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FAQs: Power Generation Lifting Workshop
After two successful events in Edmonton and Fort McMurray, Industrial Training International's (iti.com) Workshop Division is prepping for its final event of the year - the Power Generation Lifting Workshop, November 6-8, in New York City.
ITI’s final Workshop of 2013 will maintain a tight focus on maintenance and construction lifting activities conducted in power generation environments.
The following are some frequently asked questions about the ITI Workshop Division and the Power Generation Lifting Workshop.
What are ITI Workshops?
ITI has been conducting crane, rigging, and lifting open-enrollment educational events since 1986. Notice, these are not "conferences". ITI Workshops are single-track, interactive learning events that bring ITI course content to a specific region, tailored to a specific industry, with a few special guest speakers.
Who should attend ITI Workshop Events?
Crane compliance managers, crane superintendents, rigging superintendents, equipment managers, lift directors, project managers, field engineers, health and safety personnel, and any personnel who oversee lifting activities.
What is special about the Power Generation Lifting Workshop?
ITI’s final Workshop of 2013 features a truly world-class group of instructors and speakers. A lineup of instructors like this cannot be matched by any crane and rigging training event – EVER. The lineup includes:
- Mike Parnell, President/CEO, Industrial Training International. Vice Chair, ASME B30 (Cranes and Rigging) and Chair ASME P30 (Lift Planning)
- John Groce, P.E., Senior Technical Service Engineer, WireCo World Group. Member ASME B30.30 (Ropes)
- Geoff Holden, Chief Executive, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association. Director, Institute of Association Management. Former Manager, Bridon International
- John Newby, Senior Instructor, The Crosby Group. B.S. Engineering Physics, M.S. Astro Physics.
- Jeff Roach, American Electric Power
- Don Strong, P.E., Senior Mechanical Engineer of Transportation, Execution & Field Support, Vestas American Wind Technology
- Julian Thompson, General Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance, Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Constellation Energy, Exelon Corporation
- Jim Yates, P.E., Senior Vice President of Engineering & Technical Services, Barnhart Crane & Rigging. Committee Member, ASME B30.1 (Jacks, Rollers, Casters) and Committee Member ASME P30 (Lift Planning)
Where in New York is the Power Generation Lifting Workshop taking place? Do I have to navigate around the city?
The Power Generation Lifting Workshop is being held at the LaGuardia Airport Marriot. If you are traveling from out of town, take a direct flight to LaGuardia, take a two minute shuttle to the Airport Marriot and that is it! For special group hotel rates, click here.
What type of learning sessions will take place during this Workshop?
Learning sessions include:
I can’t make it for the full three days; can I come for just 2 days or 1 day?
We recommend being present for the whole Workshop if possible, but at the same time we understand that you are busy. So, due to demand, 1 day and 2 day passes are now available!
Are there any opportunities to attend the Workshop free of charge?
Funny you should ask! Click the button below to enter to win 1 of 5 FREE passes to the Power Generation Lifting Workshop. Also, 1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected to receive an all expenses paid* Power Generation Workshop Experience. Winner will be announce October 22.
I am interested in sending my entire team. Are there any group (5+ people) discounts available?
Yes! Call Sean Smith, Workshops Specialist, at 1-800-727-6355 for details.
What are “Exclusive Event Partners” and what is their role in the Workshop?
ITI Workshops are not trade shows. They are single-track, interactive learning events. There are a limited number of Exclusive Event Partners who are authorized to attend, learn, and exhibit their products and services during breaks and meals.
What is the food situation looking like? I can’t learn on an empty stomach.
Breakfast is provided all three days of the workshop and lunch is provided on both full days. Also, there are plenty of coffee breaks on the agenda if you need a few “pick-me-ups.”