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RSES Southwestern Regional Association 67th
Pre-Conference Meeting and Trade Show/
RSES Board and RSES Auxiliary International Annual Business Meetings

RSES will not be hosting the 79th Annual RSES Conference and HVACR Technology Expo. However, the RSES Board and RSES Auxiliary International Annual Business Meetings will be held in conjunction with the RSES Southwestern Regional Association 67th Pre-Conference Meeting and Trade Show on Sept. 28–Oct. 1, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. The RSES Cowtown Chapter will host the event.

Below is a tentative schedule. Note, information is subject to change.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, Sept. 29
7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Check in for Paid Class - Understanding Geothermal Concepts

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Paid Class - Understanding Geothermal Concepts
                                       Lunch, Welcome Reception and Trade Show included.
                                       (This class qualifies for NATE hours and CEU credits for
                                       Texas License renewal.)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daytime Hospitality Room Open #124
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tour to Stockyards and US Engraving Plant
                                       (Lunch on your own)
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Trade Show and Welcome Reception with finger foods (cash bar)
8:30 p.m. – ??? Night Time Hostpitality Room Open #524

Friday, Sept. 30
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CLASS-Air Filtration, Duct and IAQ presented by Jim Rosenthal, Tex-Air Filter (Westbrook C), 4 NATE Hours
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CLASS-Zoning presented by Davis Imig, EWC Controls (Courtright), 4 NATE Hours
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CLASS-CM Prep presented by Cameron Taylor, CM (Room Parker)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daytime Hospitality Room Open #124
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Auxiliary Board Meeting (Westbrook AB)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SM, CM, CMS, NATE Testing (Room Parker)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CLASS-Presented by James Bowman, RectorSeal (Westbrook C)

                                   Refrigerant Leaks 201, 1 NATE Hour
                                   Compressor Starting Problems, 2 NATE Hours**
                                   A/C Line Set Cleaning, 1 NATE Hour**
**CEU credits available in the following states: AL, GA, FL, OH and TX
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CLASS-Presented by Sara Meek, Parker (Courtright)

                                   TEV Theory, 1 NATE Hour
                                   TEV Troubleshooting, 1 NATE Hour
                                   Catch-All, 1 NATE Hour
                                   Electric EPR Valve, 1 NATE Hour
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Auxiliary Business Meeting (Westbrook AB)
4:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. RSES Board of Directors Meeting (Westbrook AB)
7:00 p.m. – TBA           Dinner, DJ, Dance Floor and Cash Bar (Meacham)

Saturday, Oct. 1
8:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. RSES Annual Business Meeting (Spring Place)

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daytime Hospitality Room Open #124

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Installation of Auxiliary Officers Breakfast (Barons)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Auxiliary 2nd Board of Directors Meeting (Barons)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Auxiliary Officers & Board Secret Pal Party (Hospitality Room #524)
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. SWRA Pre-Conference Meeting (Westbrook AB)
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SWRA Auxiliary Pre-Conference Meeting (Westbrook AB)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Photos of RSES Directors and Auxiliary Officers and Board (Lobby)
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. President's Reception - Cash Bar (Meacham)
7:30 p.m. – TBA         Installation of RSES Officers/Closing Dinner (Meacham)

TBA        – TBA         Nightime Hospitality Room Open #124


We invite you to show the products and services that your company has to offer on Thursday, Sept. 29. Complete and return the Exhibitor Registration form and payment to:
Cowtown/RSES Conference
     PO Box 136485
     Fort Worth, TX 76136
For additional exhibitor information, contact Jim Malone, CM, at 817/307-8706 or, or Jill Malone at 817/825-0992 or


Register now for the desired package, exams, or tour by completing and returning the registration form. A separate registration form is required for the all-day, paid class on Thursday, Understanding Geothermal Concepts.


For more information, please contact Jill Malone at 817/825-0992 or

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