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March 8, 2018 - MIAMI USA

IPAF Summit

The IPAF Summit is a high-profile conference bringing together senior representatives from across the access community to discuss and debate the latest developments in our industry. Attendance is free and delegates should register in advance.

 

For speaking opportunities please contact Jo Power: jo.power@ipaf.org or call +44 (0)15395 66700

 

The IPAF Networking event is an informal drinks reception held the evening before the IPAF Summit and IAPAs.

 

 

A Site Visit close to the Summit and IAPA venue will be held on March 9 for Summit and IAPA attendees.

 

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SCHEDULE

 

WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH 2018

Manufacturers Technical Committee (MTC)  8.00am – 12.30pm (Room: Soprano)

North American Regional Council (NARC)  9.30am – 12.30pm (Room: Alto)

IPAF Council Meeting  1.30pm – 5.30pm (Room: Picasso)

Above meetings are by invitation only

 

The IPAF networking event  6.00pm – 8.00pm

Miami HEAT American Airlines Arena

601 BISCAYNE BLVD MIAMI, FL 33132. www.601miami.com

There will be a shuttle running between the hotel and the arena.

 

THURSDAY 8 MARCH 2018

AGM 9.00am – 9.45am (Room: Chamber Boardroom)

 

IPAF SUMMIT

MEWP Breakout Session 10.00am – 12.30pm (Symphony Ballroom I/II)

MCWP Breakout Session 10.00am – 12.30pm (Chamber Boardroom)

Lunch 12.30pm – 1.30pm (Symphony Ballroom III/IV)

Summit Plenary Session 1.30pm – 5.30pm (Symphony Ballroom I/II)

There will be simultaneous translation into Spanish during the Summit

Traducción simultánea en español

 

IAPA

Drinks Reception 6.45pm – 8.00pm

IAPA – Awards Dinner 8.00pm – 10.45pm (Room: Symphony Ballroom)

 

FRIDAY 9 MARCH 2018

MCWP International Committee 09.30am – 12.30pm (Room: Alto)

Site Visit – United Rentals 09.00am – 13.00pm

Site Visit – BlueLine Rental 09.00am – 13.00pm

Spaces are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment. If you are unable to attend, please advise us (info@ipaf.org ) so that we can release your space to another delegate. Thank-you.

All events above need prior registration.

 

IPAF Summit - Conference Theme:

Quantifying Sustainability

March 8, 2018

 

There will be parallel sessions in the morning, one for MEWPs and one for MCWPs. The morning MEWPs session will focus on enhanced training techniques such as VR and Simulators.

 

There will be simultaneous translation into Spanish during the IPAF Summit

Traducción simultánea en español

 

This is a free event but you need to register in advance

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IPAF Summit Program

08:30 REGISTRATION, coffee and opportunity to browse sponsors’ tables

 

MEWP Breakout Session

10:00 – 10:10

WELCOME

Tim Whiteman, CEO & Managing Director, IPAF

Morning session hosted by Tony Groat, North America Regional Manager, IPAF

 

10:10 – 10:50

Product Innovation: The Worksite of the Future

Guruprasad P. Bandekar, Vice President, Global Engineering and Program Management. JLG Industries, Inc.

 

10:50 – 11:20

Selecting MEWPs for Sustainability

Giancarlo Bobbio, Marketing Director for the Americas, Haulotte

 

11:20 – 11:45

IPAF’s Global VR/Sim Consultation

Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF

 

 11:45 – 12:30

VR/Sim Panel: Can Sims replace real MEWPs in training?

CHAIRED BY Andy Studdert, Former CEO NES Rentals

Jim Colvin, Chief Executive Officer, Serious Labs Inc.

Brad Boehler, President, Skyjack Inc.

James Dorris, Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, United Rentals, Inc.

Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF

Peter Douglas, Executive Director of Operations, Nationwide Platforms

Darren Bechtel, Founder & Managing Director, Brick & Mortar Ventures

 

MCWP Breakout Session

10:00 – 10:10

WELCOME

Romina Vanzi, Head of Regional Development & MCWPs, IPAF

Angel Ibanez, Global Representative for MCWP and Related Products, IPAF

 

10:10 – 10:30

Review of US Regulations Affecting MCWPs

Kevin O’Shea, Director of Safety, Hydro Mobile Inc.

 

10:30 – 10:50

The Impact of Canada’s New Standards

Sony Trudel, Director of Engineering, Hydro Mobile Inc. and chair of the CSA committees B354 for MCWPs and Transport Platforms

 

10:50 – 11:10

Regulations Affecting Hoists in Different Regions

Diego Benetton, Sales Director, Maber Hoist Srl

 

11:10 – 11:40  COFFEE AND SPONSORS’ TABLES

 

11:40 – 12:00

IPAF New Hoist Training Program

Angel Ibanez, Global Representative for MCWP and Related   Products, IPAF

 

12:00 – 12:20

The Labor and Skills Shortage

Kevin O’Shea, Director of Safety, Hydro Mobile Inc.

 

12:20 – 12:30

Open Discussion and Conclusions

 

12:10 – 1:30   LUNCH

 

1:30 – 1:35

Start of Plenary Session

Afternoon session hosted by Tim Whiteman, CEO & Managing Director, IPAF

 

1:35 – 2:15

Valuing Sustainability

William B. Plummer, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, United Rentals, Inc.

 

2:15 – 3:00

Is Transformation Sustainable?

Norty Turner, CEO, Riwal

 

3:00 – 3:30   COFFEE AND SPONSORS’ TABLES

 

3:30 – 4:00

Technological Challenges for Rental

Pedro Luis Fernández Pérez, Chairman & CEO, General de Alquiler de Maquinaria S.A. (GAM)

 

4:00 – 4:35

Incident History: An Evolution of Safe Use

Brad Boehler, President, Skyjack Inc.

 

4:35 – 5:15

Rental Panel

Chaired by Andy Studdert, Former CEO NES Rentals

Michael Kneeland, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Rentals, Inc.

Norty Turner, CEO, Riwal

Nick Selley, Group Business Development Director, AFI

Dan Kaplan, CEO, Daniel Kaplan Associates

Pedro Luis Fernandez, President, GAM

 

5:15 - 5:30  CLOSE

Nick Selley, Group Business Development Director, AFI and President of IPAF

 

IPAF

Networking event

March 7, 2018, more information coming soon

 

 

This is a free event but you need to register in advance

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IPAF Summit networking event co-sponsored by

IPAF

Site visits

Friday, March 9, 2018

United Rentals - 09.00am – 13.00pm

Location and exact timings will be confirmed nearer the time. Transport will be provided. United Rentals will provide safety gear. Please ensure you have suitable footwear, steel toed boots are not necessary but no open toed shoes.

 

BlueLine Rental - 09.00am – 13.00pm

Location and exact timings will be confirmed nearer the time. Transport will be provided.

Please ensure you have suitable footwear, steel toed boots are not necessary but no open toed shoes.

 

Spaces are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment. If you are unable to attend, please advise us (info@ipaf.org ) so that we can release your space to another delegate. Thank-you.

Click here to register

 

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SUPPORTING SPONSORS

IPAF NETWORKING SPONSORS

For sponsorship opportunities contact

Tony Radke, Sponsorship Manager

Tel: +1 480-478-6302

email: tony.radke@khl.com

March 8, 2018, Miami USA

March 8, 2018

Miami, USA