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2018 SMA Annual Conference - April 25-28

Network, Learn, Celebrate, and Exhibit at the Premier Conference of the Stair Industry

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2018 TENTATIVE Conference Schedule


Wednesday, April 25    
Early Riser Breakfast - (open to all attendees)
8 - 9 am               The New Mexico Room        
SMA Golf (register separately)
9 am - 3 pm Towa Golf Club
Offsite Excursions (additional fee) 10 am - 3:30 pm
 
Registration 12 - 6 pm  Mezzanine
Exhibitor Setup
3 - 6:30 pm
 Lumpkins Ballroom North                 
Pre-Conference Dinner (self-pay) 6:30 - 8:30 pm  Sign-up Sheet Available Onsite                  
Santa Fe Ghost Tour (additional fee) 8:30 - 10 pm  Meet in Hotel Lobby
     
Thursday, April 26    
Registration 7 am - 5 pm  Mezzanine
Exhibitor Set-Up  7 - 8 am   Lumpkins Ballroom North
Offsite Excursions (additional fee) 10 am - 3 pm  
Staircase Design & Engineering Symposium
8 am - 4:00 pm             Lumpkins Ballroom South
(Architects and Design Professionals Invited to earn 3 HSW learning units)
   
-  SMA101 - Designing Safe, Code-Compliant Residential Stairways
8 - 10:30 am
 
-  SMA102 - Residential Balustrade Design Using Common Stair Parts
   
        -  Morning Break  10:30 - 10:45 am   
-  Case Study: Loretto Staircase - "How Would it be Built Today?" 10:45 am - 12 pm             
 
Lunch with Exhibitors  12 - 1 pm  Lumpkins Ballroom
Exhibits Open - Balloting of "Architects Choice StairCraft Award"
12 - 3 pm  Lumpkins Ballroom North
Newcomers/First-Time Attendee Orientation 2 - 3 pm  The Santa Fe Room
Code Development Update, ICC Hearings Report, and
ANSI ASC AWI-SMA 063400 Wood Stair and Rail Standard Update
3 - 4 pm  Lumpkins Ballroom South
Welcome Reception at Loretto Chapel 5:15 - 7:00 pm   Loretto Chapel
Buffet Dinner followed by entertainment and the SMA Auction
7:30 - 9:30 pm
 Lumpkins Ballroom
     
Friday, April 27    
SMA Registration - Help Desk 7 am - 5 pm  Mezzanine
Breakfast - Native American Blessing 8 - 9 am   The Santa Fe Room
Opening General Session with Keynote Speaker 9 - 10:30 am   Lumpkins Ballroom South
Morning Break 10:30 - 10:45 am  Lumpkins Ballroom North
SMA Research and Testing at USDA FPL and MSU      10:45 am - 12 pm   Lumpkins Ballroom South
Lunch with Exhibitors 12 pm - 1 pm  Lumpkins Ballroom 
Exhibits Open
12 pm - 3 pm
 Lumpkins Ballroom North
SMA Board of Directors Meeting 1:00 - 2:30 pm  Ballen Boardroom
Free Time to Explore Santa Fe 3 - 6 pm  
Docent-Led Tour of La Fonda on the Plaza (offered twice) 3:15 - 5:15 pm   Meet in Hotel Lobby
SMA Awards Reception
6 - 7 pm  The Terrace
SMA Awards Banquet
7 - 8:30 pm  La Terraza
SMA "Sky's the Limit" Dessert Reception with Astronomers 8:30 - 10 pm  The Terrace
     
Saturday, April 28    
SMA Help Desk 8 am - 12 pm  Mezzanine
Breakfast 8 - 9 am   The Santa Fe Room
SMA Annual Business Meeting 9 - 10 am  Lumpkins Ballroom South
Offsite Guest Program 10 am - 3 pm  Meet in Hotel Lobby
Morning Break 10 - 10:30 - am  Mezzanine
Breakout Sessions - Round 1 10:30 am - 12 pm  TBD
Lunch 12 - 1 pm   The Santa Fe Room
Committee Meetings
1 - 2:15 pm   TBD
Afternoon Break  2:15 - 2:30 pm   Mezzanine
Breakout Sessions - Round 2 2:30 - 3:30 pm  TBD
Closing Session Keynote 3:30 - 5:00 pm  Lumpkins Ballroom South
Friends on the Town - Selections from the Best Restaurants of Santa Fe
6 - 9:30 pm  


 






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