Wednesday, July 01, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    The VWRE Opening Session will include a welcome speech from WSRCA President Leo Ibarra, and will contain awards such as Board Member of the Year, Wrangler of the Year, and our Outstanding Service Award. REGISTER...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Leo Ibarra
    WSRCA President
    Blues Roofing Co
    Tracks:
    • Leadership

    Wednesday, July 01, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    • Session Number:32
    Economic uncertainty can create a lot of business anxiety and not having a plan of action makes things even worse.  I’m an old guy who’s been through the early 80’s high interest rates, 1989-90 savings and loan crisis and the 2008 recession.  In many ways, none of this is as... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Monroe Porter
    c/o PROOF Management
    Tracks:
    • Business

    Wednesday, July 01, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    • Session Number:25
    This course is designed to educate on the legalities of the hiring process as well as the most applicable employment laws for contractors. Topics include wage & hour issues, employment documentation, I-9 issues, hiring & firing, and worker’s compensation insurance. REGISTER...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Ben Briggs
    Cotney Construction Law
    Presenter
    Trent Cotney
    Cotney Construction Law (WSRCA Legal Advisor)
    Tracks:
    • Legal

    Wednesday, July 01, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Session Number:19
    Maximizing Efficiency and Quality with Self-Adhered Modified Bitumen Roofing Systems, featuring Elastoflex SA V PLUS base sheet and Polyfresko® G SA cap sheet. REGISTER...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Scott Hillard
    Polyschool Manager
    Polyglass
    Tracks:
    Sponsored by: Polyglass
    • Live Demonstrations

    Thursday, July 02, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    • Session Number:13
    This course is designed to provide contractors and subcontractors with an overview of construction contracts. The seminar will focus on contract formation and pertinent construction contract provisions that contractors & subcontractors should include in their contracts. REGISTER...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Trent Cotney
    Cotney Construction Law (WSRCA Legal Advisor)
    Tracks:
    • Legal

    Thursday, July 02, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Session Number:29
    As the new Technical Advisor for WSRCA, Ken will provide an overview of recent concerns and resolutions on issues related to the current generation of roofing and waterproofing systems. He will explore those issues, so as to help Western States and all industry professionals gain a better understanding of these... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Kenneth Klein
    Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
    Tracks:
    • Industry Issues

    Thursday, July 02, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

      The Davis Memorial Foundation will present their Scholarship Awards for the 2020 year. Since it's inception in 1997, the Foundation has awarded more than 125 scholarships for over $525,000!! REGISTER...
      Speaker(s)
      Presenter
      Chuck Chapman
      Chairman of the Davis Memorial Foundation Trustees
      Tecta America Arizona LLC
      Tracks:
      • Fundraising Event

      Thursday, July 02, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

        Join us to see why over 70% of the top 100 commercial roofing companies rely on The EDGE™! In this webinar, Lu Irene and Ken Scales will give a demo of The EDGE. Designed for commercial roofing subcontractors, The EDGE is Smart– smart enough to calculate materials and labor costs... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Presenter
        Ken Scales
        Regional Sales Manager
        Estimating Edge
        Presenter
        Lu Irene
        Regional Sales Manager
        Estimating Edge
        Tracks:
        Sponsored by: Estimating Edge
        • Live Demonstrations

        Monday, July 06, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

        • Session Number:18
        Craig Brightup, Western States’ favorite Washington insider, will provide the popular “Year in Review” as to what is happening that effects the roofing industry.  As CEO if the Brightup Group LLC and former NRCA staff member, Craig brings an enlightening version of the “story behind the story” and how it... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Keynote
        Craig Brightup
        The Brightup Group LLC
        Tracks:
        Sponsored by: NRCA
        • Legislative

        Monday, July 06, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

        • Session Number:11
        Roofing contractors and design professionals can and should take advantage of the test data manufacturers collect and are required to provide to the ICC to manufacture code compliant products and systems. Manufacturers test with UL, FM Global, Miami-Dade, FBC, ANSI SPRI ES-1 and other approved third parties and this data... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Presenter
        John Pohorsky
        GAF
        Tracks:
        • Industry Issues

