap Up  

 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - All Times are CDT

 12:30-1:00PM  Welcome,  Virtual Exhibit Hall  Speakers
 1:00-2:30 PM  Update to the 2021 IBC Codes Kim Paarlberg, ICC Senior Staff Architect, Codes and Standards
1.5 LU/HSW
 
 2:30-3:00 PM  Virtual Exhibit Hall and Break  
 3:00-4:00 PM   Referrals Without Asking? Yes, Please! Stacey Brown Randall, Business Coach 1.0 LU
 4:00-4:30 PM  Virtual Exhibit Hall and Wrap Up  


Watch our 2020 speaker videos!
ALA's virtual conference was held Nov. 4, 5 and 6, 2020, with a robust lineup of timely keynote addresses and industry presentations. View videos of the 2020 presentations.