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If you haven’t registered yet for the 13th annual Buildex Calgary, Alberta’s largest, most expansive Trade Show and Conference, you’ll want to right away.

This is one of the best shows to get up close and personal with some of the newest developments in construction technologies and the latest building trends to help you improve your cost-efficiency and increase your productivity – safely.

When: Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday November 8
Where: The BMO Centre in Calgary’s Stampede Park
Who: All professionals working in Construction & Renovation, Interior Design & Architecture and Property Management

With more than 4,000 people attending, Show Director Paul Maryschak says this year’s Buildex Calgary will be a great place to network with a vast pool of industry leaders, experts and your professional peers.

“Our theme is Network. Educate. Discover,” he said. There will be more than 225 exhibitors and 35 seminars. “Everyone attending will be able meet and learn from each other and from the industry innovators. New and old suppliers will have new things to share.”

Hard pressed to pick just three, Maryschak says there are a number of top notch seminars that address various critical construction, occupational health and workplace safety issues, including

Emergency Response Planning: Realities of Planning for a Worksite Emergency

Learn to create an effective workplace emergency response plan from Senior Safety Advisor Colin Steadman of the Alberta Construction Safety Association.

An award winning safety specialist, Steadman will compare Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and current Provincial levels of emergency preparedness to show you how to improve your workplace safety program.

Fire Protection of Adjacent Buildings During Construction

A panel of four experts, including Senior Safety Advisor Colin Steadman, will discuss fire safety on or near construction sites in relation to 2006 Fire Code requirements:

  • Incidences and types of fire and fire loss on construction sites
  • Training and education processes currently in development by the Alberta Construction Safety Association and Alberta Municipal Affairs
  • Compliance approaches used by Alberta’s Fire Safety Codes Officers
  • Proposed changes to National and Alberta Fire Codes.

Asbestos!!? What You Should Know Before You Start

Be prepared and prevent workplace injuries.

Learn everything you need to know and more about asbestos, this all too common hazardous material found in “every nook and cranny, in residential, commercial and industrial settings,” during construction, demolition and renovation jobs.

Environmental Technologist John MacDonald examines materials, testing, procedures and legalities you need to consider before you start your job.

Early Birds Get The Perks…

Register by October 17, the early bird deadline, and you’ll receive free lunch, discounted seminar rates and more time to network and visit exhibits of new and green products because you’ll receive your badge in the mail.

And send us a comment on what you thought of the 2012 Buildex Calgary.


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