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2013 International Roofing Expo Seeking Call for Presentation Proposals

The 2013 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.

The three-day event will take place February 5-7, 2013, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in the roofing industry designed to help attendees increase their bottom line and expand their technical knowledge.

Seeking expert speakers with proven, dynamic presentation skills and in-depth knowledge, sessions are 90 minutes in length and should contain timely, practical information that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

Topic submissions should focus on applications-oriented, real world, problem-solving topics and be free of promotional materials to sell a product or service.

The multi-track educational program includes technical and workplace safety classes, as well as business-related sessions including leadership/management, green building, legal/HR, money matters, sales/service and general business.

The primary audience of the educational conference program includes commercial and residential roofing contractors, architects, designers, consultants, building owners, facility managers, manufacturers, suppliers, owners, CEOs, general managers, sales professionals, estimators, superintendents and foremen.


The deadline for submitting Call for Presentations proposals is March 30, 2012. Session proposals should be submitted via the automated submission form at

Questions should be directed to Brandi McElhaney, Senior Conference Manager, at or 972.536.6392