SHARE THE VISION – An OGMA/CSC Educational Collaboration

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Richmond Hill Country Club
8905 Bathurst St., Richmond Hill, ON

The Ontario Glass & Metal Association and the Toronto Chapter of Construction Specifications Canada are excited to team up to produce an educational event that will be both informative and entertaining. This is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge on a range of topics and to give your employees the opportunity to learn about issues outside the normal range of their daily jobs.

Share the Vision will be held at the Richmond Hill Country Club on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.


Noise Reduction Glazing
Ron Hull, P.E.
Marketing Manager for Kuraray America, Inc.
Kuraray is the world leader in the manufacture of interlayers for laminated glass who invest heavily in the development of new technologies. Learn how one of their latest inventions will reduce the sound transmission through glazing.

The New Ontario Construction Act
Glenn Ackerley, LL.B.Partner and Chair of the Construction Practice Group at WeirFoulds LLP
Learn how to use the recently enacted prompt payment provisions and adjudication systems of The Ontario Construction Act, the replacement for the Construction Lien Act, to your advantage as well as many of the important provisions you should know about to protect your business and ensure you are paid for your work on a timely basis.

Emerging Technologies in Glass
David Cooper
Building Façades Manager for Guardian Fabrication
Guardian Industries, a world-class company in the development of emerging technologies, will open some eyes on what to expect in the future as they speak about vacuum glass that will have a huge impact on the energy efficiency of glazing as well as the application of nanotechnology to virtually eliminate glare and reflections from glass.

Avoiding Building Envelope Failures
Ted Kesik, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor of Building Science at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto
Dr. Kesik will provide guidance on preventing building envelope failures through proper and proven protocols beginning at the conceptual design stage through all aspects of building envelope commissioning best practices and will look at how “value engineering” often results in disappointing performance issues.

Early bird (until October 31): $125 + HST per person
After October 31: $150 + HST per person

Early bird (until October 31): $175 + HST per person
After October 31: $200 + HST per person