2015 Elevator U Conference Dates Announced

ohio-state-universityMark your calendars for next years Elevator U Conference. It will be held the week of June 22nd, 2015 at Ohio State University. More details to follow. If there’s a topic you’d like to hear about or an item you would like to learn in greater depth, contact us.

2014 EU Conference Approved for Continuing Educational Credits

Elevator U’s 2014 is right around the corner and is providing the following educational credits. It’s not too late to sign up. To do so click here!
NAESA International Has Approved The Following – Remember that if you require QEI Credits you will need to pay a $25 stipend fee for Elevator U to submit your name and QEI number to NAESA International. We will have a sign in sheet for each presentation for those of you who would like to receive QEI Credits.

6/24-26/2014 Elevator U – Annual Conference, Lincoln NE 68588

• Changing Geared to Geardless by Dennis Rhodes Approved for .1 CEU
• Seismic Requirements and Solutions for Unintended Movement by Tracey Fackler Approved for .1 CEU
• Wind Stack Issues on Hoistway Doors by Chris Marshall Approved for .1 CEU
• Alterations and Acceptance Inspections-2010-2013 Code Changes by John Rearick Approved for .1 CEU
• Industry Safety by Bob Shepherd Approved for .1 CEU

The NAEC as well has approved this year’s Elevator U conference for the following CET Credits. If you would like a certificate or need CET/CAT continuing education credits you will need to sign in before each of the presentations in order to receive one. They have approved the educational content at a total value of 5.0 hours CET and 1.0 Safety credit for a total of 6.0 contact hours.

• Changing Geared to Gearless – Approved for 1.0 CET
• Seismic Requirements and Solutions for Unintended Movement – Approved for 1.0 CET
• Noise Control – Approved for 1.0 CET
• Wind Stack Issues on Hoistway Doors – Approved for 1.0 CET
• Alterations & Acceptance Inspections – 2010 and 2013 Code Changes – Approved for 1.0 CET
• Industry Safety – Approved for 1.0 Safety

2014 Conference Call For Papers/Presentations


eucfpSubmit Your Project:

The upcoming Elevator U Conference will be hosted by the University of Nebraska (Lincoln) from June 23-26.  We are looking for colleges, universities, consultants and/or contractors that have projects they’ve completed or worked on to consider presenting on them at the conference.

If you have a project that you’d like the Educational Committee to consider for a presentation please contact us with the details requested below.  In the past these have been very successful and well received.

We appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from you.  Full conference registration information and formal details will be sent out very soon.

Details Needed:

Please send us an email with the following details:

Indicate if your topic suggestions pertains to one or more of the following categories (at least one must be chosen)

  •     Special Projects on College/University Campuses
  •     General Elevator Education
  •     Introduction/General Elevator/Escalator Education
  •     Maintenance of Elevators/Escalators & Vandalism
  •     Campus Safety
  •     Long Term Planning for Elevator/Escalators
  •     American with Disabilities Act and Building Access
  •     Contract Management
  •     Other (please explain)

List three learning outcomes that those attending or watching will walk away with after the presentation is completed.

Upcoming Events



2014 Annual Conference

*Registration opening soon

About Elevator U

Elevator U supports and encourages the exchange of ideas and information relative to vertical transportation in academic facilities.

2014 – EU Conference Dates Set – UPDATE


**Please Note: The 2014 EU Conference Dates have been changed to the following.

  • June 23, 2014 – Golf and Board Meeting
  • June 24, 2014 – 1st Day and Evening Event
  • June 25, 2014 – 2nd Day and Expo
  • June 26, 2014 – 3rd day, wrap shortly after lunch.

Join us June 17, 18, 19 for the 2014 EU Conference at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE. More details to follow. We will have a golf outing on Monday June 16 June 22nd.