METALCON Online Presents… Metal Building Systems 101

Whether you’re seeking to expand your business into metal building construction or wish to soak in the knowledge of one of the industry’s most respected experts, this session is the perfect way to kick off the new year.

Lee Shoemaker has been the Director of Research and Engineering at the Metal Building Manufacturers Association since 1994. A lifelong engineer, Lee earned his BS in Engineering and his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from Duke University. After working as a Structural Engineer at Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, Lee became an assistant professor at Auburn University. He taught undergraduate and graduate courses in structural analysis and design in the Civil Engineering Department and associated research activities for six years before joining Cornell Crane Manufacturing as Vice President of Engineering.

Lee could speak for days about metal buildings, but in this session, he will share his knowledge and experience on the following topics:

• History of metal building systems

• Characteristics of metal buildings

• Sustainability and energy compliance

• Debunking common misperceptions


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