Past Events

Southern California Glass Management Association strives to provide its member contractors with informative events on the construction industry, the glazing industry, leadership, and more. See below for a recap of our past events for 2020 and 2021.


Virtual Course: Blueprint Reading

Presented by Dean George, Commercial Glass and New Construction Specialist

July 13, 2021

Thank you for joining us in learning more about blueprint reading.

Topics covered during this program included: how blueprints apply to your company, CSI codes, finding and using the specifications to determine what materials are acceptable, and more.





SCGMA Safety Workshop: Supervisor/Foreman Jobsite Safety Awareness

Presented by Tim Bormann of The Cohen Group

June 8, 2021

Thank you for joining us in learning more about the responsibilities of job site safety and awareness.

Tim Bormann is Vice President of The Cohen Group, where he has been employed since 1984. He has over 30 years of experience as an occupational health and safety professional.

The Cohen Group is the oldest environmental health and safety consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1980, The Cohen Group provides a complete range of environmental health and safety services to businesses and government.

To visit The Cohen Group’s website, please click here.

To read the event overview and to watch the webinar recording, click here.



Open Session

May 13, 2021

Thank you for joining us to stay informed about important updates, including glazing man hours, trust fund reports, and more.

For more information on Open Session meetings, click here.





SCGMA Virtual Course: Commercial Glazing Estimating

Presented by Dean George, commercial glass and new construction specialist

April 13, 2021

Thank you for joining us in learning more about commercial glazing estimating with our presenter, Dean George.

Dean has over thirty-five years of experience in commercial construction. For the last twelve years, he has specialized in commercial glass and in new construction. He has been preparing estimates and takeoffs for this industry for projects ranging from fifteen thousand to over three million dollars.




Webinar: SB 95 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Review

Presented by legal counsel, Richard Hill at Littler Mendelson.

March 30, 2021

To ease confusion on the most recent COVID-19 related sick leave laws, SCGMA hosted a workshop presented by our legal counsel. Richard Hill at Littler Mendelson reviewed SB 95 and discussed how it impacts our member’s businesses. He also answered any questions our contractors had related to the legislation.

To watch the webinar recording, click here.

To read FAQs and other information regarding SB 95, click here.

Additionally, click on the links below to access helpful resources provided by legal counsel regarding SB 95:



SCGMA Economic Webinar: Pandemic Outlook for Construction

Presented by Ken Simonson, Chief Economist of AGC of America.

November 17, 2020

Like the pandemic itself, the economic impact on Southern California contractors, as in many parts of the nation, has been highly variable. Some firms have been untouched or even thrived, while others have been devastated. What will 2021 bring for the region’s building construction market and its subcontractors? AGC of America Chief Economist, Ken Simonson, reported on AGC’s latest coronavirus survey and other data before gazing into his virtual crystal ball to provide his California state and national economic predictions.

To read more about our presenter, Ken Simonson, click here.

To read the event overview and to watch the webinar recording, click here.