2017 Lightning Protection Conference Agenda, February 7-11

ULPA / LPI 2017 Annual Conference Agenda
The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, The Woodlands, Texas 

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

6:00 am to 8:00 am Hot Buffet-Style Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:00 am to 5:00 pm LPI Board of Directors Meeting (Houston Room)

(Breakfast and Lunch in Dining Room)

5:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open (Room 5246)

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

6:00 am to 8:00 am Hot Buffet-Style Breakfast (Dining Room)
12:30 pm to 5:30 pm LPI Certification Testing (Houston Room)

Pre-registered  – 2 – 2 ½ hour sessions will be available on Wednesday
Beginning at 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm

5:00 pm Registration & Hospitality Suite Open (Room 5246)
5:00 pm LPI-IP Board of Directors Meeting (Texas Room)
6:00 pm ULPA Board of Directors Meeting (Texas Room)

Thursday, February 09, 2017

6:00 am to 8:00 am Hot Buffet-Style Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:30 am to 8:45 am Opening Comments & Welcome (Rio Grande Room)
Bud VanSickle – Justin Harger – Mike Weir
8:45 am to 9:30 am ULPA General Assembly Meeting (Rio Grande Room)
Justin Harger
 
9:30 am to 9:45 am Break
9:45 am to 11:00 am LPI General Assembly Meeting (Rio Grande Room)
Bud VanSickle  – Kim Loehr
11:00 am to 12:00 pm  

Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc. – Program Updates (Rio Grande Room)

Eric Boettcher – Don Ackerman

 
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch
 

Thursday, February 09, 2017

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

2:15 pm to 3:15 pm

3:15 – 3:30 pm Break

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

3 Concurrent Panel Discussions

Safety Round Table (Rio East Room)

Kris Phillips – Tyler Baumert – Bret Peifer


Miscellaneous Structures
(Crocket Room)

Steve Humeniuk


Difficult Installations
(Rio Grande Room)

Ian Fawthrop

 

5:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open (5246)
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm Texas Saloon & Dance Hall (Hotel Lobby for Shuttle)
(Shuttle loading @ 7 pm – Last Shuttle 11 pm)

Friday, February 10, 2017

6:00 am to 8:00 am Hot Buffet-Style Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:30 am to 10:00 am FLASH / III Partnership Update (Rio Grande Room)
Mike Rimoldi – FLASH
Jeanne Salvatore – III
 
10:00 am to 10:15 am Break
 
10:15 am to 11:00 am LPI-IP Program Update (Rio Grande Room)
Tim Harger
11:00 am to 12:00 pm CSST Update (Rio Grande Room)
Mitch Guthrie
 
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch
 

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

 

Promethean, Promotion, & Harvest Presentations (Rio Grande Room)
Justin Harger – Beth Weddle

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

 

 

Mini -Trade Show (Crocket Room)

Elk River Safety

Chemlink

AEMC Instruments

Helly Hansen

A&A Work Gear

Lind

 

Friday, February 10, 2017

5:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open (5246)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception (Pines Room)
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Dinner / Banquet (Glass Room)

Saturday, February 11, 2017

6:00 am to 8:00 am Hot Buffet-Style Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:00 am to 1:00 pm LPI Certification Testing (Rio Grande Room)

Pre-registered  – 2 – 2 ½ hour sessions will be available on Wednesday
Beginning at 8:00 am and 10:30 am