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ITI HOISTING EXCELLENCE SUMMIT

Feb. 7-10, 2023
Health & Safety Council, Pasadena, TX
Attend In-Person $995
Attend Virtually $495
The Learning & Development Best Practices Event
for Hoisting & Mobile Equipment Professionals
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About

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The ITI Hoisting Excellence Summit is the learning and development event
for Hoisting & Mobile Equipment Professionals offering:
  • Thought Leadership Sessions from organizations such as Barnhart, Bechtel, Buckner, ExxonMobil, Kiewit, RES, Shell, and more
  • Training Sessions & CEUs at the ITI Houston Training Center
  • Tours & Solution Demonstrations from ITI & Sponsors
Who should attend?

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Designed for:

  • Crane & Equipment Professionals
  • Learning & Development Professionals
  • Safety & Risk Management Professionals
  • Executive Leadership
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  • Rigging Engineering & Lift Planning Bootcamp
  • Accident Investigation Bootcamp
Can't Attend In-Person?

Online-Instructor-Led-Icon-White-2If you cannot attend in-person, attend virtually to gain access to all event sessions and resources with a Simulcast Pass - Register Here

FULL AGENDA

Use the tabs below to view the full slate of sessions by day!

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8
  • Thursday, Feb. 9
  • Friday, Feb. 10

8:00AM - 4:30PM

Room: S3AB

Rigging Engineering & Lift Planning Bootcamp

Jim Yates, PE - President, JL Yates Services, Senior Instructor at ITI, Former SVP of Engineering at Barnhart Crane & Rigging

CEUs: 1.0

12:30PM - 4:30PM

Room: S1

Accident Investigation Bootcamp

Mike Parnell - Co-Founder & Senior Consultant, ITI

CEUs: 0.5

11:30AM - 12:30PM

HASC Patio

Lunch

For all Bootcamp attendees.

11:30AM - 3:30PM or 2:00PM - 6:00PM

Bus: Health & Safety Council to ExxonMobil Houston Campus

Tour: ExxonMobil Immersive Realities Center (Invite Only Due to Space Limitations)

Tour the Immersive Realities Center, at the ExxonMobil Houston Campus, to learn how the company thinks about immersive learning applications. The tour description can be found below.

Come and experience Immersive Technology (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Assisted Reality, etc.) in ExxonMobil’s Immersive Realities Center. This workspace is outfitted with the latest Immersive equipment, multiple digital displays, and desk space to collaborate for demonstrations, consultations, and project implementation. You’ll have the opportunity to view and/or participate in demonstrations of VR Training, 3D Model Design Review Platforms, RealWear, and more. Sign up to see the work environment where the future of ExxonMobil’s digital realities will be formed.

ITI and ExxonMobil will facilitate two separate tour groups (A and B), which will depart by bus from the Health & Safety Council in Pasadena, TX. The tours are by invitation only due to space limitations. Guest list for this tour will be finalized by 1/27/23. Tour times will be:

  • Group A: 11:30-3:30 (onsite 12:30-2:30)
  • Group B: 2:00-6:00 (onsite 2:30-5:00)

4:30PM - 6:00PM

HASC Patio

Reception

For all attendees.

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Auditorium

Welcome Address from ITI & HASC

Zack Parnell - President & CEO, ITI

Luis Aguilar - President & CEO, HASC

9:30AM - 10:30AM

Auditorium

A Training Organization Begins with Leadership: Lessons from Life, the 49ERs and Giants & Patrick Lencioni

Pat Richie - Principal Consultant, The Table Group

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Auditorium 

Best Practice: Kiewit Crane & Rigging Management Method & Lessons Learned

John Manes - Senior Equipment Manager, Kiewit

11:30AM - 12:30PM

HASC Patio

Lunch

12:30PM - 1:15PM

Auditorium 

Shell's Transition to Use of Industry Standards

Ken Reynolds - Sr. Industry Safety Stands Advisor, Shell

12:30PM - 1:15PM

S1

Under the VR Crane Sim Hood: Explore Simulation Design

Andrew Czarnietzki - Director of Simulation, ITI

1:30PM - 2:15PM

Auditorium 

Implementing World-Class Hoisting & Mobile Equipment Procedures

Mike Parnell - Co-Founder & Senior Consultant, ITI

1:30PM - 2:15PM

S3AB

Certification Performance Testing in VR: NSC Construction Hazard Awareness Certification

Andrew Kauser - Chief Product Officer, ITI

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Auditorium

RES Group & Apprenticeship.gov - Why & How Every Organization Needs an Apprenticeship Program

