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Natural Stone Academy at AIA National Expo –
Learning Lounge Booth #3806


Earn up to 7 continuing education LU/HSW hours!  See full in-booth education schedule below

American Institute of Architects – National Convention / Design Exposition

June 26 – 28, 2014

         McCormick Place – Chicago, IL

Register to attend:

Don’t miss!  “Meet the Winners” Reception (complimentary beer and wine)
Celebrate the Building Stone Institute’s Tucker Design Award winners
Thursday June 26 3:00 – 4:00pm BOOTH #3807 (Natural Stone Academy exhibits)

Six natural stone organizations unite as the Natural Stone Academy [booth #3806] – Building Stone Institute, Indiana Limestone Institute, Natural Stone Council, Marble Institute of America, Veronafiere/Marmomacc and Hanley Wood Exhibitions. This large exhibit will  have 8, one-hour in-booth continuing education sessions which all groups will work together to present. You may sign up to take these courses through your AIA registration process or walk-in.  Schedule, topics and speakers are as follows:

Thursday June 26
10:30 – 11:30
Vincent Marazita, Veronafiere
World of Natural Stone

12:30 – 1:30 Dan Rea, Coldspring
BIM and Stone for Improved Project Cycle

2:00 – 3:00 Prof. Michael Garrison, U of Texas
Sustainable Stone Building/NSC 373

Friday June 27
10:30 – 11:30 Prof. Michael Garrison, U of Texas
Sustainable Stone Building/NSC 373

12:30 – 1:30 Fred Jackson, CTC CSI
Care & Maintenance: Natural Stone

2:00 – 3:00 Vincent Marazita, Veronafiere
Stone Flooring Do’s & Don’ts

Saturday June 28
10:30 – 11:30
Chuck Muehlbauer, MIA
Stone Anchoring Systems

12:30 – 1:30 Chuck Muehlbauer, MIA
Thin Stone Veneer