Experience 35 education sessions delivered by the industry's foremost experts.


METALCON is the foremost authority in providing top-tier education focused on the application of metal in construction and design. We harness the expertise of leading professionals in metal construction, architecture, engineering, and manufacturing to deliver unparalleled knowledge. Whether you’re a contractor, installer, architect, specifier, or building owner, METALCON offers a range of in-depth workshops and complimentary educational sessions tailored to meet your specific needs.

METALCON education is accredited by organizations including the AIA and the Florida DBPR.


Discover important topics that affect every aspect of the metal construction and design industry, learn from robust panels that present courses that will affect everything from design, to testing, to implementation and installation, and lifetime usage.

Wednesday, October 30 + Thursday, October 31



Maximize your METALCON education by adding 4- or 8- hour workshops to your agenda. Choose from a selection of essential topics for beginner and experienced building and design professionals, business owners and executives, and anyone else ready to take their knowledge and skills to the next level. Plan Accordingly, some workshops begin on Tuesday, October 29th.

Exciting news for 2024! Workshops labeled with an asterisk will earn you 4 hours of AIA LU HSW’s!

The Value Pass is the BEST DEAL for adding workshops to your agenda!

Tuesday, October 29

Metal Roof Installation Training: Part 1 Certificate Program

Wednesday, October 30

Metal Roof Installation Training: Part 2 Certificate Program

Rollforming for the Metal Construction Industry: Part 1

Utilizing MCM in Modern Design Including Fire Prevention
*Earn 4 AIA LU HSW Credits

Thursday, October 31

Rollforming for the Metal Construction Industry: Part 2

Low Slope Detailing Workshop – Certificate Program
*Earn 4 AIA LU HSW Credits




The increase in the frequency and severity of natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, wildfires and other safety hazards makes it more important than ever to stay on top of new building envelope codes, testing methods, and terminology. Sessions in the Building Performance Learning Center will demystify these complex topics and provide the latest information on risk mitigation, building codes and testing protocols. These sessions are a must-attend for contractors, engineers, & architects alike.

Wednesday, October 30

Resilient Buildings: Disaster is a Hazard Your Didn’t Prepare for

IECC 2021/ASHRAE 90.1-2019 Building Envelope Requirements

Thursday, October 31

Advancements in Cool Roof and Wall Evaluation and Compliance

Introduction to ANSI/MCA FTS-1 Test Method for Windload Resistance on Flashings

Friday, November 1

Insulated Composite Backup Panels

AC472 and AC478 Accreditations for Improving Quality and Success in Metal Building Design and Construction



In today’s economy, it’s important that your business runs smoothly, maximizing every employee’s time and every dollar spent running your business. Sessions in the Best Practices Learning Center feature industry experts providing you with solid, sensible advice and tried-and-true strategies to ensure your business’s growth and success.

Wednesday, October 30

Construction Certainty Advancing Supply Chain Pricing Tactics for Durability in the Worlds Most Volatile Steel Market

Using Metal Roofing to Provide Climate and Budget Conscious Solutions for Existing Buildings

Thursday, October 31

Turning Workforce Development into Dollars: Recruit, Train, Retain

Achieving Sustainable Performance for Decades with Coil and Extrusion Metal Coatings

Accounts Receivable and Cashflow Assessing: Shooting Down the Top 10 Cashflow Killers

Friday, November 1

Sales 101: Successful Sales Strategies from Cross-Selling to Up-Selling

Maximizing Profitability and Avoiding Pitfalls in Steep Slope Roofing



Gain a deeper understanding of how to improve building and product performance in the Technical Know-How Learning Center where the focus is on installation techniques, craftsmanship, resiliency, testing procedures, real-world influences and more.

Wednesday, October 30

What Makes Rainscreen Walls Work

What is the Value of MCM System Fabricator Certification

Overcoming Obstacles: Tackling the Unique Challenges of Specialty Metal Contractors

Thursday, October 31

Tapping the Potential of Existing Building Portfolios to Lead Decarbonization

Rust on Building Panels Identifying and Repairing

Friday, November 1

Chemistry to Create Color in Coil Coatings

Metal Mastery: Meeting Building Codes with Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

the architect's experience at metalcon
The Design District at METALCON is a ‘show within a show’ exclusively for architects, designers, specifiers and engineers eager to breathe new life into projects and wow clients. Produced in partnership with AEC Daily, this one-of-kind, curated experience will explore an impressive range of aesthetic possibilities and provide access to experts who will show you how to solve a wide variety of design, structural, technical, environmental, cost and performance challenges, through the use of metal.

Earn a year’s worth of AIA LU’s (including HSW’s) and enjoy exclusive education, networking and much more!

Wednesday, October 30

Artificial Intelligence in the AEC Industry

Today’s Architectural Metal Panels for Interior Applications

Metal Roofs Architectural Restoration/Preservation

Thursday, October 31

Metal Composite Materials (MCM) Building Code Fire Requirements

Barndominiums: Solutions for Modern Problems, Inspired by Historic Designs

Holding Strength Comparison Between Short Rail and Direct Attachments on Racking Systems on Metal Rooftop for Solar Applications 

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The Future Leaders of METALCON Program is a collection of learning and networking opportunities for young professionals ready to take their career to the next level. Are you under the age of 40 and attending METALCON in Atlanta? You will be automatically registered as a METALCON Future Leader where you will have the opportunity to connect, collaborate, and build relationships with industry peers between education sessions and exhibits during a jam packed 3 day event!

Check out the hand selected education programs that are particularly relevant for You!

In-depth paid workshops:

Tuesday, October 29

Metal Roof Installation Training Certificate Program Part: 1

Wednesday, October 30

Metal Roof Installation Training Certificate Program: Part 2

Rollforming for the Metal Construction Industry: Part 1

Utilizing MCM in Modern Design Including Fire Prevention
*Earn 4 AIA LU HSW Credits

Thursday, October 31

Rollforming for the Metal Construction Industry: Part 2

FREE sessions on the showfloor:

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***Use promo code: FLMC to take advantage of $50 off for registrants under the age of 40***

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