Elevator U Conference - 2018

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Monday, June 18, 2018
 
Elevator U Conference - 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018 - Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bryant Conference Center
205-348-8600
240 Paul W. Bryant Drive
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
United States

Map and Directions
The 21st Annual Elevator U conference is planned for June 18-21, 2018. The conference is being hosted by the University of Alabama. The conference and vendor expo will be held at the Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa, AL. Host Lodging can be booked through the Hotel Indigo, 111 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL.  The agenda includes great educational sessions, vendor show, silent auction and the return of the popular Vendor-mercials.  



Tentative Agenda - Click Link Below For The Event Brochure Handout

EU-Handout-2018-Brochure-RevA.pdf

 

Monday June 18th, 2018
11:00 am  -  5:30 pm - Golf Outing - Ol’ Colony Golf Course - Additional Fee/Registration Required

5:30 pm  -  9:00 pm
Elevator U - Board of Directors Meeting - Location: TBD

***Educational Sessions are at the Bryant Conference Center

Tuesday June 19th, 2018
8:30 am  -  9:30 am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 am -  10:00 am - Welcome to Elevator U 2018 - University of Alabama
10:00 am  -  11:00 am - The Nine Safety Absolutes - Presented by: Kevin Brinkman - NEII
11:00 am  -  12:00 pm - Proper Hydraulic Oil Maintenance - Presented by: Doug Muennich- Reladyne
12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm  - Lunch
1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm - Freight Elevators, Renewed Application & Door Safety - Presented by: Mike Ryan – Peelle
2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm - Elevator Safety - Unintended Motion/Uncontrolled Ascent/Door Lock Monitoring - Presented by: Mark Yako - GAL
3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm - Competing Today & Tomorrow in the Proprietary Elevator Industry - Presented by: Walter Barnes - ECI
4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm - Elevator Door Safety Retainers Presented by: Dick Gregory – Vertex Elevator Corp.
5:30 pm  -  9:30 pm  - Social Event - Dinner

Wednesday June 20, 2018
9:00 am  -  10:00 am  - Breakfast, Nominations & Voting
10:00 am  -  11:00 am - Vendor-Mercials
11:00 am  -  12:00 pm - Elevator Testing and Rope Wear  - Presented by: Kevin Heling - Wurtec
12:00 pm  -  2:30 pm - Lunch - Vendor EXPO Opened
2:30 pm  -  3:00 pm - State of the US Elevator Industry - Presented by: Elevator World Magazine
3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm - Life Cycle Management & Product Reliability - Presented by: Mario Jones - Kone Spares
4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm - Five Data Points for the MCP - Presented by: Mike Johnson - Gorman Company
5:30 pm  -  9:30 pm - Vendor EXPO Opened  - EESF Silent Auction, Dinner and Drinks
*Vendor booths must be taken down and packed for shipping by midnight on 6/20.

Thursday June 21, 2018
9:00 am  -  10:00 am - Breakfast - Membership Meeting
10:00 am  -  11:00 am - Drilling Hydraulic Holes of Consequence - Presented by: Mark Ortman - Ortman Drilling
11:00 am  -  12:00 pm - Meeting Elevator Maintenance Personnel Needs  -Presented by: Brent Marley - University of Alabama
12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm  -  Lunch
1:00 pm  -  3:30 pm - Best Practices Cracker Barrel - “Team Approach Panel Discussion”
3:30 pm  -  4:00 pm  - Closing

**Schedule Subject to Change. Some of the programs have been submitted for continuing education credits. Please check with the EU Board regarding which qualify for QEI/CET/CAT.  

EU Conference Fees
$300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2018-2019 Year

Exhibitor Fees – Table Top Exhibit Space 
$1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2017-2018 Year
$130 per person for an extra worker
8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided
***Table Top Booth Exhibit, Large POP UP's Will Not Fit***

As with every year, plan on great learning experiences, interesting conversation and awesome networking opportunities from your colleagues. Online registration will be up the early part of 2018.

 

Contact Information

  • If you have questions or need assistance please send them to elevatoru@gmail.com attention the Elevator U Conference Planning Committee. 

Payment Instructions

  • If you prefer to pay with check instead of credit card please continue with online registration, print out registration form/confirmation/invoice and mail payment to:

    Elevator U
    4751 N. Olcott Avenue
    Harwood Heights, IL 60706


    The remit address will appear on the registration form. Thanks!

    Elevator U - Conference Planning Committee 
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