Category: Education

Watch and Learn with IIBEC Live Event Streaming!

October 08, 2019

Live Stream Education by IIBEC is here! You may be asking, what is live streaming, and why does IIBEC think it’s important? Live streaming is the broadcasting of a real-time, live video to an audience over the internet. All you need in order to be able to watch is an internet-enabled device, such as a […]

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Watch and Learn with IIBEC Live Event Streaming!

October 08, 2019

Live Stream Education by IIBEC is here! You may be asking, what is live streaming, and why does IIBEC think it’s important? Live streaming is the broadcasting of a real-time, live video to an audience over the internet. All you need in order to be able to watch is an internet-enabled device, such as a […]

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Orlando Convention Student Participation Follow-Up

August 05, 2019

By Foundation Development Officer Rick Gardner Members frequently ask what kind of results the Foundation gets from sponsoring students to attend the IIBEC International Convention and Tradeshow. “I can’t think of another program or grant that the Foundation has funded over the years that has had such great dividends for the profession,” says Joe Hale, […]

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NWIR to Host Free Webinar on Training and Retention

June 18, 2019

On June 20, 2019, the National Women in Roofing (NWIR) will host another in their series of free webinars pertaining to the roofing industry. This next installment is entitled “Training and Retaining Employees,” and will be bosted by Sue Drummond of the NWIR Education Committee. The seminar intends to address the following issues: Are you […]

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NWIR to Host Free Webinar Addressing Labor Shortage

May 22, 2019

On May 29, 2019, National Women in Roofing (NWIR) will host a free webinar entitled Recruiting Talent to Address the Labor Shortage. Lorna Mendez of the NWIR Education Committee will be discussing how to recruit, train and place women on roofing-oriented career paths. Key outcomes of this webinar will include: Recruiting workers Addressing workforce challenges […]

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Roof Decks A to Z – Part XIII: Vintage, Obscure, or Obsolete Systems

May 02, 2019

By L.D. Hogan, RRC, F-IIBEC, PE Abstract This is the 13th in a series of articles examining various deck types. Among the numerous considerations when selecting a roof system, the type of decking is one of the most important. With the variety of decks to be encountered (both new and old), it is incumbent upon […]

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IIBEC Adopts New Online Learning Portal to Meet the Modern Learner

April 06, 2019

IIBEC is meeting learners where they are using a new online learning platform. This newly released system is replacing its legacy learning management system (LMS), in an effort to move from managing learning to improving the entire learning experience. As training moves to more digital formats, it’s colliding with new realities in learners’ jobs, habits, […]

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Call for Abstracts—Be a Presenter at Upcoming Premier IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 29, 2019

Abstract submission is now closed. IIBEC is seeking abstracts for consideration at our upcoming educational events. Details follow. Deadlines and Review Process 2020 IIBEC International Convention & Trade Show March 26-31, 2020 Marriott Marquis Houston & George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, TX Abstracts of each paper (200 words) should be received at IIBEC headquarters […]

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