Wednesday, March 23
7 - 8 am: Late Conference Registration
8 - 9:30am: Breakout Session A1 – College Lineworker Programs - How to Serve Your Community
Presenter: Jerry Havens, COSS & Dave Campbell
Pratt Community College in Pratt, Kansas has become a leader in their region, supporting utilities and contractors using T&D PowerSkills. Learn how they did it - and how you can help a college or technical school in your area do the same thing!
8 - 9:30am: Breakout Session A2 – Grounding vs. Bonding - There IS a Difference!
Presenter: Jim Vaughn, CUSP
Many in our industry do not know the difference or how to teach it. Jim Vaughn certainly does know both. Come hear what the expert has to say!
9:30 - 10am: Morning Break
10am - 1pm: Exhibits Open
11:30am - 12:30pm: LUNCH
1 - 6pm: Exhibitor Move Out
12:30 - 2:30pm: Breakout Session B1 – T&D PowerSkills Re-Train the Trainer
Presenter: Mack Turner, CUSP & Tony Boyd, CUSP
Turnover in our industry is a problem for both utilities and contractors. If you are new to T&D PowerSkills or just need some ‘refresher training’ to be the best trainer you can be - this session is for you.
2:30 - 3pm: Afternoon Break
3 - 4:15pm: Breakout Session B1 (CONTINUED)
4:30 - 6pm: Users Development Board
Join us as we conduct our Annual Users Development Board meeting and discuss unit updates and develop plans for improvements in the upcoming year.