Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

An Affiliate of the National Home Builders Association

Breakout sessions offer tracks to success

 
Posted on July 10, 2015 by By Carol Hartzog Communications

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OSHBA members, what track are you on? The 2015 Oklahoma Building Summit & Expo on August 26-27 offers the expected 400 to 500 builders, associates and trades in attendance the ability to pick and choose breakout sessions in focused tracks that meet their needs.

The Summit will offer two breakout sessions daily of four workshops each. They will feature more than an hour each of intensive education delivered by experienced instructors.

General topic areas of each breakout session will include a Construction Track, Business Management Track and Building Performance Track, with a fourth session presenting a different aspect of either the Construction Track or Business Management Track.

Here's a rundown of the specific subjects to be addressed and instructors for each breakout session:

Wednesday, August 26

Morning session - 9:45-11:15 am

Construction Track: Top 10 Reasons for Inspection Rejection; Instructors -- Kelly Parker, P.E., and Curtis McCarty

Business Management Track: 25 Ways to Improve Profitability; Instructor -- Chuck Shinn

Building Performance Track: Energy and Water Efficient Plumbing; Instructor -- Mike Burch

Construction Track: (Ready Mix) Concrete Issues

Afternoon session - 2-3:30 pm

Construction Track: Why Your GL Insurances Is Not a Warranty; Instructor - HUB International

Business Management Track: 25 Critical Mistakes Builders Make; Instructor - Chuck Shinn

Building Performance Track: HERS/IRC Chapter 11; Instructor - Kelly Parker, P.E.

Construction Track: 2015 IRC Changes; Instructor - Chris Ramseyer, Ph.D.

Thursday, August 27

First Morning Session, 8:30-10 am

Construction Track: 2015 IRC Changes; Instructor - Chris Ramseyer, Ph.D.

Business Management Track: OSHBA Contracts/Business Law; Instructors -- Sean Rieger, J.D., and Paul Kane

Building Performance Track: Best Practices/Fundamentals; Instructor -- Kelly Parker, P.E.

Business Management Track: Design Trends-HOUZZ; Instructor - Lauren Gold

Second Morning Session: 10:15-11:30

Construction Track: Engineered Wood Issues; Instructor - Matt Brown

Building Performance Track: Energy & Water Efficient Plumbing; Instructor - Mike Burch

Construction Track: High Wind Construction; Instructor - Chris Ramseyer, Ph.D.

There is a lot of meat to this Breakout Session agenda. So, what track are you on?

For registration information or to reserve exhibition booth space, visit the Oklahoma Building Summit & Expo website at www.okbuildingsummit.com.

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