        Monday, July 06, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

        • Session Number:9
        While the model code is updated every three years, many jurisdictions “jump” editions, such as from 2009 to 2018. With these adoption approach, some code changes may lack context. In this presentation, attendees in jurisdictions with edition leaps will learn about the edition to edition code developments and get a... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Presenter
        Chadwick Collins
        Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA)
        Tracks:
        • Codes

        Monday, July 06, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

          Join HomeAdvisor to learn tips and tricks to help you succeed in a virtual world. Learn strategies to shift virtually and how to adapt your sales and marketing plans. Dive into HomeAdvisor Products and new releases that help you reach more consumers, and make your job easier. Hear expert advice... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Presenter
          Victoria Jessar
          Junior Strategic Partnership Manager
          HomeAdvisor
          Tracks:
          Sponsored by: HomeAdvisor
          • Live Demonstrations

          Tuesday, July 07, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

          • Session Number:30
          Employee handbooks are an important tool in establishing company culture through the use and implementation of various company policies. During this session, we will discuss what are considered the essential employment policies for any employee handbook. Essential employment policies which will be covered including the EEO policy, attendance policy, vacation... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Presenter
          Philip Siegel
          Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, P.C.
          Tracks:
          • Human Resources

          Tuesday, July 07, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

          • Session Number:14
          New TPO roof membranes have been extensively analyzed in laboratories, roof farm fields and under accelerated weathering conditions. Today, there are TPO roofs in the United States that have been in service for nearly 20 years. This paper will review the long term performance of a large sampling of field-aged... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Presenter
          Jennifer Keegan
          GAF
          Tracks:
          • Low Slope, Commercial

          Tuesday, July 07, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

            In this session we will discuss the 5 steps to "Predictable Revenue".  Too many contractors have succumbed to a feast or famine mentality in their contracting work.  They rely and put their hopes on spring hail storms and mother nature to reach their bottom line.  The best of the best never... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Presenter
            Zach Forner
            Sales Transformation Group
            Tracks:
            • Business

            Tuesday, July 07, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

            • Session Number:22
            It goes without saying that in the roofing industry, time is money. This is why Roofgraf was created to help you quote and close more jobs with less work. This presentation will teach you how adopting a software that allows you to create roof reports under 1 minute and for... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Presenter
            Meagan Prince
            Roofgraf Team Lead
            Roofgraf
            Presenter
            Zachary Kennedy Jagoo
            Roofgraf Account Representative
            Roofgraf
            Tracks:
            Sponsored by: Roofgraf
            • Live Demonstrations

            Wednesday, July 08, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

            • Session Number:23
            Wind-uplift resistance of single-ply roof systems installed over existing metal panel roof systems is of primary concern when reroofing a metal building. ASTM E1592 testing was performed on multiple test roofs using a 10 ft x 20 ft full-scale test chamber. The tests consisted of mechanically attached TPO with different... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Presenter
            James Kirby
            Building & Roofing Science Architect
            GAF
            Tracks:
            • Industry Issues

            Wednesday, July 08, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

            • Session Number:24
            Understanding the codes for rooftop fall protection can be a daunting task. In this 1 hour presentation, learn how to implement a logic-driven action plan that helps bring all areas of your roof in compliance with OSHA fall protection standards. REGISTER...
            Speaker(s)
            Presenter
            Daniel Huntington
            Kee Safety, Inc.
            Tracks:
            • Safety, Health

            Wednesday, July 08, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

            • Session Number:12
            Review changes to IBC Chapter 15 and IRC Chapter 9 from the 2015 editions to the 2018 editions of the International Building Code® (IBC) and the International Residential Code® (IRC). These changes affect roofing contractors, architects, manufacturers and those that design roofs in accordance with the latest 2018 editions of... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Presenter
            Chris Allen
            International Code Council
            Tracks:
            • Codes

            Wednesday, July 08, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

              This webinar covers Roof Tech's background, product design (RT MINI and APEX), code and best practices. You will learn about a proven system that reduces installation time while keeping the integrity of the roofing system. This training will earn you one NABCEP Continuing Education Credit. REGISTER...
              Speaker(s)
              Presenter
              Mr.  Milton Nogueira
              Sr. Bus. Dev. Mgr.
              Roof Tech Inc
              Tracks:
              Sponsored by: Roof Tech Inc.
              • Live Demonstrations

