International Roofing Expo organizers are seeking researchers, consultants and other industry experts to speak at the 2013 event.

International Roofing Expo organizers are seeking researchers, consultants and other industry experts to present at the 2013 event.

“We are seeking high-profile speakers and top-notch industry innovators well-versed in the most relevant topics and issues facing roofing professionals today,” said Brandi McElhaney, the expo’s senior conference manager. “We encourage you to submit a proposal if you have something challenging, substantive and original to offer.”

The educational sessions at the Feb. 5-7, 2013, event in San Antonio will be 90 minutes long. Topics include workplace safety, sales, legal issues and management.

“Ideal candidates should be thought leaders from the roofing community who can present high-impact insight on timely and timeless issues," said Bill Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, the show’s official sponsor. “Interested members and affiliates are encouraged to submit their proposals as soon as possible.”

A submission form is available here .