Schedule and Speakers


Conference Schedule
2022 Building Enclosure Conference Schedule

Thank you for attending this one-day hybrid event on Tuesday, May 24, 2022! The day was a great success. 

In-person attendees earned up to 4.0 LUs/HSW, while Zoom attendees e
arned 3.0 LUs/HSW. All presentations were ALA and AIA approved.

To learn more about the format and content of the conference, view the schedule below.

Full Agenda, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - All Times are CDT
Note: For presentation details and speaker bios, click on the corresponding links. 
 7:30-8:30 AM  Networking, Light Breakfast, Tabletops  Speakers
 8:30 AM  Opening/Welcome  Jeff Budgell, FALA
 ALA Board President 
 8:45-9:45 AM  The Dos and Don'ts of Enclosure Integration Detailing

 Earn 1 LU/HSW
 Kevin Kalata, Principal
 Wiss, Janney, Elstner
 9:45-10:15 AM  Coffee Break, Visit Tabletops  
 10:15-11:15 AM  Buried and Gone: Critical Moments in the Life of a Below-Grade Waterproofing System

 Earn 1 LU/HSW
 Lurita McIntosh Blank, NCARB, RBEC, REWC, RRC, RWC, APT RP
 Principal, Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.

 11:15 AM-12:15 PM

 Please Note:
 Zoom attendees on break at this time
 Tour of Skill Advancement Centers
Attendees will tour the Skill Advancement Learning Centers within the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council’s Apprentice and Training Center. At each model, presenters will cover key aspects of the installation process. Within the one-hour timeframe, attendees will choose from the list of centers to observe the skills and techniques required to insure accurate, safe, durable, and overall quality construction. The one-hour tour includes stops at: Building Enclosure, Advanced Metal Framing and Ceiling Installations, Hardware and Security, Infection Control Risk Assessment Environments, Solar Panels and Installation, and Mass Timber Construction Models and Timber Framing.

 Earn 1 LU/HSW 
Vince Sticca, Director/Coordinator,   Mid-American Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program
 12:15-1:15 PM

 Please Note:
 Zoom attendees on break at this time.
 Lunch, Networking, Tabletops  
 1:15-2:15 PM  Designing Resilient Roof Systems: How and Why Making the Roof Last Longer is Important

 Earn 1 LU/HSW
 Thomas W. Hutchinson, AIA, CSI, Fellow-IIBEC, RRC
 Principal, Hutchinson Design Group, Ltd.
 2:15-2:30 PM  The Closing Remarks, Prize Drawings, Certificates Passed Out  Jeff Budgell, FALA
 ALA Board President