Cristin Bolton – Sr Manager, HSQE, Americas, RES Group

2:30PM - 3:15PM

S1

Crane Collapse Recovery Case Study by Bechtel

Todd Harding, PE – Rigging Engineering Operations Manager, Bechtel

2:30PM - 3:15PM

S3AB

Simulation & VR Design Fundamentals

Andrew Czarnietzki - Director of Simulation, ITI

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Simulation Room

Simulator Demos: Driver, Operator, Hazard ID & More

3:30PM - 4:15PM

Auditorium 

Bechtel Innovation Model Explained

Jennifer Monreal - Corporate & Nuclear, Security & Environmental Innovation Manager, Bechtel

3:30PM - 4:15PM

S3AB

Deploying the Largest Cranes in the World Successfully

Bret Shields - VP of Safety & Operations, Buckner

3:30PM - 4:15PM

Simulation Room

Simulator Demos: Driver, Operator, Hazard ID, & More

4:30PM - 6:00PM

HASC Patio

Reception

Join us for drinks and appetizers!

9:00AM - 9:45AM

Auditorium 

ITI Learning Solution Roadmap

The ITI Team

9:45AM - 10:30AM

Auditorium 

ExxonMobil Immersive Realities Vision & Roadmap

Kyle Daughtry - Digital and Extended Realities (VR/AR/3D) Architect, ExxonMobil

Athicha "M" Dhanormchitphong -  Enterprise 3D Architect, ExxonMobil

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Auditorium

Bechtel Hoisting Risk Management Program

Todd Harding, PE – Rigging Engineering Operations Manager, Bechtel

10:45AM - 11:30AM

S3AB

Roundtable: Training & Outfitting Crane & Mobile Equipment Service Technicians

Martin Winziers - Program Manager, Crane Service Technicians, ITI

10:45AM - 11:30AM

Simulation Room

Simulation Demos: Driver, Operator, Hazard ID & More

Come test-drive an assortment of simulations

11:30AM - 12:30PM

HASC Patio

Lunch

12:30PM - 1:15PM

Auditorium 

Shared Learnings From Running Barnhart Crane University

Kary Meadows - Training Manager, Barnhart Crane & Rigging

12:30PM - 1:15PM

S3AB

Roundtable: IT VR Crane Simulations

12:30PM - 1:15PM

Workforce Development Training Center

Observe ITI Master Rigger Course & Training Center Tour

12:30PM - 1:15PM

Auditorium

Brick & Mortar VC on Construction Tech Landscape

Curtis Rodgers - Industrial Technologist, Brick & Mortar Ventures

1:30PM - 2:15PM

Auditorium

Roundtable: Rethink the 8-Week Career School With Us

Zack Parnell - CEO, ITI

Jeff Latture - SVP, Barnhart

 

1:30PM - 2:15PM

S1

Learning Hub Admin Bootcamp

Christina Lanham, VP of Operations & Information Systems, ITI

1:30PM - 2:15PM

Simulation Room

Simulator Demos: Driver, Operator, Hazard ID, & More

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Auditorium 

Conducting Risk Assessments on Major Projects & Lifts

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Simulation Room

Simulation Demos: Driver, Operator, Hazard ID & More

4:30PM - 6:00PM

HASC Patio

Reception

All Day

Pasadena Fairgrounds

HASC Tailgate Extravaganza

Join us at the Health & Safety Council Superbowl Tailgate Extravaganza.

Speakers & Instructors

An ensemble of hoisting, mobile equipment, learning and development experts and thought-leaders.

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LUIS AGUILAR CEO | HASC

Luis Aguilar serves as the CEO for the Health and Safety Council. He was a Professor at the University of Honduras before starting his career as an engineer working for Bechtel, focusing on control systems throughout North and South America. Shortly after the 1989 Greater Houston Area industrial explosion, a task force led by Luis was created to form a third-party learning center. Over the past 31 years,  he has continued to lead the effort and growth of HASC through innovation and the creation of technological advancements.

LUIS AGUILAR CEO | HASC
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Thomas Barret Director, Learning & Development | Manson Construction
Thomas Barret Director, Learning & Development | Manson Construction
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Trina Baughman Product Manager Digital Services | Liebherr USA

Trina Baughman is a United States Marine Corps Veteran who has 20+ years’ experience working for Liebherr. She started in an Admin Support role and worked her way up to Service Manager. In January 2022 Trina was appointed Product Manager - Digital Services, working with the MyLiebherr portal. Trina provides direct product support to all Liebherr customers throughout the United States.

