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RCI Region II Meeting on July 27 in Tampa, FL

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April 19, 2018

RCI Meeting

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RCI Region II invites you to join them on July 27, 2018, for an all-day technical program to be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore in Tampa, FL.

This program, designed specifically for consultants and contractors, will attempt to bring a greater understanding of the subject matters listed in the agenda below, with one goal in mind: the successful completion of a roofing and/or waterproofing project. If you have specific meeting questions, contact RCI Region II Director Chris Giffin at 770.923.9822 or email

RCI Members: Early $80 | Regular $90
Non-Members: Early $90 | Regular $100

Early Registration Deadline: July 14; breakfast and lunch is included with each registration.

Six RCI Continuing Educational Hours (CEHs) and AIA learning units will be available to each registrant.

Exhibitors – Limited tabletop exhibit space is available for $250 and includes one attendee registration.

July 27, 2018

Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 N Lois Ave., Tampa, FL, 33607-2355, USA
TEL: +1-813-877-6688

Hotel cutoff: July 9, 2018, space available basis

Room Rate
Rooms are available for RCI attendees at a preferred rate of $129.00 + 12% tax until July 9, 2018. Continental breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.

Complimentary self parking

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Registration, continental breakfast, visit with tabletops, and network

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Building Science-Related Issues in Florida
Darek Brandt, PSI/Intertek, Orlando, FL

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Morning break – visit with tabletops and network

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Fire-Related Issues with Façades
Douglas R. Stieve, RRC, AIA, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, New York, NY
Michael J. Rzeznik, PE, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, New Haven, CT

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Region II Business Meeting

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Value Engineering and the Effects on Roof System Performance
James R. Kirby, AIA, GAF Materials Corp., Wilmette, IL

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: Afternoon break – visit with tabletops and network

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.: Building Enclosure & Code-Related Performance and Hurricane Irma
Gaspar J. Rodriquez, Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory & Economic Resources – Board & Code Administration Division, Miami, FL