The 2021 North American Iron Workers / IMPACT Conference is now Virtual

Virtual Conference // February 15-17, 2021

Due to safety concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 North American Iron Workers / IMPACT Conference has been changed from an in-person to a virtual event.

The conference will still be held February 15 – 17, 2021, and registration is now open.

Attend the 13th Annual North American Iron Workers / IMPACT Conference and you will:

  • Discover how technology is advancing the workforce
  • Find out how IMPACT is breaking through to end users in new regions
  • See what the future of construction technology looks like.

Here is a sample of the achievements and topics that will be covered:

  • Recognition of the Association of Union Constructor’s Craft Person of the Year
  • Opportunities Won: Iron Workers, Business Development and Salesforce
  • Why Does Diversity Pay?
  • Offshore Winds Create Hurricane of Opportunity
  • Solar! Not Just for California
  • Steel+Glass+Guts=$$$
  • Tech Comes to Rodbusters
  • Metal Buildings of the Future!

The Iron Workers and IMPACT have brought together a number of prominent voices in our organization and industry to speak on a wide range of interesting and relevant topics. Speakers include:

  • Dave Beard, District Council President, IW District Council of Saint Louis & Vicinity
  • William Brown, Chairman Emeritus, Ideal Contracting
  • Liz Burdock, CEO & President, Business Network for Offshore Wind
  • Nicole Conry, Ironworker, Iron Workers LU #512
  • Roy Coulombe, Manager, Royal Advisors & Consultants
  • Brent Darnell, Owner & President, Brent Darnell International
  • Lamont Davis, Owner, Anvil Steel Engineering, Inc.
  • Eric Dean, General President, Iron Workers HQ
  • Bill Dean, General Treasurer, Iron Workers, HQ
  • Ariane Hegewisch, Program Director, Employment & Earnings Institute for Women’s Policy Research
  • Kevin Hilton, CEO, IMPACT
  • Frank, Marco, General Counsel, Gregoria Marco LTD
  • Larry McNiff, Director DOAMM, Iron Workers International
  • Jim Ochu, Director of Business Development, IMPACT
  • Vicki O’Leary, General Organizer/Diversity, Iron Workers HQ
  • David Osborne, General Organizer, IW District Council of California and Vicinity
  • Rod Piksa, General Secretary, Iron Workers HQ
  • Anthony Poma, Superintendent, Ideal Contracting
  • Mike Relyin, Executive Director, Department of Reinforcing, Iron Workers Regional District Council
  • Will Southerland, Supervisor for Enterprise Construction, Williams
  • Tim Speno, President and CEO, E2E Summit
  • Mary Vogel, Executive Director, Building Pathways
  • Scott Blair, Managing Editor, Engineering News Record
  • Cal Beyer, VP, Workforce Risk and Wonder Wellbeing, CSDZ