Trina Baughman Product Manager Digital Services | Liebherr USA
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Cristin Bolton Senior Manager, Training and Compliance at RES

Cristin Bolton has been with RES since the acquisition of System 3 in 2015. Today she is a Senior Manager, HSQE where she’s overseen safety-related training since 2018. Cristin also works as the Administrator for RES Group’s Apprenticeship Program.

Cristin Bolton Senior Manager, Training and Compliance at RES
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Andrew Czarnietzki VR Simulation & Game Design Expert | Serious:Labs & ITI Andrew has 15+ years' experience in leveraging game technology for industrial training.  He is a co-founder of Serious Labs and has led the development of 18 physics-based simulator projects.  He is the lead designer for ITI's VR Crane Simulator product line, and currently leads ITI's simulation development team.
Andrew Czarnietzki VR Simulation & Game Design Expert | Serious:Labs & ITI
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Kyle Daughtry Industrial Metaverse & Emerging Tech Ninja | ExxonMobil Kyle serves ExxonMobil as the Architect of Digital and Extended Realities (VR/AR/3D).
Kyle Daughtry Industrial Metaverse & Emerging Tech Ninja | ExxonMobil
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Athicha (M) Dhanormchitphong Industrial Metaverse, XR & 3D Domain Architect at EXXONMOBIL M serves ExxonMobil as the Enterprise 3D Architect. 
Athicha (M) Dhanormchitphong Industrial Metaverse, XR & 3D Domain Architect at EXXONMOBIL
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DICK HANNAH VP of Learning & Innovation | HASC Dick Hannah serves as the VP of Learning and Innovation for HASC. He has worked in organizations supporting the energy industry for 20+ years working primarily in skills and safety training. Currently he is investigating how HASC can develop techniques to deliver computer-based, instructor-led, and hands-on training in more effective and innovative ways. Recent projects include blending VR into the HASC eLearning mix, implementing microlearning strategies for HASC members, and researching opportunities to help develop leadership training for the learning community HASC supports.
DICK HANNAH VP of Learning & Innovation | HASC
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Todd Harding, PE Rigging Engineering Operations Manager at Bechtel
Todd Harding, PE Rigging Engineering Operations Manager at Bechtel
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John Manes Senior Equipment Manager at Kiewit
John Manes Senior Equipment Manager at Kiewit
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Kary Meadows Training Manager at Barnhart Crane & Rigging

Kary Meadows has been a part of Barnhart’s Training and Implementation Department for the last three years, working as a Training and Implementation Manager. He has over 21 years’ experience in Small Business ownership and Industrial Sales, including several years spent at Konecranes.

Kary Meadows Training Manager at Barnhart Crane & Rigging
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Jennifer Monreal Corporate and Nuclear, Security & Environmental Innovation Manager at Bechtel Corporation

Jennifer joined Bechtel in 2008 as a Civil Field Engineer and has more than 16 years of experience in heavy industrial construction.  Jennifer joined Innovation in 2019 and is currently serving as one of Bechtel’s Corporate and Nuclear, Security & Environmental Innovation Managers based out of Houston, TX.  In Jennifer’s current role, she is not only responsible for identifying new and innovative solutions to improve safety, quality, schedule, and cost, but actively works with project teams to drive adoption across the enterprise to change the way we approach Innovation in Construction. 

Jennifer Monreal Corporate and Nuclear, Security & Environmental Innovation Manager at Bechtel Corporation
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MIKE PARNELL Crane & Rigging SME | Co-Founder & Sage at ITI | ASME Leader Mike has over 40 years of progressive experience in wire rope, rigging, light/heavy equipment and
crane operations in the mining, maritime, electric utility, pulp and paper, manufacturing,
nuclear, oil & gas, and construction industries. He's developed innovative training techniques,
resource materials, workbooks, videos, and reference cards which are widely used in
the load handling industry today.
MIKE PARNELL Crane & Rigging SME | Co-Founder & Sage at ITI | ASME Leader
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Zack Parnell Industrial Learning & Development Fanatic | CEO at ITI

Zack has served ITI professionally since 2009 but grew up working in the business during summer-breaks for as far back as he can remember. Prior to becoming President and CEO in 2015, he worked as a part of the company in Sales, Marketing, Bookstore, E-Learning and Operations. Zack holds a double-major BS in International Business & Marketing from Hawaii Pacific University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Zack Parnell Industrial Learning & Development Fanatic | CEO at ITI
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Ken Reynolds SME in Hoisting & Industry Standards | Shell

Ken Reynolds has 20 plus years’ experience in lifting and hoisting. He has supported various lines throughout Shell’s Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream businesses, and has provided L&H support for Shell’s transitional businesses in Energy: solar, wind, methane capture, and hydrogen. Mr. Reynolds’ current role of Industry Safety Standards advisor is to facilitate the transition from internal standards to industry safety standards. He participates on ASME, API, IOGP, and other industry trade associations.

