Registration is now open for the 2017 National State Association’s annual conference from Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in Ithica, N.Y. 

Roofing contractors and industry professionals from around the country are invited to connect with the organization’s growing network of experts and slate-roof installers.

Located at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake, Ithaca features several historic slate-roof buildings surrounded by steep hills, vineyards, apple orchards and waterfalls. In addition to the scenic setting and networking opportunities, the conference will feature several exciting and informative educational sessions including:

•Victor Cardenes, Geology researcher focused on slate roofing;
•John Chan, NSA President and President, Durable Slate Company;
•Jeffrey Chusid, Interim Chair, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University;
•Gary Traver, Assistant Director of Educational Services for NYS Division of Code Enforcement;
•Tim Underhill, Delta Slate Company;
•James Walas, Revere Copper Architectural Services;
•Ron Williams, OSHA Area Director 

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