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February 25, 2021

2022 IIBEC International Convention & Trade Show

IIBEC is seeking papers for consideration for the 2022 IIBEC International Convention & Trade Show being held March 17-21 at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Florida. Put your skills, knowledge and talent to work for your profession!

With over 24 hours of educational seminars, a trade show, product demonstrations, and so much more, this event will be of interest to roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall consultants, architects, engineers, facility managers, developers, property owners/managers, construction managers, construction attorneys, insurance and risk management officials, code officials, policy makers, manufacturers, and general contractors.

Each presentation is 90 minutes in length and is presented twice on the same day, concurrently with other sessions to provide a wide variety and selection of topics for attendees.

Timeline and Review Process

Abstracts should be submitted digitally using the form below. Please be sure to read the IIBEC Guidelines for Presentations and the Speaker Release Form before submitting an abstract.

May 7, 2021 – Deadline for abstract submissions

June 7-11, 2021 – Notification of acceptance/regret

September 10, 2021 – Final papers due to IIBEC

September 27-November 12, 2021 – Review Process and Final Papers

November 23, 2021 – Final Power Points slides due to IIBEC

November 30-December 10, 2021 – Pre-Recordings of presentations conducted

Publication Rights

Papers and abstracts accepted for presentation may subsequently be published in IIBEC publications. Audio and/or Video of presentations made for IIBEC events may be subsequently published in IIBEC publications and/or platforms. IIBEC reserves the right of first publication of all submitted materials accepted for presentation at any event sponsored by IIBEC and retains the copyright thereafter. All submitted abstracts, presentations, papers, and articles must be original to the author and not previously published or presented nor scheduled for publication or presentation in any other publication or venue. Exceptions may be granted at the discretion of IIBEC.

Author Instructions

Please submit electronically below and ensure you have read the IIBEC Guidelines for Presentations, complete directions on formatting, and acceptable formats for abstracts and papers. A topic description must be provided addressing the speaker’s subject knowledge and the level of knowledge that will be presented to the attendee (i.e., intermediate or advanced). Six IIBEC CEHs will be granted for an accepted paper. Additionally, presenters will earn triple credit for the length of the program (1 presentation hour yields 3 CEHs).

NOTE: It is imperative that owners/clients (if applicable) have been notified this abstract is being submitted for consideration of a presentation at the 2022 International Convention and have given consent to do so.

Suggested Topics

Innovative / Unique Edge Building Enclosure Design

Roofing

Durability, Resiliency, and Sustainability

Cladding (masonry, facades, metal, stucco, stone)

Fenestration (curtainwalls, glass)

Sealants and Coatings

Codes, Standards, Specification, and Testing of Materials and Assemblies

Construction Processes, Contract Administration and Case Studies

Abstract Preparation

Limit narrative on background and problem issues. Devote the majority of the proposal text to the following:

  1. Identify the primary issue that the paper will address and identify the type of new information that it will contribute to the industry.
  2. Identify the basis for the information in the paper (e.g., research that you have conducted or your personal experience).
  3. Identify the intended audience (designers, researchers, manufacturers, contractors, and/or building owners), state the new information that will be presented, and describe how it will be useful to said audience.
  4. Provide a minimum of four learning objectives. The objectives are a brief explanation of the expected learning outcomes of the presentation.

In summary, your abstract should make a concise case for the paper you are proposing. Ultimately, the paper should be technically sound, contain credible and new information, and be something that your primary audience will find useful.

Downloadable Forms

Guidelines for Presentations

Speaker Release Form 

 

Note: Each presentation is 90 minutes in length and presented twice in one day.
In summary, your abstract or proposal should make a concise case for the paper or presentation you are proposing. Ultimately, the presentation or paper should be technically sound, contain credible and new information, and be something that your primary audience will find useful.
Identify the level of knowledge to be presented to the attendee. This is not asking for your level of knowledge.
Presentations are limited to two speakers. One is preferred.
Presentations are limited to two speakers. One is preferred.
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 2 files.
Submitted Headshot/Photo must meet the specifications outlined in the IIBEC Guidelines for Presentations. See PDF linked above.