Ken Reynolds SME in Hoisting & Industry Standards | Shell
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PAT RICHIE Leadership Development | The Table Group, SF 49ers & Giants

Pat Richie works with executive teams to quickly and effectively apply the concepts captured in all of Patrick Lencioni’s books. Prior to joining the Table Group in 2004, he helped to build high performing teams as part of five Super Bowl Champions with the San Francisco 49’ers. He also worked with the San Francisco Giants for 13 years. He is the author of two books on leadership and has spoken to over 500 unique audiences in the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia.

PAT RICHIE Leadership Development | The Table Group, SF 49ers & Giants
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Curtis Rodgers Industrial Technologist | Brick & Mortar Ventures
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Bret Shields Mobile Crane SME | Buckner HeavyLift Cranes & Kiewit

Bret Shields has spent over 23 years working within the crane and heavy equipment business. He boasts a 20-year career with Kiewit Construction Company where he began as a Maintenance Engineer and worked his way up to becoming a Corporate Crane Manager. Bret is now in his fourth year with Buckner Heavylift Cranes, where he is the VP of Operations and Safety.

Bret Shields Mobile Crane SME | Buckner HeavyLift Cranes & Kiewit
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WAYNE WILLE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS | CROSBY

Wayne Wille joined Crosby in 2016 and has been in the scale and force measurement industry for over 29 years. He's held a variety of roles from technical support, product training, product development, and developing and supporting distribution networks. Wayne currently works with distributors and end-users with a focus on implementing wireless technology within the rigging industry.

WAYNE WILLE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS | CROSBY
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Martin Winziers Crane Service SME & Electrical Engineer | ITI

Martin Winziers has been working as a part of the crane industry for over 27 years. He specializes designing and teaching training programs, as well as providing technical support to those working in the shop and field. He has written numerous technical support documents and excels in producing electrical hardware and software designs.

Martin Winziers Crane Service SME & Electrical Engineer | ITI
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JIM YATES Crane & Rigging SME | Former SVP Engineering at Barnhart | ASME Leader Jim boasts over 30 years' experience in the heavy lift industry. He joined Barnhart Crane & Rigging in 1997 and served the company for 17+ years ending his tenure in the role of VP of Engineering & Technical Services in the corporate office. Jim currently operates as President of JL Yates Services, LLC, where he provides consulting services focusing on litigation support, training and operational risk management as it pertains to heavy lift and transport in construction and general industry.
JIM YATES Crane & Rigging SME | Former SVP Engineering at Barnhart | ASME Leader

SPONSORS

Thank you to our sponsors for helping making this event possible. If you'd like to join us as a sponsor email marketing@iti.com.

Demo & Technology Showcase

Product demonstrations and technology showcases at the Hoisting Excellence Summit

Mazzella Spooling Truck Demo

When an installation is done by a trained professional, you may think you’re paying too much for something that can be done in-house. However, in the long run, you may be saving your company more money than you think. Plus, you don’t have to worry about damage being done to the ropes when they’re replaced and installed by an experienced professional. See it in action at the Hoisting Excellence Summit!

Barnhart Demo Trailer

Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy hauling of major components used in American industry. Barnhart's rigging and crane service is committed to continuous improvement and to be the best heavy lift and heavy transport company. Our customers can expect Barnhart to aggressively pursue innovative ways to lower overall project costs and improve safety.

Crosby BlokCam

BlokCam is a wireless system that can be quickly and easily deployed to the hook block or boom tip of a crane. The sound and view from below the camera is then transmitted and received wirelessly via the antenna systems to a screen in the cab. This allows the operator to see and hear the load and surroundings, giving an unobstructed, live, audio-visual feed of the critical areas that working in the blind would never allow.

Crosby Demo Truck

The Crosby Rig Safe, Rig Smart demonstration truck is heading your way! The custom designed training truck offers Crosby product education and practical hands on rigging demonstrations. Live load demonstrations will be conducted by Crosby trainers offering insight on key aspects of safe, effective and efficient rigging. Each attendee will have an opportunity to learn from the pros and share their knowledge and experience during the visit.

Verton Demos

Verton unlocks improvements in safety and productivity, with our world-first range of remote-controlled load-management systems. Using Verton’s revolutionary gyroscopic technology, creating an output torque, precisely rotating and holding suspended loads without the need for taglines. Eliminating inefficient, costly, and unsafe practices from your lifting operations.

EVENT LOCATION

Health & Safety Council
5213 Center St.
Pasadena, TX
77505

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