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Schedule Overview

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Exhibitor Setup, 12-5pm

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall, 7:30-9:30pm

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Keynote Session, 9-9:50am

Session One, 10am-12pm & 4:30-5pm / 10am-12:15pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall, 12-2pm

Session Two, 2-4/4:15pm

Cocktail Reception in the Exhibit Hall, 4:30-6:30pm

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Session Three, 9-11:15am

Lunch in the Exhibition Hall, 11:30am-2pm

Student Award Presentation, 12pm

Session Four, 2-4:15pm

Welcome to D+D 2014, the first annual conference and exhibition designed to integrate the emerging technical community of specifiers, architects, contractors, and facility owners united by their interest in achieving building performance and aesthetics. This event will bring groups from all ends of the industry together to learn and share new ideas in a common conversation about "Advances in Protective and Aesthetic Technologies for Buildings". D+D 2014 will be held in Cincinnati at the historic Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel on May 20-22.


  • Leaders in commercial construction, specification and design presenting AIA continuing education courses, with each session worth 2 LU or LU-HSW credits

  • An engaging keynote speech by one of the world's foremost authorities on energy efficient construction techniques, Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng.

  • Dedicated exhibit hours to meet face-to-face with fellow industry professionals, share ideas, and explore solutions

  • Plenty of special events to network with other industry professionals in a casual environment

  • Announcement of the winner of the D+D Student Design Competition, recognizing promising architecture students

  • Two tracks of four sessions each, covering architectural building technologies, from high-performance architectural coatings technologies, specification and application practices to reflective roof systems, air barriers, and restoration materials and techniques

  • Participation by the industry's leading professional associations, both nationally and locally

  • Register for D+D 2014

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    A special thanks to our Association Partners:
    Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)
    Concrete Polishing Association of America (CPAA)
    Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI)
    Polyurea Development Association (PDA)
    Society for Protective Coatings and Linings (SSPC)
    Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute (SWRI)



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