Western Exposure  
You’re Invited to  
Architects’ Forum June 2, 2016, Seattle  
by Ellen Rogers  
eattle is a great location for glass. From the  
modern lines of the city’s public library, to the  
crisp transparency of the Chihuly Garden &  
Glass Exhibition Hall, and the environmental  
innovation of the Bullitt Center, it’s easy to see  
there’s love for glass and architecture. Now the  
changes shaping glass and glazing materials.  
Sponsored by the Architects’ Guide to Glass &  
Metal magazine, Architects’ Forum™ 2016 is set  
to take place June 2 at the Hyatt Regency  
Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., in suburban Seattle.  
The daylong event is free for architects and  
includes sessions focused extensively on the  
changes and developments in architectural glass.  
Attendees can earn multiple continuing educa-  
tion credits, all in one convenient location.  
In addition, the event features several net-  
working opportunities. These include coffee  
breaks, lunch, sponsored by ICD High  
Performance Coatings, table top displays of  
glazing industry products and admission into  
the Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ ’16 trade  
show and welcoming cocktail party taking place  
concurrently.  
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area’s architectural community has an opportuni-  
ty to learn even more about the development and  
Architects’ Forum 2016  
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Schedule-at-a-Glance (tentative)  
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Thursday, June 2, 2016  
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:30 – 9:30 a.m.  
:30 – 9:45 a.m.  
Registration Open  
Welcome  
:45 – 10:45 a.m. The Evolution of Glass & High Performance Coatings,  
presented by Guardian Industries  
0:45 - 11:45 a.m. Fire-Rated Glass & Framing 101, presented by  
Technical Glass Products  
1:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. Coffee break – Sponsored by Dow Corning and  
SageGlass  
Air Barrier Systems: Silicone Solutions to Reduce  
Building Air Infiltration, presented by Dow Corning  
Lunch – sponsored by ICD High Performance Coatings  
Introduction to Dynamic Glazing (102), presented by  
SageGlass  
How Structural Silicone Spacers Contribute to  
Sustainable Window Design  
Coffee break – sponsored by Dow Corning and  
SageGlass  
Panel Discussion with Speakers  
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The Architects’ Forum brings education and  
resources to the architectural community. It has  
seen tremendous growth since the first event was  
held in 2008 in Grand Rapids, Mich. In fact, the  
program has doubled in terms of the number of  
presentations and learning opportunities.  
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The Program  
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:30 – 4:45 p.m.  
Covering a range of topics, from insulating  
glass to fire-rated glazing, the program is packed  
with informative sessions, all designed specifical-  
ly for architects. Scheduled presentations as of  
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:45 – 5:30 p.m.  
:30 p.m.  
Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ Trade Show and  
Cocktail Party  
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Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal  
Architects’ Forum—a free,  
daylong event for  
press time include:  
The Evolution of Glass &  
High Performance Coatings,  
presented by Guardian  
Industries;  
architects—focuses on  
changes and  
developments in the world  
of architectural glass.  
Fire-Rated Glass & Framing  
101, presented by Technical  
Glass Products;  
Air Barrier Systems: Silicone  
Solutions to Reduce Building  
Air Infiltration, presented by  
Dow Corning; and  
Intro to Dynamic Glazing  
(102), presented by SageGlass.  
(Note: Be sure and visit www.glassguides.com/forum  
for additional presentations.)  
Register Today!  
The Architects’ Forum provides an ideal set-  
ting to learn about the continually advancing  
glass and glazing industry. Network with your  
peers and find new developments to apply to  
your future projects. To learn more about the  
event or to register visit  
www.glassguides.com/forum. AGG  
Ellen Rogers is the editorial director of the  
Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal magazine. Follow  
her on Twitter @USGlass and like USGlass on  
Facebook to receive updates.  
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