Technical Sessions

ASPE’s Tech Symposium features technical education sessions for those who pay the full registration fee. The sessions are designed to help plumbing industry professionals at all career levels learn new skills or refresh their design repertoire. Each session awards 0.15 CEUs that can be used for license and certification continuing education requirements. For those that have registered, click here to learn how you will receive your CEUs and certificate.


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Codes & Standards System Design & Equipment Exploration Sustainability/Construction Discussion Legionella/Water Quality Fire Protection, Life Safety, & More
Friday, October 25
1:30-3:00 pm Medical Oxygen by Concentrator: Clarifying the new NFPA 99 2018 Developing Specifications that Stick! Design and Installation of Hydronic Snow & Ice Melting Systems to Optimize Performance and Efficiency Ending Legionnaires Disease: An Audacious or Achievable Goal? Project Management: Basics for Success
3:15-4:45 pm Seismic Bracing of Plumbing, Medical Gas, & Fire Protection Systems Steam System Design & Application Trenching & Backfilling Requirements Designing withTMVs, POU Valves, & Water Heaters Used as Temperature Controllers Professional Communication and Relationships for Plumbing Engineers
Saturday, October 26
9:00-10:30 am The Engineer & Code Official Relationship: Common Plumbing Plan Review & Code Violations for Plumbing Systems Roof Drain Flow Testing Raising Awareness: Water Safety During Construction Activities for Engineering Design Professionals 10 Key Metrics for Reducing Legionella Risk in Domestic Water Systems Plumbers Play Well With Others
10:45 am-12:15 pm Backflow Prevention for Chemical Dispensers & Kitchen Equipment Making Intelligent Drainage Choices for Ultra-hygienic Applications Hands On Workshop for Using Multi Story Fittings in Construction Legionella in a Major Medical Center: A Human-Made Dilemma Available Sprinkler Systems: Make the Right System Choice for Your Project
1:30-3:00 pm 2021 International Plumbing Code Updates The Importance of Knowing the Pressure Drop LEED v4, v4.1, & Other Green Programs Particulate in US & European Drinking Water - A Nutrient Threat & Infection Risk Air Vents and Corrosion in Wet Fire Sprinkler Systems: New Requirements of 2016 NFPA 13
3:15-4:45 pm UL 1738 Flue Gas Venting Systems Vacuum Plumbing Systems: Review of Sizing & Design Criteria Product Sustainability Through Design for Environment & Transparency Energy Efficiency in Compressed Air System Design Hot Water System Design for Code Compliance
Sunday, October 27
8:45-10:15 am The History of Cast Iron Soil Pipe & associated standards CPVC for Commercial Plumbing & Hydronic HVAC Applications Storm Water Reclamation Design Concepts Domestic Water System Design: Reducing Risk & Preventing Water Acquired Infection Recirculation System Design - Putting it All Together - Manufacturers, Engineers, & Contractors
10:30 am-Noon Tepid Water, ANSI Z358.1 Compliance, Safety System Considerations Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing - Sizing, Bonding, Code Requirements & New Product Applications The Art of Water-Solving Water Delivery Challenges with Bottle Filling Stations Hydraulic Calculations for Fire Protection: What They Are & Their Importance

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

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

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