Schedule At-A-Glance

Following is the preliminary schedule for the 2019 Tech Symposium. Check back often for updates as times and location are subject to change.
* Indicates an event in which pre-registration is required. ** Complimentary shuttles leave from the Wyndham main lobby.

Wednesday, October 23
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Green Plumbing Design Workshop* Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting Commonwealth 2
Thursday, October 24
8:00 - 9:00 am ASPE Young Professionals Breakfast* Grand Ballroom 4
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Green Plumbing Design Workshop* Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting Commonwealth 2
9:00 am - 4:00 pm ASPE Young Professionals Leadership Academy* Grand Ballroom 4
1:00 - 7:00 pm Symposium Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
4:00 - 8:00 pm ASPE Product Show Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
Friday, October 25
6:30 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Symposium Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 9:30 am NEW! Joint WOA & AYP Meeting (Attendees are encouraged to attend.) Commonwealth 2
9:45 - 11:15 am COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
Membership Grand Ballroom 3
Affiliate Advisory Grand Ballroom 4
Legislative Commonwealth 1
ASPE Young Professionals Commonwealth 2
11:15 am - 1:15 pm ASPE Lunch & Awards Ceremony Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
1:30 - 3:00 pm EDUCATION SESSIONS:
Medical Oxygen by Concentrator: Clarifying the new NFPA 99 2018 Grand Ballroom 4
Developing Specifications that Stick! Grand Ballroom 3
Design and Installation of Hydronic Snow & Ice Melting Systems to Optimize Performance and Efficiency Sterling 2 & 3
Ending Legionnaires Disease: An Audacious or Achievable Goal? Commonwealth 2
Project Management: Basics for Success Commonwealth 1
3:15 - 4:45 pm EDUCATION SESSIONS:
Seismic Bracing of Plumbing, Medical Gas, & Fire Protection Systems Grand Ballroom 4
Steam System Design & Application Grand Ballroom 3
Trenching & Backfilling Requirements Sterling 2 & 3
Designing with TMVs, POU Valves, & Water Heaters Used as Temperature Controllers Commonwealth 2
Professional Communication and Relationships for Plumbing Engineers Commonwealth 1
6:30 - 9:30 pm ASPE Welcome Party* ** Empress River Boat
Saturday, October 26
6:30 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Symposium Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 8:45 am COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
Design Standard Grand Ballroom 3
Education Grand Ballroom 4
Education & Research Foundation Commonwealth 2
Long Range Planning Commonwealth 1
Women of ASPE Sterling 2 & 3
9:00-10:30 am EDUCATION SESSIONS:
The Engineer & Code Official Relationship: Common Plumbing Plan Review & Code Violations for Plumbing Systems Grand Ballroom 4
Roof Drain Flow Testing Grand Ballroom 3
Raising Awareness: Water Safety During Construction Activities for Engineering Design Professionals Sterling 2 & 3
10 Key Metrics for Reducing Legionella Risk in Domestic Water Systems Commonwealth 2
Plumbers Play Well With Others Commonwealth 1
10:45am - 12:15pm EDUCATION SESSIONS:
Backflow Prevention for Chemical Dispensers & Kitchen Equipment Grand Ballroom 4
Making Intelligent Drainage Choices for Ultra-hygienic Applications Grand Ballroom 3
Hands On Workshop for Using Multi Story Fittings in Construction Sterling 2 & 3
Legionella in a Major Medical Center: A Human-Made Dilemma Commonwealth 2
Available Sprinkler Systems: Make the Right System Choice for Your Project Commonwealth 1
12:15 - 1:15 pm LUNCH Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
1:30 - 3:00 pm EDUCATION SESSIONS:
2021 International Plumbing Code Updates Grand Ballroom 4
The Importance of Knowing the Pressure Drop Grand Ballroom 3
LEED v4, v4.1, & Other Green Programs Sterling 2 & 3
Particulate in US & European Drinking Water - A Nutrient Threat & Infection Risk Commonwealth 2
Air Vents and Corrosion in Wet Fire Sprinkler Systems: New Requirements of 2016 NFPA 13 Commonwealth 1
3:15 - 4:45 pm EDUCATION SESSIONS:
UL 1738 Flue Gas Venting Systems Grand Ballroom 4
Vacuum Plumbing Systems: Review of Sizing & Design Criteria Grand Ballroom 3
Product Sustainability Through Design for Environment & Transparency Sterling 2 & 3
Energy Efficiency in Compressed Air System Design Commonwealth 2
Hot Water System Design for Code Compliance Commonwealth 1
6:30 - 9:30 pm AYP Networking Event* Penn Society
Sunday, October 27
6:30 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
7:00 - 10:30 am Symposium Registration Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:30 - 8:30 am Professional Engineer Working Group Sterling 1
8:45 - 10:15 am EDUCATION SESSIONS:
The History of Cast Iron Soil Pipe & associated standards Grand Ballroom 4
CPVC for Commercial Plumbing & Hydronic HVAC Applications Grand Ballroom 3
Storm Water Reclamation Design Concepts Sterling 2 & 3
Domestic Water System Design: Reducing Risk & Preventing Water Acquired Infection Commonwealth 2
Recirculation System Design - Putting it All Together - Manufacturers, Engineers, & Contractors Commonwealth 1
10:30 am-Noon EDUCATION SESSIONS:
Tepid Water, ANSI Z358.1 Compliance, Safety System Considerations Grand Ballroom 4
Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing - Sizing, Bonding, Code Requirements & New Product Applications Grand Ballroom 3
The Art of Water-Solving Water Delivery Challenges with Bottle Filling Stations Sterling 2 & 3
Hydraulic Calculations for Fire Protection: What They Are & Their Importance Commonwealth 1

Tech Symposium Registration Hours

Thursday, Oct. 24 | 1:00-7:00 pm
Friday, Oct. 25 | 7:00 am-3:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 26| 7:00 am-3:00 pm
Sunday, Oct. 27 | 7:00-10:30 am

Schedule At-A-Glance

Show Location

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600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 391-4600

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