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Amanda HenryMay 14, 2018 1:50:36 PM1 min read

Join LITES for a VR Crane & Equipment Simulation Demo Day & Happy Hour!

LITES is set to host an open house at the Energy Innovation Center on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Event logistics and free registration is now available at Event agenda is as follows and is subject to minor adjustments:

Theme: VR Skilled Labor Training Assessment & Certification

12:30 to 1:00 Welcome Address

1:00 to 4:00 Break-Out Stations

  • Technology Center Tour
  • VR Boom Truck Simulator Demo
  • VR Carry Deck Simulator Demo
  • VR Telescopic Rough Terrain Mobile Crane Simulator Demo
  • VR Aerial Work Platform Simulator Demo
  • VR Mobile Elevated Work Platform 
  • Hololens Crane Inspection 

4:00 to 5:00 Happy Hour





LITES, through events and podcasts, facilitates an ecosystem and conversation by bringing together innovative organizations at all levels of the supply chain - owners, contractors, and technology providers - in a discussion regarding improving safety and productivity in construction and industrial work environments. Organizations involved with LITES aim to combat several factors facing heavy industries including skilled labor shortages, productivity challenges, and safety performance.

About the EIC

The Energy Innovation Center is a Pittsburgh based, not-for-profit organization with a mission to engage corporate and community leaders, align workforce development and education, develop and demonstrate technology, and incubate businesses, to support emerging clean and sustainable energy markets. We have joined with key stakeholders to transform a vacant property into a LEED Platinum Certified beacon for clean, efficient and sustainable energy solutions and technologies. Located in Pittsburgh's Lower Hill District, this 200,000 square foot building functions as a 'living laboratory' for industry-informed education and training programs and a center that co-locates diverse tenants, including energy sector corporations, national energy research laboratories, political and community leaders, economic development organizations, and leading academic institutions. 

To learn ore about the Energy Innovation center, visit:

To learn more about LITES events and podcasts, visit


Amanda Henry

Amanda began her career at ITI in January 2018. She has a bachelor's degree from Washington State University in Social Sciences with a primary focus in communications and a secondary focus in Psychology. As Marketing Specialist, Amanda’s responsibilities include content creation, ad campaign management, and monitoring and reporting on customer satisfaction.