Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:00 PM PDT
Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM PDT

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Delta Hotels | Burnaby Conference Centre 
4331 Dominion St
Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7

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Sara Neiswanger 
Canadian Glass Association 
785-271-0208 ext. 2 



Glass Connections 2017, June 7-8, 2017 in Burnaby, BC, is a highly-focused educational and networking event for glaziers, architects, engineers, designers, spec writers, commercial construction contractors and building owners. Please note the schedule below is tentative and subject to change.

Registration Rate Summary
By June 2: 183.75 CAD
By June 6: 210.00 CAD
On-Site: 262.50 CAD

Register by June 2, 2017 to receive early registration rates!

Event Overview

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Annual General Membership Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Discuss the current activities regarding CGA, initiatives to consider in the future, and participate in the annual Board election vote. 

Opening Reception
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Glass Connections isn't just the name of our conference, it's a motto! Glass Connections is an opportunity to connect with glass and glazing professionals and leaders from across the country.  You’ll also get a chance to network with trade show exhibitors and sponsors who help make Glass Connections an annual success! 

Thursday, June 8, 2017 -- Full-Day Session

6:30 a.m.    Registration, Breakfast & Tabletop Show

7:45 a.m.    Welcome
                   Jim Brady, CGA President 

8:00 a.m.    Glazing Restorations
                    Peter Poirier, Tremco

9:00 a.m.    Code Considerations in Fire-Rated Glass
                   Tim Nass, SAFTI First

10:00 a.m.  Break & Trade Show

10:15 a.m.  Glass and Glazing Problems and How to Prevent Them
                    Brian Hubbs, RDH Building Sciences, Inc.

11:15 a.m.  Impact of the New CSA A500 Guards Standard
                   Les Szczepanski, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
                   Sergei Mihhailenko, Glazing Engineering
12:15 a.m.  Buffet Lunch and Supplier Presentation: PVB & SGP Application
                   Trade Show
1:30 p.m.    Passive House
                   Monte Paulsen, RDH Building Scienes, Inc.

2:30 p.m.    Break & Trade Show

2:45 p.m.    Designing with Bird Friendly Glass
                   Mikhala Way, Vitrum Industries, Ltd. 

3:45 p.m.   Wrap-Up - What Have We Learned?
                  Jim Brady, CGA President


Hotel Information

Book your hotel room within CGA's room block at the Delta Hotel | Burnaby Conference Centre for just 219.00 CAD/night.

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Glass Connections 2017 will feature its regular Tabletop Trade Show,which provides manufacturers and suppliers the opportunity to showcase their products, services and upcoming technologies.

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus today!

Please contact CGA Treasurer Angelo Cairo if you need assistance. 

Please wait to register for the Conference until your sponsorship level has been determined; complimentary registrations are included with each package, and a discount code will be provided to you in order to complete online registration properly.