May 1-3, 2019 – FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER – Fort Worth, TX


Twenty-first century learning is evolving and so are our education sessions. Participate in quality programming that will focus on marketing, management, health, inspectors, and technical skills. With 20+ sessions addressing the entire supply chain, this year's education offers something for everyone.

Sessions will include a mix of traditional speakers lecturing on a topic as well as round-table discussions facilitated by an industry expert. The round-table sessions are designed to allow attendees to have a more meaningful and impactful experience through peer-to-peer interaction and reflective discussions. Our hope is that each attendee will leave with something they can practice when back in their daily routines, and that a collaborative and reflective environment will lend to this experience. In order for this format to be successful, you will need to get out of your comfort zone, be vulnerable, and participate in discussions with other like-minded individuals. Come ready to participate and learn in Fort Worth!

Expo education sessions that take place on Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3 are included in your registration fee.

Each participant will receive one CCU.


Open to all NWFA members, Pre-Expo Symposium will consist of a morning session taught by Steve Easley, and an afternoon session for roundtable discussion, led by Brett Miller, Jon Namba and Kjell Nymark. The morning session is titled Understanding Moisture Management and Building Science - Wood Floors.

Steve Easley is a Building Construction & Contracting professor at Purdue University, and a building science consultant specializing in construction quality, sustainability, performance, and problem avoidance. His primary focus is helping industry professionals build and remodel structures that are durable, energy efficient, healthy, and comfortable. Steve has more than 30 years of industry experience, performing thousands of jobsite quality surveys and presenting building science seminars around the world. He is a member of the International Construction Honor Society Sigma Lambda Chi,, and served on the National Green Building Standard’s Consensus Committee. 

Each participant will receive two CCUs.

Join us for Pre-Expo Symposium on Wednesday, May 1 for an additional $225 ($275 onsite).



Are you dealing with moisture issues in concrete? If so, the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), whose mission is to be a leading resource for education and information to improve the quality of repair, restoration, and protection of concrete and other structures, has a program for you. ICRI is pleased to offer its Certified Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Technician (CCSMTT) Certification Program.

The purpose of this program is to help improve the performance of concrete slab moisture testing to result in more consistent, accurate, and reliable results that will help flooring manufacturers, architects, engineers, and contractors to make better decisions as to when a concrete floor is ready for a floor covering installation.

Join us on Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3 for ICRI Certification Program. Fees range from $200 - $875 depending on which certification you choose.

Contact ICRI at 651-366-6095 or by email at with questions.

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