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ABAA 2019 Issues Call for Abstracts

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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The call for abstracts for the Air Barrier Association of America’s 2019 ABAA Annual Conference and Tradeshow is open.

The event is slated for March 26-27 at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia.

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The 2019 ABAA Annual Conference and Tradeshow is slated for March 26-27 at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia.

The ABAA notes that the conference committee will review all proposal topics and that conference presenters should be industry experts with the intent to provide unbiased information in a classroom setting

Topic ideas include:

  • Climate-specific design guidance in regard to wall assembly and vapor permeability of air barrier;
  • Troubleshooting of common issues during construction;
  • Compatibility of various types of air barrier materials;
  • Solutions to common issues with design, construction or inspection;
  • Research conducted that impact air barriers or other related building enclosure components;
  • Specific methods and details for typical situations, including roof/wall, window/wall, curtainwall and storefront, below grade, floor to floor, etc.;
  • Case studies of projects with unusual or difficult design or construction; and
  • Product durability and long-term performance.

Three presentation tracks are available, including Design, Construction and Testing, and Testing and Quality Assurance. Presentations are to be 60 minutes in length.

The deadline to submit is Oct. 15. Should the abstract be accepted, the entire presentation is due by Feb. 8, 2019.

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Tagged categories: Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA); Calls for papers; Conferences; Good Technical Practice; North America

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