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Friday September 24th 2021

Education Slot 1 – 9am-9:55am



Speaker: Brace Lake of Marantec

Introduction to DC Direct Drive Commercial Jackshaft

 Reading the status codes

Education Slot 2 – 9am-9:55am





Speaker: Brian Dickson of BD Loops

Introduction to Loops for Doors and Gates
The “Introduction to Loops for Doors and Gates
seminar crams inductance loop fundamentals you must to know to install successful loop systems into a 30 minute crash course. This course is ideal for dealers interested in installing automated gates and commercial doors. Or for any installer who wants to brush up on their inductance loop know-how.

Education Slot 3 – 10am-10:55am



Speaker: Xavier Owens of LiftMaster

Making $$$ with Connectivity
How to make more money by utilizing connectivity: SecureView operators, MyQ, Smart locks, cameras, residential diagnostics, and Amazon Key!

Education Slot 4 – 10am-10:55am




Speaker: Joseph Lepier of DoorKing

An Introduction to Networking for Gate and Access Systems
 With the advances in technology being introduced into the Access Control market for
automated gate systems, it is important to understand how Network technology interfaces with
the various components in a gate or access system. Routers, Modems, Switches… what are
these and how does equipment interconnect with these.

Attendees will learn the differences between an IP address and an ISP address, Dynamic and
Static IP, gain an understanding on Port forwarding and Hosted services.

Education Slot 5 – 11am-11:55am





Speaker: Stephanie Garcia Product Training Manager of Genie

Residential Overview
Genie Residential Training on the benefits of DC motors and Aladdin Connect

Education Slot 6 – 11am-11:55am



Speaker: Rob Smits and Tiffany Nation of LiftMaster

Commercial Door Ops and MyQ Smart Business Factility
Overview and demo of MyQ Smart Facility software and technical expertise on LiftMaster commercial Door operators and accessories that integrate with MyQ.

Education Slot 7 – 12pm-12:55pm





Pricing and Profits for Dealers
Speaker: Byron Burland of Besser Bros

Importance of passing on price increase, margins vs markup, profit is not a 4 letter word

Education Slot 8 – 12pm-12:55pm




Gate Operator Safety: UL 325 and ASTM F2200
Speaker: Tom Desilva of IDEA

Tom is VP of the IDEA board and will be giving an in depth review of critical safety standards providing information necessary to design and install a safe gate system

Saturday Sept 25th 2021

Education Slot 9 – 10am-10:55am




Speaker: Mike Fischer of IDA Advocacy Update

IDA Advocacy Update

IDA’s Advocacy Committee has developed a comprehensive program to monitor and act on issues affecting door and access systems dealers. As the responsible advocate for the industry, IDA has become very active on the model codes and standards front, as well as on other regulatory and legislative activity. During this session IDA Executive Director Mike Fischer will present an update on IDA’s advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry, including requirements for fire door drop testing, wind load labeling, and other issues of interest.

Education Slot 10 & 11 – 11am-12:55pm





Speaker: Stephanie Garcia of The Genie Company

Genie Operator Overview
TCM/AOM Expansion boards and when they are needed
Calibration Mode
   19 menu items- 3 types of menu items
   Calibrating the operator
   Reading the status codes