RCMA Introduces International Roof Coatings Conference Session Speakers

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has confirmed 12 topics for its third biennial International Roof Coatings Conference (IRCC) July 23-25, 2018, at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park in Chicago, Ill. The 2018 IRCC will feature the following speakers and topics selected by the RCMA IRCC Working Group:

  • Chicago Energy Code & Rooftop Reflectivity Code Requirements
    Bill McHugh, Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
  • Three Things Every Roof Coatings Manufacturer Needs to Know about the TSCA Law
    Martha Marrapese, Wiley Rein LLP
  • OSHA Inspection & Citation Process
    Trent Cotney, Trent Cotney P.A.
  • Urban Heat Islands and Cooler Infrastructure: An Experimental High-Albedo Roof Coating Study
    Thomas Taylor, GAF
  • Coating Transparency: Environmental Product Declarations and Harvested Rainwater Quality
    Jason Carlson, Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
  • Exploring Primers for Silicone Roof Coatings over TPO Membranes
    Hans Haas, AB Specialty Silicones
  • Formulating Roof Coatings for Adhesion and Asphalt Bleed-Through Resistance
    Brent Crenshaw, EPS Materials
  • Effect of Silane Modification of Styrene Acrylic polymers for Construction Application
    Tamer Tezel, Organik Kimya
  • Dirt Pickup Resistance: The Influence of Testing Parameters and formulation Variables on Performance
    Joseph Rokowski, Astec Reply Roofing
  • Establishing ASTM D7281 “Standard Test Method for Determining Water Migration Through Roof Membranes as Appropriate for Roof Coatings
    Ed Buczek, Henry Co.
  • Waterborne Roof Coatings Meet European Waterproofing Standards
    Jouko Byorykka, Dow Europe
  • Accelerating Film Formation of Acrylic Roof Coatings
    Sridhar Iyer, BASF

The conference will begin on Monday, July 23, and will continue through noon on Wednesday, July 25. Following the IRCC programming, the RCMA Summer Meeting, open to both RCMA members and non-members, will continue through the morning of Thursday, July 26. Registration has launched; click here to register!

For additional information on the IRCC, including conference partnership, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, visit the website.

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