2018 Window Preservation Alliance Annual Meeting March 9-11
Hosted by Double Hung, LLC at their headquarters at 2801 Patterson Street, Greensboro, NC.
Friday, March 9
Arrivals throughout the day, WPA Board meeting 4PM. Shop tours of Double Hung LLC, meet and greet, libations to follow.
Saturday, March 10
8-8:30 AM - Breakfast and Introductions
8:30AM to 9:30 Andrew King and Elizabeth O'Byrne will lead a discussion on hiring, firing, and managing a work force.
10:30 to 11:30 David Hoggard and Nancy Barrington will lead a discussion about estimating and record keeping
11:30AM - Bring and Brag
Got a project you are particularly proud of? Bring photos and brag about how you saved some windows. Share tips, techniques, challenges, opportunity for all to discuss.
Sign up here for a 5 minute slot to talk about a project, share photos, discuss.
We have a great presentation about a steel window restoration project from Brooks Gentleman of Re-View Windows in Kansas City, Missouri.
Noon - 1 - LUNCH and chat
1PM to 2 PM Roseanne Morgan of the NC Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will explain how Consultative Services work, current lead standards, containment and protection, and discuss strategies for designing a safe workspace.
2:15PM to 3:15PM Neil Mozer and Marc Bagala will lead SHOP TALK - a discussion on designing, modifying, expanding, and running an efficient workshop whether you a one man operation or have dozens of employees.
Sign up here to show your skills at old fashioned putty glazing. The heat is on to see who can glaze the fastest, with the best quality finish, and with style. A team of local judges will be on hand to award the coveted top prize of Master Glazier.
6PM - Pig Picking Party hosted by David and Jinni Hoggard in their historic home walking distance from the hotel. Musical entertainment encouraged!
Sunday, March 11 8:30AM to 3:30PM
We will be helping to repair windows at the White Oak Community Center. This is a great chance to work alongside your peers and community members to give the windows in this beloved building a good sprucing up.
Hotel & Transportation Information
Greensboro Marriot Downtown - $125 per night
304 North Greene St. Greensboro, NC 27401 • Phone: (336) 379.8000
Call Natalie Diaz at 336.379.8000 and ask for the discounted WPA rate. The deadline for the discount has expired but if they still have rooms they will honor the rate.
• Nearest airport is the Piedmont Triad Airport (code GSO)
• Uber from Airport to Marriott is $14-18
• From Marriott to the meeting site (Double Hung LLC shop) is $8-13.
There will also be people with cars who will happily share a ride.