2015 Conference

Ohio-State-Chip-704506The 18th annual Elevator U conference was held June 23-25, 2015.  The conference being hosted by The Ohio State University (Elevator U Professional Member Kathleen Harper), Columbus, OH. Special thanks to Elevator World Magazine for the awesome article they wrote on the event. To read it click the following link, Elevator U 2015_1.

The following presentations have been approved by NAESA International for Continuing Education Units.
• Elevator Cab Modernization: New Shells vs Interiors Only – .1 CEU
• Hydraulic Telescopic Jack Application and Service – .1 CEU
• Improving Maintenance Through Inspection – .1 CEU
• Inspections and AHJs -.05 CEUs
• Review of the Elevator Industry Field Employee’s Safety Handbook – .1 CEU
• Wire Rope Maintenance – .1 CEU

To view the online conference agenda brochure click the link below.

One of the topics of education included discussion on the benefits of having your own in-house elevator repair team or whether to contract those services outside your facility. Elevator U has professional members who do both and the information they share will be helpful in determining what the pros and cons are of each.

Golf Outing – Monday June 22nd, 2015

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Golf Outing – 1pm Shotgun Start
Ohio State University Golf Club
$65/person – Gray Course
Transportation to the golf course is up to the participants.

Club rental is extra and must be set up ahead of time by the individual. A shirt with a collar or mock collar must be worn and shorts must be at least mid thigh in length. No denim is allowed and no steel spikes; soft spikes only.

The 2015 Elevator U Conference tentative schedule is as follows and is subject to change.

Day 1 – Tuesday June 23rd, 2015
– Registration
– Educational Sessions
– Social Activity at Night

Day 2 – Wednesday June 24th, 2015
– Educational Sessions
– Vendor-Mercials
– Vendor Expo – During Lunch & Dinner
– Dinner, Open Bar, EESF Silent Auction

Day 3 – Thursday June 25th, 2015
– Educational Sessions Morning
– Closing Luncheon

EU Conference Fees
$300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2015-2016 Year

Exhibitor Fees – 10 X 10 Foot Exhibit Space
$1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2015-2016 Year
$130 per person for an extra worker
8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided
***Table Top Booth Exhibit***

Please note that we will send out a full conference agenda with presentation topics as soon as the speakers are all confirmed.

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.