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SIPA 2017 Annual Meeting Austin Texas


The 2017 Annual Meeting has come and gone, we hope you found the experience rewarding and fun.

Feedback Survey

If you did not get an opportunity to fill out a SIPA Annual Meeting Feedback Survey, click to download
the form and complete your comments then send to:



Dale Roberts
1 Independence Way, Apt 102
Jersey City, NJ 07305

We value your input as we begin planning for next year in Jacksonville, Florida.

Agenda   Click here for pdf version of the agenda

Presentations by speakers during day 2 and 3 available for download (pdf)
Tuesday, February 21st – Day 2
Opening comments - President's Message - Jack Armstrong Executive Director & Ard Smits, PorterSIPS

MagOxide SIP Spotlight - Workforce Housing at a Florida City Level - Jerry Gillman, Innova Eco Building
Learning from Across the Borders/European Evolution of MgO - Sten Sorensen, Multi-Panels 
MagWall Canadian MgO - Ken Hanasyk, Multi-Panels
MOCA - Ken Hanasyk

The Housing Economy by the Bowtie Economist, Elliot Eisenberg, GraphsandLaughs (Slides to be shared via email only)

Mainstreaming Zero - New and Retrofit Housing Initiatives; "The Realize Project" and a "Micro-House Hotel" - Ms. Shilpa Sankaran, Net Zero Energy Coalition
The Prosperity of Zero: New Frontiers of Communicating High Performance - Richard Willingham, motum b2b

New 2018 Energy Code Results and 2012/15 Adoption - Bill Fay, Energy Efficient Codes Coalition & Alliance to Save Energy/Bcap
Resilient Building Code Mandates for Texas Gulf CountiesTim Von Kennel, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

SIPA Building Excellence Awards - Jack Armstrong Executive Director
SIPA Auction - Donald Ambrose

 Wednesday, February 22 – Day 3

ICC Code Committee

Welcome and Introduction of SIPA Board Candidates & brief comments - Jack Armstrong Executive Director

Manufacturer Committee and Platinum/Gold Sponsor Comments
 - Ashland
 - Black Bros.
 - SIP-SEAL (Sustant)
 - Nederveld
 - Multi-Panel

Technical Committee

SIPA Marketing Committee

To our sponsors, again Thank You!:





Collaboration Sponsors











































Welcome Reception Sponsor
Special Thanks to Tamarack Grove

Tuesday Lunch Sponsor
Special Thanks to Tolko

Golf tournament Sponsor
Special Thanks to SIP-SEAL


Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road
Lost Pines, Texas, USA, 78612
Tel: +1 512-308-1234

Note: If you have unresloved issues with the hotel, contact Donald Ambrose for assistance.  don@sips.org


SIPA Website Sponsors