Previous Events

August 10, 2017 -Education Event with Clay Sporting Tile Tournament
Clay Walker, representing the Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau, presented a "Grading and Inspection" seminar.
David B. Carr, Husch Blackwell LLP, provided a lecture on entitled "Liability for Roofing Contractors and Consultants."
Nineteen of the event attendees took part in a Clay Sporting Tile Tournament. A Windward Roofing Representative took the top prize of four Green Bay Packer Tickets.

March 7, 2017 - Education Event
The all day education event provided attendees with four continuing education hours.
Event topics and speakers included: Sealants: Solutions for the Building Enclosure, presented by Don Menefee, Tremco Incorporated; Performance Benefits of a Rigid Cover Board, presented by Matthew Hartman, Commercial Roofing Manager, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum; Expansion Joints, presented by Chris Brown, Expansion Joint Product Manager, Johns Manville; Specifying Wall Weatherization Produces that Comply with Building Code Fire Safety Provisions, presented by  Brian Carey, Product Manager, Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing.

February 4, 2016 - Education Event

The Wisconsin Chapter of RCI, Inc. hosted forty-seven industry professionals for an education event. Dan Smith, the Territory Manager for CertainTeed Commercial Roofing, presented on the topic of “Self-Adhering Membrane Roofing Systems for Low Slope Roofs”. The second speaker, Laverne Dalgleish the Executive Director of the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA), spoke on the importance of “Achieving a High Performance Air barrier System” through proper design, installation and field quality control. Kevin Kennedy from the law firm of Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen discussed “Property Insurance Appraisals”. Mr. Kennedy’s presentation included pointers and pitfalls one may encounter during the insurance appraisal process. Mandy Schweitzer, Johns Manville, closed the education portion of our event by covering the types, components, advantages, versatility and application steps of liquid applied membranes.

March 17, 2015 - Education Event
Lightning Protection 101 - Presented By: Tyler Baumert - Lightning Safety Alliance Corporation; 
Reflective Roofing: Concerns, Issues, Precautions & Design - Presented By: Thomas W. Hutchinson - Hutchinson Design Group, Ltd.

October 30, 2014 - Education Event
Education event on the subject of Roof Insulation and Fasteners

April 10, 2014 - Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Roof Insulation and Factory Tour

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Roof Insulation education presentation and factory tour held at ACH Foam Technologies in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The presentation included a comprehensive course on EPS and it's multiple uses in the roofing industry. A lunch with a brief RCI-Wisconsin business meeting was included with a factory tour of ACH Foam Technologies. 

Presenter: Pat Austin, ACH Foam Technologies

May 21, 2013 - Education Event
Modified Bitumen Roofing 
Presented by Mike Spence - GAF
What Makes a Thermoplastic Roof Sustainable Presented by Scott Sellers - Sika Sarnafil

March 26, 2013 - Metal Application
Architectural Applications of Copper for Roofing and Wall Cladding Presented by Jim Walas - Revere Copper -- Understanding basic seam types, proper construction and limitations for areas of application were the main topic of this presentation. The discussion covered expansion and contraction design concerns and human health information (runoff, antimicrobial, etc). Basic soldering techniques were also covered.
Retrofit Using Metal (Section 15 of the new RCI Metal Roofing Course) 
Presented by Charlie Smith - McElroy -- The course discussed different ways metal can be used to recover an existing building including the challenges and installation of retrofit metal over metal and metal over low slope roofs. Included within the presentation were the benefits to the building owner and environment. Potential installation challenges were also examined.