Elevator U Conference - 2016

Quincy, Illinois
Monday, June 20, 2016
Elevator U Conference - 2016
Monday, June 20, 2016 - Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Holiday Inn Quincy
4821 Oak Street
Quincy, Illinois 62305
United States

Map and Directions
The 19th annual Elevator U conference is planned for June 20-23, 2016.  The conference is being hosted by Illinois State University (Elevator U Professional Member Steve Pydynowski). The conference and vendor expo will be held at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Quincy IL. The agenda includes great educational sessions for all, a factory tour of Hollister Whitney, vendor show, silent auction and the return of the popular Vendor-mercials.  

Tentative Agenda
Golf Outing - Monday June 20th, 2016

1:00 pm  -  5:00 pm 
Golf Outing - 1pm Shotgun Start
Location and cost TBD.
6:00 pm  -  9:00 pm 
Elevator U - Board of Directors Meeting
Location: TBD

**The 2016 Elevator U Conference tentative schedule is as follows and is subject to change.

Day 1 – Tuesday June 21st, 2016
- Registration
– Educational Sessions
– Factory Tour
– Social Activity at Night

Day 2 – Wednesday June 22nd, 2016
- Educational Sessions
– Vendor-Mercials
– Vendor Expo – During Lunch & Dinner
– Dinner, Open Bar, EESF Silent Auction

Day 3 – Thursday June 23rd, 2016
- Educational Sessions Morning
– Closing Luncheon

EU Conference Fees
$300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2016-2017 Year

$1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2016-2017 Year
$130 per person for an extra worker
8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided
***Table Top Booth Exhibit***

As with every year, plan on great learning experiences, interesting conversation and awesome networking opportunities from your colleagues. Register today through our online registration website.


Contact Information

  • Elevator U - Mission/Purpose Statement

    “There is a need for colleges, universities, government agencies and public institutions to have an organized vehicle to promote excellence in design, construction and maintenance of all forms of vertical transportation. ELEVATOR U is a voluntary association of individuals the purposes of which are exclusively charitable and educational.

    As technologies, materials and business practices continually change, we need to ensure we have an organization to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and technical expertise to properly build and maintain vertical transportation that is safe, durable and efficient.

    To create a forum where stewards of vertical transportation systems can exchange ideas and information.
    To accumulate technical information and make it easily accessible to members.
    To provide information and education for the benefit of the elevator industry.
    To provide a regular opportunity for gathering to share fellowship, information and education.
    To acquire means to reinvest in the charitable and educational interest of ELEVATOR U.
    The purpose of ELEVATOR U is to provide a medium at the national level for advancement of the objectives of the Organization, to promote closer relations and cooperation among the professions, contractors, manufacturers, trade associations and societies which are engaged in, or directly connected with, the vertical transportation industry.”

    Terri Flint – President - tlflint@umich.edu
    Eddie Morris – Vice President - nem6r@eservices.virginia.edu
    Steve Pydynowski – Treasurer - SBPYDYN@ilstu.edu
    Brad O’Guynn – Secretary - brad@elevator-world.com
    Don Ross – Director - dhrosselevinsp@msn.com
    Brad Haldeman – Director - blh12@psu.edu
    Tom Sybert – Director - tom.sybert@cjanderson.com
    Martin Culp – Chairman of the Board - mculp@fm.umd.edu
    Glenn Duncan – Founding Director - glennduncan@partsspecialistsinc.com

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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