              Thursday, July 09, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

              • Session Number:33
              This course will provide a summary of the code development process and revisions to the International Building, Energy Conservation and Existing Building Codes that will be effective in 2021 that impact low-slope roofing systems. Learning Objectives: 1.Discuss the code development process and timing between new editions of the ICC codes. 2.Review the revisions... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Presenter
              Bob LeClare
              ATAS International, Inc.
              Tracks:
              • Codes

              Thursday, July 09, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

              • Session Number:31
              Through attention to detail, to enhancing professionalism on the roof, to a fresh perspective on operations, women on the roof can be a tremendous asset to a crew and the bottom line. This panel will discuss successful strategies to incorporate women into roof crews by reimagining operations through the lens... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Danielle Maya
              Cotney Construction Law
              Speaker
              Deidra Johnson
              CARE Training Manager
              Presenter
              Jennifer Stone
              Johns Manville
              Speaker
              Maureen Greeves
              Strategic Project Manager
              Tremco
              Speaker
              Michelle Boykin
              Rackley Roofing Company, Inc.
              Tracks:
              • Business

              Thursday, July 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                In this session we will take a closer look into the importance proper documentation and communication play in all facets of a job.  From the sale to production, we will learn how to increase your numbers with thorough documentation and improved communication. We will discuss different tools to make the process... ...read more...
                Speaker(s)
                Presenter
                Michael Gogan
                Business Development - Education
                CompanyCam
                Tracks:
                Sponsored by: CompanyCam
                • Live Demonstrations

                Thursday, July 09, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                  Siplast will be presenting a demonstration of two liquid-applied flashing systems: Paraflex and Parapro. The two systems represent two different technologies. Paraflex Liquid Flashing is a high-performance, single-component, moisture-cured resin using silane terminated polymer (STP) technology. Parapro is a high-performance catalyzed resin built on the science of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA). Each technology... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Presenter
                  Joe Scopelite
                  Field Tech & Product Services Manager
                  Siplast Inc.
                  Presenter
                  Kirk Goodrum
                  Director of Technical Development
                  Siplast Inc.
                  Sponsored by: Siplast
                  • Live Demonstrations

                  Friday, July 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                  • Session Number:8
                  This presentation will address the top employment law mistakes made by roofing contractors in the construction industry. Attendees will learn steps they can take to minimize potential liability for employment law matters. Attendees will learn how best to ensure a former employee is prohibited from bringing claims against the company,... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Presenter
                  Philip Siegel
                  Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, P.C.
                  Tracks:
                  • Legal

                  Friday, July 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                  • Session Number:27
                  Moisture within roof assemblies has become a major focus of discussion. Despite the disruption to projects this issue causes, there remains significant misunderstandings regarding concrete, field moisture tests, and just how long it takes concrete “to dry”. This presentation discusses common terms associated with concrete that are often misused, identifies... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Presenter
                  Dean Craft
                  ISE Logik Industries, Inc.
                  Tracks:
                  • Industry Issues

                  Friday, July 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                    For immediate savings and long-term performance, APOC Technical Teammates Dan and John will take you through a step by step roof restoration of a TPO membrane featuring the APOC Silicone Restoration System AM-SP-296-585.  Dan and John cover key points from silicone properties and benefits to testing, repair and system installation... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Presenter
                    Dan White
                    APOC
                    Presenter
                    John Walker
                    APOC Field Systems Coordinator
                    APOC
                    Tracks:
                    Sponsored by: APOC
                    • Live Demonstrations

                    Friday, July 10, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                      Join Modernize Co-Founder Chris Pallatroni on this unique webinar in which we discuss the power of lead generation in a world without canvassing. We'll discuss the ins and outs of lead generation and online marketing, how to get the most out of your program, what to watch out for, and... ...read more...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Presenter
                      Chris Pallatroni
                      Co-Founder
                      Modernize
                      Tracks:
                      Sponsored by: Modernize
                      • Live Demonstrations

                      Monday, July 13, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                      • Session Number:34
                      Understanding and avoiding the legal pitfalls that accompany growth are critical for any business. This seminar will discuss how key business components such as cash flow, standardized processes and supply chain logistics can make or break your business. Learn ways to grow strategically and avoid legal pitfalls from firsthand experience. REGISTER...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Presenter
                      Trent Cotney
                      Cotney Construction Law (WSRCA Legal Advisor)
                      Tracks:
                      • Legal

