2020 Educational Workshop Program

Updated June 15, 2020.

Get inspired at FTI's Educational Workshop Series, presented virtually as part of the 2020 World Congress. Choose from nine workshops presented across three sessions to learn about the latest advancements and trends in facades from experts in the industry. Registration is now open, so claim your spot today!

Interested in attending all three sessions? Register for the series >

To register for a single workshop, follow the "Learn more >" links below.

Workshop Session 1 (postponed)

August 6 August 27, 12 - 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-4)

Workshop Session 2

August 13, 12 - 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-4)

  • Advancements in Structural Glass & Glass Facades This educational workshop will focus on recent advances in technology in the field of structural glass, as well as architectural design trends in the design of all-glass facades. Presented by Alfonso Lopez of Sentech Architectural Systems, Ned Kirschbaum of Fentress Architects, Michael Ludvik of M. Ludvik Engineering, and Edward Peck of Edward Peck Design. Learn more >
  • A Practical Guide to Delivering a High-Performance Envelope This educational workshop will provide practical guidance and hands-on exercises on how to specify fenestration systems effectively, how to manage thermal bridging on the envelope and how to assess thermal comfort next to the envelope to assess and optimize the comfort performance of your envelope design. Presented by Helen Sanders, PhD of Technoform North America, Stéphane Hoffmann of Morrison and Hershfield, Steve Fronek of Wausau Window and Wall Systems, and Alejandra Menchaca, PhD, LEED AP, WELL AP of Thornton Thomasetti. Learn more >
  • Metal Facades: Material, Surface, Shape This educational workshop intends to provide the participants with a deepened understanding of all aspects of metal use as it relates to building envelopes. Presented by Stephan Wurster of Pohl Facades. Learn more >

Workshop Session 3

August 20, 12 - 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-4)

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