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Tuesday, March 21

Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Start your day with a great complimentary breakfast. 


Tuesday 8:00 - 9:50 a.m.

Hands-On Skill Builder: ProRebar (Part 1 of 3)

In this three-part session, you will gain the skills you need to begin detailing in the world of BIM. Each session builds on the skills taught in the previous lesson. You will gain working experience:

  • Setting up a project
  • Creating the framework for your model
  • Adding concrete elements
  • Reinforcing the concrete using a variety of rebar tools
  • Creating 2D placing drawings from your 3D model
  • Taking off material for downstream processing in aSa ex

Get More from Reinforcing Systems (Part 1 of 2)

Put our newest features to work for your rebar shop. Part 1: 

  • Bundle Inventory 
  • Web Scheduling
  • Dynamic Loading 
  • Delivery Ticket
  • Importing and Exporting the Rebar Data Exchange (RDX) file format.

Tuesday 10:10 a.m. - Noon

Hands-On Skill Builder: ProRebar (Part 2 of 3)

In this three-part session, you will gain the skills you need to begin detailing in the world of BIM. Each session builds on the skills taught in the previous lesson. You will gain working experience:

  • Setting up a project
  • Creating the framework for your model
  • Adding concrete elements
  • Reinforcing the concrete using a variety of rebar tools
  • Creating 2D placing drawings from your 3D model
  • Taking off material for downstream processing in aSa ex

Get More from Reinforcing Systems (Part 2 of 2)

Put our newest features to work for your rebar shop. Part 2: 

  • Opto-Shear Console 
  • FabTracker
  • Plant Manager 
  • Production on Demand

Tuesday Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Lunch is on us. Enjoy the meal and share ideas with your fellow attendees.


Tuesday 1:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Hands-On Skill Builder: ProRebar (Part 3 of 3)

In this three-part session, you will gain the skills you need to begin detailing in the world of BIM. Each session builds on the skills taught in the previous lesson. You will gain working experience:

  • Setting up a project
  • Creating the framework for your model
  • Adding concrete elements
  • Reinforcing the concrete using a variety of rebar tools
  • Creating 2D placing drawings from your 3D model
  • Taking off material for downstream processing in aSa ex

Q & A with aSa

Discuss aSa integration and configuration with the experts. Representatives from each of aSa’s departments will be on-hand to answer your questions and discuss the ways in which aSa’s Complete Rebar Solution can work harder for your organization. 


Tuesday 3:10 - 5:00 p.m.

Go Rebar: Order Entry in the Cloud

Wouldn’t it be nice if your customers could quickly and accurately order steel online? Our new web-based order entry system is exactly the solution you need. At this session, you’ll learn all about Go Rebar. Best of all, it’s a hands-on workshop, so you can experience for yourself just how easy it is to create and manage Go Rebar orders. 


Tuesday 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Hospitality: Building Innovation Tonight

Join in the fun! We've got some great entertainment planned.


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Wednesday, March 22

Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast.


Wednesday 8:00 - 9:50 a.m. 

Hands-On: Web Scheduling, Load Tracking, and Delivery Ticket

In our last few releases of aSa ex, we have introduced a wealth of new enhancements to our operations modules. In this session, you’ll make sample production and delivery plans using the new web-based Scheduling interface. Additionally, you’ll see how flexible load building can be: split control codes onto multiple shipments, create delivery tickets from on-the-fly loads, and much more.


Up to Speed: New Features in 2D CAD/Detailing

In this session, you’ll explore MicroStation Connect and learn about Connect administration options. New features in aSa Project Manager and other enhancements will also be covered.


Wednesday 10:10 a.m. - Noon

Hands-On Workshop: Advanced ProRebar

Dig deep into new and advanced features of ProRebar. Through instructor-led exercises, you will learn and practice skills you can start using on your BIM projects back at the office.


Product Demo: Get to Know ProConcrete and ProRebar 

Owners, detailing supervisors, and detailers: if you haven’t made the leap to 3D modeling yet, but want to find out what it’s all about, come to our product demo. We’ll give you a high-level overview of our 3D detailing suite and show you the benefits of BIM in today’s construction industry. (This is a demo, not a training session.)


Wednesday Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Lunch is on us. Enjoy the meal and share ideas with your fellow attendees.


Wednesday 1:00 - 2:50 p.m.

5G: An Overview of aSa’s Next Generation Solution

We are hard at work designing and developing our fifth generation (5G) rebar software solution. At this overview session, you’ll learn:

  • Why we decided to make 5G a cloud-based solution.
  • Why 5G does not require Sage or other third-party accounting solutions for rebar contract management.
  • How we’ve simplified the work flow to eliminate repetitive modules and processes.
  • How 5G makes it easy to set up security and share information across your enterprise, even if you have multiple companies, regions, and locations. 

The overview session provides important background for the 5G sessions that follow.


Wednesday 3:10 - 5:00 p.m.

5G Round Table: Common Information

In this hands-on session, you’ll take 5G modules for a test drive and provide feedback to help steer our continued development. Common Information includes modules and data shared throughout the system:

  • System Manager – Users, employees, and the overall structure of your enterprise
  • Business Partner – Customers and vendors
  • Environment Editors – Settings and values used for order processing, operations, and accounting
  • Inventory – Products that you fabricate, track, and sell

Wednesday 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Brewing Innovation

We'll shuttle to Pittsburgh's historic North Side to visit the city's oldest and largest brewery. Penn Brewery features delicious and authentic German food, traditional American fare, and, of course, great craft beer.


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Thursday, March 23
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Thursday 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast.


Thursday 8:00 - 9:50 a.m.

5G Round Table: Order Processing (Part 1 of 2)

The Order Processing category includes all phases of creating, fabricating, and shipping your orders. This is a two-part hands-on session encompasses the following 5G modules:

  • Order Entry
  • Scheduling
  • Production
  • Shipping
  • Tracking 


Thursday 10:10 - Noon

5G Round Table: Order Processing (Part 2 of 2)

The Order Processing category includes all phases of creating, fabricating, and shipping your orders. This is a two-part hands-on session encompasses the following 5G modules:

  • Order Entry
  • Scheduling
  • Production
  • Shipping
  • Tracking 

Thursday Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Lunch is on us. Enjoy the meal and share ideas with your fellow attendees. 


Thursday 1:00 - 2:50 p.m.

5G Round Table: Projects

This session will focus on three main topics:

  • Job – Try out the new job editor and give us your feedback.
  • Estimating – Tell us what you want to see in our next generation rebar estimating solution. 
  • Field Placing – Help us to make rebar installation tracking and reporting better than ever in 5G.

 


Thursday 3:10 - 5:00 p.m.

5G Round Table: A/R and Accounting

Unlike aSa ex Rebar Financials, which requires Sage 500, 5G will include all the functionality you need to manage rebar contracts, ship material, create invoices, and receive cash. Furthermore, it will connect to the third-party accounting applications you want to use for Accounts Receivable and General Ledger. We want to hear your voice and meet your needs. Come to this session to discuss third-party accounting integration, GL setup, and related tasks. 


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Go Rebar

5G - Next Generation 

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