                      Monday, July 13, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                      • Session Number:15
                      Join Ryan Groth, CEO of Sales Transformation Group as he teaches contractors why it’s critical to know when to say no to an opportunity and the importance of knowing if an opportunity is the best fit for your company through qualifying. REGISTER...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Presenter
                      Ryan Groth
                      Sales Transformation Group, Inc.
                      Tracks:
                      • Sales

                      Monday, July 13, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                        Many roofing contractors feel like they don’t have the time to learn new technology, but AccuLynx is designed so you can start using it and see benefits right away. In this 30 minute demonstration, we’ll show you how AccuLynx has all the tools you need to quickly scale your roofing... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Presenter
                        Erica Lieb
                        Outside Sales Rep, Territory Manager
                        AccuLynx
                        Tracks:
                        Sponsored by: Acculynx
                        • Live Demonstrations

                        Monday, July 13, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                          Learn about some of the latest product updates from Johns Manville which provide productivity in each layer of the low slope commercial roofing system. REGISTER...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Presenter
                          Matt Sayer
                          Product Manager
                          Johns Manville
                          Tracks:
                          Sponsored by: Johns Manville
                          • Live Demonstrations

                          Tuesday, July 14, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                          • Session Number:7
                          This course is designed to inform & teach contractors & subcontractors how to improve workplace safety & workplace safety programs; how to document employee safety training; what to expect during an OSHA compliance officer inspection; OSHA citations & what actions must be taken by the contractor & subcontractor. REGISTER...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Presenter
                          Trent Cotney
                          Cotney Construction Law (WSRCA Legal Advisor)
                          Tracks:
                          • Legal

                          Tuesday, July 14, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                          • Session Number:16
                          A sure fire recipe for disaster. Mix together one cup novel but unproven solutions with 6 ounces of inexperienced workers, and bake for one hour in an oven of fast paced construction. This presentation will examine how this all too familiar recipe led to three roof projects going wrong. And,... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Presenter
                          Philip Dregger
                          TRS, a Salas O’Brien Company
                          Tracks:
                          • Safety, Health

                          Tuesday, July 14, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                          • Session Number:10
                          Business owners general focus on the day to day activities and put business succession plan to the back burner. If a succession plan is not in place, however, the death of an owner or qualifier can be detrimental to a business’s survival. Business succession planning is vital to the longevity... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Presenter
                          Jacqueline Feliciano
                          Cotney Construction Law
                          Presenter
                          Matt Pipes
                          Cotney Construction Law
                          Tracks:
                          • Business

                          Wednesday, July 15, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                          • Session Number:28
                          An industry update on what industry organizations are doing to help solve the growing labor shortage in roofing with diversity, technology and research initiatives. It will explore how these trends are helping roofing contractors create higher levels of professionalism and inclusion to attract and retain a stronger, more talented workforce.... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Presenter
                          Alison LaValley
                          NRCA
                          Presenter
                          Heidi Ellsworth
                          Partner
                          RoofersCoffeeShop(R)
                          Tracks:
                          • Business

                          Wednesday, July 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                          • Session Number:26
                          Find out what’s changed from previous high wind code requirements for tile roofing in the latest IBC, IRC, FBC codes and ASCE 7 . How to properly determine design pressures for roof cladding and overturning moments for tile roofing to determine code approved fastening methods. A lot has changed with... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Presenter
                          Wade Shepherd
                          Boral Roofing LLC
                          Tracks:
                          • Codes

                          Wednesday, July 15, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                          • Session Number:3
                          Given the current shortage of people in the Industry and so much chatter about "Millennials" it would be great to have the opportunity to here from young successful people in the business and see what makes them tick and get suggestions on how to attract and retain people like themselves.  REGISTER...
                          Tracks:
                          • Business

                          Wednesday, July 15, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                            The WSRCA Annual Membership Meeting will serve as an announcement of the voting results for the new slate of WSRCA Board Members. REGISTER...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Presenter
                            Leo Ibarra
                            WSRCA President
                            Blues Roofing Co
                            Tracks:
                            • Leadership