MRCA 2019 Conference & Expo
Schedule of Events                                                                 

Wednesday, November 20th
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM          Exhibitor Set-up
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM          Attendee and Exhibitor Registration
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM      Board Meeting including Orientation of New Directors (Closed Meeting)  
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM        WinR Luncheon (By Invitation Only)       
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM          DISC Assessment Session        
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM          CERTA Train-the-Trainer Course (Part 1) (Separate Registration)               
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM          Young Contractors Council Service Project Session (Separate Reg.)             
4:00 PM – 7:15 PM        Steep Slope University
                                         Preferred Service Providers – Pros and Cons
                                         Tax Code Issues and Business Organization Strategy  
                                         Recruiting, Developing and Retaining Installers
                                         Insurance Coverage for Roofing Contractors – Are you Covered?
                                         Steep Slope Safety – Practical Strategies for Compliance
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM          Past President’s Dinner (By Invitation Only)
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM          New Member and First Time Attendee Reception
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM        Young Contractors Council Fundraiser Welcome Party (Separate Reg.)
                               
Thursday, November 21st
6:00 AM – 8:00 AM         Breakfast Buffet for CERTA Class Attendees
6:30 AM – 4:00 PM         Attendee and Exhibitor Registration
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM       Exhibitor Set-up
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM       CERTA Train-the-Trainer Course (Part 2) (Separate Registration)
7:30 AM – 11:30 AM       CERTA Applicator Training (Part 1) (Separate Registration)
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM         Continental Breakfast for All Attendees
8:00 AM – 9:15 AM         Managing in an Uncertain Economy
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM       Membership Meeting and Award Presentations
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM      Keynote Speaker - UFC Champion, Daniel Cormier
11:45 AM                        EXPO Opening Ceremony
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM        Expo Open
                                  Expo Floor Classroom Sponsored by GAF:
                                         1:00 PM                Industry Intel
                                                                       - GAF Sponsored Session                                         
                                         2:00 PM                Professional Sales Coaching
                                                                       - GAF Sponsored Session
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM          MRCA Reception and Foundation Auction, Foundation Scholarship Award
                                         Winner Recognition and Live Auction
                 
Friday, November 22nd
6:30 AM – 8:30 AM          Breakfast Buffet for CERTA Class Attendees
7:30 AM – 11:30 AM        CERTA Applicator Training Course (Part 2) (Separate Registration)
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM        Low Slope University
                                         Low Rise Foam Adhesive Research Project Report - T&R Research Study
                                         NRCA Update on Current Roofing industry Technical Issue
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM         Safety University
                                         OSHA Mock Inspection, Informal Conference & Trial
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM        Expo Open and Roofing Olympics
11:30 AM                        Lunch on Trade Show Floor
                                 Expo Floor Classroom Sponsored by GAF:                           
                                         11:00 AM             State of the Roofing Industry - GAF Sponsored Session
                                         12:00 PM             SHARP Plus Safety Program and New App Launch
                                         1:00 PM               Compliance with ES1 Perimeter Edge Requirements