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IIDA Indiana is Seeking event volunteers! 

Are you interested in volunteering at a future, fabulous IIDA Indiana event? We would love to have you join one of our planning committees. 

Please let us know  and we will put you in touch with the right group. 
IIDA Indiana Board Call for Nominations 
  • Once a  Single Slate  of candidates is approved, an Election Ballot  will be distributed to all  Indiana Chapter Professional Members for vote.
  • The new Board of Directors takes office on July 1, 2017.
  • Please take some time to seek out the promising talent around you. Some key points to consider when nominating candidates:  All IIDA Chapter Professional and Associate members in good standing are eligible to submit names for consideration. Indiana Chapter Bylaws require that candidates for elected positions must be Professional Members in good standing, except as noted otherwise. If you know someone who is not yet a professional member, but would be a good candidate for a particular position please list their name as well.
  • We have a total of 13 elected positions. 
  • It is expected that each VP position will be responsible to recruit members for their Committees. This will allow better delegation of tasks on the Committee level.
Please forward any nominations including your name and the name and position for which you are nominating the candidate by Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 to 
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Thank you for your continued commitment to IIDA and the IIDA Indiana Chapter. 
April 26, 2017 Indianapolis CEU Sponsored by 

Thin Porcelain Panels, the Future in Tile 
Presenter:  Tony Davis, Crossville Inc. Mid-South Regional Manager
This GBCI accredited course talks about the evolution of porcelain tile and how it has changed dramatically: technology, formats and application usage.  In this CEU we will explore the historical mile markers, provide an in depth look at the latest manufacturing technology and how this is revolutionizing the way we see and use tile. The program will also provide an in depth review of the tile applications, standards and installation techniques. In summary the audience will receive an in depth education of thin porcelain materials from conception to application completion.  The presenter will also highlight local, Indianapolis successful installations and best tips for getting qualified labor on your projects.
Learning Objectives:
  1. Summarize the history of porcelain manufacturing and the evolution of thin porcelain panels.
  2. Demonstrate the significant change in manufacturing processes, review and compare the current technologies in use.
  3. Define reduced thickness porcelain panels and summarize their uses. 
  4. Outline the tools required for proper handling and installation.
  5. Review proper installation system methods and materials.
  6. Understand the special design considerations needed for successful installations.
April 26, 2017 CEU - Indianapolis
Louisville Tile of Indianapolis
9906 North by Northeast Blvd
Fishers, IN 46037
Registration / Self-Guided Showroom Tour - 5:30 PM
Presentation  6:00 -7:00 PM
Heavy Hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served.
April 27, 2017 Fort Wayne CEU Sponsored by 

The Next Generation Bathroom

Craig Weiss, 
Great Lakes Commercial Sales Manager, 
Schluter Systems L.P.
Today's bathroom has transformed from basic into beautiful. These areas now include large barrier-free spaces, tiled showers, steam showers, and soaking tubs. The flexibility in design is enhanced through the use of tile which combines hygienic virtues with versatility in d├ęcor. The result is glamorous bathrooms that are both durable and highly functional.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Recognize the benefits of bonded waterproofing technology and how it has revolutionized tiled showers.
  2. Learn how to create a fully waterproof and vaportight enclosure.
  3. Learn simple and effective solutions to protect moisture-sensitive substrates, prevent mold growth, and preserve the integrity of the tiled surface.
  4. Identify the benefits and challenges associated with barrier free showers open concept bathrooms.
April 27, 2017 CEU - Fort Wayne
Hoppy Gnome
203 E Berry St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
11:30-12 registration; 12-1 pm lunch
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Have you passed the NCIDQ? We are compiling a list of all those here in Indiana that have passed the NCIDQ Exam as we want to recognize you!  Please let   Jennifer Maynard  know if you have just passed the NCIDQ test, you passed it long ago or somewhere in between! 
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